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Recording Lion fish in Zakynthos Marine Park

The National Marine Park of Zakynthos wants to record the Lionfish population of Zakynthos in order to implement necessary measures to control the species population. This is where both residents and visitors to the island can help; especially divers. The information needs to be as accurate as possible, so the …

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Zakynthos hotels bought by Blackstone Real Estate

It has been announced that five hotels in Greece have been purchased by Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe, a division of the American private equity firm Blackstone Group. The deal said to be around 179 million euros, includes two hotels in Zakynthos; Louis Zante Beach Hotel in Laganas and Plagos …

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Keri Village Hotel – post fire statement

During the terrible fires last weekend the area of Keri was hit hard, including the Keri Village and Spa hotel run by the Tsourounakis Family. Guests of the hotel were evacuated for their safety and the hotel suffered some damage. Amazingly thanks to the incredible work of the islands firefighters …

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Askos Stone Park 

As well as beaches and resorts on Zakynthos, there are also some great places to visit on a day out. One of them is Askos Stone Park. The park is just that, a natural environmental park designed to pull together the beautiful scenery of the island, along with historical information …

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Thomas Cook concerns

Thomas Cook have been a travel company of choice since they were first created in 1841 and the company has been a long and trusted one that has covered many destinations since it’s creation. In recent years the company have been struggling, a month ago it looked as though Thomas …

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John Tossell – appeal on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow

Today the family of John Tossell appeared on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow. They talked to the presenter Rav Wilding about the disappearance of John whilst on holiday on Zakynthos in June, and his last confirmed sighting 9.46am, when he was seen walking past the Windmill hotel, in Argassi.  John who was …

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Fire at Maries

Reports have come in late this afternoon of smoke at the north end of the island. It has been confirmed that a fire has broken out in the Marie’s area around Trilagada. The fire was thought to have begun at two separate points close to each other, and they have …

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Farewell Hercules

Further to a press announcement from ARCHELON we are sad to report that the loggerhead turtle Hercules has died from injuries he sustained in July. On 25 July 2019, tourists witnessed a turtle being hit by a boat. After investigations, the Marine Park Zakynthos and ARCHELON discovered that a turtle …

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Fire in Agalas/Keri and Lithakia area

Original report 10am Greek time In the last hour a large fire has started and is well alight in the forest area close to the village of Agalás in Lithakia. Residents are now being ordered to evacuate as a precaution. The islands fire service are on the scene and air …

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Quest Rentals, Airport car hire

Who are Quest Rentals? Quest Rentals is a local car rental company, a family business at its best, well known for many years as a reliable car rental partner for hotels and villas across Zakynthos. Since 2019 Quest Rentals has taken online bookings, with a dedicated office based at Zakynthos …

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