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Greece Reaches Out to Jordan Market with Tourism Workshop

Approximately 180 tourism professionals participated in over 510 B2B meetings during the 1st Greek Tourism Workshop, held in Amman, Jordan.

Alonissos Attracts Interest of Leading Travel Experts in Finland

A number of Finnish tourism professionals and journalists were introduced to the tourism offerings of Alonissos in Greece, during an event in Helsinki.

Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki to MICE Professionals from Spain

Spanish MICE professionals recently visited Thessaloniki within the framework of a fam trip organized by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB).

Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

Το Σχολείο Τουρισμού OnTour ταξιδεύει στο Ναύπλιο

Το Σχολείο Τουρισμού OnTour ταξιδεύει στο Ναύπλιο, στις 10 και 11 Δεκεμβρίου και θα διεξαχθεί στον πολυχώρο εκδηλώσεων “Φουγάρο”.

‘Athens & Partners’ Announce €15m Plan to Boost Tourism in Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens, SETE, AEGEAN and Athens Airport have joined forces to establish the Greek capital as a top European destination.

Rhodes’ Peace & Sport Forum Promotes Tolerance and Respect

More than 350 delegates from the fields of politics, sports and the private sector participated in the Peace and Sport Regional Forum held on Rhodes.

Aegean to Fly with Pratt & Whitney’s GTF Engines

Greek airline AEGEAN has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

Cruiseway Travel Offers Holiday Packages from Piraeus with Costa Cruises

Athens-based Cruiseway Travel is offering unique cruise vacation packages from the port of Piraeus to Croatia’s Dalmatian coast and Italy’s western coast with Costa Cruises.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Samothraki Open Forum Focuses on Sustainable Island Growth

Tapping into smart technology and setting up walking paths around Mt Saos were among the key discussions of the 1st Samothraki Open Forum, held recently on Samothrace.

AEGEAN Announces Pilot Scholarships for 100 Greek Students

Aegean Airlines is granting scholarships to 100 Greek students seeking to become pilots and is accepting applications until September 7.

Greek Tourism Giants Sbokos-Vassilakis Join Forces

Evergolf Tourist Investments, owned by the Vassilakis family, has teamed up with Golf Residences, owned by the Sbokos family (Sbokos Hotel Group).

Best of Greece Unveiled at 25th World Travel Awards

Greece’s best hotels, resorts, destinations, airlines, travel agencies and organizations were awarded in the 25th World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala ceremony, which was recently held in Athens.

‘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.