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‘MSC Seaview’ Sets off on Maiden Voyage in Luxury and Style 

MSC Cruises recently inaugurated the latest addition to its fleet, the new flagship "MSC Seaview", during a lavish ceremony in Genoa, Italy.

Tax Breaks Can Ensure Year-round Tourism for Greece, Says Aegean Airlines Head

In order to ensure tourism all year round, enterprises must be relieved of tax burdens, Aegean Airlines President Eftychios Vassilakis said during SETE's 26th General Assembly.

In Memory of Theodoros Vassilakis

Theodoros Vassilakis, the Chairman and Founder of airline company AEGEAN, passed away at the age of 78 on Thursday, May 17.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Western Crete Travel Agents Table Plans for Chania Airport Upgrade

Western Crete travel operators are calling on Fraport Greece to take measures in order to make the Chania Airport competitive by adopting a flexible pricing policy.

Chania Airport to Welcome 13 New Routes

Thirteen new routes will soon be introduced at Chania Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” on Crete, according to Fraport Greece.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

Germany Lifts Stricter Airport Checks on Outbound Flyers from Greece

The German interior ministry has called off stricter airport security checks for passengers traveling on outbound flights from Greece, which were implemented in 2017.

AEGEAN Announces Deal with Airbus for Up to 42 New A320neo Aircraft

Greek airline AEGEAN announced that it has signed a pre-agreement with Airbus for the order of up to 42 new generation aircraft of the A320neo family.

AIA Honors Airlines for 2017 Performance at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2017.

Aegean: Passenger Growth, Net Profit Increase in 2017

Greek carrier Aegean saw passenger growth and improved operating profitability in 2017, according to the company's annual financial results.

INSETE: ‘OnTour’ Tourism School to Hold Educational Events in April-May

The first educational events of the “OnTour” Tourism School initiative, launched by INSETE, will kick off on Poros and Skiathos as of April.

Costa Navarino Welcomes Golfers from Around the World for 2nd Messinia Pro-Am

In less than a week, Costa Navarino will welcome 44 teams of professionals and amateurs to tee off at its signature golf courses for the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am.

Aegean and Sabre Renew Distribution and Technology Partnership

Sabre has renewed its distribution agreement with Aegean Airlines to continue providing full content through the Sabre Travel Network GDS.

Aegean Airlines: Distribution Channel Fee Will Not Be Imposed

Aegean Airlines will not impose a Distribution Channel Fee (DCF) on tickets booked through certain global distribution systems (GDS).

AEGEAN Passenger Numbers Reach Record High

AEGEAN and Olympic Air passenger traffic reached a record high in 2017, surpassing 13 million, up by 6 percent compared to 2016.

Aegean Introduces New Distribution Channel Fee to Travel Agents

Aegean Airlines has informed travel agents that a Distribution Channel Fee (DCF) will be imposed on tickets booked through certain GDS systems.

‘Greek Tourism Workshop’ Events to Introduce Greece to Arab and Asian Markets in 2018

Greece in 2018 will be promoted to the high-spending markets of India, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon through B2B workshops.

Greek MEPs, Hoteliers Up in Arms Over More Airport Checks

Greek MEPs and hoteliers recently expressed concerns over the tight security screenings imposed on travelers from Greece at German airports.

Security Seminar for Tighter Document Inspections Held at Athens Airport

The Athens Airport Police Authority recently held a workshop on travel document inspection and forged documents identification.