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Zakynthos:- “Ασωτου” tomorrow…. What does it mean?

Among the Carnival festivities let’s not forget that this period is pre-lent and its ties are based on religious facts. All this week it was the theme of the Pharisee and the tax collector. As of this Sunday the theme is ‘the Prodigal Son’. The Orthodox Church traditionally reads this …

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Greece:- Tourism: Tourist Agencies demand Rules so that the 2021 summer season is not lost.

Tourism: Tourist Agencies demand Rules so that the 2021 summer season is not lost. What are the four points of action, what are the conditions for Greece to be able to welcome as many tourists as possible during the “transitional” year 2021     In a letter to the political …

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Zakynthos:- Emergency Airlift with a pregnant woman this morning.

An emergency airlift was implemented this morning at 0600 for a pregnant woman carrying twins. The Air force aircraft c-130 flew in this morning after doctors diagnosed that the woman had to be transferred to another hospital. Taken from our local hospital by EKAB ambulance to the airport where she …

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Tourism:- Tour operators get an increase of bookings with UK Gov announcement.

After the announcement by the UK Government in regards to international travel, tour operators saw an increase in bookings. Tui The UK’s biggest travel operator Tui confirmed a 500 per cent increase in overnight bookings with high demand for Greece, Spain and Turkey. Andrew Flintham, Managing Director TUI UK and …

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Zakynthos:- Animal Welfare groups need help.

An urgent plea to help volunteer-run charities, Zante Strays, ZAWF and Healing Paws, on the island of Zakynthos, Greece. They have no funding from government sources and rely purely on donations from the wonderful online communities that surrounds them. If you would like to help please click on the link …

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Zakynthos:- UK Government..The Taskforce will report on 12 April, with recommendations aimed at facilitating a return to international travel

Recently the Zakynthos Informer team sent an e-mail to the UK Government Aviation Directorate Department for Transport. As our members were asking questions in relations to travelling to Zakynthos in summer 2021. The letter we sent read as:- We are currently being inundated with questions about travelling this summer and …

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The Times: Greece plans to open borders to vaccinated Britons in May.

The Times: Greece plans to open borders to vaccinated Britons in May Athens plans to open up to British tourists could bring it into conflict with Brussels, according to British publication. Greece is considering opening its borders to tourists from Britain who have been vaccinated even since next May, according …

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Zakynthos:- A third case of coronavirus confirmed today, a 12yr old.

A while ago, a third case of coronavirus was confirmed on our island, after a 12-year-old girl was found to be positive. Her diagnosis was reportedly made through a rapid test at a private practice. The 12-year-old was quarantined at home and has mild symptoms. Zakynthos Informer wish our fellow …

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Greece:- Shipping strike continues for another 24Hrs.

To proceed with a new 24-hour nationwide strike mobilization in all categories of shipping, with the prospect of escalation, from 00:01 in the early hours of Thursday, February 25 to midnight of the same day, decided today the presidents of 13 seafaring unions, after today with the Minister of Shipping …

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Zakynthos:-Strict schedule for flights from Britain, a concern for Zakynthos.

Strict timetable for flights from Britain “come what May … and from July we will see!”   In the worst case after June 21 people to land on the island Γ. Filippopolitis: “Everything is open for better or worse” Γ. Margaris: “We waited a little earlier for flights   What …

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