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Astra Airlines Launches Flights To Santorini, Mykonos

Greek carrier Astra Airlines has announced that it will launch direct flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini and Mykonos.

SWISS Adds Greek Destinations To New Summer 2014 Schedule

This summer, SWISS will add Thessaloniki to its Zurich-based network, while Geneva will see new services to Corfu and Heraklion.

Experience The Corfiot Easter On Your Mobile

A new and free Android application for smartphones and tablets for the Corfiot Easter has been released to give a little extra assistance to guests that plan to visit the Greek Island of Corfu for the Easter holiday.

Disney Magic Cruise Ship To Pass Through Greece This Summer

Mickey Mouse and friends, along with some 3,500 passengers of the Disney Magic cruise ship, are expected to stop and visit the Greek mainland and islands this summer.

Condor Expands Germany–Greece Service In Summer 2014

German air carrier Condor will expand service between Germany and Greece for this summer as of May 2014.

Greek Islands Among Top 10 Ideal Destinations To Visit In 2014

Ireland's largest-selling daily newspaper, the Irish Independent, has included the Greek islands among the top 10 destinations to visit this year.

Easyjet Announces Five New Routes To/From Greece

Low-cost airline carrier EasyJet recently announced the launch of five new routes to and from Athens, Heraklion, Kos, Mykonos and Corfu for next year's tourism season.

Austria Labels Greece “Tourism Winner” For 2013

"Greece is the winner of the summer season," the program coordinator of travel giant TUI for Austria, Margit Empner, said recently while presenting a report for the 2013 tourism year that ended in late October.
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Kalamata, Santorini, Heraklion Champions In Tourist Arrivals

The arrivals of foreign tourists at the airports around Greece recorded an important increase, according to the first (temporary) data for September 2013.
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Thirteen Greek Beaches Lose Blue Flag Status

Thirteen Greek beaches have lost their coveted Blue Flags after spot checks confirmed that their coastal managers had failed to maintain standards over the summer.
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Regional Airports Tender Continues With Seven Bidders

Seven companies and consortiums have been shortlisted for the second stage of the tender for the operation, management, development, and maintenance of the country’s regional airports.
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Nude Beaches In Greece: Where To Bare It All

Greece, along with France and Croatia, is becoming one of the most popular destinations for nudists from around the world as the country has plenty of beaches where the sun can be enjoyed in the buff while also hotels exclusively open to naturists are on the rise.
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Greek Resorts Consider Out-Of-Town Spots For Party-Goer Tourists

The recent murder of a British tourist on Crete during a brawl with other holidaymakers have the heads of popular Greek party destinations considering to create special zones for rowdy holidaymakers. The special zones would be located away from each islands town.
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K2 Smart Jets, Water Airports Seal Deal To launch Seaplane Services In Greece

Two Greek companies recently joined forces in a bid to develop waterways across Greece and offer passenger transport via seaplanes.
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Chandris Hotels Hosts 6th World Karate Cup

Hotels Corfu and Dassia of Chandris Group on Corfu hosted the athletes that participated in the 6th World Karate Federation Youth Cup and the "Karate 1-Youth World Cup" held 1-7 July.
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Aegean Launches Seasonal London-Athens Route

Aegean Airlines recently announced it will begin flights to Athens from London Stansted Airport commencing on 11 July 2013.
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SDOE Spots Tourism Tax Dodgers In Greece

One in every two enterprises inspected across Greece by the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) over the 21-24 June long weekend was found to be withholding tax payments.
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Mykonos Most Expensive (But Not Most Popular) For Greek Three-Day Weekend

The most expensive Greek destination for the upcoming bank holiday weekend (Agiou Pnevmatos holiday) is Mykonos but it is not the most popular, as Greeks have focused their attention on Fira, Santorini, according to online booking company Trivago.
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Germanwings Announces New Destinations In Greek Market

Budget airline Germanwings will soon expand in the Greek market with three summer destinations from the new Hub Hamburg to Heraklion, Kos and Corfu.
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Greek Ports Need Better Infrastructure To Boost Cruise Tourism

“Of the 36 billion euros plus revenue spread across European cruising destinations, Greece is the recipient of just 600 million euros due to its lagging home porting capabilities and infrastructure challenges,” international cruise experts said on the first day of the 2nd...