In the UK the Guardian is reporting that Germany is 'exporting' its elderly to cheaper care homes in Eastern Europe, Greece, Philippines and Thailand. This does seem a little strange since the austerity measures imposed in Greece mean that we are having problems coping with our ageing population properly.
BritsinCrete.Net moves to the next level as it launches in its new custom design, using the Joomla Content Management System (CMS). The site has been revamped by Dave and Irene at BlackdogInternet a local Crete specialist web design facility. The Joomla CMS ensures faster access by visitors to the web site, easier navigation, and a better over all user experience and interactivity. There are further benefits to come for those who join up to become members. One will be a special Classifieds ad section to which only members will be able to advertise.
Tui Thomson UK, uses the Brits in Crete home page for brand awareness and how contact the airline/tour operator in Crete of seat availability of flights from Heraklion to various UK airports up to the end of the flying season.
UKTVPlus.com is welcomed as a new advertiser as it promotes its online service in Greece. The service enables the viewing of UK's home based, TV channels on the Internet.
BritsinCrete offers extended benefits for those web site visitors who click through to Holiday Lettings UK holiday homes advertising service after the Holiday Lettings rental portal was taken over by the leading online travel brand, Tripadvisor.com.
Brits in Crete supports the campaign of the British Vice Consulate in Heraklion and the Greek Police in Heraklion of the increased efforts to locate missing Briton Steve Cook who disappeared in Malia in 2005. See the Britsin Crete Forum entry: