society

Eurozone unemployment drops, inflation jumps, but Greece still mired in misery

Europe’s economic recovery is gathering speed, with growth up, inflation spiking sharply higher and unemployment at its lowest in nearly eight years, official figures showed Tuesday. In perhaps the most striking development, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said inflation across the 19 countries that share the euro currency rose sharply in January – a move […]

travel

Pre-bookings and interest by major markets point to record year for Greek tourism

Initial booking information for the coming tourism season in Greece appears highly positive, as practically every “traditional” tourist market is showing signs of increased interest. For instance, pre-booking data from the UK market points to a 15-percent hike from 2016 numbers, despite the “specter” of Brexit that initially caused concern over how British tourists would […]