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Cyprus Airways Announces Athens – Paphos Service

Cyprus Airways will connect Greece’s capital Athens with the city of Paphos in Cyprus as of December 21 with three flights per week.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.

‘Base Element’ Clinches Three Silver W³ Awards for Web Design Performance

Base Element has received three silver honors at the W³ Awards 2019, which celebrates outstanding websites and web marketing projects.

UNWTO Report Offers Insight into Short-term Rental Challenges

Fair competition, consumer protection, planning and sustainability are the key areas of focus of a new report covering short-term rental practices released by UWNTO.

Zeus International Honored for Top Hospitality, Spa Services

Zeus International has received two SSLHLA awards for the prime hospitality and spa services offered at its Wyndham Athens Residence and Wyndham Grand Novi Vinodolski hotels.

Creta Maris Revives Traditional Customs of Crete

The guests of the Creta Maris Beach Resort took part in two of the oldest customs of Crete for the production of raisins through traditional methods.

Royal Caribbean Announces Shanghai as Homeport of 5th ‘Oasis Class’ Ship

Royal Caribbean International's fifth Oasis Class ship, named "Wonder of the Seas", will set sail from Shanghai, China, in 2021.

Minister Backs Peloponnese Region to Increase Tourism Flows

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is exploring why the Peloponnese Region accounts for only 2.6 percent of Greece's tourists.

Elite Athletes Lived the Santorini Experience 2019

Amateur and professional athletes from all over the world participated in the Santorini Experience sports tourism event during October 4-6.

INOMO to Showcase Over 25 New Products for Hotels at Xenia 2019 Expo

INOMO, a company offering tailor-made furniture to 5-star hotels, will present over 25 new products at the Xenia 2019 exhibition in Athens.

Axia Hospitality Receives the 2019 ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

Axia Hospitality received the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2019 that was held in Athens.

Scoot Named Best Low-cost Carrier at TTG Travel Awards 2019

Scoot, the low cost arm of Singapore Airlines, has been named “Best Low-cost Carrier” for the Asia Pacific region at the 30th TTG Travel Awards 2019.

Volotea to Connect Athens with 4 New European Destinations in 2020

Volotea will launch four new routes connecting Athens with Marseille and Lyon in France, Cagliari in Sardinia, and Split in Croatia, in summer 2020.

More Greek Destinations in Cruise Company Plans, Says CLIA

International cruise companies are looking to include more Greek destinations in their future itineraries, says the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

CNT: MarBella Corfu Hotel Among Top 20 Resorts in Greece

MarBella Corfu Hotel has been included on the list of Condé Nast Traveler's (CNT) Top 20 Resorts in Greece, as voted at the CNT Readers’ Choice Awards 2019.

Foreign Ministry Event Presents Greece’s No-deal Brexit Plans

Greece recently presented its post-Brexit measures for trade, business, tourism and agriculture at a Foreign Ministry event in Athens.

OTA Insight to Share Know-how at Athens’ 100% Hotel Show

OTA Insight, the cloud-based data intelligence platform for the hospitality industry, will share its know-how during the 100% Hotel Show to be held in Athens in November.

Acropolis Museum Hosts Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Theater

The Acropolis Museum in Athens every week is hosting masterpieces of ancient Greek theater, as part of "The Stones Speak" cultural program.

Greek, French Culture Blend for ‘Petit Paris d’ Athènes 2019’ Festival

The "Petit Paris d' Athènes 2019" festival, to be held in Athens during November 21–December 1, will combine Greek and French culture in a number of events.

Greek Governor Goes to Hollywood to Bring Film Productions to Macedonia

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas visited Hollywood aiming to initiate interest in film productions in the region.