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CULTURE
Holy Sepulchre project presented in 3D at Byzantine Museum in Athens
TornosNews.gr 22.05.2018

A digital exhibit on the Greek-led preservation and restoration of Jesus's tomb was inaugurated by the Greek president at the Byzantine and Christian Museum [...]

MARKETS
Tourism markets: Turkish lira continues freefall to historic low
TornosNews.gr 22.05.2018

The Turkish lira has continued to fall so far in 2018, sinking to fresh all-time lows as a worrisome cocktail of economic developments diminished [...]

AIRLINES
Laudamotion cancels Zurich operation in summer 2018
TornosNews.gr 22.05.2018

Carrier Laudamotion recently cancelled planned new routes from Zurich, where it previously scheduled 9 new routes from June 2018. Reservation for these new routes [...]

CULTURE
Turkish ‘shrine’ turns out to be tomb of Ancient Greek boxer Diagoras
TornosNews.gr 22.05.2018

A 2,300-year-old tomb located in Aegean Turkey — once revered as a saint’s shrine — turns out to have been the final resting place [...]

CULTURE
Delphi Festival on June 15 with Manos Hadjidakis’ music recitals
TornosNews.gr 22.05.2018

The first contemporary Delphi Festival will open in the town of the ancient world's most famous oracle, in mainland Greece, on June 15, with [...]

HOTELS
National Pangaea buys Lazart Hotel in Thessaloniki for 7 million
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

National Pangaea REIC on Monday announced the purchase of a five-star hotel Lazart Hotel in Thessaloniki for around 7.0 million euros, ANA reports. The [...]

EVENTS
Innovation competition “Disrupt Greece” invites startups to register by May 24
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

The organizers of the innovation competition “Disrupt Greece” on Friday invited startups that want to present their work and showcase their abilities to register [...]

SOCIETY
Popular Greek comedian Harry Klynn passes away at the age of 78
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

THESSALONIKI – Greek actor, director, and musician Harry Klynn (real name Vasilis Triantafyllidis) died on Monday at the age of 78. He was born in [...]

GASTRONOMY
Greeks promote Mediterranean Diet in Chicago
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

CHICAGO – Attracting exhibitors and attendees from around the world, the windy city’s largest foodservice expo could not be complete without the Greeks. A [...]

REAL ESTATE
Decisions on new Greek property tax values and ENFIA bill set for June
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

Talks between Greece and the country's lenders will continue on the way new property tax values will shape the 2018 Enfia bill that property [...]

AIRLINES
Ryanair launches new Athens to Heraklion route on June 15, 2018
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

Ryanair launched a new Athens to Heraklion route which will commence on 15 June 2018 with a 4-weekly service. This new route offers Greek [...]

AIRLINES
Windrose schedules new Kiev-Patras route in summer 2018
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

Ukrainian carrier Windrose during summer season is adding new service to Greece, scheduled with Airbus A320/321 aircraft as follows: Kiev Borispil – Patrai 02JUN18 – [...]

BUSINESS TRAVEL
Expedia study: More business travelers combine business and leisure in trips
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

According to a recent Expedia survey, more business travelers are combining business and leisure in what is known as "bleisure travel" and sometimes even [...]

TRAVEL TECH
Kayak: The 9 latest travel-tech innovations from your dreams and nightmares
TornosNews.gr 21.05.2018

The latest innovations that will shape the future of travel were presented in a recent article by Kayak which notes that "from luggage that [...]

ECONOMY
Greek Minister: Agreement to simplify business licencing with institutions
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

The economy and development ministry will soon take steps to further simplify procedures for the licencing, establishment and operation of manufacturing enterprises, Alternate Economy [...]

SOCIETY
Inmates at New York City biggest jail get taste of Ancient Greece
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

AP reports from New York that some inmates at New York City’s biggest jail got a taste of ancient Greece this weekend. A theater company [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Battle of Crete’s Nazi shelter at Platanias village in Chania turned to a museum
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

As the biggest Greek island marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Crete a hidden gem of a museum in the [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Report: Europe’s “Largest Casino” to be built in Cyprus (video)
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

Cyprus will host a ceremony on June 8 to celebrate the start of construction work on what is being billed as Europe’s largest casino [...]

