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Croatia Airlines: Seasonal Flights to Athens for Summer 2020

Croatia Airlines has announced its seasonal flights from Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split to Athens for summer 2020.

Evia to Host Skyllias & Hydna Authentic Marathon Swim Event in July

The Greek island of Evia in July will host the Skyllias & Hydna Authentic Marathon Swim event, which will look to highlight the area's history and sports tourism options.

Greece 1821-2021 Bicentennial Events: Call for Proposals

Interested parties wishing to participate in the bicentennial Greece 1821-2021 events are invited to submit proposals on its online platform, according to the organizing committee.

Skiathos Airport Shortlisted for Most Scenic Approach to Landing – Vote by March 15

Skiathos Airport is among the nominees for PrivateFly's 2020 Scenic Airports awards, which are won by airports that offer the most stunning approach to landing.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel Wins Gold at Responsible Business Awards 2020

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the Greek island of Astypalea, was honored for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards 2020.

Miraggio Kassandra Run 2020 in Halkidiki Set for October

The five-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, for the second year is organizing the Half Marathon Miraggio Kassandra Run event, which will take place in Halkidiki, on October 11.

Louis Hotels Adds New Five-star Property to Crete Portfolio

Louis Hotels has added the five-star Asterion Suites & Spa to its portfolio of properties on the island of Crete.

Travelport Achieves Level 4 NDC Aggregator Certification from IATA

Travelport has achieved level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Works Begin on Piraeus Port’s New Cruise Terminal

Greece’s largest port, Piraeus, will be able to handle larger cruise ships and establish itself as a home port once construction works on a new terminal are completed.

Germany and Austria Meet Rethymno Carnival in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is holding press trips to Crete, looking to promote the carnival celebrations of Rethymno to Germany and Austria.

Thessaloniki’s Porto Palace Hotel Receives Green Key Sustainability Label

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki has received the Green Key label for its sustainable practices and eco-friendly hospitality services.

SWOT Now Manages the Aria Estate Suites & Spa in Mani

SWOT has taken over the management of the Aria Estate Suites & Spa, a luxury property in the Peloponnese, set to open its doors in April.

4th Messinia Pro-Am Attracts Golfers from 20 Countries

Professional and amateur athletes from a total of 20 countries took part in the 4th Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament held at Costa Navarino.

City of Athens Joins Call for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is backing a city council decision to send a letter to the British government calling for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Kythera is Greece’s First Small Island to Develop Via Ferrata Trail Network

Kythera has become Greece’s first small island to develop a “via ferrata”, a special network of trails that combines hiking with canyoning and climbing.

Minoan Lines Christens New Kydon Palace Ferry

Minoan Lines christened its new cruise ferry, Kydon Palace, at the port of Souda in Chania, Crete.

Argo Travel Appoints Nopi Savvidou as New Office Director in Thessaloniki

Argo Travel has appointed Nopi Savvidou as the new director of its office in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.

HATTA: Greece’s Travel Agents Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies’ (HATTA) has announced its new Board of Directors.

UNWTO Seeking Disruptive Ideas for 2nd Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

The UNWTO is looking for disruptive ideas and innovators to take part in the 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

Greece Cracks Down on Illegal Airbnb Activities

Short-term rental operators who fail to declare their properties by February 28 will be faced with stiff penalties.