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MP, Dionysios Aktypis talks to Minister of Tourism

The MP of Zakynthos, Mr Dionysios Aktypis met with the Deputy Minister of Tourism. Yesterday in a particularly warm climate Mr Akypis and Mr Konsola talked about a number of things in regards to our Island. As Mr Aktypis stated:- “In a particularly warm climate, yesterday, Tuesday 14th January, I …

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Farewell 2019!

As we say goodbye to 2019, and hello to a new year and a new decade, we also celebrate the anniversary of the going live of our website last January. It’s been a very busy year and a lot has happened on the island during 2019. The island dealt with …

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Welcome to Laura Beach House

What is Laura Beach House? Lara Beach House are a family run group of six apartments, located in Alykes, right on the beach with amazing views. There are three apartments that have two bedrooms and two bathrooms accommodating up to seven guests and three apartments that have one bedroom accommodating …

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Ryanair to fly Bologna to Zakynthos in 2020

A new route to Zakynthos, from Bologna in Italy, has been announced by budget airline Ryanair. The new direct route will start in summer 2020 connecting new visitors to the island from Italy. Seats for the route are already on sale and a spokesman for the airline said: “Commencing in …

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Breaking: Thomas Cook Brand is bought by Fosun!

It’s been announced today that the tourism company Fosun have bought the Thomas Cook Brand name for around £11million. Fosun were originally a name involved in  potential buyout of Thomas Cook before they collapsed. Fosun is a Chinese company and it is thought that one of their plans may be …

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Fly Bournemouth to Zakynthos for 2020!

Bournemouth airport have today announced that it will operate new flights next summer season to Zakynthos, both TUI and Ryanair operate out of Bournemouth and we understand this new route is with TUI. The announcement came from the Managing Director Stephen Gill who said: “We [Bournemouth Airport] have the infrastructure, …

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Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook stores

This afternoon Hays Travel, a family run UK Travel company, announced that they have bought all 555 Thomas Cook shops in the UK that closed after Thomas Cook collapsed. Hays Travel aim to re-employ old Thomas Cook staff, saving an estimated 2,500 jobs. They also hope to have the stores …

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The human side of the Thomas cook collapse

Since the news of the collapse of Thomas Cook, there has been a deluge of news and information. Much of what has been reported isn’t the story of the financial side of the business or even a full breakdown of what actually went wrong. The stories we are hearing are …

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Thomas Cook Collapse

We at Zakynthos Informer are saddened by the news of the collapse of Thomas Cook. We are thinking of all the staff who are employed by them and wish them well at this tough time. Operation Matterhorn is now in operation to repatriate anyone who is already abroad and you …

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Quads to be overseen by local authorities

On Tuesday it was announced by the Greek press that quads, also known as ATV’s, will now be overseen and monitored by local authorities. The announcement, made the Transport Ministry, means that each municipality will now be responsible for use of quads in their area. The issue of quads has …

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