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Greece Tourism Gets Off on the Right Foot, Despite Challenges

Despite the recent political changes in the country, incoming tourism to Greece seems to have taken off with an increased number of arrivals from abroad.

Greece Among Top 20 for Best Hotel Service, UK, Russia Worst

Greece was ranked 16th for the friendliness and competence of its hotel staff in an analysis of six million customer reviews released recently by international online booking agent Hotel.info.

Delta Offers Improved Flight Options from Greece to New York and Beyond

Delta Air Lines will boost travel options for customers between Greece and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from Monday, March 30, by restarting services to the Big Apple from Athens International Airport.

TripAdvisor: Athens Among Top 25 World’s Best Destinations

Athens is among the top 25 Travelers' Choice Destinations announced this week by travel site TripAdvisor.

Germanwings Co-pilot Intentionally Sends Plane to Death Plunge, Prosecutor Says

The co-pilot of the ill-fated Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 passengers and crew on Tuesday, intentionally sent the plane crashing, a Marseille prosecutor told a press conference in Paris on Thursday.

HATTA to Make Important Announcements at 2015 General Assembly

The annual general assembly of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will open next week with interesting announcements and a number of important topics on the international and Greek tourism industry and travel agency sector.

Earth Hour 2015: Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George Go Dark to Give Planet a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 28, the Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George in central Athens will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Classic Car Spring Rally Gears Up for Spetses in April

Vintage car drivers are gearing up for this year’s Spring Rally, to take place on the Saronic isle of Spetses on April 4-5.

Hilton Athens to Hold Innovative Activities in Support of ‘Earth Hour’ this Year

Hilton Athens will join hundreds of Hilton Worldwide’s properties to mark Earth Hour 2015 on March 28 by switching off lights, as well as hosting innovative projects for guests in demonstration of its commitment to live sustainably and take action by caring for the planet in the...

Greek Travel Bloggers to Spread the Word About Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos in Crete will host a group of Greek travel bloggers aiming to promote the area's beauty and customs to a wider audience.

Ypati Thermal Spring to Operate During Easter Holiday

The Ypati thermal spring located in Fthiotida, Greece, will open to the public as of Monday, April 6, for the Easter holiday.

Aviation World Seeking Answers to Germanwings Tragedy

The latest reports that the pilot was locked out of the cockpit of the ill-fated Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 passengers and crew on Tuesday, has brought authorities' attention to the safety of cockpit doors on commercial planes.