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Huge Blast Levels Hotel in Greece’s Kastoria

A huge blast destroyed a hotel in Kastoria, northern Greece, early Thursday morning. No injuries have been reported. The blast, which occurred at 1:30 a.m., brought down the three-story building, scattering fragments of glass and metal objects in a radius...

Hotel Prices in Athens Drop by One Quarter From Last Year

The Greek accommodations market is expected to face serious losses this summer, as room rates in Athens hotels have dropped by 24 percent this month compared to the levels seen in June of 2019. According to data gathered from the...

How We Made Crete Our Home

Having found Crete when coming for the first time to an All Inclusive in Hersonissos some 14 years ago we instantly fell in love with the island.

Hotel Housing For Refugees in Greece To Be Greatly Reduced in 2020

Sixty of the 93 hotel facilities provided to asylum-seekers will be closed in 2020, according to Greece's Migration and Asylum Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis, who spoke on the issue on Thursday. Official figures have disclosed that 25,503 refugees and asylum-seekers...

Greek Investigators Say Central Athens Hotel Fire Likely Arson

The cause of Thursday afternoon's fire at an Athens hotel which sent three people to the hospital very well might be officially attributed to arson, Fire Brigade investigators reported on Thursday evening. Two plastic containers with flammable liquid were recovered intact...

At Least Twenty Evacuated From Athens Hotel Fire; Deliberate Arson Possible

Firefighters evacuated twenty people who had been trapped inside a hotel in southern Athens where a fire broke out on Thursday morning. Initial information indicated that the blaze started in a room of the Athenaeum Palace hotel, which is located...

French Sisters Drown in Rhodes Hotel Pool

Greek police have arrested the managers of a Rhodes hotel where two French sisters drowned in its the swimming pool on Wednesday. The two girls, aged 16 and 19 years old, were holidaying on the island with their families. The incident...

Abandoned 300-Year Old Venetian Village on Crete Turned into Tourist Resort

Áspros Potamós (White River in English) is a settlement in eastern Crete, in the regional unit of Lasithi, whose history and past are blending nicely with modern-day entrepreneurship, offering its lucky visitors an unforgettable experience. A few years ago, this...