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Louis Hotels Honored in TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards

The Louis Hotels group has received 20 honors for its accommodation units in Greece and Cyprus in TripAdvisor's 2018 Travelers’ Choice awards.

‘Marketing Greece’ Presents its Vision to Hoteliers in Cyprus

Marketing Greece CEO Ioanna Dretta recently presented the company's vision for Greek tourism during the annual conference of the Cyprus Hotel Managers Association.

HORECA 2018 Expo to Host 550 Exhibitors, Special Events

With the participation of 550 exhibitors from Greece and abroad, the 13th HORECA will take place between February 9-12 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens.

Cobalt Air: New Business Class Service on Flights from Cyprus to Athens

Cobalt Air, a leading Cypriot airline, recently launched its new Business Class service on flights between Cyprus and Athens.

Nikolaos Lardis Joins Ryanair as Sales & Marketing Manager East Med

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has appointed Nikolaos Lardis as its new sales and marketing manager for Eastern Mediterranean.

Greece Loses One Place on Henley Passport Index 2018

Greece lost one place year-on-year on the Henley Passport Index for 2018, ranking seventh among 199 countries, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 171 countries.

Cyprus Airways Adds Athens to New Summer 2018 Destinations

Cyprus Airways has announced that it will launch flights from Larnaca to Athens for summer 2018 as of March 29.

TUS Airways Launches Athens-Larnaca Direct Service

TUS Airways is expanding its presence in the Greek market by launching a new direct service connecting Athens to Larnaca, starting on December 1, 2017.

Zela Aviation, MIAT Mongolian Airlines Explore Ways to Expand GSA Partnership

New ideas for further developing their GSA partnership were recently discussed in Cyprus between the founder of Zela Aviation and the CEO of MIAT Mongolian Airlines.

Zela Aviation Bolsters Cyprus Team with Two Key Appointments

Air charter broker company Zela Aviation has announced the appointment of Nikolay Panov and Andrew Christoforides to its team in Cyprus.

Ryanair Cancels More Flights, Greece also Affected

Destinations in Greece will be affected by Ryanair's decision to cancel more flights this winter, affecting the travel plans of some 400,000 passengers.

Germania Announces More Flights to Greece for 2018

German carrier Germania announced that it has revised its flight program for 2018 and will operate more flights to Greece.

Greek, Turkish PMs Seek Harmony, Mutual Benefits

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that smooth relations with Greece hinge on an EU promise to ensure visa-free travel within Schengen for Turkish nationals.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

EUMed Summit ‘Athens 2016’ to Focus on Economic Policy, Security, Migration

Economic policy, security and migration will top the agenda of the Mediterranean EU Countries' Summit "Athens 2016" that will take place on Friday, September 9, at the Zappeio Hall in the Greek capital.

Private Sector Associations of Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Portugal Join Forces to Promote European Tourism

SETE, Greece’s umbrella body of private tourism enterprises, has launched a working group with the respective private sector associations of Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Portugal to form the "one voice" that will aim to place tourism high on the EU’s agenda.

EU Backs Greek island, Cyprus Entrepreneurship with Funds

The EU approved last week funding amounting to 54 million euros via its Interreg V-A “Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020” program to assist nine border regions in Greece, and all of Cyprus, towards further developing their local economies with measures that will create jobs, improve...

Lufthansa Group Announces More Flights to Greece this Summer

The airlines of Lufthansa Group this summer will increase their frequencies to and from Greece and include new popular destinations to their flight schedules.

Aegean Airlines Expands Presence in Cyprus, Announces New Routes from Larnaca

As of April 2015, Aegean Airlines will significantly enhance the flight frequency between Larnaca and the destinations of Athens and Thessaloniki and introduce a direct Athens-Paphos route.

Aegean Airlines Links Cyprus with Tel Aviv and Kiev

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has added two new destinations to its summer 2015 schedule.