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Italian Tourist Murdered by Another Tourist over a Bottle of Liquor on Mykonos

A 21-one year old Italian tourist was murdered by another tourist during a violent fight in one of Mykonos' most famous nightclubs on Friday, 29 July, around 5.00 am.  The fight broke out when two young groups of tourists...

Mysterious Death of French Tourist in Mykonos

The corpse of a 23-year-old French tourist was transferred to the Athens mortuary. The body was found by a taxi driver below a 10 meters high ground. The results of the autopsy will reveal the causes of his death. According...

Legendary ''Philip'' of Mykonos Passes

Legendary "Philip" of Mykonos has passed away suddenly at the age of 60 from pneumonia complications. Philip Georgiou-Kontizas has written his own history on the island of winds. Together with his wife Chrysa Kontiza, they had hosted and entertained many generations in their popular restaurant over the past 30 years. The news of his death...

Conde Nast Traveler Awards Mykonos as Best Island in Europe

According to the most famous American travel magazine ''Conde Nast Traveler'', Mykonos is the best island in Europe! The Golden Award was given to the Mayor of Mykonos, Athanasios Koutsothanas by the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, George Nikitiadis, at a special event held at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. "This award belongs to all the...

June Reveals Athenian Hotel Booking Cancellations

Unlike the islands, 20,000 bookings in 21 hotels have been cancelled in Athens, in June. However, Greece shows two completely different pictures of tourist traffic this year. On the islands, an impressive increase in arrivals from abroad has been recorded for June. For example, compared to last June, the tourist traffic at the airport of...

Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Suggests How to Attract Tourists

Many Hollywood stars have chosen Greece for their vacations this summer and that's the best advertisement for the Greek islands. Catherine Zeta Jones with Michael Douglas, Goldie Hawn with Kurt Russell and Shakira with Gerard Pique have already visited Mykonos and Skiathos this summer, and Greece is expecting  many more celebrities to arrive. According to the Deputy...

Shakira & Pique Bring Love Affair to Mykonos, Greece

Pop singer Shakira (34) and her beloved Gerard Pique (24), the Spanish defender of Barcelona, are enjoying their love affair on the island of Mykonos. The couple kept their arrival to the country secret and did everything possible to remain unnoticed. They arrived...

Cyprus Airways Announces 16 New Flights to Greece

Cyprus Airways announced flights to 16 new destinations in Greece starting next Wednesday, under a code-sharing agreement with Greece's Olympic Air as Cyprus Mail reports today. On Wednesday, Cyprus Airways will also inaugurate flights to Sofia, Bulgaria and Bucharest,...

1,000 Greek Hotels For Sale

Numerous hotels in Greece are on sale due to general financial difficulties, marking new market conditions. Investors abroad are looking for opportunities through real estate agencies and advertisements, and drive hard bargains to buy or lease hotels and tourist...