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THEMATIC TOURISM
Scientists: Unique gene protects heart of Mylopotamos residents in Crete
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Greek and British scientists discovered a gene that protects the heart of the residents of the villages of Mylopotamos, Rethymno prefecture on Crete. In their [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Greek team conquers Mount Everest for first time after 13 years
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

The Greek flag is flying at the highest peak in the world after a Greek mountain climbing mission reached the top of Mount Everest [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
Floriculture investment with geothermal field to be inaugurated on Saturday
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

One of the most important investments in floriculture will be inaugurated on Saturday east of the city of Kavala. Its operation is completely based on [...]

EVENTS
The Bridge Experience in Rio, Greece: A sports event that eliminates distances
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

The Bridge experience, the first sports event that ‘builds bridges’ and eliminates the distances will be held on the Rio-Antirrio Bridge on 8 and [...]

CULTURE
Paleontologists meet at Natural History Museum of Lesvos Petrified Forest in Greece
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

The 2nd international meeting of new paleontologists held at the Natural History Museum of Lesvos Petrified Forest was completed. The participants got acquainted with the [...]

WORLD NEWS
Attack against coach in Egypt claims lives of 26 Coptic Christians
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

CAIRO (ANA/ N. Katsikas) An attack on a coach carrying pilgrims to the monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Egypt on Friday morning [...]

SOCIETY
Greece’s wealthiest man celebrates birthday on yacht in Chania, Crete
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Greece’s wealthiest man Filaretos Kaltsidis (also known by his Russian name Filaret Galchev) is spending his birthday today in Chania, where his super yacht [...]

CITY BREAKS
New Book Highlights the Architectural Marvel of SNFCC in Athens
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

On May 24, at the Morgan Library and Museum in Midtown Manhattan, Victoria Newhouse presented a lecture entitled Kissing Cousins: Renzo Piano in New [...]

CULTURE
Bangladeshi government takes statue of Greek goddess Themis down
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Bangladeshi authorities removed a statue from the country’s Supreme Court premises representing Lady Justice depicting an iteration of Greek goddess Themis, after caving in [...]

MARKETS
Greece aiming for 500,000-plus Chinese tourists during next two years
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Greece aims to attract between 500,000-600,000 Chinese tourists each year for the next two years, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on Friday, while addressing [...]

EVENTS
Traffic diversions in Athens due to night race on Sunday, May 28
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

There will be a number of changes and diversions to normal traffic between 8pm-11pm on Sunday, May 28 in Athens due to the night [...]

SOCIETY
Stolen ancient Greek statue found and two men arrested
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

 Two Greek nationals were arrested Friday for the illegal possession of a kouros statue dated to the 6th century BC. The two suspects, aged [...]

TRENDS
More choices than you can possibly handle on Cyclades islands in Greece
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

The most famous island group in the Aegean Sea comprises some of the most beautiful islands in the world! Gorgeous sandy beaches, architecture in [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Economy Minister: Major growth potential of Greece's healthcare system
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Economy and Development Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou on Thursday cited what he called the great potential for economic growth and investment opportunities offered by Greece's [...]

ECONOMY
ESM confidential document reveals three scenarios for Greek debt
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

According to Reuters citing an ESM confidential paper, three different scenarios on Greece’s debt sustainability were discussed during Monday’s Eurogroup without however reaching an [...]

EVENTS
2017 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival lineup announced
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

For those of you looking forward to the latest offerings in Greek-produced or directed independent cinema around the world, the Los Angeles Greek Film [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Campaign to inform Elliniko camp residents about transfer to other spots begins
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

A campaign began on Tuesday to inform the refugees and migrants currently staying at the makeshift Elliniko camp in Athens about their imminent transfer [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Report: Greece trailing in Foreign Direct Investments despite rise
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Greece remains a laggard in attracting foreign direct investment despite a 123 percent increase in 2016 compared to the year before, according to the [...]

TRENDS
The quiet Aegean retreat of Lemnos island in Greece
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

When people visit Greece, they always have a choice. They can spend their days lounging at the beach, visiting seaside lounges and restaurants, and [...]

