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Fraport Greece Set to Begin €10m Kavala Airport Revamp

Fraport Greece presented its 10-million-euro project for the upgrading and expansion of Kavala Airport "Megas Alexandros".

Creta Maris Honored for Business Excellence in Tourism

The Creta Maris Beach Resort, located on Crete, was recently honored with the "Treasures of Greek Tourism 2017” award for its business excellence.

WTTC-McKinsey Report Attempts to Address Overtourism Issues

Ways of managing overcrowding in tourism destinations are included in a report released by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and McKinsey.

Tusk’s Migrant Quota Action Causes EU Rift, Reactions

A move by European Council President Donald Tusk to review the mechanism of mandatory quotas for the redistribution of asylum seekers has created a stir in the EU.

End of Trading for Austrian Carrier Niki, Passengers Stranded

Austria’s second largest airline Niki announced it had filed for bankruptcy protection, leaving some 10,000 passengers stranded.

Greek Tourism Minister Completes US Visit on Positive Note

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura completed her US visit with a series of meetings, highlighting the investment opportunities in Greece.

Star Alliance Partners with ‘Plug and Play’ to Access Innovative Travel Startups

Star Alliance has entered into a partnership with innovation center “Plug and Play”, in order to accompany travel startups in their development process.

Europe Drives Int’l Tourism Growth Through October 2017

Europe drove growth in international arrivals in the first ten months of 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Athens’ Eleonas Neighborhood to Get Metropolitan Park

The area of Eleonas in Athens will get its own metropolitan park in 2019 offering repose and recreation for its residents, the capital’s municipal authority said.

Greece-Russia Year of Tourism Set for Action

Greek tourism ministry authorities met with their counterparts in Russia to finalize the details of the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Thessaloniki Port: Share Purchase Agreement for 67% Stake to be Signed

The share purchase agreement for the 67 percent stake of the Thessaloniki Port Authority is expected to be signed on Friday, December 15.

‘Greek Tourism Workshop’ Events to Introduce Greece to Arab and Asian Markets in 2018

Greece in 2018 will be promoted to the high-spending markets of India, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon through B2B workshops.

‘Greek Day’ at New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange and Capital Link recently organized the “Greek Day at NYSE”, a special ceremony in honor of Greece.

TUI Group’s Year Going Great, Aiming for 10% Growth by 2020

TUI increased turnover by 8.1 percent to 18.5 billion euros in the year ending September 2017 and EBITA by 12 percent to 1.12 billion euros.

Travelport Receives NDC ‘Level 3’ Aggregator Certification by IATA

Travelport has been certified by the International Air Transport Association as a “Level 3” aggregator under IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative.

Blue Star Ferries Invites Travelers to ‘Write Their Story’

Blue Star Ferries is inviting travelers to "write their own story" and share experiences related to their travels and life on the Aegean islands.

Ryanair’s New Cabin Bag Policy to Start in January 2018

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that its new cabin bag policy will come into effect in January 2018 to reduce the volume of carry-on bags.

UNESCO Names Greece’s Rebetiko Song Heritage of Humanity

The rebetiko music genre - known as the Greek blues - has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

SETE: First Signs for 2018 Greek Tourism Season are Positive

The first signs for the 2018 tourism season in Greece are positive, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Airports Welcome Record 11-Month Passenger Traffic

Greek airports recorded robust passenger numbers in the January-November 2017 period welcoming a total 55.8 million against 53.6 million last year.