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U.S. Travel Agents Discover Greece At Networking Event In Athens

The Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism (HACT) is re-establishing Greece's appeal to the United States through a networking event in Athens.

The Greek Way: SkyGreece To Launch Athens-New York Route As Of June 2014

"The creation of the new airline SkyGreece was a reaction by us Greeks living abroad," the carrier's founder and chairman, Father Nicholas Alexandris, said on 4 February in Athens.

Aegean, Olympic Air See Rise In International And Domestic Traffic

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air recorded a 12 percent increase in their combined air traffic in January 2014, parent company Aegean announced on 5 February.

Maroussi, Athens, On Its Way To Become An Exhibition Destination

Greece's national exhibition body TIF–Helexpo aims to make Maroussi, a northern suburb of Athens, its "exhibition hub" in Athens as part of a strategy to upgrade its overall exhibition presence in Attica.

“Grekland Panorama” Invites All To Experience Greece Like Never Before

The first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece is getting ready to open in the heart of Stockholm, the buzzing capital of Scandinavia, and offer a true Greek experience to visitors and tourism professionals.

Athens To Host Stakeholder Conference On EU Strategy For The Adriatic And Ionian Region

A Stakeholder Conference on the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region, jointly organized by the European Commission and the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will take place in Athens, Greece.

New Software Application For Hoteliers To Be Presented At “100% Hotel Show”

A new software application, an integrated management system for all types of accommodation businesses, will be introduced to hotel professionals at the upcoming 100% Hotel Show exhibition.

Actions Announced To Protect Tourism Reputation Of Earthquake-Stricken Kefalonia

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization will launch a series of actions to promote Kefalonia's good tourism image to markets abroad.

Thessaloniki Prepares For 9th International Alexander the Great Marathon

Registration has opened for the 9th International Alexander the Great Marathon to take place 6 April 2014 in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece.

EU “Generation Awake” Campaign Says Stop Wasting Waste!

The latest phase of the European Commission's "Generation Awake" campaign focuses on the environmental, economic, social and personal consequences of using resources unsustainably.

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cuts Vasilopita For 2014

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently held its customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s Cake) at a big event held at the Makedonia Palace hotel.

Etihad, JetBlue To Codeshare On U.S. Routes

New York's JetBlue Airways and Etihad Airways have announced plans to begin codeshare operations and provide customers with enhanced travel options worldwide.

Greek Tourism Minister Travels To Earthquake-Stricken Kefalonia

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart to the earthquake-stricken island of Kefalonia on Tuesday 4 February, according to an announcement made by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Nicolas Cage And Penelope Cruz Invited To Kefalonia, Greece, After Earthquakes

Kefalonia's Deputy Mayor Evaggelos Kekatos has invited Hollywood stars Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz to visit the Greek island in an effort to boost its image following a second earthquake that occurred on 3 February.

European Backpacker Index 2014: Santorini Is More Affordable Than Athens

The popular Greek island of Santorini is one of the four new cities added to the European Backpacker Index For 2014 due to high demand.

Greek Islands Promoted As Diving Destinations At German Boat Show

The Greek islands of the Region of the South Aegean were recently promoted to the world as diving destinations at the International Boat Show boot Dusseldorf that took place in Germany.

Nana Beach Receives 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Best Family Hotel Award

Nana Beach Hotel on Crete, Greece, was recently honored in the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards in the category of Top 25 Hotels for Family in Greece.

Barometer: Greek Hospitality Sector Has High Expectations For 2014

The Greek hotel sector expects to achieve significant improvements in both occupancy and room rates this year, according to the latest tourism barometer report on the expectations of the Greek hospitality sector for the first quarter of 2014.

Meridiana Announces New Athens-Naples Flight

Italian airline Meridiana will launch a direct flight connecting Athens with Naples (Napoli) every Monday, Friday and Sunday as of June 2014.

100% Hotel Show: Real-Size Hotel To Welcome Exhibition Visitors

The organizers of the upcoming 100% Hotel Show gave a "sneak preview" of the innovative entrance visitors will pass through when entering the exhibition area.