July 2017

Athens Among World’s Top 50 Millennial Destinations

Athens is among the world’s top 50 cities attracting millennials, according to a survey released on Wednesday by online housing platform Nestpick. The Berlin-based aggregator platform studied thousands of cities based on 16 criteria including housing score, tolerance to immigration, equality and nightlife, ranking the top 100 cities for millennials [...]

New 5-star ‘Sani Dunes’ in Halkidiki Set to Open on June 30

Sani Resort‘s newly established five-star Sani Dunes, located in Kassandra in the Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, will open its doors on June 30 to welcome its visitors. The project was completed within only eight months time and reached 25 million euros (not including the land value). The Sani Dunes stretches in an area of 10.13 [...]

Benaki Museum in Athens Wins 2017 ‘Experts Choice' Award

Greece’s Benaki Museum in Athens was recently announced as a winner of the TripExpert 2017 Experts’ Choice Award, which recognizes the best attractions around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. TripExpert is a professional travel review site. “With positive reviews from reviewers such as Michelin [...]

Acropolis Museum Marks 8th Anniversary with Special Events

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is celebrating eight years of operation, since it first opened its doors to the public on June 20, 2009 and is organizing a series of festivities. “Over eleven million local and international visitors have passed through its doors and have enjoyed its exhibits,” the Museum said in [...]

First Luxury Hotel, Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski, Opens in Cuba

Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski sets new standards for local hospitality in Havana, Cuba. Originally constructed as the first European-style shopping arcade in Cuba, the hotel is a 20thcentury history building that’s located near many of the Old Havana’s main tourist sights, including El Capitolio and the Great Theatre of [...]

Take a Dive in the Pagasitikos Gulf from Valis Hotel’s New Floating Platform

The Valis Hotel & Conference Center in Pelion recently presented a new addition in its aim to offer guests exciting experiences during their stay: a brand-new, 100 square meter floating platform. Set up right in front of the crystal clear waters of the Pagasitikos Gulf, the large floating platform is [...]

Celebrity Cruises Welcomes All to ‘Eden’ on its New Edge Class Ship

Celebrity Cruises recently revealed “Eden”, the next exciting feature on its newest ship, Celebrity Edge, which debuts in 2018. “Eden is a unique venue where state of the art design is fused into every element, including cuisine served by ‘Edenists’,” the company said in an announcement. Spanning three decks at the aft of [...]

Thessaloniki’s Water Buses “Karavakia” Begin Summer Routes

The water buses of Thessaloniki, known as “Karavakia” (small boats), will connect the Northern Greek city with the nearby beaches this summer. The “Karavakia” will run daily with departures from Thessaloniki port and the White Tower to the port of Neous Epivates with an intermediate stop in Peraia. The boats [...]

Tuscany Wine Trip with “Oinos o Agapitos” & Dimitris Hatzinikolaou 3-7 June

Within 5 days we will discover the wonderful Wine Roads of Tuscany, visit the areas of Chianti, Montalcino, Montepulciano & the Etruscan Coast. In between we will taste local specialties while enjoying the beautiful landscapes and villages of the region. LAST SEATS!!! € 1380 per person in double € 1580 in single Included: Alitalia [...]

Grand Opening at Makedonia Palace : Ready to Make History…Again

After 20 million euros worth of renovation material and works, Thessaloniki’s landmark Makedonia Palace Hotel has opened its doors and is ready to make history yet again. Complete with everything from a new 450m2 spa and a 2,000m2 fully equipped conference center to a 900m2 ballroom, the Makedonia Palace Remake [...]