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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.

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.