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Athens Airport Ready to Welcome More Arrivals from the United States in 2022

Athens Airport is expecting a major increase in arrivals from the US as American carriers are starting direct flights to Greece earlier this year.

Greek Airports Welcome 299.1% Rise in Int’l Arrivals for January-March

Greece’s airports recorded a surge in arrivals in the first quarter of the year welcoming a total of 4.49 million passengers on 56,323 flights.

Greek Tourism Sector Facing Staff Shortages Ahead of Season

Greek hospitality professionals are expressing concern as Greece’s tourism season is beginning and more than 50,000 jobs are said to be still open.

Minister: Easter Occupancy Levels in Greece are Positive Sign for Tourism Recovery

Occupancy levels for the Greek Easter holiday reflect a positive rate of recovery for the tourism sector and demonstrate a keen interest in traveling to Greece, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Cruise Travel Gave Greek Tourism a Boost in 2021

The cruise industry helped boost tourism to Greece in 2021 and is set to contribute to the country’s dynamic comeback this year, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) final data.

WTTC: Tourism to Reach 2019 Levels by 2023, Create 126m New Jobs by 2032

A bullish forecast from the WTTC shows that global Travel & Tourism GDP could reach pre-pandemic levels by 2023 and that the sector is expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs within the next decade.

Survey: People Excited to Travel But Find Booking Process ‘Not Fun’

A survey by Travelport has highlighted people’s excitement to travel in 2022 but also found that many consider the complexity of searching, comparing and booking travel offers “not fun”.

Mykonos Airport to Take Name of Greek Revolutionary Heroine

The airport on the Greek island of Mykonos will be renamed to “Manto Mavrogenous” in honor of the heroine of the Greek War of Independence, the Greek Transport Ministry has announced.

SAUDIA Announces New Nonstop Flights to Mykonos from Riyadh

SAUDIA, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will begin new direct flights from Riyadh to the Greek island of Mykonos starting July 1.

ITA Airways’ Airbus A350 Performs First Flight in Blue Livery

The new Airbus A350-900 of Italian national flag carrier ITA Airways recently performed its first flight in the company’s blue livery.

SKY express: Flights to 20 Cities in 11 Countries this Summer

Greek airline SKY express announced that its summer 2022 flight program will include flights to 20 cities in 11 countries and the largest domestic network.

UNWTO Calls on Start-ups to Join ‘Awake Tourism Challenge’

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is inviting disruptive start-ups to take part in the second edition of its global flagship competition under the name of “Awake Tourism Challenge”.

Με ένα… «Γεγονός» θα ανοίξει τις πύλες του το 14ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Λάρισας

Με ένα… «Γεγονός» θα ανοίξει τις πύλες του το 14ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Λάρισας τη Δευτέρα 9 Μαΐου στο Χατζηγιάννειο Πνευματικό Κέντρο της πόλης.