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Astypalea First Greek Island Attempting to Go Smoke-free

Astypalea is the first island in Greece to say ‘No’ to smoking as part of its drive to re-brand as a wellness destination.

Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’ Drives Tourism Promo

Positive energy and radiant light are the focus of a new tourism campaign, aiming to promote the Dodecanese island of Astypalea.

‘Gifts from Greece’ Initiative at ITB to Woo LGBT Travelers

A new project named "Gifts from Greece" has kicked off and involves a series of international promotional activities to draw in the LGBT crowd to Greece.

HATTA Sides With Traveling Public

An Athens court recently ruled in favor of an injunction brought by the Hellenic Association of Tourism and Travel Agents against the Media & Travel Group, which distributes Travel Card, advertised as offering discount accommodation in over 300 hotels throughout Greece.

Subsidies For Olympic Aviation On Unprofitable Routes

Olympic's domestic subsidiary carrier, Olympic Aviation, gets some 10.3 million euros (3.5 billion drachmas) annually in government subsidies for operating flights to nine island destinations considered highly unprofitable.