TRAVEL TECH
BBSF session: Boosting the digital economy in the Balkans and Black Sea region
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Speakers at the inaugural Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum (BBSF), held in the NE Greece city of Serres on Thursday, emphasized the immense [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Cosco eyes coordination with Greek ports for improved cruise ship promotion
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Chinese multinational Cosco is expected to intensify efforts to transform the port of Piraeus into the pre-eminent cruise ship homeport and hub in the [...]

CULTURE
The digital Project Athensreport by Anna Lascari asks for support
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

ATHENS. Athensreport.org is a digital archive project, initiated by the artist Anna Lascari. The Athens Report platform maps urban space using the route of [...]

EVENTS
Eros Ramazzotti to join Antonis Remos for annual Mykonos Party in July
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

A magical concert on the island of Mykonos is to take place in the heart of the summer. World famous artist Eros Ramazzotti meets Greek [...]

SOCIETY
Minister: Operation of mosque in Athens among Greek government's commitments
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

"The operation of an islamic mosque in Athens is one of the government's and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' commitments" stated Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis [...]

SOCIETY
US Marines follow footsteps of Leonidas to Thermopylae (video)
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

It was early on a Sunday morning when 19 Americans gathered around the statue of Leonidas in Sparta. A few minutes later they would [...]

REAL ESTATE
Greece to expand Golden Visa program offering buying permits for €250,000 property
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

Greece plans to expand a Greek Golden Visa program, offering residence permits to foreigners buying houses or property worth more than 250,000 euros, Economy [...]

EVENTS
“Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek at Athens Museum of Cycladic Art
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

ATHENS – The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens (MCA) announces the exhibition “DIVINE DIALOGUES: Cy Twombly and Greek Antiquity”, from 25 May to [...]

WORLD NEWS
US Appeals Court deals blow to Trump Administration Travel Ban
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. The 4th U.S. [...]

TRENDS
Bank of Greece: 87.5% of travel receipts in 2016 came from five regions
TornosNews.gr 26.05.2017

The Bank of Greece publishes today for the first time travel data by region of Greece, as part of its ongoing commitment to present [...]

GASTRONOMY
Start-ups try to revolutionize the French wine sector
TornosNews.gr 25.05.2017

France produces 17% of the world’s wine and this sector employs more than 560 000 people on a national level. Naturally, in recent years, [...]

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  1. 26/05 20:46

    Scientists: Unique gene protects heart of Mylopotamos residents in Crete

  2. 26/05 20:40

    Greek team conquers Mount Everest for first time after 13 years

  3. 26/05 20:35

    Floriculture investment with geothermal field to be inaugurated on Saturday

  4. 26/05 20:32

    The Bridge Experience in Rio, Greece: A sports event that eliminates distances

  5. 26/05 20:28

    Paleontologists meet at Natural History Museum of Lesvos Petrified Forest in Greece

