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Greek Airports Handle 17m Passengers in First Five Months of 2019

Greek airports handled 17 million passengers in the first five months of the year, recording a 5.6 percent rise against 2018.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

Evros’ Nature and Wildlife on Display at Ramada Plaza Thraki Hotel

The Ramada Plaza Thraki hotel in Alexandroupolis is hosting a photo exhibition featuring landscapes of Evros and Rodopi in northern Greece.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Greek Assets Body Set to Run New Round of Privatization Tenders 

Greek assets body TAIPED is set to launch a new round of privatization tenders for thermal springs, regional ports and marinas across Greece.

Alexandroupolis to Host Int’l Gastronomy Tourism Workshop

Tourism and gastronomy experts from Greece and abroad, on September 27, will gather in Alexandroupolis, to participate in the International Gastronomy Tourism Workshop.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Three Greek Ports Set for Development, Says Minister

Three Greek ports are in line for immediate development following in the steps of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

Sky Express Announces Four New Domestic Routes for Summer 2018

Sky Express in summer 2018 will connect Athens with the destinations of Alexandroupolis, Kefallonia, Mytilini and Samos.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.

PM Tsipras: Greece is Going from ‘Grexit’ to ‘Grinvest’

The Greek economy is showing signs of recovery, attracting the interest of foreign investors, PM Alexis Tsipras said at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Northern Greece Ports Attracting Investor Interest

The Thessaloniki Port Authority sale is set to be completed by mid-September, paving the way for the sale of the Kavala and Alexandroupolis ports in northern Greece.

Potential for Alexandroupolis Port, Tender in the Fall

A tender for the management of Alexandroupolis port in northeastern Greece, is set to be launched in the fall, the port authority announced this week.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Tourism Stakeholders Gather in Greece to Support Development of Western Silk Road

Alexandroupolis hosted the 1st International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop, the first practical step of an initiative developed by the UNWTO and the European Commission.

Tourism Minister Kountoura Tours Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently visited Alexandroupolis, the island of Thassos and Kavala, where she met with local authorities and tourism professionals.

Greece Attends 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting in Spain

Greece's contribution to the promotion of Europe's cultural heritage was underlined at the 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting held recently in Valencia.

Greece to Host 1st Int’l Western Silk Road Workshop on April 26-27

Greece is getting ready to host the 1st International Western Silk Road Workshop in Alexandroupolis on April 26-27.
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