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Athens Airport Marks 19.3% Increase in August Passenger Traffic

Athens International Airport (AIA) recorded a 19.3 percent increase in passengers in August compared with the same month last year, reaching 2.15 million.

Lufthansa Group Introduces Booking Fee On Tickets Booked Via GDS

As of Tuesday, September 1, all airline tickets issued by a booking channel using global distribution systems (GDS) for flights with Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Swiss, will include a new “distribution cost charge” (DCC) of 16 euros.

Ellinair Announces New Winter Routes to Athens and Izmir from Thessaloniki

Greek carrier Ellinair announced on Wednesday that it will launch two daily flights between Athens and Thessaloniki next month, as part of its winter 2015-2016 flight schedule.

Avis Rolls Out New Service for Van Rentals

Car rental company Avis recently introduced its new van rental service for private use "Avis Van Rental", as part of its commitment to provide efficient and cost-effective transport to clients.

Athens Ledra Unveils ‘New Arrivals’ On the Panorama Restaurant Menu

The Athens Ledra Hotel has unveiled a series of Angus beef dishes for visitors to enjoy when dining at the Panorama Restaurant & Pool Bar on the 8th floor, under the Attica sky and with a breathtaking view of the Acropolis and the Saronic Gulf.

Ryanair Announces Extra Chania-Athens Flight On Election Day, Sept 20, in Greece

Ryanair announced that an additional scheduled flight will run on the Chania - Athens service on Sunday, September 20, to facilitate the travel of Greeks that vote in the country's capital city.

Hilton Worldwide Appoints William Margaritis as Executive VP of Corporate Affairs

Hilton Worldwide has appointed William Margaritis as the company’s executive vice president of Corporate Affairs. He will oversee internal and external communications, government relations and corporate responsibility globally.

WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016: Call for Entries

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the Call for Entries for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016. These annual awards are among the highest accolades in the industry and represent the gold standard in sustainable tourism.