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Greece Pushes Back Deadline for Kasteli Airport Bids One More Time

Greece has once again pushed back the deadline for binding bids to finance, build and operate a new airport on the island of Crete.

Greece 3rd Favorite Europe Cruise Destination

Besides being one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe, cruise travel employs some 10,000 people who contribute over 188 million euros annually to the Greek economy, according to the latest report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Promoting Greece Top Priority for Fraport Airports Manager

Promoting Greece into a leading destination is at the top of Frankfurt-based transport group Fraport’s agenda after taking over the management of 14 regional airports across the country late last year, said its CEO Stefan Schulte.

European Commission Updates EU Air Safety List, Clears 14 Airlines

The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List, which includes the airlines that do not meet international safety standards and are therefore subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union.

Kountoura Meets Travel Channel’s Adventurer Josh Gates

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with US explorer Josh Gates, host of Travel Channel's hit TV series “Expedition Unknown”.

Greek Travel Agents Have Culture Tourism High on Agenda

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has announced that it will include the Athens-Epidaurus Festival event program within the culture section of its tourism action plan “Dodeka” for it to receive more exposure.

Mega Airline Studies Holds IATA Airport Operations – Advanced Seminar in Athens

Mega Airlines Studies recently held the first IATA Airport Operations - Advanced seminar in Athens, which offered essential training for airside and landside operations managers.

‘Dinner in the Sky’ Serves Brussels, Marks 10th Anniversary

"Dinner in the Sky" earlier this month marked its 10th anniversary with 10 Michelin-star chefs whipping up a meal for 220 people on 10 platforms simultaneously raised over Brussels.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Welcomes All to 4-day Event in Athens

From June 23 to 26, the SNFCC will welcome the public and transform into an open space of creativity and exploration. Free admission events for all!

Latest Trends & More @ Philoxenia & Hotelia November Expo in Thessaloniki

Jot the date: November 18-20. That’s when Greece’s largest tourism sector event, the joint Philoxenia - Hotelia fair, opens its doors to professionals and public at the TIF-Helexpo center in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

Lufthansa Takes All on a Virtual Flight at Posidonia 2016

German carrier Lufthansa recently gave "passengers" in Athens the possibility to take a unique journey, right from the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition that took place at the Athens Metropolitan Expo in early June.