connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Athens, Crete and Kalamata Lead the Way as Popular Greek Destinations

Athens, the island of Crete and Kalamata, in the central Peloponnese, were the three Greek destinations that drew the crowds in 2014, according to a SETE Intelligence report.

Thessaloniki Mayor Named in World’s Top 10

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris joins the ranks of the best mayors around the globe as he was named one of the top 10 awardees for the 2014 World Mayor Prize.

Acropolis Listed among 20 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Acropolis in Athens is included once again on a list compiled by CNN that singles out 20 of the most beautiful and famous UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Syriza Expected to Steer Clear of Shipping Industry

Dialogue, discussion and finding solutions is what the new Syriza government plans to do with the country’s major shipping players, aware of the paramount importance of Greece’s leading money-making industry.

Blue Air Launches Athens–Larnaca Route, Introduces ‘Smart Flying’ Model

Blue Air, the first "Smart Flying" airline from Romania, has launched a connection between Athens and Larnaca with up to 10 weekly frequencies.

Vita Hotels Takes Crete by Storm with New Investments

Hotel group Vita Hotels has added two new accommodation investments on the island of Crete to its portfolio, striking a deal, in the meantime, with UK travel providers Thomas Cook for exclusive services.

Conde Nast Traveler Places Semiramis in Athens among Most Colorful Hotels

Leading travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler has included Semiramis in Athens, Greece, on a list of the most colorful hotels that are sure to "brighten your next vacation".

Let the Carnival Begin… in Rethymno Crete

It’s carnival time on Crete, with the annual Rethymno Carnival in full swing as cheerful masqueraders roam the footpaths and alleys of the Venetian port city.

Iberia Allows Online Check-in on Purchase of Flight Ticket

Iberia has launched a new free service allowing customers to check-in online as soon as their have purchased their tickets, regardless of the flight date.

Swiss European Air Lines Renamed Swiss Global Air Lines

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has renamed its Swiss European Air Lines subsidiary, the operator of its Avro RJ100 fleet. The company will now be known as Swiss Global Air Lines.

Αποκριά στην Αθήνα 2015

Με κινητήριο δύναμη το κέφι και τη δημιουργική φαντασία ξεκίνησαν –και θα διαρκέσουν έως τις 23 Φεβρουαρίου- οι εκδηλώσεις που διοργανώνει ο Οργανισμός Πολιτισμού Αθλητισμού και Νεολαίας του δήμου Αθηναίων, ...