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Political Turmoil as Opposition Accuses Premier Tsipras of Luxurious Yacht Vacations

Greece's main opposition New Democracy Party issued a statement on Monday night accusing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of taking luxurious vacations during the summer of 2018, just ''a few days'' after the deadly wildfires of Mati. The center-right party notes that...

Post-Bailout Greeks Once Again Traveling Abroad for Christmas

According to data published by FedHATTA, the Federation of the Hellenic Associations of Tourist and Travel Agencies, the number of Greeks who choose a destination abroad instead of Greece for their Christmas vacations is booming again, following a significant...

Guardian's Greek Crisis Holiday Package Causes Outcry; Gets Retracted

UK media giant the Guardian withdrew an advert for holidays in crisis-stricken Greece following widespread criticism in social media. The Guardian Holiday webpage stated that the package was “exclusively designed for Guardian readers” by Political Tours, an agency specializing in...

Most Greeks Cannot Afford a Week's Holiday

More than 50% of Greeks cannot afford a week’s holiday according to data from the EU statistics agency, Eurostat. The data reveal that, due to the economic crisis, 53.6% of Greeks either take no holiday during the year, or have...

6+1 Apps that Could Improve Your Greek Summer Experience

Apart from sunscreens, towels, mats and hats, we should also make sure that you add to your mobile some applications that will not just keep you company but will guide you to an unforgettable summer experience in Greece. Here are...

Flashback to the Rock Stars Who Fell in Love With Greece

From the Beatles and Joni Mitchell to Leonard Cohen and David Bowie internationally praised and famous rock stars have fallen in love with Greece. The Beatles arrived incognito on their holiday to Arachova, Athens, back in July 1967 and were...

Greek Families Cannot Afford Vacationing in Greece

Rising prices and the increase of foreign visitors, along with the rising cost of living, are making vacations in Greece unaffordable for Greeks, according to a report at Greece's daily Kathimerini. Heavy taxes, higher security contributions, price raises in goods and...

Germans' Demand for Holidays in Greece at Its Peak

The demand for holidays in Greece is at its peak, Deutsche Welle said citing the largest German tourist agencies. More specifically, DER Touristik said that demand has doubled compared to last year, while All Tours said that demand is...

Watch Mena Suvari in Hallmark’s ‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’

Mena Suvari will be on TV screens across America next week thanks to her starring role in the Hallmark Channel's original movie "I'll Be Home For Christmas". The half-Greek actress will be playing the role of hard-working Assistant District Attorney...

Austrians Choose Greece as Top Holiday Destination

Austrians are choosing Greece as their top holiday destination this year, according to TUI, the country's largest travel agency. At the same time, TUI shows a drop in demand for holidays in Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia, because of increased terrorist attacks...