EVENTS
Exhibition on Ioannis Capodistrias at the Art Gallery of Greek island of Corfu
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

Rare documents, newspapers, pieces of art and digital reproductions on the life and work of the Greek diplomat and politician and first head of [...]

EVENTS
Thousands flock to Brisbane’s biggest Greek Festival in Australia
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

Thousands of Greeks and Australians turned up to participate in the fun of the famous Paniyiri Greek Festival in Brisbane that took place this [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Kythnos island’s huge network of footpaths a draw for hikers and ramblers
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

The Greek island of Kythnos is placing its bets on hiking tourism as a way of boosting tourist arrivals throughout the year. In a bid [...]

TRENDS
Greece and its islands win Leisure Lifestyle Awards for 2018
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete have been awarded as best islands in Europe and Greece among the top 10 destinations for historical [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 to take place in Athens from May 21-24
TornosNews.gr 20.05.2018

Greece will participate in the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018, which will take place in Athens from May 21 to May 24, ANA reports The [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
Natura 2000 award won by Callisto wildlife organisation in Greece
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

The Greek wildlife conservation group "Callisto", which specialises in the protection of the country's dwindling brown bear population, has received the Natura 2000 European [...]

TOUR OPERATORS
Reuters: Thomas Cook to target more image-conscious audience
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

Thomas Cook is abandoning its raucous “Club 18-30” brand to target an image-conscious audience wanting more stylish holidays, the British tour operator said on [...]

CULTURE
World Museum Day celebrated in Greece with tours, exhibitions, workshops
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

Guided tours, exhibitions, art workshops, educational programs, speeches, virtual tours, concerts, theatrical performances, poetry readings, seminars and interactive digital presentations are some of the [...]

SOCIETY
Cretan city of Rethymno in Greece sends soil from battlefield to Australia
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

Soil from Rethymno from the battlefield of the Battle of Crete was given recently  to Australian Ambassador Kate Logan, in the presence of deputy [...]

POLITICS
Greek Prime Minister agrees to give vote to Greeks abroad
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke by phone with the leader of New Democray on Friday to inform him about the course of talks [...]

POLITICS
Ionian Growth Days: Greek opposition party conference on Corfu island
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

Greek main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is visiting the island of Corfu to attend his party's conference "Ionian Growth Days" that [...]

MARKETS
Greek cultural center opens in Shanghai
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2018

In the presence of Greek Tourism Minister Ms. Elena Kountoura, Hellas House, the first and only Greek cultural center in the Far East, was [...]

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  1. 22/05 01:52

    Holy Sepulchre project presented in 3D at Byzantine Museum in Athens

  2. 22/05 01:45

    Tourism markets: Turkish lira continues freefall to historic low

  3. 22/05 01:40

    Laudamotion cancels Zurich operation in summer 2018

  4. 22/05 01:18

    Turkish ‘shrine’ turns out to be tomb of Ancient Greek boxer Diagoras

  5. 22/05 01:11

    Delphi Festival on June 15 with Manos Hadjidakis’ music recitals

  6. 21/05 22:55

    National Pangaea buys Lazart Hotel in Thessaloniki for 7 million

  7. 21/05 22:02

    Innovation competition “Disrupt Greece” invites startups to register by May 24

  8. 21/05 20:40

    Popular Greek comedian Harry Klynn passes away at the age of 78

  9. 21/05 20:22

    Greeks promote Mediterranean Diet in Chicago

  10. 21/05 18:04

    Decisions on new Greek property tax values and ENFIA bill set for June

  11. 21/05 16:00

    Ryanair launches new Athens to Heraklion route on June 15, 2018

  12. 21/05 14:55

    Windrose schedules new Kiev-Patras route in summer 2018

  13. 21/05 12:44

    Expedia study: More business travelers combine business and leisure in trips

  14. 21/05 10:31

    Kayak: The 9 latest travel-tech innovations from your dreams and nightmares

  15. 20/05 23:02

    Greek Minister: Agreement to simplify business licencing with institutions

  16. 20/05 22:53

    Inmates at New York City biggest jail get taste of Ancient Greece

  17. 20/05 20:34

    Battle of Crete’s Nazi shelter at Platanias village in Chania turned to a museum

  18. 20/05 18:27

    Report: Europe’s “Largest Casino” to be built in Cyprus (video)

