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HotelBrain Group: Six New Properties Added to ‘HotelKeys’ Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain Group, has added six new leased hotels, located on Paros, Crete, Naxos and Rhodes, to its portfolio.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne & King George Hotels Among Best in Greece and Turkey

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George hotels are included on the list of the Top 10 Hotels in Greece & Turkey, as voted by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler.

KLM Marks Centenary with Bike Ride at Athens Airport

KLM recently turned 100 years old and in Greece celebrated with a bike ride for its friends at Athens International Airport.

Greece Sets Remote Island Tourism Growth Priorities

Remote Greek island ferry links and modernizing ports to cater to cruise ships, were on the agenda of an interministerial working meeting this week.
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Air China Adds Extra Athens – Beijing Direct Flight to Meet High Demand

Air China is increasing its direct Athens-Beijing service from two to three flights per week in order to meet high travel demand.

Attica’s ‘City Break’ Side Promoted to Russian Tour Operators

Attica’s tourism offerings and city break options were introduced to leading Russian tour operators in Moscow and St Petersburg.

‘Travel Cue Management’ Expands to Greece with Acquisition of Prime Travel

Travel Cue Management has expanded its activities to Greece with the acquisition of Prime Travel, a tourism agency based in Piraeus.

Commission Approves €380 Million German Rescue Aid to Condor

The European Commission has approved Germany's plans to grant a €380-million loan to charter airline Condor, after the collapse of its parent company Thomas Cook.

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.

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.