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Museum Shutdown in Greece on Monday Due to Guards’ Work Stoppage, Travel Agents React

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) has reacted to the decision of Greek guards at museums and sites to hold a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Monday, March 30.

Minoan Lines to Intensify Passenger ID Checks Upon Embarkation

Greek shipping company Minoan Lines announced on Friday that it will intensify identification checks on all passengers boarding its ships as of April 1.

Maroulis Travel Certified by TÜV HELLAS for Road Safety Management System

Maroulis Travel is the first passenger transport company in Greece to be certified by TÜV HELLAS (TUV NORD) for its road safety management system (RSMS), implementing the ISO 39001:2012 standard on Road Traffic Safety.

‘Conde Nast Traveler’ Puts in a Word for Greek Bliss: Paros, Antiparos and Pano Koufonisi

Under the title “Three Idyllic Greek Isles That Most Tourists Miss”, Conde Nast Traveler recommends the “lesser-known” islands of Antiparos, Paros and Pano Koufonisi, as the places to be if you’re seeking unspoilt beaches, rustic tavernas and a “blissfully slow” pace of life....

Endeavor Greece Joins Celestyal Cruises to Push Greek Products

Business consultants Endeavour Greece and Celestyal Cruises have joined forces to promote Greek products and the Mediterranean Diet, strengthening in this way the country’s image abroad.

Greek Carrier Ellinair Distributes Flights via Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform

Travelport on Thursday announced a new agreement with Greek carrier Ellinair through which the airline will now distribute its flights via the Travelport Travel Commerce Platform.

First Underwater Dance Performance Off Greek Shores Shines Light on Diversity

In a creative first, choreographers, composers, artists, snorkelers and divers, have all joined forces to convey the message that challenges are meant to be challenged -- and where better to do this if not under the water.

Aegean Results Soar, Handles Over 10m Passengers in 2014

Greek carrier Aegean reported improved results for 2014 on Thursday, driven by network expansion and synergies with Olympic Air, while reporting a 14 percent rise in passenger traffic to 10.1 million passengers, the highest ever achieved by a Greek airline.

SWISS Adopts ‘Rule of Two’ for Aircraft Cockpits

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), a member of the Lufthansa Group, has announced that it will modify its cockpit safety procedures as a precautionary measure.

Minoan Lines: Εντατικοποίηση ελέγχου ταυτοπροσωπίας επιβατών από 1ης Απριλίου 2015

Οι Μινωικές Γραμμές ενημερώνουν το επιβατικό κοινό ότι, από την 1η Απριλίου 2015, θα εντατικοποιηθούν οι διαδικασίες ελέγχου ταυτοπροσωπίας όλων των επιβατών στα πλοία της εταιρείας, με την επίδειξη των απαραίτητων εγγράφων της ταυτότητάς τους κατά την επιβί...

Athens International Airport Participates in Earth Hour 2015

For the seventh year in a row, Athens International Airport will join the WWF’s global initiative “Earth Hour” on Saturday, March 28, and switch off the lighting of its western runway system (03L/21R), interrupting its operation for one hour.