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AEGEAN, Olympic Air Announce Extra Flights to/from Greek Islands Between May 7-10

AEGEAN and Olympic Air will operate extra flights to/from Chania, Kefalonia, Milos, Leros, Naxos, Paros, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Mytilene and Corfu between May 7 and May 10.
Posted On 06 May 2016

Russian Tour Operators Urge Early Bookings for Fear of Visa Delays

The tedious visa regime and seemingly short-staffed consulate offices in Russia are negatively affecting Russian bookings to Greece with local tour operators requesting travelers book two weeks in advance.
Posted On 27 Apr 2016

S. Aegean Region Goes Tech, Calls on Users to ‘Share its Sunshine’

As part of its 2016-2020 tourism promotion plan, the South Aegean Region recently presented its new digital communication strategy which includes extensive social media actions.
Posted On 25 Apr 2016

TripAdvisor Ranks Santorini #1 Island in Europe, 2nd Best in World

Santorini ranked as the best island in Europe and second best in the world in the TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers' Choice awards for Islands.
Posted On 19 Apr 2016

Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.
Posted On 18 Apr 2016

Greece’s Airports See 16.9% Increase in Travel during First Quarter of 2016

A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 12 Apr 2016

Fraport to Officially Take Over Operations at Greek Regional Airports at End of 2016

German transport company Fraport expects to officially take over the operations at 14 regional airports in Greece at the end of this year, after obtaining the necessary permits and solving some technical issues, according to the company’s CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.
Posted On 07 Apr 2016

Gastronomy & Tourism: The Case of Greek Olive Oil – Opinion

Greek olive oil is inextricably linked with the Greek identity and can be considered a valuable asset which can enhance and differentiate the Greek tourist product. - Opinion by Alexandros Passalis
Posted On 18 Mar 2016

Three Greek Cities Shortlisted for ‘European Capital of Culture 2021’ Title

Eleusina, Kalamata and Rhodes were shortlisted on Friday in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2021 in Greece.
Posted On 26 Feb 2016

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Greece Refugee Crisis Warding Off German Travelers

The ongoing refugee crisis in the Aegean, and Greece's economic instability are taking a toll on bookings by German holidaymakers, according to figures released by tourism group DER Touristik during its annual meeting held in Athens on Tuesday.
Posted On 17 Feb 2016

Russian Volvo Regatta Set to Sail Off Rhodes

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes will be the host of this year’s Russian Volvo Regatta during the week of April 30-May 6 as well as of two more high-profile sailing events in June and October.
Posted On 18 Jan 2016

S. Aegean Region Tourism Plan Launch on Jan. 26

The South Aegean Region has placed Rhodes at the forefront of its 2016 tourism strategy due to its central role as a major tourist hotspot and as one of the region’s best performing destinations.
Posted On 14 Jan 2016

Greek Islet Alimia to Host Survival Challenge

The uninhabited Dodecanese islet of Alimia, situated between Rhodes and Halki, will host 20 daring travelers wishing to try their luck and skills in “The Island” travel concept game to kick off in October.
Posted On 13 Jan 2016

Alex Beach Hotel Awarded the Travelife Gold Award Certification for Sustainability in Tourism

The Alex Beach Hotel & Bungalows on the Greek island of Rhodes was recently honored with the prestigious Travelife Gold award for Hotels & Accommodations.
Posted On 27 Nov 2015

Easyjet to Launch Routes from Rhodes, Mykonos to European Cities in 2016

Low-cost carrier EasyJet on Tuesday announced the addition of three new routes connecting the Greek islands of Rhodes and Mykonos to European cities as of next summer.
Posted On 25 Nov 2015

Rhodes Selected as Host Destination for TripAdvisor’s First ‘Destination Academy’ Event in Europe

The island of Rhodes has been selected as the first European destination to host the Destination Academy with TripAdvisor (DATA) event.
Posted On 24 Nov 2015

WTM 2015: ‘The Warm Embrace Makes Greek Tourism a Leader’, Says Rhodes Hotels Chief

Why Greece? It’s hospitable, safe, a value for money, offering a quality product at good prices. Why the Greek island of Rhodes? It’s diversity, the sheer variety and caliber of its offerings and the warmth of its people.
Posted On 04 Nov 2015

Thomas Cook’s New ‘Bohemian’ Hotel Concept to Launch from Rhodes, Greece

Thomas Cook has announced the launch of a new hotel concept brand for the bohemian spirit named “Casa Cook”, with a first property in Rhodes, Greece, due to open in May 2016.
Posted On 29 Oct 2015

Face of the Week: Leontios N. Orphanos, Owner of HOTELIGENT Management & Consulting Company

This week, GTP introduces Leontios N. Orphanos, the owner of HOTELIGENCE Management & Consulting Company in Athens.
Posted On 26 Oct 2015