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Villa Veneziano Honored at 4th Hotel Design Awards

Villa Veneziano, located on Lefkada, was honored with the “Best Landscape” accolade at the 4th Hotel Design Awards during the latest 100% Hotel Show.

Greece Flirts with Netflix, Disney, Paramount

Aiming to attract film producers to Greece, Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas visited Netflix, Disney and Paramount during his trip to the US.

Thessaloniki Among Top Choices for Turkish Travelers

Thessaloniki has become a popular tourism destination for Turkish travelers, as the number of overnight stays from Turkey last year increased by 8 percent.

Sky Express Announces Four New Domestic Routes for Summer 2018

Sky Express in summer 2018 will connect Athens with the destinations of Alexandroupolis, Kefallonia, Mytilini and Samos.

Sofitel Athens Airport Receives Guest Review Award 2017 by Booking.com

The Sofitel Athens Airport received a Guest Review Award by Booking.com for the high-quality hospitality services it offered in 2017.

Ash Monday Celebrations at Westin Resort Costa Navarino

The Westin Resort Costa Navarino in Messinia will celebrate the 2018 Ash Monday long weekend with a number of events for children and adults.

Ryanair to Link Athens with Aqaba, Jordan, in October 2018

Ryanair will launch a new route connecting Athens with Aqaba in Jordan twice a week, starting in late October 2018.

Volotea Increases Passenger Traffic by 42% in 2017

Volotea in 2017 increased its passenger traffic by 42 percent, reaching 4.82 million passengers compared to 3.39 million in 2016.

Halkidiki Hotel Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Halkidiki Hotel Association has announced its new Board of Directors, following elections held during its recent general assembly.

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.

Ionian Islands Expect Increasing Tourist Inflows from The Netherlands

All the more Dutch travelers appear to have their sights set on holidays in Greece and particularly in the Ionian, according to the region's officials.

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.

North Aegean Region – SETE Join Forces in Tourism

The North Aegean Region and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) plan to jointly develop tourism training and promotion programs.

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.

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.

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.