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Skorpios May Be Used As Film Location For New Onassis Film

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev may allow Skorpios Island, which is owned by his daughter, to be used as a backdrop for "Nemesis," a new movie on the life of late shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.
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Skyros Focuses On Construction Of Waterway For Seaplane Flights

The port authority of Skyros, the southernmost of the Sporades, recently held meetings with companies that responded to a tender for the construction and operation of a waterway at the island's port.
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Jeremy Irons Receives Warm Welcome In Athens From Tourism Minister

"It is extremely important for our country that personalities who have contributed significantly to art and European culture, such as Jeremy Irons, visit Athens and Greece," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said today on the visit of the Oscar-winning British actor in Athens.
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UNWTO: Countdown To World Tourism Day 2013

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai give their messages on the occasion of World Tourism Day (WTD) on 27 September 2013 under the theme "Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future."
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Greek Destinations To Be Showcased In Polish Expo

Greek destinations will promote their main tourism products at the 21st edition of TT Warsaw Tour & Travel - International Tourism Industry Exhibition in Poland on 28-30 November 2013.
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Deutsche Welle: The Success Story Of Mykonos

Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle recently ran a news report on Mykonos, through which the TV station's journalist presented the island as a "Greek success story."
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Acropolis Museum: World Tourism Day Events

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate World Tourism Day and European Heritage Days with gallery talks about the museum masterpieces and the colors of the archaic statues.
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Social Entrepreneurship Initiative To Launch In Athens

The importance, good practices, international experience and institutional framework of social entrepreneurship will be presented to the public next week through the introduction of a new initiative of the City of Athens and the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency.
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Greeks Go To Russia To Promote Medical Tourism

This autumn, 15 Greek businesses will promote their services in a workshop in Moscow to increase their clientele and establish Greece as a medical tourism destination for Russians.
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Travelers Plan To Lower Their Budgets In 2014, Survey

Sixtly-one percent of global travelers plan to spend the same amount or less on travel in 2014, according to one of the key findings of the TripBarometer by TripAdvisor.
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Workshop To Focus On Develpment Of Spa Tourism In Greece

The contribution of spa tourism to Greece's economic development and ways to attract investments in this area will be discussed next week at a workshop in Athens.
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Athens Strengthens Ties With World Tourism Cities Federation

The City of Athens signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) during the second World Tourism Cities Expo held 11-14 September at Beijing's Wangfujing Pedestrian Street.
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Greece To Host University Students From Canada, Develop Educational Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a hospitality program and host students from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
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TUI To Bring More Tourists To Greece Next Year

TUI tour operators will bring an additional 300,000 tourists to Greece next year, thus exceeding two million visitors, the CEO of TUI Travel PLC, Peter Long, was reported to have said during his recent visit to the country.
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4th Athens Bike Festival Coming Up

Athens is a city with a growing cycling culture and an annual cycling festival in the heart of the city is a must for the increasing number of cyclists.
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CNN: Mycenae Among “Must See” Ancient Sites In The World

The declared World Heritage Site of Mycenae, Greece, located about 90 kilometers southwest of Athens, has been chosen by American news network CNN as one of the 15 most important - but lesser known - archaeological destinations in the world.
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UNWTO Accessible Tourism Recommendations Approved

The UNWTO recommendations on "Accessible Tourism for All" were recently approved and endorsed by the General Assembly.
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Kefalogianni Expresses Optimism For Greek Tourism

September and October will be "two very good months" for the Greek tourism sector, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said today, Monday.
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GNTO Holds Talks On Saronic Gulf Promotion

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is planning to promote the Saronic Gulf as a single tourism destination to Greeks and international travelers in order to boost arrivals to its several islands such as Hydra, Poros, Aegina and Spetses.
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Athens Welcomes Emirates’ Flagship Airbus A380

Emirates brought its flagship Airbus A380 in Athens for a one off commercial flight on Sunday 15 September, almost a year after the first ever A380 scheduled service to the Greek capital.