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Crete - Greece's Isle Of Wonder

PUBLISHED ON NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Mina Agnos and her team of consummate professionals at Athens-based Travelive are experts in arranging customized luxury travel in Greece. They provide top, personalized itineraries using private tours and master guides, the best hotels, gastronomic picks, transfers between islands and VIP services. If you want authentic Greece at its best, you will love Mina.

Read the full article at Huffington Post

Living in the World's Most Adventurous Countries

PUBLISHED ON OCTOBER 17, 2017

The mainland is no less impressive. "Imagine seeing views of the Acropolis as you drive into the city centre, or the stunning blue as you drive through the natural limanakia [little ports] between Vouliagmeni and Varkiza," said Mina Agnos, an American who opened the Athens office of luxury tour company Travelive in 2008. "These are things that give me joy every day."

Read the full article at BBC Travel

Greece: Naxos – Gem of the Aegean

PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 2017

Mina Agnos and her team of consummate professionals at Athens-based Travelive are experts in arranging customized itineraries in Greece. They take care of everything from the accommodations, top guides, cultural and gastronomic excursions, transfers between islands, to providing VIP services.

Read the full article at JaxFax Travel Magazine

Why You Should Go To Greece This Fall

PUBLISHED ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

How to Arrange: Mina Agnos and her team at the Athens-based Travelive are experts in arranging custom luxury trips in Greece, including easy transfers between islands, not always the easiest in Greece. They're extremely knowledgeable and adept at managing changes in itineraries, also a not uncommon occurrence.

Read the full article at Forbes.com

Greek-American in Greece: Entrepreneur Mina Agnos Q&A

PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 28, 2017

Greek-American in Greece is back! Let's meet a Kansas City Greek living and working in Athens. Introducing… Entrepreneur and Travel + Leisure A-List Travel Advisor, Mina Agnos!

Read the full interview at windycitygreek.com

Why You Should Discover Greece's Gourmet Island

PUBLISHED ON JULY 30, 2017

Mina Agnos and her team at the Athens-based Travelive are experts in arranging custom luxury trips in Greece, including easy transfers between islands, not always the easiest in Greece. They're extremely knowledgeable and adept at managing changes in itineraries, also a not uncommon occurrence.

Read the full article at Forbes.com

Travel Masters

PUBLISHED IN JUNE 2017

The specialists who can help you plan your odyssey.

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These are the Best Undiscovered Beaches in the World

PUBLISHED ON APRIL 21, 2017

The western and northern sides of the island are the quietest and most beautiful—and the latter is where you'll find the stone-walled Porto Zante Villas and Spa, which Greece expert Mina Agnos, president of Travelive, says offers an unsurpassed experience.

Read the full article at bloomberg.com

People Who Wake Up At 4am To Work Out Tell You How They Do It

PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 21, 2017

Take Mina Agnos, for instance. As a business owner, mom, and reformed night owl, she said, "My time is limited. I love the early morning schedule because it makes my day feel longer. I get in my workout, then return home to wake up the kids and get everyone ready for their day."

Read the full article at thrillist.com

Island Hopping in Greece: The Perfect 7-Day Itinerary

PUBLISHED ON APRIL 19, 2017

Set up a private charter with Travelive and sail around the cove of Kleftiko, a former pirate hideout where you can swim and dive for urchins. Back on land, stroll around the maze-like pedestrian streets of Plaka, the island's capital, which sits 700 feet above sea level.

Read the full article at jetsetter.com

The Best Travel Agents for Europe

PUBLISHED IN AUGUST 2016

It's hard to ask a question about Greece that Agnos can't answer, be it about perennially popular destinations such as the Cyclades or lesserknown corners—her passion—like the island of Melos and private collections at select museums, to which she can arrange exclusive visits.

Read the full article at Travel+Leisure

The Most Overrated Attractions in Europe (And Where to Go Instead)

PUBLISHED ON JULY 19, 2016

"Most of the popular destinations in Greece are worth the hype and the crowds," says Mina Agnos, president of Travelive, which provides trip planning for travelers to Greece, Italy, Spain, Egypt, and Turkey. "When you have the incredible ancient and UNESCO World Heritage sites, it's hard to say don't go," Agnos adds.

Read the full article at oyster.com

Turkey Tourism Decimated by String of Deadly Events

PUBLISHED ON JULY 19, 2016

"With the coup attempt, I see that the remaining guests who opted to stick with Turkey are now requesting a change of plans and extending their stays in Greece," Agnos said.

Read the full article at travelweekly.com

Is It Okay to Travel to Greece?

PUBLISHED ON JULY 22, 2016

"I often field questions about economic crisis concerns and refugees affecting travel in Greece," says Mina Agnos, president of luxury travel agency Travelive. "Neither has a real effect on travelers to Greece. Greeks are very warm and welcoming and speak a very high level of English."

Read the full article at oyster.com

Turkish Tourism Likely to Face More Woes Post Istanbul Airport Attack

PUBLISHED IN JULY 2016

"More cruise lines are eliminating Istanbul as a port of disembarkation and reverting to Athens, Greece," said Mina Agnos, president and co-founder of Travelive, an agency specializing in luxury independent travel.

Read the full article at foxnews.com

Greek Island Itinerary: Mykonos, Santorini and Crete

PUBLISHED ON JULY 5, 2016

Travelive/Travel2Greece, a regional specialist with offices in Boca Raton, Fla., and Athens, creates tailor-made itineraries for lovers of food, wine and practically any activity imaginable on the islands.

