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ECONOMY
Greek shipping interests to recruit more young people from Greece
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

Efforts to recruit even greater numbers of young Greeks to merchant shipping, decades after the sector’s “golden era” at the time witnessed thousands of [...]

SOCIETY
Young Greek doctor climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

Young Greek Doctor, Stefanos Tsallas recently climbed the highest mountain in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation, [...]

ECONOMY
Greek merchant shipping fleet grows during November 2018
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

The number of vessels on the Greek registry grew by a marginal 0.4 percent last November, compared with the same month in 2017, and [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Wellness Tourism to reach $1 trillion turnover by 2020 - Five top trends for 2019
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

The Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) is celebrating its first anniversary with the release of its first survey on Wellness Vacations. Members of WTA were [...]

SOCIETY
Hellenic Society of Constantinople honors UCLA Hellenic Studies Director
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

The Hellenic Society of Constantinople will host their 52nd Annual Dinner Dance on February 2nd at St. Sophia Cathedral’s Maniatakos Hall, Los Angeles, where [...]

SOCIETY
Greece exhumes decades-old ship graveyard near Piraeus port (video)
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

Dozens of abandoned ships have lain dormant near Greece’s major port of Piraeus for decades, euronews.com reports. Now Greek authorities want to drag the rusting [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Survey: Investment in Greek industry expected to keep growing
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

Greek industries spent much more in investments last year compared to 2017, in response to increased demand and technological developments, according to a survey [...]

EVENTS
Cypriot and Jewish community organizations cultural event in Astoria (video)
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

ASTORIA – The cultural event organized jointly by the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations (FCAO), Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), PSEKA (Justice for Cyprus), [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Spinalonga: Countdown to inscription on UNESCO World Heritage List
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

The Spinalonga Fortress Management Plan has received unanimously, the “green light” from the members of the Central Archaeological Council (KAS), thus completing the final [...]

SOCIETY
Leadership 100 to mark 35 years of service in USA in February
TornosNews.gr 20.01.2019

A celebration recognizing over three decades of service and philanthropy will soon be underway as Leadership 100 celebrates the 35th anniversary of its founding, [...]

EVENTS
Berlin Travel Festival: Globetrotters meet travel industry trendsetters at ITB 2019
TornosNews.gr 19.01.2019

Berlin, 17 January 2019 – A forward-looking trade show for a new generation of travelers: following its successful launch in 2018 the second edition [...]

TRAVEL AGENTS
Spectacular snow-covered scenery in Greece (video)
TornosNews.gr 19.01.2019

The snowfall that covered Greece two weeks ago left behind some scenes of exquisite beauty, protothema.gr reports. A small stone bridge which once linked Epirus [...]

BUSINESSES
Trips abroad by Cyprus residents grow by 10.2% in December 2018
TornosNews.gr 19.01.2019

Residents of Cyprus who returned from a trip abroad in December 2018 reached 122,149 compared to 110,849 in the corresponding month last year, recording [...]

TRENDS
Europarliament report: Overtourism hurts iconic Greek island of Santorini
TornosNews.gr 19.01.2019

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee blasted Greek authorities on Thursday for allowing tourism on Santorini – one of the country’s top holiday destinations – [...]

TRAVEL AGENTS
Thematic Tourism: Hike and mountainbike in Greece with Alexander the Great
TornosNews.gr 19.01.2019

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek travel agencies as part of the “Cities of Alexander the Great” initiative [...]

ECONOMY
'Cyprus model' studied by Greek government for residence protection
TornosNews.gr 19.01.2019

The Greek government is studying a so-called “Cyprus model” for extending legal protection, vis-a-vis creditors, to overindebted homeowners’ primary residences, according to a top [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
EBRD financing in Greece rises to €846 million during 2018
TornosNews.gr 18.01.2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) this week announced that it has financed 15 projects in Greece last year, including the landmark [...]

ECONOMY
Tax incentives for hiring young or long-term unemployed people in Greece
TornosNews.gr 18.01.2019

A circular released by the Greek Finance Ministry, which activates a recent legal clause concerning incentives for enterprises that hire young or long-term unemployed [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Rafael Nadal set to open Tennis Centre in Greece
TornosNews.gr 18.01.2019

Current World No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals, Rafael Nadal has announced that he will open a tennis [...]

