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SKY express Names Airbus A320neo After Thessaloniki

One of SKY express’ new Airbus A320neo aircraft is now carrying the name “My Thessaloniki” to all the destinations it flies to.

Coca–Cola Teams Up with Marketing Greece to Promote Greek Gastronomy

Marketing Greece and Coca-Cola have joined forces to promote Greek gastronomy as an integral part of the travel experience.

Οι οριστικοί πίνακες του Προγράμματος Κοινωνικού Τουρισμού 2021-22

Αναρτήθηκαν στο διαδίκτυο οι οριστικοί πίνακες δικαιούχων και παρόχων καταλυμάτων και ακτοπλοϊκών εισιτηρίων του Προγράμματος Κοινωνικού Τουρισμού 2021-22.

Covid-19: Greece Extends Rules for Int’l Flights, Opens to More Nationalities

Greece has opened its gates to more nationalities and extended all travel rules concerning international arrivals from abroad.

May 2021 Travel Flows to Greece Soar by 413.7%

Incoming traveler flows to Greece surged by 413.7% to 285,000 arrivals in May, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Covid Free GR: How Non-EU Tourists Can Enter Indoor Areas of Restaurants, Bars in Greece

Vaccinated tourists from non-EU countries can enter indoor areas of restaurants, cafes and bars in Greece by simply presenting their national vaccination or recovery certificate at the door.

Covid-19 Vaccination Tops Tourism Minister’s Crete Agenda

The importance of boosting vaccinations in Heraklion, the capital of Crete, was discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and the city's mayor, Vassilis Lambrinos.

New Study Reveals Greek Marinas €2.8 Billion Potential

Greece stands to gain 2.8 billion euros in the next decade if it taps into the potential of its marinas, according to a study presented by diaNEOsis.

German DRV 2021 Conference in Greece a ‘Vote of Confidence’

German travel and tourism stakeholders will be meeting in Greece on October 28-31 for their annual conference demonstrating their confidence in the country.

GNTO President Shows Support to ‘Clean it Like Greek’ Initiative

GNTO President Angela Gerekou recently attended the beach cleanup initiatives of the Aquahelp Foundation on the islands of Patmos, Arki and Lipsi.

New ‘Pocket Park’ with Aromatic Plants Opens in Sepolia, Athens

The Municipality of Athens has opened the city’s fifth pocket park in the neighborhood of Sepolia and filled it with aromatic plants.

Accor’s Mercure Brand Opens its First Property in Greece

The Mercure brand of Accor has entered Greece with the opening of the Mercure Rhodes Alexia hotel on the island of Rhodes.

An Englishman in Athens: Sting to Perform at Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Sting will perform two very special concerts this fall at the historic Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens, Greece.

British Holidaymakers Snap Up Tickets to Greece

Tickets to Greece are selling out fast to British travelers with sales exceeding pre-pandemic levels, according to travel analytics firm ForwardKeys.

International Travel Still on Hold Despite Uptick in May, Says UNWTO

Despite a small uptick in May, the emergence of Covid-19 variants is weighing on the recovery of international travel, says the UNWTO.

EU, US, UK Condemn Turkey’s Aggressive Actions on Cyprus

The EU, UK and US have condemned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s announcement to re-open and re-settle the formerly invaded area of Varosha in Cyprus.

Air Travel: Most Passengers Support Mask-wearing, Says Survey

Most air travelers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term, according to a survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Olympic Stadium of Athens to Get Major Overhaul

Greece has announced plans for the revamp of the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens “Spyros Louis”, known as OAKA, under a budget of over 43.5 million euros.

Greece Takes Action to Reopen Zakynthos’ Famed Shipwreck Beach

A bill open for public consultation is expected to pave the way for the popular Navagio Beach on Zakynthos to reopen to the public.

UK Media Shines Spotlight on Greek Travel Destinations

Leading UK travel magazines and newspapers are shining the spotlight on Greek destinations as British travelers rush to book their holidays this summer.