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Athens Airport Passenger Figures Soar to New Heights

Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is marking its best season ever, handling over 6 million passengers in the first five months of the year, up be 23.7 percent.

Greece an Increasingly Popular Holiday Destination for UK Families

Greece appears to be one of the top destinations to visit this year for families from the United Kingdom, as bookings to the country continue to rise, research by one of the UK's leading online travel agencies has shown.

South Aegean Region to Partner with CNN to Boost Tourism Profile

The Region of the South Aegean recently discussed embarking on a partnership with globally popular television news channel CNN to raise its tourism profile.

Dolphin Capital Investors Return to Profit

Dolphin Capital Investors Ltd returned to profit in 2014 with its net asset value at 644 million euros, the company said on Wednesday, announcing that it was moving ahead with a strategy to separate its investments into core projects and non-core assets.

Keep the Skies Open, says Etihad Airways Chief

Etihad Airways has urged the US Government to "keep the skies open", in a comprehensive formal response to the joint campaign by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines to block competition and roll back the benefits of Open Skies.

Greece to Host Young Diplomats Forum for First Time

A world class conference for the promising society of young diplomats will be held for the first time in Athens by the Global Diplomatic Forum and its partner in Greece, Geo Routes Cultural Institute.

Anamar Pilio Resort Wins Over Tourists from China

The Anamar Pilio Resort, a boutique hotel located in the picturesque area of Mount Pelion, central Greece, was the accommodation choice for a group of first-time visitors from China visiting the destination in late May.

Signature Travel Holds First-ever Greek Salsa Dance Cruise

Latin dance lovers with a soft spot for travel will get a chance to cruise the Aegean in the first-ever dancing cruise aboard the Olympia departing from Piraeus port on July 31 with stops and lots of partying at Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Patmos and Kusantasi (Turkey).

Athens’ Radisson Blu Park Hotel to Host Gaitis Exhibit

As part of its ongoing “Contemporary Greek Art” series of events promoting Greek art to visitors, the five-star Radisson Blu Park Hotel in Athens, will host an exhibit of works by acclaimed Greek painter, sculptor and engraver Yannis Gaitis (1923-1984), to open on Wednesday, June...