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Conde Nast Traveler Recommends the Acropolis and the Greek Islands

Conde Nast Traveler has included visits to the Acropolis and the Greek Isles in a round up of 50 things travelers need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe before they die.

‘Conde Nast Traveler’ Puts in a Word for Greek Bliss: Paros, Antiparos and Pano Koufonisi

Under the title “Three Idyllic Greek Isles That Most Tourists Miss”, Conde Nast Traveler recommends the “lesser-known” islands of Antiparos, Paros and Pano Koufonisi, as the places to be if you’re seeking unspoilt beaches, rustic tavernas and a “blissfully slow” pace of life....

Paros: The Island With The Many Faces

Without a doubt, Paros is among the top Cycladic destinations, up there with Santorini and Mykonos.

Antiparos: Popular Yet A Relaxing And Quiet Destination

Excellent beaches, authentic Cycladic colors and a lifestyle that reminds us of forgotten times: Antiparos will win you over as soon as you step foot on the small island. Although its popularity is rising year by year, Antiparos still remains unspoilt from mass tourism.

Tom Hanks Crosses Paros-Antiparos Channel In Greece

American actor Tom Hanks was spotted on 27 July taking part in a local event in Greece during his vacation on Antiparos where he owns a summerhouse.

Aegean Speed Lines Launches Routes To Cyclades, Including Paros, Naxos

Greek ferry company Aegean Speed Lines will relaunch the route covering the Cyclades Islands of Paros and Naxos from Piraeus.

Greek Islands Among Europe’s Best By TripAdvisor

Naxos, Milos, Kefalonia, Santorini and Paros have been named among the 10 best islands in Europe for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

Lamway Hotel Management Group To Expand To More Greek Destinations

Hotel management company Lamway has announced its intention to enter the markets of Mykonos and Ios as of 2014.

Goldair Handling Signs With Olympic Air

Greek Goldair Handling recently launched an agreement for the provision of airport ground handling services to Olympic Air.

Hotel on Paros Among CNN’s Pick Of Best Affordable Island Accommodations

The Lefkes Village Hotel on the Greek island of Paros is included on a list compiled by CNN on affordable island hotels that span the globe.
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Greek Authorities Target Luxury Island Villas For Tax Evasion

Greece's Financial Crime Squad (SDOE) has revealed that owners of some 500 luxury homes on popular islands are leasing their property via the Internet without declaring income to tax authorities.
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CNN Singles Out Nine Top Greek Islands To Visit

American news network CNN singled out nine out of Greece's 1,400 islands and labeled them as the Mediterranean's most beautiful assets. CNN presented the nine Greek islands on its news website and noted what makes each of these destinations stand out.
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Greece Celebrates On 15 August

If you happen to be in Athens on 15 August, don't be surprised if the city is somewhat deserted and hardly any Greeks are around. The 15th of August is one of the biggest celebrations in Greece - and a national holiday - as it is the day of the Dormition of Virgin Mary.
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Blue Star Ferries Wraps Up 2013 Sun Protection Program For Greek Islands

Blue Star Ferries, a member of Attica Group, recently conducted free medical examinations for skin nevi (moles) and gave awareness speeches on the dangers of prolonged sun exposure to the local communities on the islands of Paros and Naxos, within the framework of its “Sun...
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Sex Symbol Monica Bellucci On Paros

Italian actress and model Monica Bellucci, 48, caused quite a "disruption" on Paros when she was seen recently walking on the cobblestone streets of the Greek island.
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Austrian Press Applauds The Cyclades

Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos and Paros were singled out in a recent travel feature published in Austrian newspaper Kurier.
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SDOE Spots Tourism Tax Dodgers In Greece

One in every two enterprises inspected across Greece by the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) over the 21-24 June long weekend was found to be withholding tax payments.
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Greek Islands Promoted Via Italian Lifestyle Portal

Milos, Mykonos and Paros are included on a list of suggested travel destinations for this summer drawn up by the travel editors of Italian portal Style.it.
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Greek Islands To “Star” In German TV Productions

Greece's sun, sea, beaches and landscapes will be promoted this summer through two German TV productions, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization office in Frankfurt.
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Greek Hotel Prices Drop This Summer

Greece is welcoming summer 2013 with hotel prices down by 15 percent compared to 2012 with the average nightly rate standing at 78 euros, according to data released recently for the month of May by online booking company Trivago. The average nightly rate was 92 euros last year.