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Athens Airport Exceeds 1 Million Passengers in November

November was a record month for Athens International Aiport (AIA). For the first time in the last five years over one million passengers, namely 1.04 million, passed through its facilities in just one month.

Athens and Thessaloniki Become Members of “100 Resilient Cities” Network of Rockefeller Foundation

Greece's Athens and Thessaloniki were selected among 331 applicants to join 100 Resilient Cities – a network pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a...

Ride-sharing Uber Taxi app takes off in Greece

An innovative peer-to-peer application that gives smartphone owners the chance to hire a taxi through their phones has made its way to Greece.

The Louis Cristal Embarks on Greece’s First Transatlantic Cruise Since 2002

After 12 years, Greek cruise is once again in the international spotlight. On Friday, 28 November, the Louis Cristal set sail from the port of Piraeus for its first transatlantic cruise.

Second Business Travel Professionals Forum in Athens to Attract More Participants

The second Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF), set to take place on 11-12 December in central Athens, is expected to see a 60 percent increase in participation.

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.

Greece’s Nana Beach Hotel Tops RTK’s 100 Best

Nana Beach Hotel was awarded for the quality of services provided and attention to the client by the German RTK travel agency group, placing it among its top 100 partner hotels.

Greece’s Aegean Traveller Wants You

In its latest innovation, Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines launches an online video contest featuring restless travellers wishing to discover new destinations and alternative travel experiences.

Yades Group’s Esperas Voted ‘Most Romantic Historic Hotel’, Tops Fodor’s 100 Best

The Yades group’s Santorini Esperas was voted the “Most Romantic Historic Hotel” for 2015 during this year’s Historic Hotels of Europe Awards ceremony held in Trecin, Slovakia.

Festive Events at Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George in Athens

The two centrally located hotels in Athens, Grande Bretagne and King George, are preparing to pleasantly surprise their guests with their Christmas stories during the festive period.

Lufthansa Pilots to Strike on Thursday, 4 December

The pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced strike action on Lufthansa long-haul flights from Germany on Thursday, 4 December.