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Emirates Resumes Athens-Dubai Flights

Emirates has announced the resumption of its Athens-Dubai route as of July 15 after months of no flights due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. The UAE state owned airline will also be offering flights between six other cities in the month...

Tsitsipas Moves Into Semifinals of Dubai Tennis Championship

Greek tennis superstar Stefanos Tsitsipas continued his successful path in this year's Dubai Tennis Championship, this time beating Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff by a score of 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday. The top Greek tennis player thus qualified for the semifinals...

Tsitsipas Beats Pablo Carreño, Advances to Round of 16 in Dubai Open

Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Spain's Pablo Carreño handily, by a score of 7-6, 6-1, in Dubai on Tuesday. The winning match for Tsitsipas capped off the round of 32, with the young Greek tennis phenom now advancing to...

Greek Coffee Empire Expands to China and United Arab Emirates

Coffee Island, one of the largest specialty coffee chains in Greece, which recently expanded its international presence with its first store in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now setting its sights on the huge Chinese market. The company from...

Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride

By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper, more profound meaning. In the ancient Greek world, showing love and friendship to your guest...

Tsitsipas Beats Monfils To Reach Dubai Final

Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas beat his French rival Gael Monfils in the Dubai ATP 500 semifinals on Friday. The Greek player won with a score of 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 and will be going through to the finals of the...

Greek Man Completes Dubai Desert Ultramarathon

Marios Giannakou is a young runner from the city of Drama in Macedonia, Greece. His extraordinary story of perseverance, as he transformed himself from a smoker into an ultra-fit runner, can serve as an inspiration to all. He was the...

Emirates Airlines Adds 2nd Daily Athens-Dubai Flight to Connect With U.S.

As of May 1, Emirates Airlines added a second daily flight from Athens to Dubai in order to give its customers more flexibility in connecting with the U.S.. The flight would also give some passengers the opportunity to circumvent the...

Greek Theater Group Wins First Prize at the International ‘Short+Sweet Festival’ in Dubai

Thespis Greek Theater, an amateur non-profit theatrical group consisting of Greeks living and working in Dubai, won the first prize of the people’s choice at the finals of the Short+Sweet Festival 2016 in Dubai on Friday March 3. Thespis Greek...

A Traditional Greek Deli and Café in Dubai

Greece is known worldwide for its products and unique traditional food recipes. Through numerous business ventures, Greek businessmen have been trying to extend their activities in other countries opening doors to several markets across the world, including the market...