  6. 26/05 20:04

    Attack against coach in Egypt claims lives of 26 Coptic Christians

  7. 26/05 18:37

    Greece’s wealthiest man celebrates birthday on yacht in Chania, Crete

  8. 26/05 15:27

    New Book Highlights the Architectural Marvel of SNFCC in Athens

  9. 26/05 15:21

    Bangladeshi government takes statue of Greek goddess Themis down

  10. 26/05 14:19

    Greece aiming for 500,000-plus Chinese tourists during next two years

  11. 26/05 12:15

    Traffic diversions in Athens due to night race on Sunday, May 28

  12. 26/05 11:13

    Stolen ancient Greek statue found and two men arrested

  13. 26/05 10:06

    More choices than you can possibly handle on Cyclades islands in Greece

  14. 26/05 01:57

    Economy Minister: Major growth potential of Greece's healthcare system

  15. 26/05 01:53

    ESM confidential document reveals three scenarios for Greek debt

  16. 26/05 01:50

    2017 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival lineup announced

  17. 26/05 01:47

    Campaign to inform Elliniko camp residents about transfer to other spots begins

  18. 26/05 01:42

    Report: Greece trailing in Foreign Direct Investments despite rise

  19. 26/05 01:39

    The quiet Aegean retreat of Lemnos island in Greece

  20. 26/05 01:36

    BBSF session: Boosting the digital economy in the Balkans and Black Sea region

  21. 26/05 01:33

    Cosco eyes coordination with Greek ports for improved cruise ship promotion

  22. 26/05 01:30

    The digital Project Athensreport by Anna Lascari asks for support

  23. 26/05 01:26

    Eros Ramazzotti to join Antonis Remos for annual Mykonos Party in July

  24. 26/05 01:24

    Minister: Operation of mosque in Athens among Greek government's commitments

  25. 26/05 01:20

    US Marines follow footsteps of Leonidas to Thermopylae (video)

  26. 26/05 01:06

    Greece to expand Golden Visa program offering buying permits for €250,000 property

  27. 26/05 00:46

    “Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek at Athens Museum of Cycladic Art

  28. 26/05 00:40

    US Appeals Court deals blow to Trump Administration Travel Ban

  29. 26/05 00:29

    Bank of Greece: 87.5% of travel receipts in 2016 came from five regions

  30. 25/05 22:00

    Start-ups try to revolutionize the French wine sector

  31. 25/05 20:57

    Greek Tourism Minister pushes sea development investments at Posidonia

  32. 25/05 18:53

    Greek shipowner Alexandros Goulandris passed away

  33. 25/05 17:13

    Former Greek PM Papademos treated for minor injuries from letter bomb

  34. 25/05 16:50

    United Airlines launches direct flights from Athens to New York for summer 2017

  35. 25/05 14:48

    A walk in the Byzantine museum’s gardens in Athens

  36. 25/05 13:43

    International theater performances at the Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2017

  37. 25/05 12:24

    Yoga, concerts and childrens' events at Athens National Garden in June

  38. 25/05 11:22

    Spiegel: 3 million Germans to visit Greece for summer 2017

  39. 25/05 10:17

    Art Athina exhibition 2017 opens at Tae Kwon Do stadium in Paleo Faliro

  40. 25/05 02:36

    Ten Greek businessmen in Montreal awarded DEKA recognition

  41. 25/05 02:32

    Skift report: Airbnb’s latest role is destination marketing for Sweden

  42. 25/05 02:31

    Handelsblatt: Schaeuble and IMF move toward compromise on Greek Debt relief

  43. 25/05 02:29

    New evidence: Humans started off in Greece not Africa

  44. 25/05 02:07

    Moody's China downgrade for first time since 1989 rattles Asian markets

  45. 25/05 01:50

    Grand-daughter of legendary Eleni advertises Greece all over the world

  46. 25/05 00:24

    ’Open Cellar Doors’ event takes place at Wine Roads of Greece

  47. 24/05 23:21

    4 million German cruise passengers projected by 2027

  48. 24/05 22:19

    Conference on hydrocarbons to take place in Athens on June 8-9

  49. 24/05 20:17

    Property prices in Cyprus increase significantly according to RICS data

  50. 24/05 18:15

    Greek budget posts 1.726 bln€ primary surplus over January-April period

  51. 24/05 16:11

    Study shows sluggish growth in hotel beds despite increased arrivals in Greece

  52. 24/05 15:05

    Attica region invites public to visit documenta14 exhibition on May 26 for free

  53. 24/05 15:04

    Building of mosque in Athens approved in parliamentary committee

  54. 24/05 14:02

    SNF launches Sustainability Study for historic St. Demetrios donation

  55. 24/05 13:59

    Piraeus Port Authority €294 million investment plans tabled at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

  56. 24/05 12:44

    Small Greek firms impress with donkey milk, olive oil soap, Canal Dive craft beer

