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Alonissos Among the Top Destinations in the World for Ecotourism

The Greek island of Alonissos, a North Aegean isle north of Evia, has been named one of the Top Destinations for Ecotourism. ABTA Magazine, the publication representing the UK’s largest Travel Association, released its top destinations for ecotourism recently; in...

People of Service and Courage to be Honored by Oxi Day Foundation

The Oxi Day Foundation announced recently the honorees that will receive the Oxi Service and Courage Awards and Calamos Service Award on October 28, on the anniversary of the historic "Oxi" (No) Greece said in 1940 to the fascist...

Greece's Civitel Hotels & Resorts Wins Prestigious Awards

Civitel Attik and Civitel Olympic, both members of Civitel Hotels & Resorts, which were nominated for the first time in three categories during the Venue Awards 2020 held recently in Athens, won all three of the awards. The Civitel Attik won the...

Antetokounmpo and Tsitsipas Among Nominees for 2019 ESPY Awards

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Stefanos Tsitsipas, two of the most prominent athletes ever to come out of Greece, are among the numerous well-known sports stars who have been nominated for this year's ESPY awards in the United States. The ''Excellence in Sports...

Kelly Sarri Makes a Bold Statement With Her Documentary on Greek Tax Evasion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc9Xg5dACrk Kelly Sarri has tackled plenty of topics in her filmmaking career. But her latest documentary, a close look into the widespread problem of tax evasion in Greece, may be her most important work yet for Greece and the world...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Film ”The Favourite” Wins Seven BAFTA Awards

Yorgos Lanthimos' film ''The Favourite'' won seven awards in this year's 72nd British Academy Film Awards, (BAFTAs) in a ceremony held in London's Royal Albert Hall. ''The Favourite'' was the first film to be awarded, with the outstanding British film award...

Crete Voted Fifth-Best Travel Destination in the World

The Greek island of Crete has just been voted the fifth best of all the world's top destinations in TripAdvisor's recent "Best Destinations in the World - Travelers Choice" awards. Crete was featured among the most well-known and popular tourist destinations...

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Candidate for European Museum of the Year

The Costas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Athens was nominated as the  "European Museum of 2019" by the European Museum Forum (EMF) on Thursday. The results of the prestigious competition will be announced in May of 2019. The Kostas Kotsanas...

Chinese Buyers Gobbling Up Greek Real Estate

The Greek real-estate boom that has been recorded in the last couple of years is continuing its trend as Chinese buyers are multiplying at a great pace, according to Carrie Law, the CEO of Juwai.com. Juwai.com is currently the largest portal...