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The Greek big, fat wedding

The Greek big, fat wedding

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Wedding guests gossip quietly among themselves throughout the ceremony, guns are used in place of rice, and it is customary for the bride to step on the groom's foot during the service in order to gain the upper hand in the marriage. Known for its symbolism and deep-rooted Orthodox tradition, ...


New air connection with Dubai to be established

May 9th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Greece is seeking expanded air links with UAE as a necessary prerequisite for increasing high end incoming tourism. After a meeting in Dubai between Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos and Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al - Maktoum, president of Dubai's civil aviation authority and managing director of Emirates Airlines it was ...


Aegean four-day cruise offer

May 3rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

An excellent deal comes courtesy of Homeric Tours. They’re selling an Athens and four-day cruise combo from $2,129! This terrific six-night special is good for travel on four October departures. Included is round-trip air from New York; three breakfast-inclusive nights at three-star hotel at the heart of Athens; and a ...


Beyond the sea and sun model

Apr 3rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Sunny skies and sandy beaches and clear waters have for decades earned Greece's reputation as a leading destination for holiday-makers, but now the authorities say that tourism strategy needs a change of focus to stay ahead of the game. Scenic hikes for the hardy, traditional farm produce for the selective and ...


A new ferry service to connect Greece with Turkey

Mar 14th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A new ferry service is set to start in May connecting the coastal town of Bodrum with the island of Samos. The boat ride will be 75 minutes and will cost only 35 euros. Ferry services already operate between Bodrum and the Greek islands of Kalymnos, Kos and Rhodes, transporting ...


Growth of cruising holidays in Greece

Feb 28th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to the annual European Cruise Council report, growth in cruising industry is much larger than expected. Greece welcomes the third largest number of cruise visitors in Europe. 2.5 million visitors were disembarked in its ports of Piraeus, Rhodes, Corfu, Katakolon, Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos. Spain and the Canary islands ...


Glasgow Airport is to launch new weekly flights to the Greek islands.

Feb 22nd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Flight firm Teleticket plans to introduce the routes to Crete capital Heraklion from May 20 until October 21 and to the beach resort island of Rhodes between May 21 and October 22. More details can be found here.


Group vacation by sea: Upsides to traveling with friends, family

Nov 13th, 2007 Posted in News | Read the full story

A first hand commentary on cruising the Mediteranean and the Greek islands published on Pittsburg Post-Gazette. "We'd always wanted to see the Mediterranean, taking a cruise seemed like the best way. It allowed us to see many places in one trip."


Cruising around the Greek islands

Oct 18th, 2007 Posted in News | Read the full story

Sara Macefield worried that her daughters would find life aboard a ship boring. But their Greek cruise was a hit with everyone. Read more on the Telegraph online.


2007 BG Triathlon World Cup Series

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This weekend the triathlon world turns to Rhodes for the thirteenth stop of the 2007 BG Triathlon World Cup series. With a brief rest under their belts, many of the world's top triathletes will again don their race kits for the biggest triathlon to hit Greece since the Olympic Games. The ...

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