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Smyrna 1922: A Complex Legacy

One hundred years ago today, Turkish forces entered the city of Smyrna (now Izmir), ending the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-22. Michel Cotakis reflects on the legacy of the events of September 1922 for Turkey, Greece and the rest of the…

Packages for a mild winter

The invitation to northern Europeans to spend the winter in the heat of Greece started almost as wishful thinking, but turns into a Greek-German initiative which is extended to other countries such as the Netherlands. The campaign to…

Short-term rentals set to soar

The short-term property rental market in Greece is expected to see its turnover exceed 1.4 billion euros this year, surpassing the figures reached in 2019 in another sign of market recovery from the pandemic. According to a presentation…

Literature and economics

LAHORE: Intuitively, the link between literature and economics is not expressly apparent. Following an analysis of the two disciplines, my assertion is that these two fields are inextricably linked. Literature serves as a reflection…

Tourism to assess war damage

The local tourist industry is trying to map the possible consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the sector in Greece. “It is too early to make any firm statements today about the consequences for tourism. Everything will be…