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Ex-Onassis Resort Reopens in Greece's Corfu (photos)

Α luxury resort in Corfu originally built for the Onassis family in the late 1960s has been renovated and will operate under Marriott’s Luxury Collection brand from Aug. 1. Originally designed by Greek architect Charalambos Sfaellos, Domes Miramare remains faithful...

Onassis' Mercedes to Be Auctioned Off Along With Dreams of Better Times

The National Bank of Greece (NBG) is auctioning off Onassis property. In particular, Alexander Onassis' Mercedes 1972 and items of furniture are being sold off 43 years after the tragic airplane accident that cost Aristotle Onassis' only son his life. The...

FREE: Trailblazing Brian Eno 'The Ship' Installation at the Onassis Cultural Center

Brian Eno -- prolific English musician, composer, singer, writer, visual artist and friend of Yanis Varoufakis -- is presenting his "The Ship" at the Onassis Cultural Center's Exhibition Hall. The conceptual starting point of the work is the Titanic,...

Saudi Arabian Prince in Mytilene with Onassis Super Yacht "Christina"

Saudi Arabian Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud sailed into the port of Mytilene in the Aegean with two yachts, "Elegant 007" and Aristotle Onassis' legendary yacht "Christina". Anchored half a mile from the beach of Vatera in south Lesvos, the prince and...

Reenactment of Onassis' Jumbo 747 First Flight [Video]

The Olympic Airlines Workers’ Cultural Center, (POL.K.E.O.A) organized an event on December 8, aiming at promoting the historic space of Hellinikon airport, and the necessity of establishing an Aviation Museum and raising awareness on the subject. “Greece is the only...

Maria Callas: The Legend of a Great Diva

September 16 marks the 36th anniversary of the silencing of the voice of the great Greek soprano, Maria Callas, who died of a heart attack, in Paris, robbing the world of one of its greatest talents ever at the...

Turkish Airlines "Eyes" Olympic Air

According to Turkish media, a proposal has  been officially submitted for the sale of the 100 percent of Olympic Air to the the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, Turkish Airlines. Under the deal, Olympic will reportedly keep its name...

Schaeuble Brokers Greek Investment Deal

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a hardliner who insists Greece stick to harsh austerity measures in return for bailouts - much of them funded by his country - will be in Athens on July 18 and is to...

Disputes About Onassis’ Museum Location

Dmitri Rybolovlev, the Russian billionaire, new owner of the private island of Skorpios in the Ionian Sea, who reportedly bought it for his daughter Ekaterina Rybolovleva, has decided to donate objects and furniture of the late tycoon Aristotle Onassis. A...

Onassis' Will Clouds Skorpios' Sale

The sale of the late tycoon Aristotle Onassis' private island of Skorpios by his granddaughter Athina to Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, who reportedly bought it for his daughter Ekaterina, will be reviewed by the Greek Council of State to...