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Ellinair Announces New Greek Island Routes and Interline Agreement with Aeroflot

Ellinair has announced flights from Athens to Mykonos, Chania and Corfu for summer 2019 and the launch of an interline agreement with Aeroflot Russian Airlines.

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.

MarBella Hotels & Resorts Rebrands as ‘MarBella Collection’

Greek hospitality group MarBella Hotels & Resorts has announced its rebranding to ‘MarBella Collection’.

Greek Destinations in Air France-KLM 2019 Summer Schedule

A number of Greek destinations are included in the 2019 summer schedule - March 31 to October 27 - of the Air France-KLM network.

‘Divani Collection Hotels’ Among Greece’s Most Dynamic Enterprises

The Divani Collection Hotels group was announced as one of Greece's 19 most dynamic enterprises at the Growth Awards 2019.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Corfu Welcomes Costa Cruises’ Newest Ship ‘Costa Venezia’

The Greek island of Corfu was the first port of call for Costa Cruises’ newest ship, Costa Venezia, which recently departed on its maiden voyage from Italy.

CNic Hotels: ‘Gemini’ Upgraded to Four-star Hotel, Set to Open in April

CNic Hotels is proceeding with the upgrade of its Gemini Hotel on Corfu, from a three- to a four-star hotel, which will be ready to open its doors in April.

Fraport-run Greek Airports See 12.3% Passenger Traffic Rise in January 2019

Greece's 14 regional airports run by Fraport Greece registered a 12.3% rise in passenger traffic in January this year, compared to the same month in 2018.

Cruiseway Travel: Demand for Luxury Cruises on the Rise

Demand for luxury cruises has been on the rise during the last few years, a trend continuing into 2019, according to Athens-based agency Cruiseway Travel.

Ionian Islands Set to Welcome More Direct Flights from Europe

All the more airlines are offering direct flights from European destinations to the Ionian Islands, and specifically to Zakynthos, Kefallonia, and Corfu.

‘The a Hotels’ Announces New Director of Sales at Grand Serai Congress & Spa

'The a Hotels & Resorts' group has appointed Valia Bourbi as the new director of sales of its Grand Serai Congress & Spa, located in Ioannina, Epirus.

Corfu Among Costliest Holiday Bargain Destinations for UK Travelers, Says Report

The Greek island of Corfu is among the 12 most expensive holiday destinations for UK travelers, according to the 13th annual Post Office Holiday Money Report.

TUI: Greece, Spain Among German Travelers’ Favorites for 2019

Greece and Spain are among the favorite holiday destinations of German travelers for 2019, according to TUI Germany.

Divani Hotels Promotes its Luxury Hospitality Services to UK Market

The Divani Collection Hotels group will promote its hospitality luxury products and services to the UK market through its partnership with London-based marketing agency Grifco PR.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Central Macedonia Region Sets Up Film Office in Thessaloniki

The Central Macedonia Region has opened a new film office in Thessaloniki, aimed at attracting motion media production crews to shoot on location.

Athens Workshop Looks Into Cinema Tourism, Filming in Greece

More than 150 cinematography professionals recently gathered in Athens to participate in an open discussion on ways Greece can promote its locations for filming purposes.

‘Navagio’ on Zakynthos Named World’s Top Beach for 2018

Zakynthos' Navagio beach ranks first on the “World’s Top 50 Beaches” list for 2018, which was released by travel website FlightNetwork.