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Greece Hits New Heights in Jan-Nov Passenger Numbers

The January-November 2014 period was the best so far in the history of Hellenic civil aviation as some 43 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first 11 months of the year, an increase of six million compared to 2013.

‘Thessaloniki. A Big Heart!’ – New Tourism Campaign Showcases Northern Greek City

"Thessaloniki. A Big Heart!" is the new slogan of the northern Greek city to promote tourism throughout the country and abroad.

Greece Among World’s First Green Holiday Destinations Top 100

The Greek destinations of Alonissos, Athos area, Ierapetra, Naxos and Samothrace have been named in the inaugural Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100.

Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Apply for European Cultural Capital

The culture ministry has called on Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital for 2021 to submit applications.

Greek Travel Agents Association Seeks Donations for Children in Need

In response to the call of the SOS children's villages and the PIKPA Pentelis, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is seeking donations from its members for children in need.

Thessaloniki Ushers in Holiday Season at ‘Asterocosmos’

The northern port city of Thessaloniki ushers in the holiday season at the Helexpo center on 12 December, when under the glow of millions of lights Asterocosmos (StarWorld) opens its doors to the public with dozens of festive offerings for kids and grown-ups.

‘Greece, Festival, Flavors’ Tickles the Palate, Brings the Finest Greek Cuisine to the Spotlight

Food and fun were at the center of this year’s “Greece, Festival, Flavors” Christmas festival, which took place on 5-7 December at the Helexpo Maroussi center.

Tastes of Halkidiki take the Spotlight at the Acropolis Museum

In efforts to promote local products and introduce the region as a gastronomy destination, Halkidiki authorities are organizing “Halkidikis Gefseis” (Tastes of Halkidiki) on Thursday 11 December at the Acropolis Museum restaurant in Athens.

Etihad Airways Takes Home ‘World’s Leading Airline’ Award for 6th Straight Year

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded the highly coveted title of World’s Leading Airline for the sixth straight year at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA).