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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Greek Tourism Takes A Hit

It’s usually the lifeline of the Greek economy, but the economic crisis and political instability are taking a toll on the country’s tourism industry.

Officials say potential visitors are even calling and asking whether there will be enough food for them. The BBC’s Mark Lowen visited the usually busy island of Zakynthos and found hotels that are nearly empty.


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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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