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Aegean Airlines Announces 2014 Growth Plans, 17 New Destinations

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines is investing in Greek tourism’s positive course and plans to reach 100,000 flights this year.

Greece, UNESCO To Hold Tourism & Culture Conference

Athens will be the host city for a joint conference in September on "Tourism and Culture Development," organized by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Lamda Development Offers More To Acquire Hellenikon

The consortium led by Greek real estate firm Lamda Development has increased its initial offer by 25 percent for the 100 percent acquisition of Hellenikon, the former Athens Airport site.

Athens, Beijing Discuss Ways To Boost Cooperation In Tourism

The potential to attract Greek tourists to Beijing and also increase the number of Chinese visitors to Athens was recently discussed by representatives of the Beijing Municipal Commission Tourism Development and officials of the Municipality of Athens.

Ryanair Doubles Athens-London Route In Winter 2014

Low-cost carrier Ryanair, has announced its 2014 winter schedule that includes two daily flights between Athens and London Stansted.

Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George Go Dark For Earth Hour 2014

By spending an hour in the dark on Saturday 29 March, Athens' two central hotels, Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George, will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

“Melody from Beijing” Brings Greece Closer To China

Some 2,000 Athenians felt the charm of Chinese music and also may have become a bit more eager to travel to Beijing and experience the city's unique culture, after attending a recent concert that connected China to Greece at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall.

NJV Athens Plaza Supports Earth Hour 2014

The NJV Athens Plaza Hotel, located on Syntagma Square in Athens, will participate in Earth Hour on 29 March and turn off all external lights, lobby and Plaza lounges lights from 8:30pm until 9:30pm.

Liostasi Hotel On Ios To Open With New Luxury Suites

Liostasi Ios Hotel & Spa will welcome the new tourism season with six new luxury suites, all noteworthy for their romantic ambiance, detail of decoration and modern technology.

Lady Gaga To Give Concert In Athens, Greece

Rumors have been confirmed and American pop star Lady Gaga is expected to come to Greece for the first time and give a concert.

Singapore Airlines To Expand Codeshare Agreement With Turkish Airlines

Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines have agreed a major expansion of codeshare ties, covering destinations beyond both Istanbul and Singapore.