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China Reaffirms Interest To Acquire Majority Stake In Athens Airport

The Association of Chinese Business Groups reaffirmed its interest in acquiring the majority stake in Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" in a meeting with Greek Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis on 3 June in the Greek capital.

SETE: “Power Cuts Will Be Devastating For Greek Tourism”

"Power cuts amid the peak tourism season, will be devastating for the positive image of the country abroad and for local communities, tourism businesses and their employees," the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) said in an announcement on 3 July.

Survey: Athens Gains Popularity As City Break Destination

Athens' popularity is on the up this season as tourists from traditional and emerging markets are increasing and staying longer, according to the fourth part of a survey carried out at Athens International Airport by the Region of Attica in May.

Travel + Leisure: Santorini, Greece, Tops World’s Best Islands List For 2014

Discerning readers of Travel + Leisure magazine voted and chose the Greek island of Santorini as the World's Best Island for 2014.

Crete’s Tourism Campaign Wins Three More Awards

Crete's successful tourism campaign "Incredible Crete: Surprisingly yours!" has won another three awards from international institutions.

Greek Travel Agents Welcome Summer 2014 At Transavia.com Beach Party In Athens

Over 400 Greek travel agents and tourism professionals recently attended a summer beach party hosted by transavia.com, the lowcost carrier to The Netherlands and France and member of the Air France-KLM Group.

Religious Experiences Promoted On Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos has released a new brochure to promote the area's churches and monasteries to assist travelers interested in religious tourism.

Larissa, Greece, Wins Over Tourists From Taiwan

A group of Taiwanese tourists recently departed from Larissa in the Thessaly Region, Greece, with the best of impressions, according to the Larissa Hoteliers Association.

Air Malta Honors Greek GSA For 2013 Sales Increase

Air Malta, the flag carrier of Malta, recently honored its general sales agent (GSA) in Greece, Discover the World, for increasing sales last year.

Doha To Become Emirates’ Best Connected Destination

Doha is to become Emirates’ best served destination with seven daily flights going into the Qatari capital from 1 December 2014.