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Luxury Accommodation Complex on Skorpios, Greece, Expected in Three Years

The redevelopment of the islet of Skorpios in Greece will be completed in about three years time, according to the owner, Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev.

In Memory of Pericles Panagopoulos

Pericles Panagopoulos, one of the most successful Greek shipping magnates, passed away at the age of 83 on Tuesday, February 5.

Works Underway to Get Skorpios Islet VIP Project Ready

Overhaul works on the islet of Skorpios, located off the Ionian island of Lefkada, have begun and include the establishment of a 160-million-euro exclusive luxury unit.

Russian Tycoon Ready to Put Private Isle Skorpios to ‘Good Use’

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is ready to set a 185-billion-euro VIP tourism project into motion on the Greek islet of Skorpios.

Ionian Region Seeks to Benefit from Skorpios VIP Tourism Project

The Ionian Islands Region and the Regional Division of Lefkada are aiming to tap into the popularity of Skorpios, once a major tourism project there is completed.

Tourism, Fiber Optics Projects for Skorpios Islet OKed by Greek Gov’t

Dozens of luxury villas and restaurants as well as a fiber optics network will be constructed on the Ionian islet of Skorpios.

Scorpios, Greece, Among Top 10 Millionaires’ Paradise Islands In The World

The island bought by the shipping billionaire Aristotle Onassis in the 1960s and which was also the scene of his wedding to Jacqueline Kennedy, Scorpios in Greece, was included among the Top 10 millionaires' paradise islands in the world by The Telegraph.
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Curtain Falls For Greek Olympic Air

The European Commission said that if approval had not be given to Aegean Airlines to buy Olympic Air, then the latter would have left the market completely.
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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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Skorpios Island “Decorated” With Replicas Of The Caryatids

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has included six plaster statues of Greece's famous Caryatids to decorate the beachfront of the private Skorpios Island, which is owned by his daughter, Ekaterina.
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Hilton Athens Celebrates 50 Years In The Greek Capital

In April 1963, exactly 50 years ago, a landmark hotel opened its doors in Athens marking a new era of prosperity and development for the Greek tourism. “I agree with those who believe that the Hilton hotel in Athens is the most beautiful Hilton hotel in the world,” said the...

Yet Another New Olympic Airline

A new company is to be launched early next year to replace Olympic Airlines, according to a recent government announcement. This follows the state's latest failed attempt to find a buyer for the country's ailing flag carrier. In mid November, government officially declared that...