Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands – GTP Headlines

Air France, KLM and Greek carrier Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands. This new agreement allows air passengers to travel across Sky Express’ network with the convenience of a single ticket reservation, connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Amsterdam-Schiphol with 24 Greek destinations operated by Sky …

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum – GTP Headlines

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera to be visitable through guided dives. The plan, to be run under the EU’s BlueMed program, was presented at a two-day event organized jointly by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and the Thessaly Region on the management and preservation of underwater cultural …

Best Greek Wine of 2019 from Biblia Chora Estate in Eastern Macedonia | GreekReporter.com

The white wine ”Sole Semillon” from Northern Greece’s Biblia Chora Estate was recently declared the ”Best Greek wine for 2019” at a prestigious wine competition in France. The wine originating from the Mount Paggeo region in Greece’s Eastern Macedonia earned the ultimate distinction as the country’s best wine at France‘s prestigious ”Citadelles du Vin” wine competition. The event is part of the “Vinexpo“ …

Study Finds Greek Olives Help you Keep Healthy | Best Of Greece

A new study conducted recently by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that Greece’s Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve the overall health of people who include them in their diets. Olives are well known for their benefits when eaten in reasonable quantities. However, this new study focusing on the famous Kalamata olives proves once again what an important element …

April, 1896: The First Modern Olympics are Held in Greece | GreekReporter.com

On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, at the Panathenaic Stadium with athletes from 14 countries participating and Greek Spyros Louis winning in the marathon run. The International Olympic Committee met for the first time in Paris in June 1894 and chose Greece as the site of the inaugural modern Olympiad, appropriately since Greece …

Patmos Waterway Project Moving Forward – GTP Headlines

Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes CEO and founder Nicolas Charalambous met with Patmos Mayor Grigoris Stoikos and Greek-Mexican investor Ricardo Nicolopoulos Farias in Athens, this week to discuss a time frame for the construction of a waterway hub on the Dodecanese island. The possibility of Nicolopoulos Farias joining as an investor in the country’s waterway project was also on the agenda of talks. Nicolopoulos …

Crete’s Olive Green Hotel Among TripAdvisor’s 25 Best in Greece – GTP Headlines

The Olive Green Hotel, located on the island of Crete, is among the 25 best hotels in Greece, according to the Travelers’ Choice Awards for Hotels 2019 list, recently announced by TripAdvisor. The Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. Olive Green is a unique property in …

Brilliant Brunch Spots in Athens — Greek City Times

As a city that hardly ever sleeps, Athens needs breakfast and brunch places galore, for those who justifiably wake up at any time between 9am and 4pm. Brunch has become a very “in” thing in Athens and restaurants both old and new have added some excellent classics as well as often creative or innovative dishes to their menus to please …

Authorities plan to allow again access to Navagio Shipwreck beach on Zakynthos

On March 27th 2019 Port authorities on Zakynthos completely prohibited access to the famous beach “until further notice”. The decision prohibits the approach and mooring of all floating means as well as swimming in the area. Those violating the ban will face penalties. Local authorities expressed concern whether the spectacular beach that attracts thousands of visiotrs every year, will be …

Air Canada Expands Presence in Athens, Hopes to Fly All Year Round – GTP Headlines

Representatives from Air Canada on Wednesday announced that the airline will expand its presence in Athens this summer with the addition of two weekly flights to Toronto and two weekly flights to Montreal. The new flights are an addition to the airline’s existing seasonal scheduled flights from Athens to Toronto (April 1 to November 17) and Montreal (April 6 to October …

Birdseye view Shipwreck beach Zakynthos

Access by Boat to Famed Navagio Beach Banned – GTP Headlines

Depending on the final decision of the Port Authority of Zakynthos one of the most Instagrammed beached in the world, shipwreck beach might be off-limits to the public this sailing season in Greece. The Port Authority of Zakynthos has prohibited access to the world-famous Navagio beach after a landslide last fall injured seven people. Also known as shipwreck beach, Navagio is one of the most visited and …

Historic Asteras Vouliagmenis Resort Re-Opens March 29 | GreekReporter.com

Asteras Vouliagmenis, re-opens on March 29 as Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens to revive its glory on a new level of luxury. The renovated resort operated by Four Seasons offers visitors three luxury options: the quiet Arion hotel with 101 rooms and suites ideal for relaxation in the green and blue setting, the Nafsika, with 133 rooms and a …