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Hellinikon Upgrade Project on its Way to Becoming a Reality

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Tuesday between the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) and Lamda Development, which amends the existing share sale and purchase agreement of the Hellinikon former airport.

Greek Shipowners Have Clout on the Seas, 16% Global Market in their Hands

Despite the trials and tribulations facing Greece with the ongoing debt crisis taking its toll, the country’s shipping sector is demonstrating impressive resilience, boosting its hold in the international market as the largest player.

Greek Port Strikes a Set Back for Cruise Revenue

The cruise industry is feeling the brunt of ongoing strikes at ports in Thessaloniki and Piraeus, with potential losses reaching 12 million euros this month, stated Mr Theodore Kontes, the president of Union of Cruise Shipowners and Associated Members (EEKFN).

China, Crete Shake Hands on Tourism, Culture & Trade Exchange

Crete Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and his Chinese counterpart from the region of Guangxi, Chen Wu, recently signed a treaty of friendship and cooperation.

Kyvernitis Travel and Etihad Airways Join Forces at Posidonia 2016

Kyvernitis Travel and Etihad Airways are presenting their products at a joint stand at the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition taking place at the Metropolitan Expo Center in Athens.

Runners @ 1st Tinos Challenge Take the Island by Storm

It was all about the sea, the sun and the traditional footpaths against the deep blue of the Aegean during the 1st Tinos Challenge which took place on the Cycladic island last month.

Greek Short ‘Delos 2015’ Clinches Silver at Baku Tourism Film Fest

A Greek film featuring George Corraface won the silver prize at the Baku International Tourism Film Festival (BITFF) which took place in the Azerbaijani capital last week.

Singapore Airlines: KrisFlyer Miles can Now be Used for KrisShop Purchases

Singapore Airlines has further enhanced the benefits of its KrisFlyer frequent flyer programme by enabling KrisFlyer miles to be used for purchases on KrisShop.com, the online portal of its inflight retail store.

Ryanair Launches Almost 2,000 Extra Flights Across Europe for October Getaways

Ryanair has added almost 2,000 extra flights across its European network for October, offering customers more low fare getaways, with almost 350,000 additional seats now on sale.

ITB Berlin Announces First Co-branded India Show

ITB Berlin on Monday announced its co-branded India show, Bharat International Tourism Bazaar, the first pure outbound show for the Indian market, to be held in New Delhi on October 3-6, 2016.