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Skyscanner, one of the leading flight search engines in the world, has made a list with the 10 best and most unusual places to propose and Santorini appears in the 7th position!
An article published recently in AOL Travel News section ranges Santorini at the fifth place of the Top 5 Sexiest Beaches in the World.
A Greek wine was considered for the first time among the 100 top wines of the world, in the list of the American magazine "Wine Spectator". "Assyrtiko Koutsogiannopoulos of Santorini" took the 86th rank worldwide with 91 degrees out of 100.
It is estimated that by the end of this year the roof at the archaeological site of Akrotiri in Santorini will have been replaced. In fact, the archaeologists believe that on May 31st 2011 the ancient site will open to public.
A new museum was inaugurated a few days ago in the beautiful village of Oia, the Museum of Ancient, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Musical Instruments.
From early May till October 2010, 20 sculpted donkeys will form an open exhibition of sculptures in Santorini.
The famous Hollywood actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrived last week in Santorini with their children to spend few days of relaxation in the wonderful volcanic island of the Aegean Sea.
Another air company, Monarch Airlines, includes the Greek island of Santorini in its destinations for summer 2010.
Fava, the traditional product of Santorini, has become a Protected Name of Origin, like many other products of Greece. This is actually the 87th Greek product with protected name of origin.
Traces from the enormous volcanic eruption of Santorini, which happened around 1650 BC, were discovered in the abyss of the Ionian Sea, in depth of 4,000 metres.
From May 2010, the low cost air company German Wings will fly directly to Santorini Greece.
After her successful concert in the Olympic Stadium in Athens last night, Beyonce arrived early this morning in Santorini.
Santorini Grace hotel was awarded as Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel from World Travel Awards 2009.
Works for the pedestrianization of the road between Fira, the capital of the island, and Imerovigli will start in October, right after the end of the tourist period.
A new ferry line started on June 19th between the port of Rafina, in northern Athens, and Santorini.