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Greek Tourism Creates Most Jobs in June

Accommodation and food services created the most new job openings in June, according to the Greek labor ministry's Ergani system.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Greece Favorite Holiday Spot for the French

French travelers have got a soft spot for travel, with Greece topping their bucket list, pushing Spain and Italy to the side, according to a survey by tourism consultants Protourisme.

Athens Airport Welcomes Over 10 Million Passengers in Jan-June 2018

The Athens Airport welcomed more than 10 million passengers between January and June 2018, which is up by 11.1% compared to the same period in 2017.

Argo Travel Partners with Wedding Specialists

The Argo Travel Group and Karaververis Weddings/JK Events have entered into a partnership, aiming to expand their activities in the international market.

Scoot: Athens-Singapore Route Sees 80,000 Passengers in First Year

Scoot, the low-cost carrier of the Singapore Airlines Group, recently celebrated one year of operations in the Greek market during a special event held at Athens Airport.

Athens, Kefalonia, Corfu Airports See Impressive Rise in April Traffic

The airports of Athens, Kefalonia and Corfu recorded double-digit growth in passenger traffic in April, according to a report by ACI Europe.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

‘When Pictures Paint a Thousand Words’ – Benaki Art Exhibition at AIA and Costa Navarino

Athens International Airport, Costa Navarino and the Benaki Museum have joined forces to exhibit works of renowned Greek artist Nikos Hatzikyriakos-Ghikas.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

Athens Airport Aims to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’

Athens International Airport (AIA) has launched the “Beat Plastic Pollution” campaign, aiming to limit the use of plastics on the airport premises.

Greek Aviation Society Conference Explores Future Challenges

The impact of new technologies on aviation and airport infrastructure were the focus of the Hellenic Aviation Society's 5th conference held at Athens International Airport (AIA).

Dolce Attica Riviera Celebrates Official Opening with Big Party and Fireworks

The Dolce Attica Riviera hotel in Vravrona celebrated its official opening with a big party, live music and an impressive display of fireworks.

Athens Airport Announces 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for Students

Athens International Airport and the Hellenic American University will hold the 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for high school students during June 25-July 13.

Athens Airport Sees April Arrivals Up by 13.6%

Arrivals at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 13.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2017 and reached 1.87 million.

Volotea Opens New Base in Athens, Greece

Volotea has inaugurated its new base in Athens, where a Boeing 717 will be permanently based and 30 local jobs have been created.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Mega Airlines Studies Honored as Top Authorized Training Center by IATA

Greek educational organization Mega Airlines Studies once again has been honored as Europe Top Performing Authorized Training Center by IATA.

Ryanair Celebrates 10 Million Passengers at Athens Airport

Ryanair threw a party in Athens to celebrate carrying 10 million passengers to and from Athens International Airport (AIA) since its first flight in April 2014.