  19. 20/05 16:44

    Exhibition on Ioannis Capodistrias at the Art Gallery of Greek island of Corfu

  20. 20/05 14:33

    Thousands flock to Brisbane’s biggest Greek Festival in Australia

  21. 20/05 12:15

    Kythnos island’s huge network of footpaths a draw for hikers and ramblers

  22. 20/05 10:43

    Greece and its islands win Leisure Lifestyle Awards for 2018

  23. 20/05 00:34

    IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 to take place in Athens from May 21-24

  24. 18/05 23:05

    Natura 2000 award won by Callisto wildlife organisation in Greece

  25. 18/05 23:01

    Reuters: Thomas Cook to target more image-conscious audience

  26. 18/05 22:58

    World Museum Day celebrated in Greece with tours, exhibitions, workshops

  27. 18/05 22:56

    Cretan city of Rethymno in Greece sends soil from battlefield to Australia

  28. 18/05 22:46

    Greek Prime Minister agrees to give vote to Greeks abroad

  29. 18/05 22:44

    Ionian Growth Days: Greek opposition party conference on Corfu island

  30. 18/05 22:37

    Greek cultural center opens in Shanghai

  31. 18/05 22:32

    Greek Tourism Minister pushes for direct Athens-Shanghai flight

  32. 18/05 22:20

    Foodies go crazy for Halloumi Fries

  33. 18/05 22:16

    Minoan Lines: Net profits of 1.7 million euros during Q1 2018

  34. 18/05 21:55

    Central Brisbane bridge turns Greek for city’s Paniyiri Festival

  35. 18/05 20:02

    ‘The Durrells’ return to Greek island of Corfu for fourth season

  36. 18/05 18:43

    Egyptair offers up to 35% discount on tickets from Athens and Larnaca

  37. 18/05 16:39

    Italian Eni to take full ownership of Thessaloniki-Thessaly Gas in Greece

  38. 18/05 14:34

    TIF Helexpo organizes Greek business delegation for Saint Petersburg in Russia

  39. 18/05 10:17

    Greek-Italian artistic directors platform at Acropolis Museum in Athens

  40. 17/05 23:38

    TripAdvisor: The top-10 food experiences in the world

  41. 17/05 23:25

    Thomas Cook: Greece again among summer season winners with strong demand for 2018

  42. 17/05 22:51

    World Travel Awards: Vote for Athens until next Sunday May 20th

  43. 17/05 22:35

    Fans of Instagram highlight beauty of Greek island of Andros

  44. 17/05 22:31

    Aegean Airlines founder Theodoros Vassilakis passes away at 78

  45. 17/05 22:30

    OTE Museum celebrates International Museum Day on May 18

  46. 17/05 22:20

    Book Now! exhibition in Athens World Book Capital 2018 until May 26

  47. 17/05 22:14

    Greek Tourism Minister inaugurates ITB China travel exhibition

  48. 17/05 22:03

    Dep. Economy Minister: Time is ripe for lifting of capital controls in Greece

  49. 17/05 20:51

    Tourist arrivals in Cyprus record increase between January - April

  50. 17/05 18:37

    7,300 new investment plans in tourism worth 2.3 billion euros across Greece

  51. 17/05 18:07

    Athens celebrates Museum Day on May 18 with free cultural events

  52. 17/05 16:45

    Sports Tourism: “Navarino Challenge" with over 20 activities this year

  53. 17/05 14:36

    3rd Aviation and Flight Academy at the Athens International Airport

  54. 17/05 12:28

    Montreal mayor and Greek community representatives visit Athens

  55. 17/05 10:20

    Deputy Foreign Minister: Diaspora is a powerful tool for Greek economy

  56. 17/05 01:20

    Ancient Greek tragedy “Troades” becomes modern Korean opera (video)

