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Izmir Marks Epiphany 95 Years After Asia Minor Catastrophe

For the first time in almost a century, the ceremonial Orthodox Blessing of the Waters will take place tomorrow in Smyrna (modern-day Izmir, Turkey) for the Great Feast of Theophany (known as “Fota”) on January 6.

Thessaloniki-Smyrna Ferry Connection on the Agenda

Connecting Thessaloniki to Smyrna via regular ferry routes may take off in the coming months, Turkish authorities told a Greek delegation on the sidelines of the international Travel Turkey Izmir fair held in Smyrna (Izmir).

Turkish Travel Agents Get Informed on Greece

Travel agents from Turkey were recently introduced to seven Greek hotels and informed on their special features that could attract the average Turkish visitor.