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‘3d leisure’ Develops Wellness Services for MarBella Corfu

3d leisure has been assigned to design premium fitness and wellness services for the guests of the MarBella Corfu Hotel, including personal training programs, yoga classes and pool activities.

The Secrets of Corfu Cuisine by the Greek Gastronomy Guide

On occasion of the Easter holiday, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) together with food specialists, the Greek Gastronomy Guide takes you to the Ionian island of Corfu.

Major Corfu Tourism Unit Gets Go-ahead

A massive tourism complex including a five-star hotel, bungalows and holiday lodgings on the Ionian island of Corfu has received the go-ahead from the culture ministry.

SWISS Announces 2015 Summer Schedule, Includes Greek Destinations

Swiss International Air Lines will add Thessaloniki to its networks in Zurich and Geneva this summer. Geneva will also see new services to Zakynthos.

Chambers Team Up On Tourism Issues

Tourism and trade cooperation were among the main topics during the first meeting of the network of chambers of twin towns and sister cities Lesvos, Lamia, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Kerkyra, Preveza and Paphos, Cyprus) held on Saturday, 13 October, at the Chamber of Lesvos.

HATTA Board of Directors

Within the framework of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies’ (HATTA) annual general assembly, the association announced its new Board of Directors.

Olympic Air To Appeal Merger Rejection, Halts Routes

Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge. The commission had said that such a merger would monopolize the Greek market.

Manessis 2010 Top 10 Hotels

The Manessis awards ceremony was held for the second consecutive year and winners were chosen based on tourist preferences and Manessis standards.

New Convention Bureaus To Open In Greece

“The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) welcomes the deputy minister’s announcement for the creation of new convention bureaus in various regions of Greece and the establishment of a conference tourism committee,” HAPCO’s President Dinos Astras told...

Greek Tourism Revenue Drops, Arrivals Improve

Greece’s tourism revenue dropped 11.9 percent during the first six months of the year and 15.7 percent in June, according to data from the Bank of Greece.

Blue Flags For 421 Greek Beaches

Greece once again ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 41 countries, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Spain is in first place.

Aquis Adds A New Hot Spot To Kerkyra

The demanding visitor is not interested exclusively in sun and sea but also expects top service and facilities and that is exactly what the Aquis all-inclusive package offers, "unique facilities," said Andreas Antoniou, the hotel chain's director of operations, at the recent...

Greek Blue Flag Beaches Announced

Greece this year was awarded blue flags for 425 beaches and eight marinas, according to a recent announcement by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Last year 430 Greek beaches were awarded blue flags.

Plan for Privatization of All Greek Airports

The interministerial committee for denationalization last month gave the 'green light' for the utilization of regional airports by private investors.

Bidding for ETA Properties Begins

The bidding competition for long-term leases of two Xenia hotels, one in Tsagarada and the other on Thasos, has officially begun and offers must be submitted no later than October 18. Of those received, a short list will be selected and a closed competition will ensue. The...

Hotel Sponsors Popular Summer Sport

Domotel and its hotels, Les Lazaristes in Thessaloniki and Xenia Voulou, are sponsoring the Thessaloniki beach volleyball team, which stars Mariana Hounda and Mara Lazaridou.

Swissport and Sky Express Sign Service Agreement

Swissport signed a contract to provide ground service for passengers and airplanes with Sky Express, the new Greek airline based in Heraklion, Crete. Sky Express, established in 2005, offers passengers domestic flight service to the Greek islands and has plans to begin...

Ferry Ticket Prices Liberalized

Legislation to liberalize ferry ticket prices for third class fares and vehicles was signed by the Ministry of Merchant Marine, and includes ferries departing from the ports of Pireaus, Rafina, Lavrio, Kimi, to and from Elefsina, and from Patra to Kerkyra.

Blue Star Ferries Reports Solid Growth

Blue Star Ferries last month reported after tax profits of 17.5 million euros for 2005, an increase of 66.4% from the 10.5 million euro profit reported in 2004. Total revenues increased despite a 25.5% decrease in the number of sailings.