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At Least Four Dead in Greek Speedboat Crash Near Aegina

An eight-meter speed craft crashed into a tourist boat on Tuesday killing at least four people and leaving five injured near the Saronic Gulf island of Aegina.

Greek Authorities Urge Tourists to Demand Receipts

Greece’s Secretary General of Public Revenue Giorgos Pitsilis is urging all tourists to demand receipts for products or services as the finance ministry is moving full-speed ahead with over 30,000 inspections by September 30 in efforts to tackle tax evading tourist businesses.

Singapore’s Scoot Comes to Europe: Athens 1st Stop

Singapore Airlines-owned low-cost carrier Scoot will be flying to Europe next June with Athens as its first stop, the company announced on Tuesday.

Free August Full Moon Events Across Greece to Mesmerize

Not one or two but four days of free full moon fun are in store for visitors and locals across Greece in celebration of the August full moon on Thursday, with dozens of archaeological sites and museums including Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus, Cape Sounion, the castle town of...

Syros’ 1st Rebetiko Fest ‘Sings’ the Greek Blues

The Cycladic island of Syros will pay tribute to the Greek blues, aka the “rebetiko”, with five days full of music and more during the 1st Rebetiko Festival: Markos Vamvakaris’ Syros to run from August 31 to September 4.