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AEGEAN Contributes to Extension of Tourism Season in Greece

AEGEAN's November 2018 figures reveal the airline's contribution to the extension of the tourism season in Greece during the winter months.

Seajets Announced Line Passenger of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Greek ferry operator Seajets was announced Line Passenger of the Year at the 15th Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards held in Athens.

Grecotel’s ‘Caramel’ Joins American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts

The Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort in Rethymno on Crete, has become a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts collection.

Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Lake Vouliagmeni to Host ‘Seven Stars’ 2019 Luxury Awards Event

Vouliagmeni Lake, located on the south coast of Athens, will host the 7th Anniversary of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA).

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

Nat Geo Traveler Russia: Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for Family Holidays

Greece has been announced as the second most popular destination for family holidays by the Russian edition of the National Geographic Traveler magazine.

‘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.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

Lufthansa Announces New Heraklion-Frankfurt Service for Summer 2019

Lufthansa will launch a new direct service connecting the Greek city of Heraklion, Crete, with Frankfurt in Germany, for summer 2019.

Butterfly Stories Presents ‘Ultimate Breakfast Experience’ for Hotels

Food management company Butterfly Stories presented the “Ultimate Breakfast Experience” to hoteliers attending the 100% Hotel Show 2018 held in Athens.

New Destinations, Fresh Products Key to Stronger Greek Tourism Dynamic

Promoting lesser-known destinations and introducing innovative products are the next step if Greece wants to capitalize on the strong dynamic of its tourism sector.

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).

Marriott Greece ‘Runs for Youth’ in Athens

The Marriott Greece & Cyprus Business Council recently held the first “Run for Youth” event in Athens, aiming to raise funds for the SOS Children's Villages Greece.

‘Out of the Blue’ Wins Best Spa Resort in Europe Award at 2018 Prix Villégiature

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete has been announced the "Best Spa Resort in Europe" at the prestigious 2018 Prix Villégiature Awards.

Greece and China Meet Through Travel, Culture, Music

Musicians from China are exploring Greece through a unique cultural journey as part of the “2018 Meet Greece Music Journey” initiative.

Ryanair Links Crete and Milan with New 2019 Summer Routes

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new routes from Heraklion, Crete, to Bergamo and Malpensa in Milan, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

DER Touristik CEO Says 2019 ‘Super Year for Greece’

The Greek island of Samos will be the top destination for its clients in 2019, says DER Touristik Group, adding that 2019 promises to be the year of Greece.

New Greek Company Opens to ‘Reload’ Sales of Hotels

New Greek company "Reload Hotel Sales" has opened for business, offering its knowhow to hoteliers on how to boost their reservations and sales.

SWOT to Manage New Mykonos Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott

Greek hospitality experts Simple Way of Tourism (SWOT) will be managing the operations of a new Marriott Autograph Collection hotel on Mykonos, starting in 2019.