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Greece Sees High Growth of German Tourists

The number of German tourists traveling to Greece recorded a high increase in the first half of 2018, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Gov’t Betting on Tourism to Strengthen Islands

The construction and upgrade of tourism infrastructure on the Greek islands will pave the way for further development, according to Alternate Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios.

Commerce Body Says Greek Tourism Failing to Boost Retail Trade

The growing inflow of tourists to Greece has failed to stimulate trade, according to findings released by the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE).

Greek Minister Vague About Start of Privatization Projects

Greek Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said three major projects, namely the Kastelli Airport on Crete, Hellinikon and the waterway venture, were proceeding to the next phase of development.

EY Sees European Driven Middle-market Growth Ahead

The annual EY Growth Barometer reveals that 86 percent of European middle-market companies are aiming for revenue growth of more than 6 percent in the next 12 months.

Travelport Joins Eurail and National Geographic to Attract Chinese Tourists to Europe

A consortium including Eurail Group, National Geographic and Travelport has been selected by the European Travel Commission (ETC) to attract tourists from China to Europe in 2018 and 2019.

Free Entrance to ‘Mykonos Palace’ Official Inauguration Ceremony on Crete

Minoan Lines on September 16 will hold the official inauguration ceremony of its Mykonos Palace ferry at the port of Souda on Crete with free admission.

‘Samothraki Open Forum’ to Focus on Sustainability, Cultural Heritage

The Greek island of Samothraki in September will host the the Samothraki Open Forum, which will focus on sustainable development and cultural heritage.

Cobalt Air Offers Low Fares to Students

Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air is extending its special fares offer for students by releasing additional seats at low prices onboard its aircraft.

Corfu’s ‘MarBella Nido’ Presents New Exclusive Degustation Menu for 2018

The Apaggio restaurant of the MarBella Nido hotel on Corfu has a new exclusive degustation menu for 2018, put together by Michelin-starred chefs.

Ryanair Begins Partnership with Air Malta

Ryanair has announced a new partnership with Air Malta, which allows its passengers to book Air Malta flights through its website.