World celebrates the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution

The anniversary of the dawn of the successful Greek war for independence will be observed around the world on March 25th, and many events will be live-streamed. The date, which is a double-holiday in Greece (besides marking the start of the revolution against the Ottomans, it’s also Annunciation – an important day in the Christian […]

“I Feel Blessed” Since Our Move Back to Greece

A move back to Greece is most Greek Americans’ dream — especially if you had spent your childhood there. Memories of blue skies, blue waters, delicious fresh food and tons of friendly faces, always bring a sense of nostalgia when we are away from the homeland. But thinking about this to acting upon it, are […]

Elon Musk to open Tesla R&D plant in Greece

Billionaire entrepreneur’s electric car company to set up engineering facility in Athens Elon Musk may have plans to colonise Mars but back on planet Earth he is extending his reach to Athens, by opening an engineering facility called Tesla Greece. Musk’s electric car business is an unsung success story for the Greek diaspora, with three of Tesla’s top designers […]

Delta Adds New Greece Flights In Response to Customer Requests

Delta Air Lines

Now that Greece has opened its doors to Americans once again after a year of banning them from its shores, Delta Air Lines has added two routes from the United States to Greece. Delta said in an announcement that the move was taken as part of its efforts to respond to its customers’ interests in […]

Emirates to Restart Athens–New York Flights in June

Emirates on Monday announced that it will resume its daily services from Dubai to New York (Newark Liberty International Airport) via Athens from June 1. The Dubai-Athens-Newark flight will operate daily with a three-class Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates flight EK209 will depart Dubai at 10:50am, arriving in Athens at 3pm before departing again at 5:35pm and arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport at […]

JFK route is a ‘vote of confidence’ for Athens

American Airlines plans to begin a third route to the Greek capital in June. American Airlines is launching a new seasonal route to Athens (ATH) this summer, connecting Greece’s capital with New York John F Kennedy (JFK). The nonstop route is scheduled to operate daily from June 2 through Oct. 29 on board a three-class […]

Survey: Greece Among Top 3 Booking Choices for US Travelers

Greece is among the top three international destinations that American travelers are booking, according to a survey on tourism recovery in the post-coronavirus era released by the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). The new findings from a survey of USTOA’s Tour Operator Active Members on post-Covid-19 plans for recovery and resumption of business, found that Italy topped the list of destinations of choice, followed […]