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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.

Minoan Lines Announced ‘Top Growth Operator’ for 2018 by London-based OTA

Minoan Lines has been named “Top Growth Operator” for 2018 by a leading UK-based ferry demand platform and online travel agency (OTA).

Ionian Islands: Air Arrivals to Record Double-digit Growth for Third Year

The Region of the Ionian Islands expects international air arrivals in 2018 to record a double-digit growth for a third consecutive year.

Corfu Nominated for European Location Award 2018 – Vote Now!

The Greek island of Corfu in the Ionian sea is competing with 11 other destinations for the European Film Location Award 2018.

Ryanair Launches New Corfu – Liverpool Service in June 2019

As part of its 2019 summer schedule, Ryanair will launch a new service connecting Corfu in Greece with Liverpool in the UK in June.

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.

‘The Durrells’ TV Series Films Season 4 on Corfu

The fourth season of "The Durrells", a popular British TV series based on the life of explorer and writer Gerald Durrell, was recently filmed on the Ionian island of Corfu.

Shipping Minister: Corfu-Othoni Islands Ferry Link Set for 2019

Greek Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis announced that a ferry route linking the Ionian island of Corfu with the Othoni islands would launch at the start of 2019.

Rhodes, Ionian Isles Mark Record-breaking Tourist Arrivals in Sept 2018

Rhodes and the Ionian Islands are breaking incoming tourism records for September with flows continuing strong into October.

Ryanair to Launch 21 New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece with popular international destinations for summer 2019.

Divani Group Offers Pink Cocktails to Support Breast Cancer Prevention Campaign

The Divani Collection Hotels this month is introducing its guests to its unique pink cocktails, aiming to support the global campaign for the prevention of breast cancer.

Ryanair: New Corfu-Bologna and Rhodes-Rome Routes for Summer 2019

As part of its summer 2019 schedule, Ryanair will connect Greece with Italy through the new Corfu-Bologna and Rhodes-Rome routes as of April.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Corfu Considered as Filming Location for Foreign ‘Survivor’-like Reality Show

The Greek island of Corfu is among the candidate filming locations for the South African "Survivor"-like reality TV show “Tropika Island of Treasure”.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

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.

Greek Seven-month Airport Traffic Going Strong

Greek airports welcomed over 34.4 million passengers in the first seven months of the year, marking a 10.1 percent rise against the same period last year at 31.2 million.

Corfu’s ‘MarBella Nido’ Presents New Exclusive Degustation Menu for 2018

The Apaggio restaurant of the MarBella Nido hotel on Corfu has a new exclusive degustation menu for 2018, put together by Michelin-starred chefs.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.