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STR Study: Greece Debt Crisis Impact on Hospitality

The hospitality sector in Greece managed to withstand during the economic crisis that gripped the country in 2009, according to a study by STR.

EBRD ‘Green Funding’ to Back Hellinikon Project

The EBRD will invest 22.7 million euros in the share capital increase of Lamda Development, the company behind the 'Hellinikon' venture.

Goldair Strengthens Market Presence with New Activities

The Goldair Group has announced plans to further expand its activities in tourism, rail freight transport and logistics.

Ryanair to Launch New Corfu – Prague Route for Summer 2020

Ryanair will launch a new service connecting Corfu with Prague in summer 2020.

CIFFT: ‘Seize the Moment’ by Santo Maris Oia Among World’s Best Tourism Films

“Seize the Moment”, the official video of the Santo Maris Oia hotel, has been included among the world’s best tourism films at the Grand Prix CIFFT Circuit 2019.

Celestyal Takes ‘Make-A-Wish’ Children on a Greek Summer Cruise

Celestyal Cruises, this past summer fulfilled the wishes of seven children of the Make-A-Wish organization by taking them on a cruise around the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Minoan Lines’ Successful Performance Makes it a ‘True Leader’

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has, once again, been announced a “True Leader” at ICAP Group’s annual awards.

Athens Airport Presents the Christmas Traditions of Alexandroupolis

The Christmas traditions of Alexandroupolis will be on show at Athens International Airport during December 23 and 24.

Greek Tourism Companies Make it into 500 Most Profitable Businesses List

Fifty-three Greek companies active in tourism have made it into Greece's list of the 500 most profitable businesses for 2018.

Greece 11th on fDi’s Top 20 Tourism Locations of the Future

Greece has been listed among the top 20 most attractive locations for investment in fDi’s “Tourism Locations of the Future” ranking for 2019-2020.

Aviation Safety: 115 Airlines Banned from EU Skies

A total of 115 airlines are banned from EU skies, according to the EU Air Safety List that was updated recently by the European Commission.

Lufthansa: Reduced Catering Onboard Flights Due to Strike

Lufthansa will not be able to provide its regular variety of beverages and meals on December 19, due to a strike called by the Verdi trade union at the group's catering company LSG Skychefs.

GNTO and Condé Nast Traveller Promote Greece to UK Tourism Market

Condé Nast Traveller readers in London recently had the chance to learn all about Greece’s thematic forms of tourism.

Athens Invites All to Party at its ‘Glasshouse Project’

The Municipality of Athens is inviting the city's residents and visitors to party down at Syntagma Square during December 21-22 at its Glasshouse Project.

Emirates: ‘No Limits On Fun’ for Kids On Board

Emirates gives extra care to its young travelers, being committed to a ‘no limits on fun’ policy on board.

Op-Ed: Why it’s Time We Stopped Talking About the End of the Travel Agent

Alistair Rodger, Travelport's Global VP for Agency Sales—Europe, tells us why it’s finally time to put to bed the idea that the travel agent is no longer relevant and to focus instead on its evolution.

Tourism Boosts Greece’s Economic Growth in Q3, Says NBG

Data on Greece's GDP in the third quarter of 2019 shows that the country's economic activity grew stronger than initially expected, mainly due to tourism.

Greek Airports Set New 11-month Record in Passenger Traffic

Greek airports recorded a new record in passenger traffic during the first 11 months of 2019, with the number of passengers almost reaching 63 million.

T+L Includes Paros Among 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020

The Greek island of Paros is included on Travel + Leisure’s (T+L) list of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020.

Thessaloniki and Mt Olympus Among Routard’s Top 20 Recommended Destinations for 2020

Routard.com, a popular French travel portal, has included Thessaloniki and Mount Olympus on the list of the Top 20 recommended destinations for 2020.