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British Airways Cancels Nearly 100% of Flights Due to First-ever Pilot Strike

British Airways has canceled nearly 100 percent of its flights for September 9 and 10 due to the first-ever strike by its pilots.

Seajets Returns to Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route

Seajets’ Andros Jet catamaran on Monday, September 9, resumed services on the Samothrace - Alexandroupolis ferry route.

AFEA Becomes Official Travel Partner of Major Events in Athens

Aiming to promote Greece as a conference destination, AFEA Travel and Congress Services is supporting major events scheduled to be held in Athens.

Travelport Announces its Largest Hotel Partnership in Europe

Travelport has signed an agreement with Edwardian Hotels London, its largest hotel partnership of its kind managed by its Digital Media Solutions team in Europe.
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Ξεκίνησε ο 1ος κύκλος του CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator

Σε ειδική εκδήλωση η ομάδα του CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator καλωσόρισε τις 10 ομάδες που κατάφεραν να ενταχθούν στον 1ο κύκλο του προγράμματος.

Greece to Officially Request Parthenon Marbles’ Temporary Return

Greece will officially request the temporary return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens for the 1821-2021 bicentennial celebrations.

WEF Ranks Greece 25th for Travel & Tourism Competitiveness

Greece is ranked 25th among 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness index.

High-end ‘Elounda Hills’ Investment Enters Next Phase

The high-end resort Elounda Hills is one step closer to implementation after the Agios Nikolaos Municipality approved the construction of a marina on the premises.

Greek Tourism Minister Starts Regional Tour from Epirus

Greece's Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently launched a series of policy meetings with regional governors from Epirus, for the creation of a regional tourism council.

Greece – India to Strengthen Bilateral Relations during Thessaloniki Fair

The Greek city of Thessaloniki will host a number of leading Indian enterprises for the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), which will be held from September 7-15.

New Campaign Invites Travelers to Experience Crete during Winter

The Region of Crete has launched a new online campaign, aiming to promote the island's authentic winter experiences and tourism offerings.

Butterfly Stories to Share Expertise with Tourism Professionals on Skiathos

Greek food management company Butterfly Stories will share its know-how with travel professionals on the island of Skiathos, during the “OnTour” Tourism School event, on September 21.

ITB Asia 2019 Conference to Welcome Travel Industry Leaders in October

The ITB Asia 2019 conference is set to deliver a series of keynote presentations in October, with the participation of speakers from leading travel and technology companies.

Ξενοδοχειακές Λύσεις 2020: Το νέο δυναμικό concept των εκθετών του 100% Hotel Show

Περισσότερες από 200 εταιρείες με επιλεγμένες ξενοδοχειακές λύσεις θα συμμετέχουν στο 100% Hotel Show 2019, παρουσιάζοντας τις τελευταίες τάσεις στην φιλοξενία.

Serifos Sunset Race 2019: Ολοκληρώνονται οι ηλεκτρονικές εγγραφές

Οι ηλεκτρονικές εγγραφές για το Serifos Sunset Race 2019 θα παραμείνουν ανοιχτές μέχρι την Κυριακή 8 Σεπτεμβρίου τα μεσάνυχτα.

EU Commission Extends No-deal Brexit Air Travel to Oct. 2020

UK airlines will continue flights into the EU through to 24 October 2020, the Commission said, in order to facilitate travel in case of a no-deal Brexit.

Thessaloniki Port’s Pier VI Extension Project Approved

The Thessaloniki Port Authority has entered into a deal with Hill International for the project management of the port’s Pier VI extension.

SETE: Greek Tourism Needs Effective Destination Management Plan

The management of Greece's tourism destinations was among the issues discussed during a meeting of SETE representatives with Interior Minister Panagiotis Theodorikakos.

AirHelp: Greece Flight Delays, Cancellations Up by 7%

Three in 10 flights departing from Greece, were either delayed or cancelled in the first seven months of the year, an AirHelp report reveals.

Halkidiki Targets Dutch Tourism Market

Halkidiki’s tourism offerings were recently presented to Dutch tour operators in the cities of Amsterdam and Almere in The Netherlands.