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VirtualDIVER: Innovative platform for underwater experience around Santorini

The innovative platform VirtualDIVER for virtual underwater experiences targeting the cultural and tourism industries has been developed in cooperation of Greek academics and private companies. VirtualDIVER will allow people to “travel” and “explore” the magical terrestrial and underwater environment of the island of Santorini, while they comfortably sit on their …

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Two Greek beaches among the 25 Best in the World 2019

Two Greek beaches are among the 25 Best Beaches in the World for 2019. The list is compiled from reviews of millions of travelers who posted their experiences on the website Tripadvisor. Both Greek beaches that got a high score on Travelers’ Choice are on the island of Crete: Balos …

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Innovation makes Trikala “Greece’s Smart City Flagship”, says mayor Papastergiou

Trikala is a city in Central Greece that gained international publicity as the “Greek smart city flagship’ after a series of innovative initiatives in infrastructure and services have been implemented with the aim to make the city sustainable and offer the best to its residents: bicycles, smart parking, solid waste …

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“Oh My Greece! Unlock The Feeling” video features tourism campaign – & Poll

Greece’s new tourism campaign to the world markets was presented on Wednesday at a special event by Marketing Greece, the company of the Greek Tourism Enterprises Union that is responsible for of targeted promotional actions. This year’s promotion campaign is entitled “Oh My Greece! Unlock the Feeling.” The campaign focuses …

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Germania Airline files for bankruptcy, leaves thousands of passengers stranded

Berlin-based Germania Airline has filed for bankruptcy, and canceled all flights with immediate effect on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The low-cost airline provided routes to some 140 destinations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and offered full-service flights including food and baggage. The 37-aircraft airline flew around 4 million …

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Corfu is top destination for British tourists but also an expensive one

Corfu is the most popular holiday destination in Europe in 2019 for Britons but also an expensive one, a survey by the Post Office Travel Money has found. The survey is based on the prices of 8 major products purchased by British tourists in the holiday destination.That is the total …

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Lime Scooters make their debut in Athens, available to locals & tourists

Electric Lime Scooters made their debut in Athens this week offering a quick, easy, economical and environment friendly alternative to locals and visitors of the Greek capital. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Wednesday, the company’s managing director Nikolas Hatzidakis said the hired electric scooters will be an …

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Breathtaking! Landslide threatens part of the historic Castle on Skopelos (video)

A historic church and several houses, a whole neighborhood, are at high risk to slide into the sea after a big landslide took down the slope in the old Castle area on the island of Skopelos, Sporades, on Sunday, 13. January 2019. Years-long soil erosion and lack of maintenance works …

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Acropolis Museum ticket prices double during the summer months

Prices for admission tickets to the Museum of Acropolis will double during the summer period, Greek Culture Ministry announced on Monday. The ticket price will increase from 5 to 10 euros from 1. April to 31. October when the Museum will operate with extended visiting hours. During the same period, …

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