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IATA: 2014 was a Safe Year for Aviation

"While aviation safety was in the headlines in 2014, the data show that flying continues to improve its safety performance", Tony Tyler, the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said on Monday.

Russians Place Greece Among Top 3 Favorite Destinations

Greece was ranked third in the leading destinations selected by Russian tourists for their trips abroad in 2014, recording a 17 percent drop compared to 2013, according to the Russian Federation’s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm).

First Round-The-World Flight Propelled by the Sun Takes Off

Two pilots - Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg - begun the world’s first round-the-world trip on a solar-powered plane on Monday.

Greek Government Reviews Regional Airports Deal

The Greek government is expected to stick to its commitment to its international lenders and go ahead with privatization projects already underway, which includes renegotiating the agreement with Frankfurt-based transport company Fraport to run 14 regional airports.

Galaxy Bar in Athens Ranked One of “World’s 10 Best Rooftop Bars”

The Galaxy Bar of the Hilton Athens hotel was named one of the top 10 rooftop bars in the world by Premier Traveler magazine, a leading, award winning American publication for frequent and luxury travelers.

‘Nefeles Mainalon Resort’ Lamway’s Latest Luxury Offering

Lamway Hotel Management Group announces the latest luxury addition to its roster: the boutique Nefeles Mainalon Resort, located in Arcadia, in the Peloponnese, southern Greece.

International Women’s Day: Tourism Sector Can do More to Step it Up on Gender Equality

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on Sunday, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, called upon the tourism sector to step up policies and businesses practices that promote gender equality and women's empowerment.

Domaine Porto Carras Collects Two Gold Medals at the ‘Berlin Wine Trophy 2015’ Competition

Domaine Porto Carras once again has been rewarded for its hard work with two "Berlin Wine Trophy" gold medals. The "Berlin Wine Trophy" is one of the most famous international wine competitions in Berlin, Germany.

Lufthansa Upgrades Cabin Design, Services, Offers New ‘Dream’ Destinations

As part of its ongoing efforts based on customer feedback to enhance passengers’ travel experience, Lufthansa announced at this year’s ITB in Berlin last week, the modernization of cabin design, the introduction of new onboard services, an innovative pricing concept and the...

Young Face of the Week: Dimitris Leventis – Hotel Owner, Agios Ioannis, Pelion

GTP has launched a new weekly column that introduces the young professionals of the Greek hospitality industry. This week's young face is Dimitris Leventis from Pelion.