Year: 2017

Best wishes for 2018!

A new year is an opportunity for a fresh beginning, for us to let go of our past and embrace the future. It can also be a chance to contemplate on our mistakes and resolve to not make them again. As the New Year dawns, we hope it gets filled with the promises of a […]

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Health test: Mediterranean vs. Scandinavian diet

Numerous research studies suggest that a Nordic diet may indeed be one of the world’s healthiest. This is the New Nordic Diet, which actually isn’t so new anymore. It was designed in 2004 by a cohort of Danish chefs and nutritionists, and built on concepts that are all-too-familiar now, including local, seasonal, simple, rustic, and […]

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Greece becoming a year-round destination, InSETE data suggests

Tourist arrivals in Greece continued their upward trend in November, showing that Greece is becoming a year-round destination, according to a monthly report by the Greek Tourism Confederation Institute (InSETE) released on Thursday. InSETE said that traffic in major Greek airports for November registered a 6.2 pct rise (8.6 pct since the start of the […]

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Crete Travel Agencies Call for Actions Ahead of New Year

The Western Crete Travel Agencies Association is calling on all stakeholders in tourism to focus on addressing pending issues in view of the new year and the forthcoming tourism season. “Another good year for Greek tourism has come to an end and once again in times of crisis, the sector has become a pillar of […]

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Online property auctions attract interest from Russians, Chinese

There is growing international interest in the acquisition of properties in Greece via online auction and other sales that local banks are resorting to in a bid to reduce their losses from nonperforming loans. The low prices and the prospect of future capital gains, as well as the timing of Greece’s expected exit from the […]

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