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EU Tackles Marine Pollution, Bans 10 Single-use Plastic Items

In view of dangerously increasing pollution of waters and beaches across its territories, the EU has approved a law that bans a wide range of single-use plastic items.

Ministry Revises Small Business Law for Wider Funding Options

The Greek Economy Ministry will revise a law covering funding options for very small and small businesses, offering incentives aimed to boost the real economy.

Turkey Again Calls for Change of Hagia Sofia Status

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan has yet again caused a stir in Greece, after requesting that the former Greek Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia be turned into a mosque.

AEGEAN Sees 2018 Profit Up by 13%

AEGEAN in 2018 recorded an 5 percent rise in consolidated revenue and saw net earnings after tax up by 13 percent at 67.9 million euros.

The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph reveals some of Greece's most distinctive destinations that will surprise travelers seeking for more than just sea & sun.

Wow Air Shut-down Leaves Passengers in the Lurch

Iceland’s low cost carrier Wow Air announced that it has ended all operations, citing financial strain, and leaving hundreds of travelers stranded.

Mideast Travel Celebrates 35 Years with New Campaign

Athens-based Mideast Travel Worldwide recently presented its new advertising campaign, as it celebrated 35 years of service in the Greek travel industry.

Santikos Collection Announces New Hotel Manager of Marpunta Resort

The Santikos Collection hospitality group has welcomed Georgios Kritikopoulos as the new hotel manager of its Marpunta Resort on the island of Alonissos.

Lufthansa Named ATW Airline of the Year 2019

Lufthansa has been announced "Airline of the Year 2019" by the Air Transport World (ATW), a leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry.

Entrada Upgrades Reservations Management Feature on its Platform

Entrada Travel Technology has upgraded its Reservations Management feature, which allows Entrada affiliate users to view their sub-affiliates reservations and proceed to any appropriate action.

Russia’s OTDYKH Leisure Expo to Mark 25 Years of Success

The OTDYKH Leisure International Russian Travel Market will be back during September 10-12 with its 25th edition at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Opens in Athens

The fully renovated Four Seasons Astir Palace Athens has officially opened its doors to welcome guests to the Athenian Rivera.