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Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Skytrax Names AEGEAN ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ for 10th Year

AEGEAN has been announced Best Regional Airline in Europe for the 10th year in a row at the 2021 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

German Travel Agents Tour Crete and Depart with the Best of Impressions

A group of German travel agents had the chance for one whole week to experience the beauty and hospitality of the Greek island of Crete.

AEGEAN Begins Operation of Seasonal Base on Mykonos

AEGEAN has started the operation of its seasonal base on Mykonos aiming to improve the connection of the popular Greek island with international destinations.

Greek Carrier AEGEAN Suffers Q1 Losses Due to Covid

Greece’s national carrier AEGEAN said consolidated revenues in Q1 2021 dropped by 70% to 44.3 million euros against the same quarter in 2020.

Ministry Creates Greece’s First Portal for Wine Tourism

Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki recently presented Greece’s first portal dedicated to wine tourism.

AEGEAN and Volotea Sign Code-share Agreement

AEGEAN and Volotea have signed a code-share agreement to offer increased travel options for destinations in Greece, Italy, France and Spain.

Ministry Promotes Greek Wine Tourism Sector at Santorini Event

The Tourism Ministry is organizing a two-day event on the island of Santorini aiming to promote wine tourism in Greece.

Sojern: GNTO, AEGEAN Digital Campaign Brings in Thousands of Bookings for Greece

The GNTO’s and AEGEAN’s latest collaboration with Sojern resulted in 37.9 million ad impressions and 28,000 visitors to Greece.

ATM 2021: The Middle East Shows Interest for Travel to Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) saw increasing interest from countries of the Middle East for travel to Greek destinations during the Arabian Travel Market 2021 event.

‘Can’t Miss Thessaloniki’ Campaign Takes Off

The ‘Can’t miss Thessaloniki’ campaign aims to set the northern Greece destination as a ‘top of mind’ choice for international travelers.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

AEGEAN Reports €228m Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

AEGEAN has reported losses of 228 million euros for the whole of 2020, as it carried only 5.1 million passengers, 65 percent less than in 2019.

New Digital Campaign for Thessaloniki Takes Off – Videos

The tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and the experiences one can live there are being promoted through a new online video campaign.

AEGEAN Introduces New Voucher Option for Greater Flexibility

AEGEAN is introducing a new voucher option for passengers who want to voluntarily cancel their ticket due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

State, Shareholders to Inject Capital into Greece’s Covid-hit AEGEAN Airlines

The Greek government and AEGEAN shareholders are awaiting Commission approval to inject €180 million to safeguard the pandemic-hit airline.

AEGEAN Achieves 4-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax

Greek carrier AEGEAN has been accredited with a 4-star Covid-19 Airline Rating by Skytrax, in recognition for its enhanced health and safety measures.

AEGEAN Introduces its Hygiene Attendants for Safer Travel

Focusing on the safety of its passengers prior, during and after the flight, AEGEAN has introduced its Hygiene Attendants to travellers.