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Greek Taxi Drivers Among World’s Friendliest

The friendliest taxi drivers are in Pefkos on the Greek island of Rhodes and in the Turkish resort of Marmaris, according to a recent poll of British holidaymakers.
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Aegean Launches Seasonal London-Athens Route

Aegean Airlines recently announced it will begin flights to Athens from London Stansted Airport commencing on 11 July 2013.
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UK Tour Operator Reports Greece Up 25% Compared To 2012

British tour operator Mark Warner Holidays has reported that bookings to its Greek summer resorts on the islands of Rhodes, Kos, and Lemnos, are up around 25 percent compared to the same time last year.
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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.
Mykonos
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Mykonos Most Expensive (But Not Most Popular) For Greek Three-Day Weekend

The most expensive Greek destination for the upcoming bank holiday weekend (Agiou Pnevmatos holiday) is Mykonos but it is not the most popular, as Greeks have focused their attention on Fira, Santorini, according to online booking company Trivago.
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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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Mythos Beach Resort Earns 2013 Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence

The Mythos Beach Resort, situated on Afandou beach on Rhodes, recently received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2013.
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Greek Ports Need Better Infrastructure To Boost Cruise Tourism

“Of the 36 billion euros plus revenue spread across European cruising destinations, Greece is the recipient of just 600 million euros due to its lagging home porting capabilities and infrastructure challenges,” international cruise experts said on the first day of the 2nd...
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Airberlin Announces Summer 2013 Schedule For Greece

Airberlin announced its summer 2013 schedule that includes direct flights to and from Thessaloniki and 16 more Greek cities, during a recent presentation held in Athens.
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Rhodes To Welcome HELMEPA Environmental Campaign

The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) is transferring its Marine Environment and Sciences Awareness Campaign from the border city of Alexandroupolis to the island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese.
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Greek Islands Included On Cheapest European Beach Destinations List

Kos, Milos and Rhodes are the three Greek islands included on a list released recently by website Priceoftravel.com that ranks the cheapest beach destinations in and near Europe.
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R.Y.A.N.A. LGBT Event This July On Rhodes!

At R.YA.N.A. you will never feel alone. We have ensured for you the greatest possible facilities and services so our program can become super and advantageous. It includes, among others: meal, drink, transportation, tours and events throughout the five-day long stay on Rhodes.
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Triton Turns 50 & Celebrates With New Excursions

Congress & Event Organizer Triton Holidays, “your travel companion in Greece,” recently celebrated its 50-year anniversary and has launched new holiday packages at very attractive prices.
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Top Easter Destinations For Greeks

Athens comes in first on the list of top Easter destinations chosen by Greeks with an average overnight accommodation price at 79 euros, a rate relatively low for the season, according to data released recently by Online booking company Trivago.
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Bill For Development Of Medical Tourism in Greece Almost Ready

A bill for the development of medical tourism in Greece is currently being prepared by the Greek Ministries of Health and Tourism and will soon be released for public consultation, Health Minister Andreas Lykourentzos informed the Greek Parliament recently.
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Olympic Handling Signs With Ukraine International

Olympic Handling recently announced its agreement for the provision of airport ground handling services to Ukraine International Airlines. The agreement covers all the airline’s flights in Greek commercial airports.
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Greek Gastronomy Initiative Launches In Brussels

Greek tourism destinations are currently being promoted through culinary experiences in restaurants in Brussels as part of the “gaΣtronomia@Brussels” initiative of the Greek National Tourism Organization office in Belgium.
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“Managing Tourism in Time of Crisis” Summer School To Begin This May

The first international summer school in “Managing Tourism in Time of Crisis” that will aim to provide training of high quality on tourism management issues in time of crisis will begin this May on Rhodes.
Costa Magica
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Piraeus Becomes Homeport For Costa Magica

The luxury Italian cruise ship Costa Magica has chosen Piraeus as homeport for 7-day cruises that will begin this month, according to an announcement made during a recent press conference held on board the cruise ship by Costa Cruises’ general sales agent for Greece, Orange...
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Aegean Airlines Announces New Routes Program For 2013

Aegean Airlines presented its new routes program that includes the addition of 29 new scheduled international routes from a total of 12 airports, eight of which function as bases of the company.