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‘TAG Athens’ Taps into Airport’s Stopover Potential

Attracting travelers to Athens International Airport (AIA) by making it a stopover on their long-haul flights is the aim of the “TAG Athens” project, which kicked off on Tuesday, bringing Singapore Airlines and Aegean on board.

SkyGreece Spreads Wings to Connect Greeks Far and Wide with Motherland

Aiming to boost connections between Greece and the US and Canada, SkyGreece Airlines presented its plans last week to the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA), with sights on garnering their support.

Air France-KLM Boosts Flights to Athens

Air France-KLM announced on Thursday, that it was planning to increase its flights to and from Greece, and launch new flights for Toulouse and Nice.

Lufthansa Upgrades Cabin Design, Services, Offers New ‘Dream’ Destinations

As part of its ongoing efforts based on customer feedback to enhance passengers’ travel experience, Lufthansa announced at this year’s ITB in Berlin last week, the modernization of cabin design, the introduction of new onboard services, an innovative pricing concept and the...

Athens Airport Connects With the World, Numbers Speak Success

Ensuring “connectivity” with even more destinations worldwide was the focus of the 15th Airline Marketing Workshop held at Athens International Airport (AIA) last week, which also included the Athens Airport Awards for 2014’s top performing carriers.

Lufthansa Introduces Premium Economy Class Experience at Village Cinemas

Tour operators had the chance on Monday, to experience Lufthansa’s latest upgraded inflight entertainment system, now offered in its new Premium Economy Class, at Village Cinemas Gold Class.

Germanwings Launches Flights from Dusseldorf to Athens

German low-cost carrier Germanwings announced on Wednesday, the launch of direct flights from Dusseldorf to Athens starting in March.

Transavia Gets Makeover

Accessibility, affordability and hospitality are the pillars of Transavia’s latest rebranding and expansion policy.

Reema Al Marzooqi Steps in as Emirates Chief in Greece, Albania

Reema Al Marzooqi has been named new managing director of Emirates for Greece and Albania.

Lufthansa Aims to Go Long-Haul with Eurowings

In the footsteps of Asian airline Scoot, Germany’s largest carrier Lufthansa said last week it was planning to expand into long-haul flights with its low-cost subsidiary Eurowings.

Lufthansa Boosts Greece with New Flights, Destinations and Innovative Apps

More flights, new destinations, modern applications, extra comfort and affordable prices make the Lufthansa experience a Greek experience with the airline announcing its new schedule and upgraded services to Greece for the coming summer.

Winter Season: 21% More Flights to Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) is showing signs of growth with a 21 percent rise in the number of airlines either choosing to service Athens or increase their flight frequency.

AEA: Debate On Airspace Security Guidance For Airlines Urgently Needed

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has called for an urgent international debate about airspace security guidance for airlines following the downing of Malaysian Airlines’ flight MH17 and recent flight cancellations to Tel Aviv.
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Greek Tourism Sector To Welcome 10,000 Unemployed Young People

A subsidized internship program targeting 10,000 unemployed young Greeks up to age 29 to offer them the opportunity to gain work experience in the tourism sector, was announced today, 9 May, at a press conference by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Labor Minister...

Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Travel Awards 2010

Readers of the Greek version of the Condé Nast Traveller magazine were called to vote for their favorite hotels, tour operators, airlines and spas for 2010 as part of the Readers' Travel Awards: an internationally-recognized mark of excellence within the travel industry.

Global Tourism Megatrends

Global megatrends that are about to revolution-ize the tourism industry at the dawn of the third millennium were released recently by the director of Tourism Control Intelligence (France and USA), Michael Nowlis. Of the many tendencies foreseen are that the cruise industry will...

Panorama To Host 250 Exhibitors

Greece's domestic tourism fair, which has opened its doors to international exhibitors for the first time, expects to host a record number, more than 250, of exhibitors this year. From the international arena, organizer Kappa Exhibitions expects participation from countries such...