Tag: Santorini

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By 2022, all landfills in Cyclades & Dodecanese will be closed

Santorini is emerging as a model island for recycling and a reference point for all of Greece, through the implementation of The Hellenic Recovery Recycling Corporation program in collaboration with the Municipality of Thira, said…

Dan Bilzerian

“King of Instagram” sails around Greece

If you haven’t heard of Dan Bilzerian, then sit tight because you’re about to! The so-called ‘Internet Playboy’ who isn’t afraid to throw large wads of cash around, is sailing around Greece,…

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A lonely Santorini

An unprecedented calm descends on the island of Santorini, as the coronavirus pandemic has either caused fear of ‘going outside’ and travelling or visitors are unable to travel due to restrictions in…

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Greece is in the top three Mediterranean destinations

Greece is in the top three Mediterranean destinations that tourists want to visit once travel restrictions are lifted. The survey which was conducted by Horwath HTL, a global consultancy specialising in tourism,…

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Hotel prices slash on Greek islands

Research carried out by Ethnos, found that the law of supply and demand certainly applies with accommodation too. Due to coronavirus, prices have been slashed across all the Greek islands, but perhaps…

Greece travel figures drop 99%

Greece travel figures drop 99%

Strict movement restrictions around the world not only wiped out passenger travel demand, but also nearly wiped out all travel revenue for Greece in April, according to Bank of Greece figures. Provisional…

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Coronavirus: Sunbathing in plexiglas boxes?

As the Grecian summer is less than a month away, a beach bar in Santorini installed plexiglas around their sunbeds, and stocked up on disposable towels and antiseptics, in order to protect…

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Ferry crashes into port in Santorini

Passenger ferry Olympus, operated by Sea Speed Ferries, crashed into Athinios Port (Santorini) during mooring operations on Sunday. No injuries were reported. The ship, carrying 17 passengers, 7 vehicles, 9 trucks and…

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Stricter quarantine measures for Mykonos and Santorini

The Greek government has imposed stricter quarantine measures for the islands of Mykonos and Santorini, the two most popular islands in the country. From Monday 6th April, the new measures (listed below)…

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Greeks nervous about coronavirus attack on tourism industry

The Head of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, Mr. Grigoris Tassios said the Greek and international tourism industry are sailing in uncharted waters after the outbreak of COVID19 and the biggest crash…

SANTORINI

Santorini set to become “Plastic Free”

Greece’s famous Santorini island is joining a number of other Greek islands in efforts to eliminate plastic and introduce eco-friendly practices with the aim of promoting a natural environment. Running under the campaign “Plastic-free Santorini”…

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Greek holiday houses are back in high demand

Greece’s property market is showing signs of a strong comeback with more and more foreign buyers searching to purchase holiday homes in lesser-known destinations besides popular Santorini, Paros, and Mykonos. According to the latest report…

AKROTIRI

New archaeological treasures discovered at Santorini’s Akrotiri

Archaeologists have discovered new treasures at the Minoan Bronze Age settlement of Akrotiri on Santorini island, announced Greece’s Culture Ministry last week. Ongoing excavations conducted in the prehistoric village by the Archaeological Society of…

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Athens Airport major expansion project given the green light

Athens’ International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is set to receive a huge expansion and major renovations, after the massive project was given the green light. According to Ypodomes, this is the first major…