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Stormy weather in Greece

Adverse weather is forecast from Friday to Tuesday, with local rain, storms, hailstorms and a drop in temperatures by the National Observatory of Athens, who named the storm phenomenon “Minoas”. Based on the latest data on Meteo site, Minoas will start with rainy weather and storms at the Ionian Sea and western Greece area, with […]

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Maris Hotels at the forefront of the “Clean up the MED” campaign

Cleaning of two beaches in Crete and one in Santorini! On Saturday 26th of May, 70 volunteers – employees of Maris Hotels, along with volunteers-guests of the Group’s hotels, proceeded to clean the beaches located in front of the three hotels, thus implementing the Group’s vision for the provision of authentic hospitality and high environmental […]

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VIDEO: World’s 1st cretan lyra playing robot!

The robot is capable of playing songs by feeding it with the tempo, the notes and the duration of every note (written in a file). In this video it plays 6 well known traditional songs from Crete, Greece Cretan Lyra is the most well known traditional instrument of Crete and every visitor of the island […]

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Fewer Greeks smoking but health experts warn still much to be done

The number of people quitting smoking in Greece in recent years is encouraging, particularly among younger Greeks. According to figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority, the number of smokers among 16 to 24 year olds fell 33.3 percent between 2009-2014, while the number of cigarettes consumed annually between 2007 to 2017 fell 57 percent. The […]

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