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In an attempt to keep the economy afloat in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, the Greek government announced on Monday, additional support measures for some 800,000 businesses, 1.7 million private-sector employees and 700,000 self-employed and small business owners, GTP Headlines reported. “We are implementing policies to keep the economy alive,” said Finance Minister Christos...
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Greek tourism stakeholders are counting on the country’s strong brand name to play a key role in the sector’s recovery after the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic subsides, according to a study released this week by SETE Intelligence (INSETE), the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) research body. According to INSETE analysts, safeguarding Greece’s reputation for quality and safety...
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After the initial impact of COVID-19 on the tourism sector, Greece is experiencing a transitional period as it is entering the next phase of the outbreak. HVS conducted targeted interviews with highly influential tourism professionals and offers further insight on the aspects affecting operations in the short-term. Governmental decisions aiming to assist the nation’s tourism...
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Parikia is the capital of Paros and the island’s main port. The town has traditional Greek architecture, as well as numerous beaches and churches. As a port town, Parikia becomes a popular destination during summer, as it is the landing point for all visitors arriving from nearby islands. It also is the commercial and cultural...
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Originally founded in 1888 under the name of Sidney, Buckeye is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area, with an old west charm. Located in Arizona’s Maricopa County, it was renamed in 1910 Buckeye due to the importance of the nearby Buckeye Canal. With a population of almost 60,000 people, Buckeye is considered one...
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Scroll through Instagram and get a load of all the traveling couples: mugging for selfies, star-jumping on piers, and cheers-ing over sickeningly romantic sunsets. If you’ve ever taken a trip with a significant other, you know this is, at best, far more rose-colored than real life on the road with bae, and not just because...
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Sip your way around Santorini on a 4,5-hour island wine tour, visiting two or three traditional wineries (depending on selected option). Savor up to 12 different varietals made from grapes such as the Assyrtiko and learn about Santorini’s unique viticulture. Tour a vineyard and explore the wineries’ cellars. If you want to enhance the experience,...
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Pride and joy of Parikiá is the enormous Byzantine church and cruciform baptistry (5th–6th century; locked but look through the grating) of Ekatondapylianí (The Hundred Gated; daily all day), the name probably a corruption of Katopolianí (At/Of the Lower Town). The compound also contains a small Byzantine Museum (daily 9am-9pm), whose highlight is the chance...