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Greece One of Top-Searched Summer Travel Destinations in Europe

Greece is one of the most-searched summer travel destinations in Europe, according to Sojern, a travel marketing and data analysis company. After collecting data about searches for airline tickets for the upcoming summer season, Sojern determined Spain was the most-searched...

Controversy Over Greek-style Club on Australia’s Bondi Beach

Australia's iconic Bondi Beach has made headlines for a proposed Greek-style beachside club, the first step into privatizing Sydney's beaches. Currently under review by the Waverly Council, the Amalfi Beach Club has proposed sectioning off 30-40 meters (98 to...

Summer Unlikely To Curb Coronavirus Growth, Scientists Warn

Summer's higher temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere are unlikely to significantly limit the growth of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Princeton University study published Monday in the journal Science. Several statistical studies conducted over the past few months have...

Greece Considers ''Health Passport'' for Summer 2020 Visitors

Greece's Minister of Tourism Harry Theocharis said that Greek authorities are mulling the introduction of a ''Health Passport'' which will serve as proof that an individual is not suffering from the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Minister said that Greece will only...

''Till Then, Stay Safe'': New Greek Tourism Campaign Urges People to Plan Ahead

The new campaign by "Marketing Greece" urges international travelers to "#staysafe" during these difficult times due to the coronavirus pandemic -- while continuing to dream and plan an escape to the stunningly beautiful country of Greece. Marketing Greece is a...

Experts Reveal Weather Records of 2019 for Greece

The National Observatory of Athens' ''Meteo'' service revealed on Friday the weather extremes and records of 2019 from the Greece's dozens of meteorological stations. 2019 was a year of surprises since many abnormalities were recorded. The most striking one was that...

People Still Enjoy Greece's Beaches as October Continues to Be Unseasonably Warm

The weather in the country has been more reminiscent of early summer rather than late October, as temperatures remain warm and sunshine continues to prevail in many parts of the country, for several days or even weeks! Beaches in Athens,...

Ryanair Launches 14 New Routes To and From Greece for 2020

Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost airline, announced recently that it will add fourteen new routes to and from Greece in 2020. These new routes will come in addition to its already-massive network of flights which connect most of the country's mainland...

October Seems Like Second June This Year as Tourists Enjoy Sun and Warm Temperatures

What if calendars tell us that we're in mid-October when leaves turn yellow and rain falls regularly? The weather in Greece has been more reminiscent of June than October the last several days, as temperatures remain high and glorious sun...

Hollywood Actor James Franco Spotted on Mykonos (video)

James Franco, the American actor and filmmaker, was spotted on the Greek island of Mykonos last Wednesday, enjoying the last days of summer on the Greek island. This is the second consecutive year that Franco has visited the cosmopolitan Aegean island with...