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Air Travel: Unruly Passenger Incidents on Flights Increase in 2022

Reported unruly passenger incidents on flights, including non-compliance, verbal abuse and intoxication, increased in 2022 compared to 2021, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

ETC: Travelers to Europe Seek Cheaper Options This Summer

Europe is still an attractive destination for long-haul travelers this summer but costs are a consideration, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).  

UNWTO: New Tourism Narrative Needed

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is underlining the need to change the tourism narrative and portray the sector as a driver of development.

Greek Meetings Alliance Launches Outreach Event at IMEX Frankfurt

The Greek Meetings Alliance (GMA) participated in this year’s IMEX Frankfurt with the ‘Greek Mixology Experience’ as part of efforts to reach out to international markets.

Air Serbia Launches Direct Flights Between Belgrade and Heraklion, Crete

Air Serbia has launched a service between Belgrade and the Greek city of Heraklion for summer 2023.

Ajul Resort: Wyndham’s First Registry Collection Hotel in Europe Opens in Halkidiki

Wyndham and Zeus International opened Europe’s first Registry Collection hotel in Halkidiki, northern Greece.

Singapore Airlines Extends Unlimited Complimentary In-flight Wi-Fi to Customers

Singapore Airlines will extend unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi access to all travelers across all cabin classes, revolutionizing the in-flight experience.

GNTO: June Sports Events on Greek Islands, Mainland

A series of sports events, which play their part in the tourism promotion of Greece, are scheduled to take place this month on Greek islands and the mainland.

Athens’ Stones to ‘Speak’ Again in Summer 2023

“The Stones Speak” cultural program returns to Athens’ archaeological sites and museums, enriching tourism with ancient Greek literature through theatrical performances.

Santorini: Summer 2023 Music Events by Andronis

Andronis hospitality group has announced its summer 2023 music events program on Santorini.

Eurobank Chief Says RRF Tools to Drive Greek Tourism Sector Growth

More than 600 million euros in funding, 200 million euros of which coming from Eurobank, are expected to go into Greece’s tourism infrastructure.

IATA: Global Domestic Air Traffic Back on Track in April

Global domestic air traffic picked up pace in April achieving full recovery over April 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IMEX 2023: Greece Shows its Best Business Tourism Products to Attract MICE Travel

Greece shines at IMEX 2023, presenting its MICE tourism offerings with a unique pavilion and cocktail networking event.

Goldman Sachs Takes Over Casa Cook and Cook’s Club Hotel Brands

FTC Hotels, a hotel collection company that owns the two lifestyle brands Casa Cook and Cook’s Club, has been acquired by the real estate business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Korean Air and Delta Celebrate Five Years of Transpacific Joint Venture

Korean Air and Delta celebrated the fifth anniversary of a United States-Asia partnership that has improved customer experience and enhanced the airlines’ combined network.

Foreign Travel Bloggers Learn All About Halkidiki in Northern Greece

Travel bloggers from Ireland, Latvia and The Netherlands recently explored Halkidiki in Northern Greece and discovered all that the destination has to offer to visitors.

Athens’ Sofia Vembo Square in Ampelokipi Gets a New Look

Athens' Sofia Vembo Square in the Ampelokipi neighborhood has been revamped through the municipality’s “Adopt Your City” program.

Naxos Animal Welfare Society to Host Benefit Event on June 4

The Naxos Animal Welfare Society (NAWS) on June 4 will host a benefit event, featuring a music concert and engaging activities for families, to support the care of animals on the Greek island of Naxos.

Airlines Boost Seat Capacity to Meet Greek Summer Demand  

Airlines are increasing seating capacity to meet the growing demand for Greece ahead of summer.

Domes Aulūs Elounda on Crete Joins Hilton’s Curio Collection

The Domes Aulūs Elounda adults only all-inclusive resort on Crete has joined the Curio Collection by Hilton portfolio following an extensive renovation.