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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.

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.