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AIA SA Offers €600m for 20-year Extension of Athens Airport Concession Agreement

AIA SA's financial offer of 600 million euros has paved the way for the 20-year extension of the Athens airport concession agreement.
Posted On 31 May 2017

Tourism, Shipping Ministers Lay Out Cruise Sector Plans

International cruise groups are actively demonstrating their trust in Greece, including Greek destinations on their itineraries despite the ongoing political instability in the region.

GEK Terna, India’s GMR Clinch Kastelli Airport Project Contract

GEK Terna and India's GMR Airports Limited have tentatively been named contractors for the construction and operation of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

Tourist Arrivals on Crete and Corfu Show Growth, GEPOET says

The General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) has reported growth in tourist arrivals on the Greek islands of Crete and Corfu.

Travelport Talks Benefits for Airlines via API Distribution

Travelport's Global Head of Product & Marketing, Air Commerce, Ian Heywood, talks about the benefits for airlines via API (Application Programming Interface) distribution.
Posted On 31 May 2017

Minoan Lines: High Int’l Fuel Prices Hit Q1 Revenue

Minoan Lines said international fuel prices in the first quarter doubled compared with the same period in 2016, negatively affecting its results.
Posted On 31 May 2017

TILOS Project Shortlisted in EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017

The TILOS project has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017 that recognize outstanding innovation in energy efficiency and renewables.
Posted On 31 May 2017

Global Initiative ‘Unites’ Hiking Trails in Kythera and Canada

The hiking trails of the island of Kythera recently became a “twin” section of Canada's Bruce Trail, within the framework of the “Friendship Trails” initiative.

SWISS Adds New Destinations to Winter Schedules

SWISS is expanding its destinations network in Europe by adding Wroclaw in Poland and Niš in Serbia to its winter itineraries.

Explore Dubai for Less with ‘My Emirates Pass’

Emirates’ customers can explore more of Dubai this summer by enjoying exclusive offers and discounts across the city with "My Emirates Pass".
Posted On 31 May 2017

European Pole Vaulters to Compete in ‘5th Athens Street Pole Vault’ Event

Athens will host some of the best pole vaulters in Europe during the 5th Athens Street Pole Vault, which will take place on June 1 at Syntagma square.

NetSemantics Launches New Version of Back Office Software Platform ‘nsTravel – ERP & CRM’

NetSemantics has launched the new version of the "nsTravel 2017 - ERP & CRM" back office software platform for travel agencies and tour operators that desire to automate their back office operation and communication capabilities with clients.
Posted On 31 May 2017

Santorini, Chania, Halkidiki Top Greeks’ Summer Preferences

Santorini, Chania and Halkidiki are the top choices of Greek travelers this summer, followed by the Aegean islands of Paros and Milos, according to online search engine trivago.

Safeguarding Antiquities Priority as Thessaloniki Metro Works Proceed

A working group made up of state and Attiko Metro officials will monitor works on the Thessaloniki metro, aiming to safeguard Byzantine era findings.

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Historic Athens Hotel King George Up for Grabs

The 5-star King George Hotel in Athens, dating back to the 1930s, is up for sale, Eurobank said, calling on interested parties to submit their bids until June 12.

Underwater Dig off Delos Uncovers Shipwrecks, Port Structures

A series of underwater excavations carried out off the island of Delos in the Cyclades has brought to the fore ancient coastal structures, a port and shipwrecks.

British Airways Launches In Depth Investigation Over IT Failure

British Airways will launch an investigation to determine how its IT system failed, resulting in major flight delays and cancellations at Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Italian Media Make a Case for Athens City Break

Leading Italian media with four extensive feature articles brand Athens an exciting ‘new’ cultural destination worth rediscovering.
Posted On 30 May 2017

‘Navarino Challenge’: Special Airfares for International Flights to Greece by Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is the official airline partner of “Navarino Challenge” and will offer special fares to passengers traveling to Greece to participate in the sports tourism event.
Posted On 30 May 2017