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Greek gov't to announce ‘white week’ school holiday to boost tourism

In the next few days Greece’s ministries of Education and Tourism Development are expected to announce the introduction of a midterm weekly vacation for schools in the first week of March, which includes the Clean Monday holiday (March 3-7), in a bid to boost domestic winter tourism.

The so-called “white week” follows a request from the tourism industry and is aimed at extending the tourism season, and follows a pattern set in other European countries.

ekathimerini.com , Monday Jan 13, 2014 (20:08)  
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