Greek news agencies are reporting that Athina Onassis, the heir to the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, has agreed to sell her family-owned island of Scorpios to a Russian billionaire.

If Mecca is the gathering place of all Muslims in the world, than for Christian Orthodox that place has to be Greece. The Greek officials are aware of their religious heritage and its importance to orthodox people around the world and that’s why they have decided to make a more aggressive push of their religious tourism.

Now is the time to book a holiday in Greece! Forget what people are saying and go see for yourself why Greece is still one of the most attractive destinations in Europe today, whether you’re thinking of a yacht charter holiday, an all-inclusive deal for a family trip or a few days lounging on the beach during the day and partying during the night.

While trying to improve Greece’s touristic image abroad, more and more locals, especially younger ones, are taking active measures to show foreign visitors that their country has a lot to offer and that the recent image of an economically instable land full of turmoil is largely untrue.

For quite some time now, we’ve been hearing news about how bad the crisis has hit Greece and especially the tourism sector which used to represent an important part of the income the locals and the government made. Official figures have been released to show exactly how bad the yacht charter Greece industry has been hit.