Month: June 2022

ION Chocolate of Greece Sold to Cypriot Company

The Hellenic Competition Commission (HCC) granted approval to ION’s acquisition of one of Greece’s largest chocolate and candy companies on Tuesday. Bespoke SGA Holdings, which is governed by the Cypriot private limited liability entity SAG Invest & Holdings Limited, is purchasing ION.  For more than 85 years, the chocolate producer has been associated with the […]

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Zach Galifianakis Becomes a Godfather on Crete in Greece

Zach Galifianakis was seen on the Greek island of Crete, in Greece, the country of his paternal grandparents. On Sunday he became the Godfather of Katerina his niece, during a Greek Orthodox church service in Chania. His first cousin is the parent of the young girl, who has been named Katerina, according to the local […]

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 On Set Photos in Greece

The romantic comedy cinderella hit indie film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ was released in 2002 and was written by Greek-Canadian Winnipeg native Nia Vardalos. Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson saw the original play and later made the film on a $5 million budget. Nia starred in the film as Fotoula “Toula” Portokalos, a […]

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First Greek Car Entirely Manufactured in Greece Unveiled by Female Entrepreneur

At a unique event on Wednesday, the first totally handcrafted passenger car produced in Greece was unveiled to the public after receiving its license plates. The car is produced by Keraboss Cars Manufacturing, which is led by Managing Director Stella Kerabos, and are the result of work that began in 2014 with the publication of […]

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Greece to Hit Record €20 Billion in Tourism, Says Alpha Bank

This summer, according to Alpha Bank, Greece’s tourism revenue will likely set new records. Alpha Bank indicated that Greece’s tourist earnings is anticipated to reach 20 billion euros this year, greatly exceeding the amount produced by tourism in 2019. (18.2 billion euros). According to the data that is now available, “2022 will undoubtedly emerge as a new […]

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Mykonos Bar Taken to Court for Charging Americans €600 for 2 Drinks and 2 Crab Legs

UPDATED July 26, 2022- DK Oyster Bar has been fined €31,000 for a total of 8 violations. Two American tourists (mother and daughter) are suing DK Oyster Bar, a Mykonos beach bar, for charging them €600 ($640 USD) for 2 drinks and 2 crab legs. Brenda Moulton and her 19-year-old daughter Kaylea were enjoying the beach […]

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