GASTRONOMY
Researchers decipher 'DNA' code of iconic Greek feta cheese
TornosNews.gr 18.01.2019

Researchers at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) have decoded the "DNA" of authentic feta cheese produced in Greece, unlocking [...]

GASTRONOMY
Beer sales attain new record in Cyprus thanks to tourism
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

Beer sales in Cyprus reached 41 million litres in 2018, the highest since 2002, when there are recorded data, CNA reports. According to numbers released [...]

REAL ESTATE
Fitch expects stagnation in real estate property prices in Greece until 2020
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

Fitch Ratings anticipates stability or a marginal increase in property prices in Greece over the next couple of years, ekathimerini.com reports. The ratings agency admits [...]

ECONOMY
Spokesperson: IMF's presence in Greece next week 'purely advisory'
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

The International Monetary Fund's mission to Athens next week will be of a "purely advisory" nature, IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said on Thursday. He [...]

MARKETS
Cyprus tourist arrivals hit new high in 2018
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

While Greece’s economy continues to struggle despite luring more than 31 million visitors in 2018, Cyprus’ recovery picked up steam with another record-busting tourism [...]

SOCIETY
Full length documentary to feature "symbol of Greek immigration" Astoria
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

ASTORIA – Queens College, City University of New York, (Sociology Department) and the film production company “dotmov” based in Athens, Greece announced their cooperation [...]

SOCIETY
Flashback: When Princess Diana flew to Greece for “dear friend” (video)
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

On September 18, 1996, Diana, the Princess of Wales, made a surprise trip to the Greek island of Evia to pay last respects to [...]

ECONOMY
OECD: High taxes in Greece an obstacle to economic growth
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

OECD was the latest international body this week to sound the “warning bells” over the heavy tax rates now imposed on thrice bailed-out Greece, [...]

GASTRONOMY
Greek tennis star Tsitsipas honored with souvlaki named after him
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Greek tennis ace Stefanos Tsitsipas, 20, is doing well in his run at the Australian Open so far and if he [...]

ECONOMY
Supermarket sales grow by 2.2% in Greece during 2018
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

Supermarket sales recorded a rise in sales in 2018 for the second year in a row, as the sector appears to be entering a [...]

POLITICS
EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici visits Athens
TornosNews.gr 17.01.2019

The Greek people paid a heavy price in sacrifices for things that were not their responsibility, Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos said when he received [...]

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  1. 20/01 22:40

    Greek shipping interests to recruit more young people from Greece

  2. 20/01 22:33

    Young Greek doctor climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity

  3. 20/01 22:04

    Greek merchant shipping fleet grows during November 2018

  4. 20/01 20:48

    Wellness Tourism to reach $1 trillion turnover by 2020 - Five top trends for 2019

  5. 20/01 19:18

    Hellenic Society of Constantinople honors UCLA Hellenic Studies Director

  6. 20/01 17:11

    Greece exhumes decades-old ship graveyard near Piraeus port (video)

  7. 20/01 17:01

    Survey: Investment in Greek industry expected to keep growing

  8. 20/01 15:55

    Cypriot and Jewish community organizations cultural event in Astoria (video)

  9. 20/01 13:49

    Spinalonga: Countdown to inscription on UNESCO World Heritage List

  10. 20/01 11:13

    Leadership 100 to mark 35 years of service in USA in February

  11. 19/01 20:50

    Berlin Travel Festival: Globetrotters meet travel industry trendsetters at ITB 2019

  12. 19/01 20:43

    Spectacular snow-covered scenery in Greece (video)

