Philos, the new virtual assistant at Athens International Airport

A new virtual assistant is joining the staff of Athens International Airport on a pilot basis. ‘Philos’ is a live information tool for airport users, which informs them about issues regarding their trip and Covid-19. Market research company ICAP together with Greek startup SmartRep, created ‘Philos’ by using natural language processing and artificial intelligence technology.…

Three days in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, the thriving city of Greece, is walkable at its largest area. So, let’s take a walk together and explore its beauties.

The Telegraph’s 10 quiet Greek islands travellers should visit

A list of the ’10 most popular islands in Greece – and the quiet ones you should visit instead’ was recently published by British newspaper The Telegraph. Greece aims to open to tourists from May 14, 2021. The author of the article begins the extensive tribute by listing popular Greek destinations that have always attracted…

Parīlio Hotel Paros featured by Condé Nast Traveller

Paros is one of the lesser-known isles with no shortage of beaches, whitewashed hillside towns, and hidden swimming caves to discover and explore. Condé Nast Traveller writer Timothy O’Grady published an article on Paros in the April 2021 issue of the magazine. “Paros is egg-shaped, its tip inclined slightly eastwards, the central highpoint of Profitis Ilias…

Air France adds six Greek routes to summer 2021 program

Air France last week announced additional routes to Greece this summer. “The Air France-KLM group is ready to meet the increased demand expected with the resumption of travel activity, by offering an expanded flight schedule covering Greece,” said Yiannis Pantazopoulos, regional manager of the Air France-KLM Group for Athens. “Our flight program for this summer will…

SKY express names new aircraft ‘1821’ and ‘Freedom’

Greek airline SKY express, have taken commemorations for the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution to a new height, welcoming two more brand-new Airbus A320neo, named “1821” and “Freedom/Eleftheria”. “To celebrate 200 years since the Hellenic Revolution together with all Greeks, our fleet’s newest members have been given apt names inspired by this glorious Anniversary,” the announcement reads. The…

Holland sends 200 people on eight-day holiday to Greece as an experiment

Rhodes’ Greek island is ready to welcome its first tourists on April 12 Holland is planning to send 200 people on holiday to Greece for eight days as an experiment to see if tourism is feasible during the pandemic. The trial will see travellers enjoy an all-inclusive holiday in Rhodes, costing £342 (€399) per person,…

Greece and Serbia sign agreement to restart travel

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and his Serbian counterpart Tatjana Matic on Monday signed a joint declaration on the restart of tourism. “The visit to Serbia is part of the Ministry of Tourism’s plan for the opening of Greece’s Tourism in 2021, giving special emphasis, in the first phase, to attracting visitors from the Balkan…

Episode 3: Greeks Of The Globe

In the third episode of Greeks of the Globe, our host Andreas Nicola speaks to Angeliki Vayanos. Angeliki is a Greek from South Africa that is now living in London. Angeliki tells us all about growing up in South Africa and about why a lot of the Greek youth have started moving to different countries…