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Air Canada rouge

Air Canada’s “rouge” To Link Greece With Canada

Air Canada's international low-cost carrier, rouge, will launch flights to Athens from Toronto and Montreal as of July 2013.
New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Athens!

The City of Athens will ring in the New Year on Monday, 31 December 2012, at the Apostolos Pavlos & Herakleidon pedestrian walkway in central Athens, together with all of the Athenians and guests who choose to celebrate New Year's Eve in the Greek capital.
Santa at Asterokosmos!

New Year’s Fun At Asterocosmos, Thessaloniki

Events, music and dance happenings await all at Helexpo’s “Asterokosmos” on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day!

“Greek Breakfast” Goes To Lesvos

The Lesvos Hoteliers Association invites local entrepreneurs to attend the "Greek Breakfast of Lesvos" event scheduled for today, Sunday, 30 December, at the Chamber of Lesvos.

King George Palace: Eurobank Seals The Deal With Lampsa

Eurobank recently reached an agreement with hotel group Lampsa SA for the leasing of the King George Palace on Syntagma Square. Lampsa is the owner of the adjacent Hotel Grande Bretagne.

Embezzlement Scam Leads To Probe Into GNTO Finances

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni ordered a probe into the finances of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) after an embezzlement scam against the organization surfaced during the recent Christmas holiday.
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VAT Cut For Restaurants Planned For Next Year

In 2013, the reduction of the VAT rate on food catering services, from 23 percent it stands today to 13 percent, will be one of the Greek Tourism Ministry’s targeted actions to boost the competitiveness of Greece’s tourism product, the country's Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...
ΑΙΑ holiday events

Athens Airport Shows Its Holiday Spirit

With themes from the most popular Christmas stories, passengers and visitors to Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos” will experience the magic of the holidays through joyful activities and many surprises.

Holiday Inn Thessaloniki Earns Torchbearer Award

The Holiday Inn Thessaloniki recently received the prestigious InterContinental Hotels Group 2012 Torchbearer Award and won industry recognition as one of the best hotels of the international hotel group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Emirates A380

Emirates Says “Hello 2013” With Great Fares

Emirates is welcoming 2013 aboard by offering very attractive fares for quick-acting customers.
Tourists in Greece.

Greek Tourism Revenue Drops In Jan-Oct Period

Greece’s tourism revenue dropped four percent during the January-October 2012 period, according to data released recently by the Bank of Greece.
Kalavryta Ski Center

Kalavryta Ski Center Opens For Season

The Kalavryta Ski Center, located on the North West side of Helmos, recently welcomed skiers for the new ski season with many innovations and new services!
Seli Ski Center

Seli Ski Center Opens For 2012-2013 Season

The revamped Seli National Ski Center recently opened its gates for the 2012-2013 ski season under new management and with improved infrastructure and many discount schemes.

Athens Plaza Holds Annual Xmas Bash

Friends, travel agents, hoteliers, tour operator and embassy representatives gathered recently at the NJV Athens Plaza’s annual Christmas party and enjoyed an evening of food, song, gifts and good conversation.

Ας επενδύσουμε!

Σε πρόσφατη έκθεσή της, η Τράπεζα της Ελλάδος αναφέρεται στις μεγάλες πιέσεις που αντιμετωπίζει το ελληνικό τραπεζικό σύστημα ως προς τη ρευστότητα και την κεφαλαιακή επάρκεια, περιορίζοντας τη δυνατότητά του να χρηματοδοτήσει νέες επιχειρηματικές πρωτοβουλίες και να στηρ...
King George veranda

Grecotel’s 2012-2013 Holiday Offers

Grecotel Hotels and Resorts is offering festive and affordable suggestions for a traditional Christmas and New Year’s holiday in some of the most favorite cities in Greece: Athens, Alexandroupolis, Thessaloniki and Larissa.
Galaxy, Hilton

Tempting Cuisine & Sparkling Entertainment At The Hilton

The festive season is here and the Hilton Athens wants to offer its guests a magical experience!
Andreas Andreadis, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), while addressing Greek journalists during the association's media briefing held today in Athens.

SETE Gives Positive Messages For Greek 2013 Tourism

Early bookings to Greece from the UK and Germany for next year’s tourism season are up some 20 percent while competing countries such as Turkey and Spain are on the same levels as last year, the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis,...
Ryanair Boeing 737-800

Ryanair To Open New Hub In Chania, Crete

Chania, Crete, will be low cost carrier Ryanair’s first Greek hub and 55th base in Europe as of next spring, according to an announcement made by the airline’s official Kate Sherry on Thursday, 20 December.
Titania Hotel Athens

Festive Nights At Titania

The Titania Hotel invites you to celebrate the festive season in the center of Athens and is offering excellent festive Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dinner packages at affordable prices.