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GREEN TRAVEL
Protest at Greek Embassy in DC on alleged abuse of Santorini donkeys (videos)
TornosNews.gr 15.06.2019

Animal rights activists on Thursday held a rally outside the Greek embassy in Washington, DC to call for an end to Santorini’s donkey rides, [...]

TRENDS
Travel Report: Chios, a wonderful and unspoiled Greek island
TornosNews.gr 15.06.2019

Chios is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. It has a special identity, and over the last few years, it has [...]

GASTRONOMY
Greek chef enters Guinness World Record by cooking 3,378 burgers in an hour
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

Greek Chef, Akis Petretzikis has broken the world record and entered the Guinness World Records for making 3,378 burgers within an hour, greekcitytimes.com reports. The [...]

TRANSPORT
Tolls to rise on Athens highway of Attiki Odos on July 1 and January 1
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

Tolls on the Attiki Odos national highway will rise in two stages, on July 1 and on January 1, 2020, the company said on [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
US Ambassador Pyatt leads Greek executives to USA investor summit
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

Greece’s Alternate Minister of Finance, George Chouliarakis joined a delegation of Greek company executives led by US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt in the [...]

POLITICS
Greek civil service staff changes and holidays suspended ahead of elections
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

Hirings and other staff changes in the civil service are suspended and requested holidays revoked ahead of general elections on July 7, the Ministry [...]

ECONOMY
Wage index in retail commerce sector rises 8.3% in Greece during Q1
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

The wage index in the retail commerce sector grew 8.3 pct in the first quarter of 2019 compared with the same period last year [...]

EVENTS
Greek island of Lesvos goes retro for Gen Next Party in Australia
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

When you combine a range of Lesvian associations, a brilliant Lesvos disc jockey, island food and Mytilenean House , you get one big party [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
New programme for sustainable investments in infrastructure in Greece
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

A new programme launched by the European Investment Bank and the National Bank of Greece for investment in green and urban infrastructure under the [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Ambassador lauds Greek participation in 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on Thursday expressed his contentment with the successful participation of Greek companies in the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
First sanctuary for rescued dolphins opens on Greek island of Lipsi
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

The world’s first permanent sanctuary for dolphins rescued from captivity was founded by the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation, according to int.ert.gr. The sanctuary is situated [...]

LUXURY
Bayern Munich star Alaba visits Mykonos with his personal Pastor
TornosNews.gr 14.06.2019

David Alaba, Bayern Munich’s superstar footballer arrived in the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos in Greece on Tuesday to unwind at the end of successful [...]

HOTELS
Hellenic Chamber of Hotels survey: Prices reduced by up to 13% this year
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

A Hellenic Chamber of Hotels survey shows that the prospects for tourism this year are fairly downbeat, with 40 percent of hoteliers expecting occupancy [...]

EVENTS
Global Editors Network Summit 2019 opens at SNFCC in Athens
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

The Global Editors Network Summit 2019 (GEN Summit) began at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC) on Thursday and will run until Saturday, [...]

GASTRONOMY
Lesvos Food Festival to be held on July 2-7
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

Aromas and flavors will come to life on the Greek island of Lesvos, as locals celebrate and promote their regional cuisine from July 2-7, [...]

SOCIETY
Greece climbs 14 spots on Global Peace Index for 2019
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

The Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace recently published 2019’s version of the ”Global Peace Index,” in which Greece climbed fourteen spots compared to [...]

LUXURY
Christiano Ronaldo on holiday at favorite Greek resort in the Peloponnese
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

Fresh after lifting the UEFA Nations League trophy for Portugal last weekend, football star Christiano Ronaldo and his family arrived for a well-deserved holiday [...]

EVENTS
13th annual LA Greek Film Festival closing night and Orpheus Awards
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

LOS ANGELES – The red carpet Closing Night of the 13th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) was held June 9 at the Egyptian [...]

CULTURE
Visitors and revenues to museums and sites rise in Greece during February
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

The number of visitors to museums and archaeological sites in Greece recorded a 15 pct and 8.8 pct rise, respectively, in February 2019, according [...]

