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Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

Lufthansa Cancels Hundreds of Flights Due to Strike Action at German Airports

Lufthansa on Tuesday cancelled 800 out of 1,600 scheduled flights, due to strike action launched by labor union Verdi at four German airports.

Lufthansa Tours Germany and Europe with New Look

Following the recent unveiling of its new aircraft livery, Lufthansa recently showed its new look during a special tour to airports in Germany and Europe.

Eurowings Looks Forward to a Record Summer

Eurowings has significantly increased its passenger traffic at four large German airports and is looking forward to a record summer.

Aldemar Served “Greece on a Dish” At Anuga Food Fair In Germany

The culinary team of Aldemar Hotels Group recently served "Greece on a Dish" at the Anuga exhibition in Cologne, Germany, the world´s leading food fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering market.

Positive Outlook in Tourism Traffic for 2007

The Athens Hoteliers Association recently shared statistics collected from monthly reports on hotel occupancy in Athens and the Attica region. In the months of May and June an increase in traffic has been noted of approximately six percent.

Greek 60 Million-euro Tourism Promotion Campaign Well Underway

Greece's tourism promotion campaign steams ahead in both Europe and the USA. The first phase of the 60-million-euro campaign has been completed and the second phase is now in full force.

New Low-cost Carrier from Athens and Thessaloniki

Germany's low-cost carrier "germanwings" now flies out of Athens to Cologne four times a week and out of Thessaloniki three times a week with a ticket price of 19 euros, and that includes all taxes. That price, however, is for anywhere from 15 to 20% of all available seats. As...

Amadeus Adds More Low-fare Carriers

Travel agencies worldwide connected to Amadeus can now sell seats on Germanwings, the new German low-fare carrier. On 1 April 2003, Germanwings joined other low fare airlines already available through the Amadeus System, such as Virgin Express, Zip Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle,...