Panos Thomakos

Russian woman complains to police about rape by giant...Pokemon
WORLD NEWS | 12.08.2016

A Russian woman made an official complaint to police claiming she was raped by a giant Pokemon! Accordibg to the police, the woman, who [...]

Greek islands of peace against a sea of troubles
OPINIONS | 19.07.2016

“The most breathtaking place I have ever seen…  The views from the house and pool area were amazing... My family had a dream vacation...  The best house [...]

Europe: A family worth fighting for
OPINIONS | 27.06.2016

Nobody in their right mind ever expected that the European Union, or the United States of Europe, as Churchill put it, would be an [...]

Poka Yio Interview: Kalamata can become a model-town for the future of the whole of Greece
CULTURE | 22.06.2016

After the qualification of Kalamata in the three final contenders for the Cultural Capital of Europe 2021 title last February, KALAMATA:21 Candidacy Office taking [...]

Greek Tourism deserves the best
OPINIONS | 04.06.2016

The figures are encouraging. Greek tourism targets 35 million arrivals and 20 billion euros in revenues by 2021, according to the country’s Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) [...]

Meteora stuns 1st Adventure Travel Trade Association Regional Conference
THEMATIC TOURISM | 25.05.2016

"Visit Meteora" undertook another important action for the international tourist promotion of the region in collaboration with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA). Last week, 300 delegates from 30 [...]

Evangelos Kekatos: Kefalonia's Deputy Mayor of Tourism interview
PEOPLE | 25.05.2016

Deputy Mayor of Culture and Tourism of the beautiful Greek island of Kefalonia Evangelos Kekatos outlines the strategy for its promotion as a very [...]

Minister Kountoura: Greece can satisfy Russians interested in religious tourism
THEMATIC TOURISM | 21.05.2016

Greece is a destination open to all visitors "genuinely interested in religious tourism and truly seeking to find themselves," Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura [...]

Greece and Russia hold conference on pilgrimage and religious tourism in Lagonisi, Athens
THEMATIC TOURISM | 19.05.2016

Greece and Russia will hold a Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Conference tomorrow, May 20, in Athens. The conference has been announced after the agreement made between [...]

Greek summer is coming, lovelier than ever…
OPINIONS | 11.05.2016

It is true that Greece has been getting mostly negative publicity for numerous, successive years now, but most tourists that overcame this and decided [...]

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Panos Thomakos
Panos Thomakos

Editor of Tornos News international platform www.tornosnews.com

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 www.e-typos.com.

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.