GASTRONOMY
Americans prefer European wines
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

American lovers of fine European wines are bracing for the worst after President Trump announced that he plans to do something about the tariffs [...]

MARKETS
North Macedonia corrects provocative tourism promotion following uproar
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

North Macedonia has corrected its official tourism campaign that used the motto “Macedonia Timeless”, after the attention brought to the matter by Proto Thema [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Revival of the Hippocratic Oath by Doctors of the East and West
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

Doctors from the distant Anhui region of China, and representatives of the medical associations and universities of China from Anhui and Shanghai, as well [...]

WORLD NEWS
Infographic: Most and least peaceful countries in the world
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

The 2019 edition of the Global Peace Index released by Vision of Humanity has found that global peacefulness has improved for the first time [...]

MARKETS
Greek FM discusses trilateral cooperation with Bahrain during working visit
TornosNews.gr 13.06.2019

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs George Katrougalos on Thursday concluded a two-day working visit to Bahrain, where he carried out a series of meetings [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Survey: Top CEOs in Greece confident of FDI rise in next five years
TornosNews.gr 12.06.2019

A survey of 35 CEOs and top corporate executives in Greece shows an increased confidence that FDIs attracted by the country will continue to [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Lidl proceeds with additional investment in Greece of €120 million this year
TornosNews.gr 12.06.2019

Lidl Hellas announced additional investments in Greece of up to 120 million euros in the current fiscal year, ending in February 2020, naftemporiki.gr reports. "Since [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Medical Tourism: Diagnostic centres to reopen in Greece on Thursday
TornosNews.gr 12.06.2019

Diagnostic centres will reopen on Thursday, after a decision by their coordinating body on Wednesday to modify the form of their protest actions against [...]

EVENTS
Nicosia’s history presented during ”Cypriot Miniatures” event in Berlin
TornosNews.gr 12.06.2019

An event showcasing the history of Nicosia, marking thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany’s reunification, was presented recently by [...]

CITY BREAKS
Social innovation hub in Athens: 'Schedia Home' open and waiting for guests
TornosNews.gr 12.06.2019

In a newly refurbished 1860 building located in one of the prettiest neighbourhoods in Athens, the Greek street paper "Schedia" has launched a project [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Ambassador Pyatt in DC to talk geostrategic alliance of US and Greece (video)
TornosNews.gr 12.06.2019

WASHINGTON – United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt traveled to Washington, D.C. with a strong group of Greek investors from Athens to [...]

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  1. 15/06 20:15

    Protest at Greek Embassy in DC on alleged abuse of Santorini donkeys (videos)

  2. 15/06 15:16

    Travel Report: Chios, a wonderful and unspoiled Greek island

  3. 14/06 22:09

    Greek chef enters Guinness World Record by cooking 3,378 burgers in an hour

  4. 14/06 21:49

    Tolls to rise on Athens highway of Attiki Odos on July 1 and January 1

  5. 14/06 20:19

    US Ambassador Pyatt leads Greek executives to USA investor summit

  6. 14/06 15:40

    Greek civil service staff changes and holidays suspended ahead of elections

  7. 14/06 15:29

    Wage index in retail commerce sector rises 8.3% in Greece during Q1

  8. 14/06 11:44

    Greek island of Lesvos goes retro for Gen Next Party in Australia

  9. 14/06 03:28

    New programme for sustainable investments in infrastructure in Greece

  10. 14/06 03:13

    Ambassador lauds Greek participation in 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