  13. 19/01 20:39

    Trips abroad by Cyprus residents grow by 10.2% in December 2018

  14. 19/01 20:27

    Europarliament report: Overtourism hurts iconic Greek island of Santorini

  15. 19/01 20:16

    Thematic Tourism: Hike and mountainbike in Greece with Alexander the Great

  16. 19/01 11:43

    'Cyprus model' studied by Greek government for residence protection

  17. 18/01 20:01

    EBRD financing in Greece rises to €846 million during 2018

  18. 18/01 14:07

    Tax incentives for hiring young or long-term unemployed people in Greece

  19. 18/01 01:25

    Rafael Nadal set to open Tennis Centre in Greece

  20. 18/01 01:13

    Researchers decipher 'DNA' code of iconic Greek feta cheese

  21. 17/01 23:25

    Beer sales attain new record in Cyprus thanks to tourism

  22. 17/01 23:00

    Fitch expects stagnation in real estate property prices in Greece until 2020

  23. 17/01 20:35

    Spokesperson: IMF's presence in Greece next week 'purely advisory'

  24. 17/01 20:05

    Cyprus tourist arrivals hit new high in 2018

  25. 17/01 18:21

    Full length documentary to feature "symbol of Greek immigration" Astoria

  26. 17/01 14:10

    Flashback: When Princess Diana flew to Greece for “dear friend” (video)

  27. 17/01 12:19

    OECD: High taxes in Greece an obstacle to economic growth

  28. 17/01 11:53

    Greek tennis star Tsitsipas honored with souvlaki named after him

  29. 17/01 10:14

    Supermarket sales grow by 2.2% in Greece during 2018

  30. 17/01 03:13

    EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici visits Athens

  31. 17/01 03:08

    Expedia: A Greek island became top trend for Americans in 2018

  32. 17/01 01:02

    Visitors to museums and ancient sites in Greece rise in January-September

  33. 16/01 23:05

    Cyprus government satisfied with Paralimni Marina project progress

  34. 16/01 22:57

    Nearly 100 million Google searches for tourism in Cyprus annually

  35. 16/01 22:54

    Bank of Greece chief calls for rapid implementation of plan to reduce NPLs

  36. 16/01 21:33

    Public Power Corporation to raise electricity bills in Greece

  37. 16/01 20:45

    Emirates adds second daily Athens-Dubai flight after March 31, 2019

  38. 16/01 20:41

    Ryanair cancels direct flights from Athens to Chania, Rhodes and Mykonos

  39. 16/01 20:33

    First Athens Fashion Film Festival to take place at Megaron Concert Hall in February

  40. 16/01 20:04

    Culture Tourism: Calabrian Greek, a language on the brink of extinction (video)

  41. 16/01 19:10

    Promotion of Greek-Indian commercial relations discussed in Athens meeting

  42. 16/01 19:03

    Hellas Filmbox Berlin festival on January 16-20 for 4th consecutive year

  43. 16/01 18:06

    Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou’s "The Great Tamer" makes U.S. debut in L.A.

