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Greece Presents Ambitious Post-bailout Tourism Plan

A development plan drawn up by the Greek government, concerning the next steps for when Greece exits its bailout program, includes tourism among top priorities.

Greek Airports See 6.4% Rise in Passenger Flow in January-April

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority released data for the first four months of 2018 that shows a continuous upward trend in the passenger flow at Greek airports.

New SETE Digital Campaign Highlights Value of Tourism

The value of tourism in terms of employment, growth, revenue and social cohesion takes center stage in the new digital campaign of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Henley Index: Japan Passport World’s Most Powerful

Japan’s passport is the most powerful with holders enjoying access to the highest number of countries in the world, according to the 2018 Henley Passport Index.

United Airlines Nonstop Athens-New York Flights Return for 2018 Season

United Airlines has resumed its nonstop flights between Athens and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, for the 2018 season.

‘Sea Change’ Campaign: No More Plastic Straws on Sikinos

The Cycladic island of Sikinos is the first in Greece to do away with plastic straws and replace them with a bio-degradable alternative.

AEGEAN Operates More Flights in First Quarter 2018

AEGEAN operated 3 percent more flights in the first three months of 2018, offering 7 percent more seats and significantly improving its load factor.

Greece’s Ancient Philippi Set for Restoration, Upgrade Works

The Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace has allocated 2.3 million euros for restoration and upgrade works at the archaeological site of Philippi, Northern Greece.

Holiday Inn Athens Introduces ‘Open Lobby’ Concept

The Holiday Inn Athens, Attica Ave., Airport West hotel recently introduced an innovative Open Lobby concept for both business and leisure travelers.

Creta Maris Guests ‘Live Like a Cretan’ for a Day

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete held a “We do Local Days” thematic event and invited its guests to live like a Cretan for a day.

Lufthansa Group Introduces New Economy ‘Light’ Fare on North American Routes

Lufthansa group passengers, as of summer 2018 will be able to book a so-called Economy “Light” fare on routes to North America.

‘What’s Your Story?’ – Life Gallery Athens to Host 2nd ‘Minds Together’ Event

The Life Gallery Athens Hotel in Ekali on May 25 will host the 2nd Minds Together event, which reveals how brand stories can become success stories.