Panos Thomakos

Yo-Yo Ma's impromptu performances for the Greek public in Athens
EVENTS | 02.07.2019

World-famous musician Yo-Yo Ma spent three days in Athens, one to present his Bach Project at the Herod Atticus Odeon on Sunday and another [...]

Visit the volcanic Greek island of Nisyros in the Dodecanese
GREEK NEWS | 26.06.2019

Nisyros is situated in the heart of the Aegean Sea between Kos and Tilos and is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, [...]

Greek tennis star Tsitsipas advances to third Round of French Open
GREEK NEWS | 30.05.2019

Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas progressed to the third round of the Roland-Garros French Open 2019 on Wednesday afternoon after beating Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien, according [...]

Cyprus tourist arrivals in January – October 2018 record new all time high
GREEK NEWS | 19.11.2018

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus for the period of January – October 2018 increased by an annual 7.8% to 3.67 million, marking a new record [...]

New Study: Santorini island volcano erupted after 1600 BC
GREEK NEWS | 16.08.2018

For decades, scientists have been trying to calculate the approximate time of the Thera (Santorini) volcano eruption that shaped the island and the surrounding [...]

American travel agents enchanted by Athens (video)
TRAVEL AGENTS | 16.04.2018

The long history, the warm hospitality, the fascinating gastronomy and the safety of Greece are highlighted as the key factors for the overall attractiveness [...]

ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 in Athens boosts sales of Greece by US travel agents
MARKETS | 16.04.2018

More than 77% of US tour operators participating in the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Destination EXPO 2018 currently underway in Athens, and [...]

Greece celebrated during opening ceremony of ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 in Athens
TRAVEL AGENTS | 15.04.2018

ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 is expected to have a substantial contribution to the attraction of tourists and investment from the United States to Greece [...]

Athens Walking Tours guide American travel agents in the city
CITY BREAKS | 14.04.2018

American tour operators and members of the American Society of Travel Agents who are currently in Athens for the ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 conference [...]

Interview: Tips for an exciting career as a butler in luxury hotels and villas
GREEK NEWS | 03.03.2018

Gary Williams is a unique case.  With a great career as a butler in luxury hotels, private households around the world, foreign missions in [...]

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Panos Thomakos
Panos Thomakos

Editor of Tornos News international platform

He was educated at Athens College, Phillips Exeter Academy, New College of the University of South Florida and Athens University. He worked for 33 years as a reporter, editor, columnist and editor-in-chief at various Greek and English language national political, financial and tourism daily and periodical newspapers, magazines and portals including Athens News, Mesimvrini, Status, Isotimia, Ependytis, Ethnos, Eleftheros Typos, Diners World Travel and

He has also appeared as news anchorman and commentator for Mega Channel and Satellite Business Channel TV stations for 10 consecutive years and served as Press Office Director for the Ministry of Interior and the National Organization for Small and Middle Sized Enterprises (EOMMEX).

He has been a member of the Daily Athens Newspaper Journalists Union (ESIEA) since 1990.