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Amadeus Ranks 16th Most Sustainable Company in the World

Amadeus is included on the list of Corporate Knights’ 2018 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, moving up from the 87th to the 16th position.

Greek Culture Minister Visits Crete, Discusses Projects, Funding

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou met with Crete governor Stavros Arnaoutakis to discuss issues related the region's archaeological sites and ways to secure funding.

Blue Star Ferries Once Again Supports ‘Roads to Rhodes’ Marathon

Blue Star Ferries is the official sea transport sponsor of the 5th “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon and has announced special discounts to participants.

Singapore Airlines Launches ‘Digital Innovation Blueprint’ Initiative

Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of its Digital Innovation Blueprint initiative, through the establishment of key bilateral partnerships.

Greece Sees Double-digit Increase in Bookings from Switzerland

Bookings for holidays in Greece by Swiss travelers have so far recorded a double-digit increase, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

EasyJet: New Routes from Corfu and Kefallonia to Berlin for Summer 2018

EasyJet will launch new routes from the Ionian islands of Corfu and Kefallonia to Tegel Airport in Berlin for the summer 2018 season.

Crete Region Tourism Campaign Travels to NY, Helsinki, Düsseldorf

Aiming to promote Crete as a leading tourism destination, regional authorities participated in tourism exhibitions in New York, Helsinki and Düsseldorf.

Aria Hotels Adds ‘Archipel Mansion’ to Santorini Portfolio

The Aria Hotels group has added another luxury property to its growing portfolio on Santorini, the Archipel Mansion located in Fira.

Cobalt Air Selects Sabre for Passenger Reservations Technology

Cobalt Air has completed a major IT transition to Sabre's passenger reservations system, which involves all of the carrier’s reservations and operations.

Emirates: 2017 a Year of Growth, Innovation, New Services

Emirates has concluded another year of growth and innovation, as in 2017 it expanded its feet and network and introduced new innovative products and initiatives.

Aegean Island Mayors Appeal to European Parliament Over VAT

The mayors of the North and South Aegean islands have appealed to the European Parliament over the abolition of a special tax status applicable until now.

Tourism Ministry Promotes Greece at ‘boot Düsseldorf‘ Boat Show

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas presented Greece's potential in marine tourism at the 49th boot Düsseldorf show.

Hellenic Seaways Says Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Not Viable

Hellenic Seaways issued a statement justifying its decision to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands for this summer.

Check24: Crete, Rhodes, Kos Among Top Choices for German Travelers

Crete, Rhodes and Kos are included on the list of the 10 most popular European islands for German summer travelers, which was recently released by Check24.

Zakynthos Aiming to Set Up Tourism School in March

The Municipality of Zakynthos in collaboration with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) announced plans to set up a tourism school on the island.

Divani Apollon Palace Partners with ‘Ariadne Athens’ Skin Care Brand

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso has entered into a partnership with Ariadne Athens, a Greek company specializing in natural skin care products.

Pre-bookings for Greece on the Rise, Says Tourism Minister

Pre-bookings for Greece are picking up pace by as much as 30 percent, paving the way for a new record year, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Privatizations Set to Boost Greek State Coffers by €2bn

Greece’s international lenders and the government are estimating that privatization projects will boost state coffers by some 2 billion euros this year.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Western Greece Honored as ‘European Destination of Excellence’

The Region of Western Greece has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 accolade for its cultural offerings.