Panos Thomakos

Peter Fankhauser: Cook CEO urges: First put customers in your heart!
PEOPLE | 07.09.2016

Tour operators must stop counting ‘pax’, put customers “in their hearts” and offer authentic emotional experiences in order to stay relevant in the future, [...]

Epidaurus Theatre: Great success with Aristophanes’s ‘The Birds’ (video)
GREEK NEWS | 22.08.2016

Thousands of people flocked to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus in Argolis and enjoyed the ancient classical play ‘The Birds’ by comic playwright Aristophanes. [...]

Greek minister: No cuts in September's pensions for 80% of pensioners
ECONOMY | 17.08.2016

The vast majority of Greek pensioners will not see any changes to their pensions as of September, Labour Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said on Wednesday [...]

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

"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 [...]

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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.