  44. 16/01 16:45

    Health Tourism: Why Greek coffee holds the key to longevity

  45. 16/01 15:50

    Ferry services returned back to normal in Greece on Wednesday

  46. 16/01 14:41

    International Summer School Cavafy 2019 in Athens: The poet's orientations

  47. 16/01 12:19

    TEE and OBI invite inventors to new electronic platform in Greece

  48. 16/01 10:15

    Construction figures head higher in Greece during October

  49. 16/01 03:17

    South Australia hosts largest-ever Delphi Bank Semaphore Greek Festival

  50. 16/01 03:14

    Greece and Expertise France in outstanding cooperation over modernization

  51. 16/01 02:44

    Labor unions call strike in Greek public sector on Thursday

  52. 15/01 23:33

    Six contracts for Patra - Pyrgos Motorway to be passed soon by Greek Parliament

  53. 15/01 22:10

    Cyprus Tourism Minister ooffers support for Famagusta district coastal resorts

  54. 15/01 21:54

    “Natural Gas Forum in the Eastern Mediterranean” promotes ties in the region

  55. 15/01 20:04

    Sports Tourism: Karditsa, one of Greece’s most bike-friendly cities

  56. 15/01 20:00

    Series of events in the USA to further promote Greek tourism

  57. 15/01 19:50

    US study unveils reversal of decades of anti-Americanism in Greece

  58. 15/01 18:56

    Minister: Cyprus needs to diversify its tourist product

  59. 15/01 16:50

    Cluventure Travel organizes special trips to destinations including Greece

  60. 15/01 14:41

    SNF announces upcoming Summer Nostos Festival in Athens on June 23-30

  61. 15/01 12:29

    Chamber of Cyclades portal attracted 675,000 visitors from 185 countries in 2018

  62. 15/01 11:20

    Launch of the first ibis styles by Accorhotels in Athens

  63. 15/01 00:58

    ‘Greek Salad’ served with Italian dressing sparks outrage

  64. 15/01 00:50

    National Library’s research department set to open in Athens on Monday

  65. 14/01 23:44

    Ryanair to stop Athens-Thessaloniki domestic flights in Greece by March

  66. 14/01 23:23

    11 Greek hotels win TUI Holly Awards and 79 sweep TUI Top Quality Awards for 2019

  67. 14/01 22:40

    Greece prepares to return to the financial markets within 2019

  68. 14/01 22:32

    ITB Berlin and IPK International: Latin America outperforms North America

  69. 14/01 20:31

    National Archaeological Museum In Athens records increase in visitor numbers

  70. 14/01 19:24

    Greek and Turkish-Cypriots join to repair vandalized monastery

  71. 14/01 19:08

    TAP pipeline concludes successfully €3.9 billion project financing

  72. 14/01 18:16

    Citizens Service Centres (KEP) to fully digitise their services in Greece

  73. 14/01 15:09

    Sharp rise in visitors to the hisotric Panathenaic Stadium of Athens

  74. 14/01 13:48

    Goldair ready to enter Greek railways passenger services market

  75. 14/01 13:24

    Greek fans celebrate as Tsitsipas and Sakkari win at Australian Open (video)

  76. 14/01 12:08

    Greek government to present plan with 'haircut' of professionals' arrears

  77. 14/01 11:40

    Brussels Airlines increases weekly flights to Athens, Rhodes and Kos in 2019

  78. 14/01 00:55

    Road tax deadline in Greece to be extended again to the end of January

  79. 14/01 00:45

    New cold wave expected in Greece from Monday afternoon

  80. 13/01 22:58

    Kotsanas Museum in Athens nominated for European Museum of the Year 2019

  81. 13/01 22:39

    Kazantzakis shown by Hellenic Film Society at NY Museum of Moving Image

  82. 12/01 22:49

    Greek vineyards record growth in production

  83. 12/01 22:46

    National Hellenic Museum in Chicago cuts its cake and sets goals for 2019

  84. 12/01 22:39

    76th Golden Globe Awards: Hollywood stars talk Greece and speak... Greek (videos)

  85. 12/01 22:26

    Money laundering reforms in Cyprus driving away Russian money

  86. 12/01 16:11

    FYROM parliament approves Prespes agreement with Greece

  87. 12/01 00:41

    Greek passport 7th strongest in the world with visa-free travel to 183 countries

  88. 11/01 23:37

    National Bank of Greece to extend deadline to sell Insurance subsidiary

  89. 11/01 22:54

    National Bank of Greece to sell-off €3 billion portfolio of 'bad debt'

  90. 11/01 22:28

    Space Travel: China releases stunning images from far side of moon (videos)

  91. 11/01 21:48

    Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy is coming by Public Theater & Onassis USA

  92. 11/01 21:31

    AirDNA presents data on short-term vacation rental market in Greece

  93. 11/01 19:24

    Greek female politician nominated as Secretary-General of Council of Europe

  94. 11/01 17:14

    German Chancellor and Greek PM hail now close ties during Athens visit

  95. 11/01 15:11

    More Greeks upgrade their internet connections to higher speeds

  96. 11/01 15:06

    Greek islet of Spinalonga in Crete up for UNESCO heritage status

  97. 11/01 13:57

    Tourism Minister promotes Greece in Ontario

  98. 11/01 02:14

    EU Investments VP : Greece first in terms of Juncker plan benefits so far

  99. 11/01 02:07

    Lindsay Lohan’s Mykonos “Beach Club” reality TV show launched on MTV (video)

  100. 11/01 02:03

    Turkey permits construction of first Orthodox Church in Istanbul since 1923

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