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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.

Minoan Lines Announces Heraklion – Cyclades Itineraries

Minoan Lines has announced that its ultra-modern high speed ferry Santorini Palace will start its itineraries on the Heraklion - Cyclades islands route on April 25.

‘Civitel Creta Beach’ to Present Hospitality Experiences at CMT 2019 Holiday Expo

The Civitel Creta Beach hotel will present its hospitality products and services to tourism professionals from all over the world, during the CMT 2019 Holiday Exhibition, on January 12-20, in Stuttgart.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

German-speaking Travelers Picking Crete, Rhodes in 2019

Rhodes and Crete appear to be among the leading destinations of choice for the German-speaking market in 2019, according to travel services provider HolidayCheck.

Minoan Lines Changes Itineraries, Adopts Latest Fuel Regulation

Minoan Lines will amend its itineraries on the Piraeus–Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, starting on Wednesday, January 9, and until Thursday, April 18, 2019.

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.

Athens’ Ancient Greek Technology Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2019’ Award

Only just a few months after its opening, the Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas has been nominated for the "European Museum of the Year Αward (ΕΜΥΑ) 2019".

EFQM Recognizes ‘bluegr Hotels & Resorts’ for 4-star Excellence

The bluegr Hotels & Resorts group has received the “Recognized for Excellence” 4-Star Award from the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

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.

Positive Performance for Goldair Handling in 2018

Goldair Handling in 2018 marked high growth in Greece and abroad, serving over 128,000 flights, up by 8.4 percent compared to a year ago.

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.