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Greece: New Tourism Campaign Shows the Aegean Islands are ‘Like No Other’

In a move to boost its position in the international tourism market, the South Aegean Region on Tuesday presented a new campaign entitled "Aegean Islands. Like No Other", which lies at the heart of its three-year tourism strategy designed in collaboration with the Greek Tourism...

Greece among EU Countries with Highest Shares of Non-resident Overnight Stays in 2015

Greece was among the EU countries with the highest shares of overnight stays spent by non-residents last year, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, on Tuesday.

Refugee Crisis Uncovers EU’s True Unity as Partners Put Pressure on Greece Alone

While thousands of refugees fleeing war continue to make their way to Greek shores in efforts to make a better home for themselves in Europe, the EU is playing hot potato.

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike on Jan 27-29

Minoan Lines informs its passengers that due to the announced 48-hour strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO) as of Wednesday, January 27 up to Friday, January 29, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa – Ancona/Trieste line...

Turkish Airlines: Passenger Traffic Increase of 25% to Athens and Thessaloniki Airports in 2015

Turkish Airlines last year recorded a significant annual increase of 25 percent in passenger traffic for both international airports in Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.

New ‘Life’ Limit for Rental Cars in Greece Causes Stir

Car rental companies across Greece are up in arms following a recent decision to extend the “life” of rental vehicles.

Gulf Air Orders 29 A320neo Family Aircraft

As part of its fleet renewal strategy, Gulf Air has announced a firm order of 29 A320neo Family. The new order includes 17 A321neo and 12 A320neo of which 10 A320neo have been confirmed since 2012.

Lufthansa Appoints Konstantinos Tzevelekos as New GM for Greece & Cyprus

Konstantinos Tzevelekos has been appointed by the Lufthansa Group as its General Manager in Greece & Cyprus, effective as of January 29.

Cycling Chaps & Gals to Hit Spetses for 3rd Tweed Run

It’s all about fun and fitness in retro style at the 3rd Tweed Run to be hosted yet again on the Saronic island of Spetses this coming spring on April 15-17.