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Greek Island VAT Rise Not Bringing in Gains

Revenue from the elimination of a special tax status applicable on a number of Greek islands has proven disappointing, according to an October tourism survey.

Heraklio Port Welcomes New Cruise Ship Terminal

Secretary General for Ports, Port Policy and Maritime Investment Christos Lambridis recently visited Heraklio on Crete, to inaugurate the port’s new cruise terminal.

Halkidiki Hoteliers: Sharing Economy Accounting for €30m in Losses

Hotels and rented room owners in Halkidiki are being deprived of 30 million euros in revenue from the operation of Airbnb-style properties, the Halkidiki Hotel Association said.

Cave of the Apocalypse on Patmos Restored

The Cave of the Apocalypse on Patmos, believed to be the spot John the Apostle received his visions recorded in the Book of Revelation, has been renovated with EU funding.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Expos Bring the Crowds to Thessaloniki

The 33rd edition of the International Tourism Exhibition "Philoxenia", held in parallel with the Hotelia show, attracted more than 20,000 visitors to Thessaloniki.

TUS Airways Launches Athens-Larnaca Direct Service

TUS Airways is expanding its presence in the Greek market by launching a new direct service connecting Athens to Larnaca, starting on December 1, 2017.

Air Serbia Introduces New Flexible Fare Categories

Air Serbia recently announced its new pricing policy, which includes new categories of fares, offering its passengers with flexibility and more options.

Creta Maris Receives ‘Outstanding Package Performing’ Award by Expedia.com

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete was recently honored with the "Outstanding Package Performing" award by Expedia.com.

Fraport Greece Aiming for Direct Flights from Asian, Arab Markets

Riding the momentum of growing tourist flows, Fraport Greece aims to boost direct flights from Asian and Arab markets to Thessaloniki airport.

Greece Welcomes a 100% Rise in Indian Travelers

The number of Indian travelers choosing Greece as a tourism destination this year shot up by more than 100 percent compared to 2016.

Athens Promoted as City Break Destination at WTM 2017

Athens was promoted as a city break destination by the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), during the WTM London 2017 expo.

Navigator 2017 Forum Examines Shipping Sector Challenges

Challenges faced by the shipping sector were discussed during the 17th Navigator Shipping Consultants forum held recently in Piraeus.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites Receives Two International Accolades

Athina Luxury Suites on Santorini has been voted “Best Wedding Hotel in Europe” and also received a distinction at the World Luxury Hotel Awards.

Air France – KLM Introduces New ‘Flying Blue’ Program

Air France-KLM's loyalty program Flying Blue as of April 1, 2018, will offer more simplicity, flexibility and additional options in the use of Miles.

Hainan Airlines Renews Fleet with 11 Airbus 330-300 Aircraft

Hainan Airlines is renewing its fleet and this month will gradually roll out 11 new Airbus 330-300 aircraft.

Real Estate Interest in Athens Still Weak, Study Says

Athens ranked 29th among 31 European cities in terms of property market investment and future development, a study by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) revealed.

Lamda Says Hellinikon ‘Cannot Be Materialized’ Due to Double Talk

Hellinikon Global, the managing investor of the Hellinikon project, said that the investment cannot proceed due to continuous set backs and political double speak.

Corfu Welcomes First Seaplane Test Run

A 10-seater Quest Kodiak seaplane landed on Corfu recently during a series of test runs ahead of the highly-anticipated official opening of the island’s waterway.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers See UK Interest Rising at WTM 2017

Thessaloniki is winning over British travelers as a city break destination due to its diverse offerings, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Out of the Blue Resort Honored with ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

The Out of the Blue Resort received the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the 2017 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.