TRAVEL Newsroom January 22, 2017 0 comments

Eleftherios Venizelos Airport is now certified carbon neutral

Athens International Airport recently became carbon neutral after certification by an independent body which attested to the fact that the airport had managed to reduce its CO2 emissions. The airport achieved Level 3+ Neutrality, certified by the independent carbon management program Airport Carbon Accreditation. The airport, whose official name is
travel Newsroom January 22, 2017 0 comments

The 10 best places for canyoning in Greece, 4 of them on Crete

Canyoning is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), and swimming. Although hiking down a canyon that is non-technical, (canyon hiking) is often referred to as canyoneering, the terms canyoning and canyoneering are more often
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SOCIETY Newsroom January 20, 2017 0 comments

Registered unemployed rise in December by nearly 25,000 people

The number of unemployed people registered with Greece’s Manpower Organization (OAED) came to 1,072,652 in December, showing a rise of 24,991 from the same month in 2015, when they came to 1,047,661. Monthly data published by OAED the number of registered unemployed seeking employment but also those who stated that
society Newsroom January 19, 2017 0 comments

Farmers gearing up for road blockades over tax plans

Members of unions representing farmers in central Greece met on Wednesday to discuss plans for a fresh round of road blockades in protest at the government’s taxation plans for their sector. The aim of the meetings, sources said, was for farmers to prepare road blockades such as those set up