  11. 14/06 02:48

    First sanctuary for rescued dolphins opens on Greek island of Lipsi

  12. 14/06 01:01

    Bayern Munich star Alaba visits Mykonos with his personal Pastor

  13. 13/06 23:04

    Hellenic Chamber of Hotels survey: Prices reduced by up to 13% this year

  14. 13/06 21:56

    Global Editors Network Summit 2019 opens at SNFCC in Athens

  15. 13/06 21:41

    Lesvos Food Festival to be held on July 2-7

  16. 13/06 21:35

    Greece climbs 14 spots on Global Peace Index for 2019

  17. 13/06 21:00

    Christiano Ronaldo on holiday at favorite Greek resort in the Peloponnese

  18. 13/06 19:49

    13th annual LA Greek Film Festival closing night and Orpheus Awards

  19. 13/06 17:25

    Visitors and revenues to museums and sites rise in Greece during February

  20. 13/06 15:43

    Americans prefer European wines

  21. 13/06 13:33

    North Macedonia corrects provocative tourism promotion following uproar

  22. 13/06 11:52

    Revival of the Hippocratic Oath by Doctors of the East and West

  23. 13/06 11:17

    Infographic: Most and least peaceful countries in the world

  24. 13/06 03:22

    Greek FM discusses trilateral cooperation with Bahrain during working visit

  25. 12/06 22:11

    Survey: Top CEOs in Greece confident of FDI rise in next five years

  26. 12/06 21:57

    Lidl proceeds with additional investment in Greece of €120 million this year

  27. 12/06 17:46

    Medical Tourism: Diagnostic centres to reopen in Greece on Thursday

  28. 12/06 15:10

    Nicosia’s history presented during ”Cypriot Miniatures” event in Berlin

  29. 12/06 02:30

    Social innovation hub in Athens: 'Schedia Home' open and waiting for guests

  30. 12/06 02:27

    Ambassador Pyatt in DC to talk geostrategic alliance of US and Greece (video)

  31. 12/06 02:21

    Winner of EU elections in Greece: Elliniko to get unstuck in a week

  32. 12/06 02:16

    Work stoppages for Athens metro and tram on Friday

  33. 12/06 02:03

    ‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer vacation in Greek island of Crete

  34. 12/06 01:46

    Cosco concludes labor agreements with workers at Greek port of Piraeus

  35. 12/06 01:36

    Greek enterprises wait four months for payments from state

  36. 11/06 22:01

    2019 LA Greek Film Festival announced Orpheus Awards Winners (video)

  37. 11/06 21:21

    Three Greek resorts win top European awards

  38. 11/06 19:15

    New Democracy leader Mitsotakis outlines plans for his government

  39. 11/06 17:58

    EU Commission greenlights prolongation of Greek bank guarantee scheme

  40. 11/06 17:55

    UK issues strange new travel warnings for Brits travelling to Greece

  41. 11/06 15:50

    Greek amphitheater on show at New York’s Governors Island

  42. 11/06 13:37

    Underground "shell" to showcase ancient mass grave of shackled skeletons

  43. 11/06 11:21

    Favorable wind for the 5th Greek Maritime Golf Event in the Peloponnese

  44. 11/06 02:40

    Papafi Metro Station in Thessaloniki to be concluded within June

  45. 11/06 00:34

    Greek and Russian FMs affirm desire to strengthen bilateral ties

  46. 11/06 00:28

    Striking image of Athenian coffee scene in 1926 goes viral

  47. 11/06 00:17

    Florence + the Machine ending 2019 world tour with show at Athens Acropolis

  48. 10/06 23:59

    Greek olive oils win 23 awards at 2019 Los Angeles IOOC

  49. 10/06 23:52

    Greek PM asks President for Parliament dissolution and snap elections

  50. 10/06 23:48

    Marriott International opens Second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

  51. 10/06 21:41

    Art Athina to take place in September due to upcoming general elections

  52. 10/06 19:36

    New EU-funded programme for sustainable tourism on Rhodes and Santorini

  53. 10/06 19:30

    Greek Minister: World Heritage sites Delos and Daphni to get restoration funding

  54. 10/06 17:24

    1st Fertility Festival in Athens focused on medical tourism and travel

  55. 10/06 16:08

    Bigger and brighter Jupiter in Greek night sky on Monday

  56. 10/06 15:15

    Lebanon interested in real estate investment and tourism in Greece

  57. 10/06 13:04

    5th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 sets new attendance records

