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Greek PM Hints at Tax Cuts on Transport

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has left open the possibility of tax reductions in transportation.

AEGEAN Carries Record Number of Passengers in 2019

AEGEAN flew a record 15 million passengers last year, recording a 7 percent increase in total passenger traffic for 2019.

Accor Announces Partnership with Greek Carrier AEGEAN

Accor has partnered with Greek carrier AEGEAN, with the aim to offer authentic experiences in select destinations.

Greece’s AEGEAN Confirms Bid for Croatia Airlines

Greece’s AEGEAN airline company has submitted a non-binding bid for the acquisition of Croatia Airlines.

Marketing Greece’s ‘Oh My Greece’ Digital Campaign Reaches 5 Million Views

Marketing Greece has successfully completed its “Oh My Greece” digital campaign, which has reached a total of 5 million views since its launch.

Alltours Adds More Greek Destinations to Summer 2020 Program

German tour operator Alltours will add more Greek destinations to its travel program for next year’s summer holiday season.

AEGEAN: New Int’l Routes, 1.5 Million More Available Seats in 2020

Greek carrier AEGEAN is adding 11 new international destinations to its 2020 schedule and increasing the number of available seats by 1.5 million.

China’s Leading MICE Professionals Visit Athens

The City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) recently held a fam trip in the Greek capital for 15 Chinese MICE professionals.

Swiss, Austrian Travel Agents Visit Attica’s Landmark Sites

The GNTO introduced 14 Swiss and Austrian travel agents to some of Attica's landmark sites and city break destinations.

Andros’ ‘Methexis’ Experiential Festival to Reveal the Aegean’s Traditions

The Aegean’s cultural and culinary traditions will be on show during the “Aegean Methexis” experiential festival to be held on Andros in June 2020.

Marketing Greece’s Tourism Partnership for Chania in Full Swing

A digital campaign for Chania, Crete, is among the actions of Marketing Greece's “tourism partnership” for the destination's promotion.

French Travel Agents Meet the Alternative Tourism Side of Northern Greece

A group of travel agents from France's Selectour recently explored the alternative experiences offered in Northern Greece.

AEGEAN Expands Activity in Cyprus

AEGEAN has announced the expansion of its activity in Cyprus with the addition of two new routes, Pafos - Athens and Larnaka - Beirut.

AEGEAN Committed to Extend Greece’s Tourism Season

AEGEAN carried 11.6 million passengers during the first nine months of 2019, reporting a 7 percent growth in passenger traffic.

Athens Airport Honored at ‘World Routes’ Awards for 18th Year

Athens International Airport has been honored for the 18th year at the prestigious “World Routes 2019” airport marketing awards.

Sunday Times: Thessaloniki is an ‘Instant Escape’ Destination

The Sunday Times Travel Magazine promotes the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as an "instant escape" destination for British travelers.

AEGEAN Promo Campaign Brings Greece’s Sunshine to Berlin

The weather was cloudy in Berlin during May 3-5, but Greek carrier AEGEAN managed to bring Greece’s sunshine to the German city through a promo campaign.

AEGEAN Wins Gold for its Call Center Service

Greek carrier AEGEAN received the gold award in the “Large Call Centers” category at the "Teleperformance Greece CRM Grand Prix Customer Service Awards 2018".

Antetokounmpo Most Valuable Player (Person) for Greece 

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been honored with the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the 2018-19 season.

IATA: Three Proposals to Unlock Potential of Greece’s Aviation Market

Greece is emerging in Europe’s aviation market and if it plays its cards right, can ensure robust performance in the immediate future, says IATA.