Read the full article at Travel Age West

How to Help Your Kids Sleep on Planes

PUBLISHED IN MAY 2016

"Select late evening flights from the U.S. to Europe to ensure that kids stay closer to their own sleep schedule," says Mina Agnos, co-founder of Travelive and mother of two.

Read the full article at Condé Nast Traveler

All About Ultra

PUBLISHED IN JULY 2016

Luxury Travel Advisor organized its fourth annual Ultra Summit at the Monarch Beach Resort in May, hosting top travel advisors for two days of education, networking and one-to-one meetings with suppliers.

Read the full article at Luxury Travel Advisor

Just Like That

PUBLISHED IN MARCH 2017

The feeling of lavishness is created with ease in Greece where guests can enjoy a sense of immersion, while connecting with the destination and its people, Mina Agnos, president, Travelive, explained.

Read the full article at traveltradeluxury.travel

Everything You Need to Know to Plan Your Best Summer Vacation Trip Ever

PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2016

"One of the common mistakes that I see often is blindly following reviews," Mina Agnos, president and co-founder of Travelive tells Teen Vogue. "The problem with online reviews is that they are often unqualified."

Read the full article at teenvogue.com

50 T+L Readers Reveal the Trips of Their Dreams

PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 26, 2016

Maria Leach posted to Facebook that her dream vacation would be chartering a private sailboat and exploring the Greek islands; A-List agent Mina Agnos can make this happen, with stops at Amorgos, Santorini, Mykonos, and the beaches of Folegandros.

Read the full article at Travel + Leisure

Six-Pack Abs Begin at 40 Says Agnos

PUBLISHED ON FEBRUARY 1, 2016

"I'm in the best shape of my life" at 41, she told the Journal. "I have muscle tone, my skin has never looked better and my kids (ages 12 and 9) think what I'm doing is really cool." Life begins at 40, indeed.

Read the full article at The National Herald

Destinations

PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 28, 2015

"As popular destinations in Greece are reaching capacity and others are developing, there has been a shift toward considering more sides of Greece like Milos, Folegandros, Ios and Naxos." Mina Agnos tells Travel Weekly

Read the full article at travelweekly.com

At 41, the Best Shape of Her Life

PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 18, 2016

The president of Travelive, a tour company that customizes luxury vacations in Greece and the Mediterranean, Ms. Agnos splits her time between Athens and Boca Raton, Fla. Last summer, her running route took her past Synergy Fitness Boca. She walked in and asked what it would take for her to get a six-pack. She left with an outline for a highly regulated diet and exercise plan.

Read the full article here.

All About Aviation Insiders Interview with Mina Agnos, President and Co-Founder, Travelive

PUBLISHED ON JULY 17, 2015

Mina Agnos has built a successful career on her passion: travel. In 2001, she co-founded Travelive, a company in which personalized travel experiences are created based on guest preferences and expectations.

Read the full article at AllAboutAviation.gr

Live Like A Local: Get to Know More Than Just Mykonos and Santorini

PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 23, 2015

Mina Agnos, co-founder and president of Travelive, knows Greece extremely well. We asked her for an up close report of one of her favorite destinations there and she's shared her tips for visiting Ios, from the best beaches, to the bars and how to live like a real local.

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Heading to Greece? What to Know Before You Go

PUBLISHED ON JULY 7, 2015

"Our company and our partners remain financially solid, so we don't have any concerns in terms of not being able to deliver the services that people have booked with us," says Mina Agnos, Travelive's president and co-founder.

Read the full article at Yahoo Canada News

Is Your Trip to Greece in Jeopardy? Maybe, Or Maybe Not

PUBLISHED ON JULY 16, 2015

"It is important to note that Greece remains safe, warm and welcoming," says Mina Agnos, the president of Travelive. The tourism infrastructure is unaffected and the economic problems are "not being felt" by visitors, she says.

Read the full article at The Washington Post

9 Vacation Spots That Are Better (and Cheaper) Than the Places You Want to Go

PUBLISHED IN JUNE 2015

The 30 spacious rooms at the four-star Lagos Mare Hotel, with a pool, bar, and sea views, are a steal at $120, says Mina Agnos, a Greek travel expert with Travelive.

Read the full article at The Money Magazine

Going to Greece? Bring More Euros Say Tourists

PUBLISHED ON JULY 1, 2015

According to Mina Agnos, president of Travelive, a tour company that specializes in customizable luxury vacations in Greece and the Mediterranean; it's always smarter to travel with more forms of payment.

Read the full article at CNN Travel

50 T+L Readers Reveal the Trips of Their Dreams

PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 2014

T+L A-List advisor Mina Agnos (seven days from $35,000 for up to four people) recommends a weeklong sail from off-the-map Amorgos, in the Cyclades, to Santorini, with stops in Mykonos and the untrammeled beaches of Folegandros.

Read the full article at Travel+Leisure

Europe Just Got Even Cheaper for U.S. Travelers

PUBLISHED IN APRIL 2015

For a hotel, try Athens Gate, overlooking the Temple of Olympian Zeus, says Mina Agnos of Travelive.

Read the full article at The Money Magazine

Greece: By Land or Sea

PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 2014

Travelive, a company based in Greece, which focuses on luxury experiences, will consult with travel advisors to build an itinerary for clients focused on culinary, shopping or archaeological excursions...

Read the full article at Luxury Travel Advisor

Best Family Getaways

PUBLISHED IN JUNE 2014

If getting in a history lesson or two is a priority, try a guided trip through mainland Greece created by T+L A-List travel advisor Mina Agnos (from $250 per person per day). Here, the ultimate driving itinerary, from Athens to Meteora and back.

Read the full article at Travel+Leisure

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