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Le Figaro Highlights Greece as Four-season Destination

French newspaper Le Figaro recently featured Greece as a four-season destination and also highlighted the country's tourism sector as "fast growing" for the Greek economy.

Kalymnos Hoteliers Announce Tourism Initiatives, Highlight Local Gastronomy

The Kalymnos Hoteliers Association is launching new initiatives and activities in efforts to promote the island's tourism offerings and gastronomy.

Athens Mayor Honored for Supporting “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis was honored for contributing to the establishment of “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” as a leading international sports event.

Tourism Minister: Impressive Rise in Bookings to Greece for 2018

Bookings to Greece for the 2018 season are seeing an impressive increase compared to last year, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Spyrou Philoxenia Shows its Best in Israel, Next Stop: Serbia and Germany

Following a successful showing in the IMTM 2018 in Israel, Spyrou Philoxenia has announced its participation in Serbia's ITTFA and Germany's ITB Berlin expos.

Royal Brunei Appoints ‘Discover the World’ as GSA in Greece, France, Germany

Royal Brunei Airlines has appointed Discover the World as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece, France and Germany.

Star Alliance Launches Digital Services Platform to Benefit Travelers

Star Alliance has launched a digital services platform (DSP) to further enhance the digital and mobile services offered to travelers.

Peloponnese Gastronomy on the Menu of ‘Sympossio 2018’ Event

Aldemar Resorts has announced the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018 event, which this year is dedicated to the gastronomy culture of the Peloponnese.

Boeing Debuts First 737 MAX 7 Aircraft

Boeing recently marked another airplane development milestone with the debut of the first 737 MAX 7 at the company's factory in Washington.

Turkish Airlines’ New Campaign Invites All On a ‘Five Senses’ Journey

Turkish Airlines has launched its new "Five Senses" campaign that stars world famous heart surgeon and TV personality Dr Oz.

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.