  58. 10/06 11:51

    Greek Investment Roadshow in three US cities between June 10-14

  59. 10/06 03:08

    Lebanese Minister: We have a lot to learn from Greece in tourism

  60. 10/06 02:51

    Athens bourse records 13-month peak ahead of early elections on July 7

  61. 10/06 00:50

    Hellenic Initiative’s ”Montreal Cocktail” gala raises a handsome $200,000

  62. 10/06 00:43

    Maintenance works for Olympic Stadium and other facilities in Athens

  63. 08/06 19:34

    Pia Miller experiences “joy” and “paradise” on Greek island of Kastellorizo (video)

  64. 08/06 19:12

    Wellness Tourism: Meditation vacations offer ideal opportunity to unwind

  65. 08/06 17:40

    First Greek Festival in Lebanon commences in Byblos (videos)

  66. 08/06 15:30

    Greek trade deficit down in April as exports grow twice as fast as imports

  67. 08/06 13:25

    Maria Menounos and husband enjoying their vacation on Crete island

  68. 08/06 11:20

    ND leader in Rhodes to discuss how to support tourism infrastructure

  69. 08/06 11:02

    How Athens’ iconic Omonoia square has evolved during the decades

  70. 08/06 00:41

    New South Wales Pankration Championship 2019 attracts more than 50 athletes

  71. 07/06 19:35

    Deal for sale of Golf - North Afandou site in Rhodes signed

  72. 07/06 19:22

    First "Greek Panorama": Alternative and culinary tourism show in Athens

  73. 07/06 18:10

    Space Tourism: NASA opens space station to visitors (video)

  74. 07/06 18:03

    Special vessels remove litter from Thermaikos Gulf of Thessaloniki

  75. 07/06 16:26

    Ten-day Spanish culinary festival at the Athens Hilton

  76. 07/06 13:40

    5th Annual Greek Jewish Festival on Broome Street in New York

  77. 06/06 23:09

    New ferry route to link Piraeus port with Greek islands of Chios and Lesvos

  78. 06/06 22:26

    Amazing spectacle as jet skiers cross the Corinth Isthmus

  79. 06/06 21:41

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras: Greek tourism now needs a new growth model

  80. 06/06 21:03

    Hybrid wind and hydro power unit on Ikaria to produce half of isle's energy

  81. 06/06 17:49

    UNWTO: Exports from global tourism hit USD 1.7 trillion

  82. 06/06 17:35

    K. Mitsotakis: How will the ND government support tourism development

  83. 06/06 16:19

    Yo-Yo Day on June 6 report: Yes, Greeks invented this too

  84. 06/06 16:04

    EU Commission: Sunday opening boosts shopping in Greece mainly by tourists

  85. 06/06 15:58

    EU: Greece and Cyprus offer the highest numbers of clean swimming waters

  86. 06/06 15:56

    UK's shipping minister Nusrat Ghani visits Greek port of Piraeus

  87. 06/06 15:41

    Works for Athens Riviera coastal avenue new section done by end of month

  88. 06/06 15:03

    TUI Airtours: Greece among top choices for luxury holidays

  89. 06/06 14:05

    First mosque opens in Athens on June 7 following years of delays

  90. 06/06 13:41

    World’s first 360-degree infinity pool atop London skyscraper

  91. 06/06 13:13

    Team Greece headed to Minsk and European Games in Prime Minister's state aircraft

  92. 06/06 11:07

    Aceramic Neolithic site discovered in Troodos mountains of Cyprus

  93. 06/06 10:31

    Rainbow Warrior in Greece to boost Greenpeace's campaign on climate change

  94. 05/06 23:34

    “The Greeks. From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show travels to Korea

  95. 05/06 23:30

    Cyprus Tourism Deputy Minister: Arrivals expected to be lower than last year

  96. 05/06 23:07

    New single calls for return of Elgin Marbles to Athens (video)

  97. 05/06 22:48

    Greek economy slowdown brings Central Bank governor warning

  98. 05/06 22:41

    Religious Tourism: New Archbishop of Australia meets Greek President

  99. 05/06 22:24

    American Philhellenes Society to erect Memorial Monument in Illinois

  100. 05/06 21:56

    State Department encourages Cyprus to engage further with the United States

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