  57. 24/05 11:42

    Greek Civil Aviation Authority to hold tender on new DPS/ATM and VCRS systems

  58. 24/05 10:38

    Travel tips: 5 reasons to visit Folegandros island in Greece

  59. 24/05 01:35

    Sea Days 2017: A panorama of events in the port of Piraeus

  60. 24/05 00:31

    U.S. Commerce Secretary backs Greek-American bid for Ethniki Asfalistiki

  61. 24/05 00:20

    Greek Tourism Minister plans to create new legal framework for industry

  62. 24/05 00:18

    Energy giants to bid for hydrocarbon exploration in Greek maritime area

  63. 24/05 00:16

    Cyprus President: Real estate sector shows dynamic growth

  64. 24/05 00:14

    Greek State power corporation shareholders OK sale of 25% stake in grid operator

  65. 24/05 00:09

    Greek Metsovio Polytechnic celebrates 180-year anniversary in Athens

  66. 24/05 00:08

    Greeks shipowners add 90 million tons to fleet during last 7 years

  67. 24/05 00:06

    German Finance Minister expresses optimism over Greek bailout deal in June

  68. 24/05 00:03

    Minister at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum: Greece is open for cruise industry business

  69. 23/05 23:58

    UK Foreign Travel Advisory issued over strikes in Greece

  70. 23/05 23:55

    Nearly all of Cyprus bathing sites marked as excellent quality water by the EU

  71. 23/05 23:39

    DHS Report: Greeks are 3rd in Overstaying Visas (VWP) in the US

  72. 23/05 23:36

    Private sector interest focuses on Alexandroupolis and Elefsina ports in Greece

  73. 23/05 22:53

    150,000 euro grand prize awarded to Greek archaeological works on June 7

  74. 23/05 21:44

    Experience healing and history at historic Epidavros in Peloponnese, Greece

  75. 23/05 19:42

    Greek President extends condolences for victims of Manchester attack

  76. 23/05 19:34

    Chinese Cosco eyes turning Piraeus into East Med cruise hub

  77. 23/05 17:32

    Bank of Greece: Travel receipts down by 7.8% in March

  78. 23/05 16:30

    Chinese Alibaba's travel portal Alitrip to be presented to Greek tourism sector on May 26

  79. 23/05 15:26

    Guide: Local flavours and healthy tastes of the Greek cuisine

  80. 23/05 14:23

    Greek hoteliers: International tour operators insist on no rate hikes for 2018

  81. 23/05 13:22

    Greek productions and events to launch Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2017

  82. 23/05 12:18

    EU Environment Agency study: Greece ranked third in water cleanliness

  83. 23/05 10:15

    Greece-based Aegean Airlines reports €35.8 million in losses for Q1 2017

  84. 23/05 10:11

    Positive signs for tourism industry: 28 million arrivals expected in Greece during 2017

  85. 23/05 00:18

    TUI: New Family Life Hotel in Samos

  86. 23/05 00:14

    Amadeus: + 25.8% bookings for Greece during the first 4 months of 2017

  87. 23/05 00:09

    Virtuoso names 10 top places for summer travel - Greece among top romantic spots

  88. 23/05 00:06

    Most popular hotels of German holidaymakers in Greece

  89. 23/05 00:03

    Southwest Airlines completes transition to Amadeus Altéa

  90. 23/05 00:00

    TUI Fly: Additional connections to Crete, Kos and Rhodes

  91. 22/05 23:33

    Reader's Digest guide: How to choose the right Greek island

  92. 22/05 23:26

    TripAdvisor: Crete & Santorini in 10 most popular destinations for Brits this summer

  93. 22/05 23:07

    New Expedia study reveals European multi-generational digital travel trends

  94. 22/05 22:57

    Weekly magazine campaign for ‘Greek Salad Movement’

  95. 22/05 22:53

    Panhellenic Motorcycle Association hosts 3rd Annual Motorcycle Blessing

  96. 22/05 22:49

    Report: Greek student creates program that detects fake news on the Internet

  97. 22/05 22:47

    Russian-Greek investor Savvidis buys 20% stake of troubled Mega TV channel

  98. 22/05 21:44

    Greek President: Ecumenical Patriarchate one of Turkey’s most powerful EU ties

  99. 22/05 21:40

    Deal between Greek PPC and Chinese CMEC on hold after EU objection

  100. 22/05 20:36

    Amnesty International urges Greek authorities to provide housing to Elliniko’s refugees

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