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Greece Looks to Boost Air Connectivity with France

Welcoming more flights from France to Greece in 2019 was high on the agenda of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura during recent discussions with French travel professionals.

Travel Industry to Record 2.4 Billion Int’l Arrivals by 2030, Says Report

Τhe travel industry is set to record strong growth with international arrivals reaching 2.4 billion by 2030, according to Euromonitor International.

Greece Lifts Cash Withdrawal Restrictions

Bank account holders in Greece are now free to withdraw any amount of cash from ATM machines and banks, following a Finance Ministry announcement.

Amended EU Copyright Law Approved, Internet Firms ‘Disappointed’

EU lawmakers recently approved a revised version of a copyright law which will require websites to scan all posts for copyright violations via filter.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Ryanair Announces New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair will connect Mykonos with Bordeaux and Thessaloniki with Manchester as part of its summer 2019 schedule.

Samothraki Open Forum Focuses on Sustainable Island Growth

Tapping into smart technology and setting up walking paths around Mt Saos were among the key discussions of the 1st Samothraki Open Forum, held recently on Samothrace.

Santorini Video Wins Gold Tourism Film Award at Cannes Festival

A video featuring a luxury hotel on Santorini was honored with the gold prize in the Tourism Films category at the 9th Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards in France.

Expedia Honors Axia Hospitality for Outstanding Performance

Sales and reservations management company Axia Hospitality was recently honored with the “Outstanding New Partner Performance” award by the Expedia Group.

CWT Includes Amadeus in ‘3.0 Strategy’ to Deliver Better Traveler Experiences

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has expanded its global business partnership with Amadeus and included the travel technology provider in its ‘3.0 strategy’.

Singapore Airlines Receives World’s First Airbus A350-900ULR

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A350-900ULR, which will operate the world’s longest commercial flight between Singapore and Newark Liberty Airport.