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Greece Approves €165-Million VIP Resort on Skorpios Island

Skorpios, Aristotle Onassis' private island, is to turn into a VIP resort, after the Greek government signed the permit allowing the change.

Olympic Airways Museum to be Housed Inside Ellinikon Development Project

An Olympic Airways Museum will be built inside the site of the former Athens airport at Hellinikon, housed inside the airline hangar, as part of an 8 billion euro development project. Bulldozers have already started demolishing the airport buildings and structures...

Legendary Onassis Yacht Can Be Rented for a Mere $100,000 a Day

The 325-foot yacht "Christina O," formerly owned by Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, can be yours for a trifling $100,000 per day. With new updates completed in 2015 and 2018, Valef Yachts is now...

Onassis Family Villa on Athens Riviera For Sale

A refurbished luxury villa at Lagonisi on the Athens Riviera which once belonged to the sister of the Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis is now on the real estate market. The ultraluxurious property is listed at a price of 15 million...

Aristotle Onassis: The Triumph of the Ultimate Underdog

Aristotle Onassis was one of the richest men in history and certainly one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world during the 20th century. How did this young boy from Smyrna manage to amass a fortune while becoming...

Skorpios Island: From Aristotle Onassis to Ekaterina Rybolovleva

Skorpios is the Greek island that hosted some of the most intriguing moments of the global elites during the 20th century. Uninhabited and unknown until the start of the 1960’s, Skorpios lays right next to the island of Lefkas, in...

Legendary Onassis Yacht Docks at Greece's Piraeus Port (video)

The legendary 99-meter yacht Christina O that belonged to Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis has docked at Piraeus Port as a stop on a Mediterranean cruise. The yacht owes its fame to the great personalities and historic figures who sailed on the...

Aristotle Onassis Still Haunts Skorpios Claims New Owner's Guard

The ghost of Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis is said to be hovering in Skorpios, his former island paradise, 43 years after his death, according to a report. At least two people, a bodyguard and a local fisherman, told Greek media...

Flashback to the Turbulent Life of Greek Tycoon Aristotle Onassis

Born in Smyrna on January 15, 1906, Aristotle Onassis was to become Greece's pioneer in shipping, his name still reverberating today as the Greek fleet dominates international waters. His father, Socrates Onassis was one of the wealthiest tobacco merchants and...

Greek Gov't Gives Russian Billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev Permit to Revamp Skorpios Island

Greece's Ministry of Economy and Development gave Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev the green light to revamp Skorpios island and turn it into a luxury resort. According to a Proto Thema newspaper report, the project will cost 120 million euros and...