Official Data: 795 New Migrants Land on Greek Shores in Less Than Two Days

Post Views: 1,380 According to official data from the Greek Ministry of Citizen’s Protection, a total of 795 new migrants and refugees arrived on Greek shores on Tuesday, October 29 and Wednesday, October 30, until 12 o’clock noon, local time. Nearly all the incidents took place in the Eastern Aegean islands, where the migrant housing situation long […]

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Greece – China Flights to Expand Drastically, as Two Sides Sign Agreement

Post Views: 701 The civil aviation authorities of China and Greece recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which laid out the technical prerequisites for the doubling of flight connections between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding includes a new flight plan which will see the increase of the current fourteen weekly flights to thirty-five. […]

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Food & Drink Services to appeal Smoking Ban at Greece’s Top Court

Post Views: 710 Owners of restaurants, bars and cafeterias will appeal the anti-smoking law at Greece’s top court, the Council of State. They believe that the total, horizontal smoking ban in their facilities will drastically decrease the volume of customers and will be disastrous for the market that has already be “hurt.” They argue that […]

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Greek Tourism Industry Suffers Blow After Thomas Cook Collapse

Post Views: 1,605 The Greek tourist industry is reeling following the announcement on Monday by Britain’s Thomas Cook tour operating corporation has ceased all trading of shares in the company. Approximately 50,000 tourists who had booked their holidays through Thomas Cook are now left stranded at a number of resorts across Greece. Greek Tourism Minister […]

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Greek Hotel Losses from Thomas Cook Collapse Estimated at 315 Million Euros

Post Views: 931 Hotel losses in Greece caused by the collapse of the Thomas Cook travel conglomerate are estimated to 315 million euros, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels announced on Tuesday. The Chamber presented the results of a survey conducted by Greece’s Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP) for the period September 24-27 of hotels which […]

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