  57. 17/05 01:12

    ASTA VP: B2B Roadshow for Greece completes United States events

  58. 17/05 01:02

    Greek Transport minister blames privatization agency for delay in airport tender

  59. 17/05 00:58

    Medical Tourism: Pharma firms to turn Greece into hub for clinical trials

  60. 17/05 00:48

    Robotex, Europe’s largest robotics festival to take place in Athens in November

  61. 17/05 00:48

    Greek privatization agency announces schemes for motorway, marina tenders

  62. 17/05 00:31

    International Driving Permit now required to rent cars throughout Greece

  63. 16/05 23:34

    Cultural Tourism: Hellenic Museum joins peers to highlight Melbourne’s diversity

  64. 16/05 22:42

    Report: Ancient Greek philosophers among the greatest thinkers of all time

  65. 16/05 18:29

    Melco presents new Macau hotel ahead of ceremony for Cyprus casino

  66. 16/05 16:20

    Ships across Greece to remain docked during general strike on May 30

  67. 16/05 14:08

    Wellness Tourism: Ikaria, the Greek island of longevity

  68. 16/05 12:56

    National Bank of Greece to launch online property auction platform next month

  69. 16/05 10:36

    Thessaloniki Burger Festival to open its doors on Friday

  70. 15/05 23:54

    Two billion euros were spent by senior tourists across Greece during 2016

  71. 15/05 23:11

    Europa Nostra prize won by Byzantine church on island of Naxos (video)

  72. 15/05 23:04

    Expat Insider survey: Greece top country in the world for sunny escapes

  73. 15/05 23:01

    Posidonia 2018 at Metropolitan Expo in Spata between June 4-8

  74. 15/05 22:56

    OECD report: Tourism makes up 6% of Greek GDP

  75. 15/05 22:53

    War S.A. cartoon fair opens at Syntagma metro station in Athens

  76. 15/05 22:32

    Grivalia Properties buys Meli Palace hotel in Greek island of Crete

  77. 15/05 22:27

    New Boeing 777 of Austrian Airlines lands in Vienna for the first time

  78. 15/05 22:19

    Greek banks to propose further relaxation of capital controls this month

  79. 15/05 22:19

    Report: Greece’s picturesque open-air cinemas come alive in the summer

  80. 15/05 18:10

    Greek Gastronomy Day "Domenica Greca" a big success in Italy

  81. 15/05 16:55

    Energy Minister: Greece fully in line with Paris Climate Agreement objectives

  82. 15/05 14:38

    Navarino Environmental Observatory: Drought ended Mycenaean era in ancient Greece

  83. 15/05 12:27

    Medical Tourism: Seminar on medicinal herbs in central Greek city of Larissa

  84. 15/05 10:14

    Major complex to complement Golden Hall shopping center in northern Athens

  85. 15/05 01:23

    AP: United States and Emirates strike deal resolving airline spat

  86. 15/05 01:17

    International Congress on Geoparks of Greece and Cyprus in Athens on May 17-18

  87. 15/05 00:20

    Greek designers create next generation of floating sunbeds out of fiberglass

  88. 14/05 22:38

    Athens Military Music Festival: The 1st Band Marathon in the capital of Greece

  89. 14/05 18:30

    Bronze weapons of Thermi in Mytilene Archaeological Museum ‘Unique Exhibits’

  90. 14/05 16:02

    Athens Pride Week at central Syntagma Square on June 9

  91. 14/05 14:40

    Report: Why the local Taverna is the best place to eat at in Greece

  92. 14/05 12:44

    VineSOS project to rescue traditional grape varieties in Greece

  93. 14/05 10:35

    Historic WWII submarine wreck located near Greek island of Skiathos

  94. 13/05 01:08

    Greek singer Farantouri pays tibute to Theodorakis in Carnegie Hall

  95. 11/05 23:59

    Greece tops list of winners from Juncker plan with €9.2 billion investments

  96. 11/05 23:52

    Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias’ first concert in Athens (photos-videos)

  97. 11/05 23:48

    American School of Classical Studies in Athens hosts Annual Gala in New York

  98. 11/05 22:09

    Central Athens shopping district to be pedestrianized by May 2019

  99. 11/05 22:05

    Athens Metro closed on Monday May 14 due to strike

  100. 11/05 22:01

    Greek Finance Ministry tenders off use of public beaches

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