Greece Travel Newswire

Greece Travel Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greece Travel.

Results 1 - 20 of 683 in Greece Travel

  1. Bayern head to AEK buoyed by 'liberating' victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    BERLIN: Bayern Munich travel to Greece to face AEK Athens in the Champions League on Tuesday boosted by a Bundesliga win that "felt like a liberation" after their miserable run of form and a stormy week behind the scenes. The pressure was mounting on the German champions and new coach Niko Kovac during a four-match winless run to the extent that senior club figures including Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness launched a stunning attack on the media.

    Comment?

  2. TRAVEL: Cyprus-Greece ferry route possible only with EU fundingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Financial Mirror

    While restoring a ferry link between Greece and Cyprus is gathering pace, the financial aspect of the project makes clear that it cannot go ahead without support from Brussels. As things stand, running the line would generate estimated losses of EUR 5 mln per year for any investor taking on the venture.

    Comment?

  3. Greece Dispatch: Mount Athos, a Male-Only Holy Retreat, Is Ruffled by Tourists and RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New York Times

    The skulls, lined up five deep on wooden shelves, date back hundreds of years, with the names of the more recently deceased scratched onto their foreheads - Monk Theolothelis, 91, 26-6-1986, or Monk Kyprianos, 100, 14-8-87. They are exhibited in Xenophontos Monastery here on Mount Athos, a peninsula in northern Greece that is the spiritual heart of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

    Comment?

  4. Over to you, Jordan. Norwich City expectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evening News

    The on-loan Sheffield Wednesday striker is poised to replace injured frontman Teemu Pukki for Saturday's testing Championship trip to Nottingham Forest. Daniel Farke expects the prolific Pukki to be out for the next four games, after suffering a hamstring problem on international duty, and Rhodes is next in line.

    Comment?

  5. Greece: The island that mass tourism forgotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    Have you ever wondered what the world was like before mass tourism made it nearly impossible to get "off the beaten track"? Back in the 17th and 18th centuries there was only the "Grand Tour", undertaken solely by aristocrats and prohibitively expensive. By 1939, Thomas Cook was offering holiday flights to the South of France but it was only in 1950 that accessible mass tourism by air took off, when Russian emigre Vladimir Raitz chartered a weekly flight from London to Corsica.

    Comment?

  6. CYPRUS: Airlines step-in with rescue fares while banks offer Cobalt refundsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | The Financial Mirror

    Airlines and local banks have rushed in to ensure travellers can get another flight or have tickets refunded after the sudden collapse of Cobalt Air. While Hellenic Bank and Bank of Cyprus said customers using their credit cards to buy Cobalt tickets online will be reimbursed for flights booked after October 17. Ryanair, Aegean, Blue Air, Cyprus Airways and Wizz Air have all come forward to fill the void and offer special fares.

    Comment?

  7. Windstar Cruises' New 'Easy Stays' Make It Effortless to Extend ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | PRWeb

    In Athens, Windstar's Easy Stays program partners with the classic and elegant Grand Bretagne , centrally located and renowned for Greek hospitality. We think of Windstar as a travel company that goes beyond cruising inspiring new perspectives.

    Comment?

  8. Russian church breaks away from wider Orthodox community in seismic rift over UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    Officials from the Russian Orthodox Church have announced that the church is severing relations with the Patriarchate of Constantinople, in what is being seen as one of the biggest schisms in Orthodox Christianity in almost a thousand years. At a synod in Belarus on Monday, Russian Orthodox Church leaders said the church was cutting ties with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the seat of the global spiritual leader for 300 million Orthodox worshippers.

    Comment?

  9. 36 Hours: 36 Hours in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The New York Times

    There are cities that count their age by years; then there's Athens, which can tabulate its history by millenniums. From battles and setbacks this ancient metropolis has rebounded again and again, proving itself to be resilient like no other.

    Comment?

  10. Russian Orthodox Church splits from ConstantinopleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | ABC News

    Officials from the Russian Orthodox Church have announced that the church is severing relations with the Patriarchate of Constantinople, in what is being seen as one of the biggest schisms in Orthodox Christianity in almost a thousand years. Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

    Comment?

  11. Too fat for that ass: Greece bans obese tourists from riding donkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Daily Mail

    Too fat for that ass: Greece bans obese tourists from riding donkeys after animal rights activists shed light on abuse Greece has banned obese tourists from riding donkeys after animal rights campaigners said the creatures were being left with spinal injuries and open wounds. After images of donkeys climbing the narrow steps of the Greek island of Santorini laden down by large holidaymakers hit the headlines worldwide, lawmakers in the country have now pledged to do more to help the animals.

    Comment?

  12. Tell Us Your Best Athens Travel TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Lifehacker

    I've read one book about Athens, a novel about "runners" who hop the trains into the city and scam tourists into overpaying for crumbling hotel rooms in a seedy part of town. Running is a thoughtful period piece about dignity and desperation.

    Comment?

  13. Grecotel Breaks New Ground in 2018 - a 42 Million in Investments, 630 New JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Hospitality Net

    Grecotel, Greece's leading luxury hotel group, has completed a wide investment project exceeding a 42 million and creating 630 new jobs . The largest employer of the Greek hotel industry , Grecotel currently has 6,100 employees .

    Comment?

  14. Travelling with young kids? Tips for a quiet flight from a jet-set mumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    Silent flight: Travelling with 9-month Madeline, Tracee found most airlines are well prepared for travelling infants. Photo / Tracee Herbaugh via AP It was just the three of us - my infant daughter, 6-year-old son and me.

    Comment?

  15. Airports in the News - Autumn 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Airport-business.com

    Brussels Airport Company and Belgocontrol have signed a cooperation agreement with Brussels Airlines, TUI Fly and DHL Express, undertaking joint initiatives that further reduce the environmental impact of aviation activities. In signing the 'Collaborative Environmental Management' agreement, the five partners formalised their long-standing cooperation on environmental issues.

    Comment?

  16. Missouri Western Alumni Go GreekRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Griffon News

    The Missouri Western Alumni Association is planning a trip to Greece from May 22 to June 1, 2019, as a way to help former students meet other alumni and learn about different cultures around the world. Director of the Alumni Association, Colleen Kowich, held a meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.

    Comment?

  17. Ban on big, fat, Greek donkey rides: Santorini stops overweight donkey ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

    Comment?

  18. Acropolis of Athens and other key sites to close Oct. 11 due to Greek strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | USA Today

    A Greek union representing staff at the country's ancient sites and state-run museums has called a 24-hour strike for Oct. 11. Acropolis of Athens and other key sites to close Oct. 11 due to Greek strike A Greek union representing staff at the country's ancient sites and state-run museums has called a 24-hour strike for Oct. 11. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: ATHENS, Greece - A Greek union representing staff at the country's ancient sites and state-run museums has called a 24-hour strike for Oct. 11. The protest is likely to close the ancient Acropolis in Athens that day along with multiple sites around Greece that are popular with tourists.

    Comment?

  19. Read Your Destination With Grace Hotels' Short Story ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Forbes.com

    Grace Hotels . This hotel group has properties in North America, Argentina and Greece and recently launched a partnership with The Short Story Project .

    Comment?

  20. Cruising the Mediterranean on a small shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

    Comment?