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Lufthansa to Deploy 4 Airbus A350-900s to Frankfurt Hub

For the duration of the winter timetable, Lufthansa will be deploying four of the currently parked Airbus A350-900s to its hub in Frankfurt.

CNT Places Athens Among Friendliest Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) has placed Athens among the 10 Friendliest Cities in Europe with the most smiling, welcoming people.

Mohegan’s Casino Project in Greece to Take 3 Years After Permit Issue

The first integrated resort and casino to be constructed in Greece, at the former Athens airport in Hellinikon, is expected to take three years to complete.

Electric Bus Test Run Taking Place in Athens Center

A new public electric bus has begun its first test run through the center of Athens and is in service for passengers.

‘Greece 2021’ Video for Anniversary of 1821 Revolution Goes Public

The “Greece 1821-2021” organizing committee has revealed a video dedicated to the 200th anniversary since the Greek War of Independence.

Greece’s 8-month Tourism Revenue Down by €10.5bn

Greece's tourism sector saw revenue drop by 10.5 billion euros in the first eight months of the year, according to Bank of Greece data.

GNTO Promotes Athens and Pelion to French Market

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently introduced French journalists to the tourism offerings of Athens and Mount Pelion.

Virtual Athens Marathon 2020: How to Register

Six simple steps have to be followed to participate in the upcoming Virtual Athens Marathon 2020 event.

Athens Capital Hotel–MGallery Takes Part in Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Aiming to support women suffering from breast cancer, the Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery is taking part in an awareness campaign running until the end of the month.

Museum of Modern Greek Culture Among Winners of #EUinmyRegion Postcard Contest

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture in Athens is among the winners of the Postcards competition of the #EUinmyRegion campaign.

‘Rental Center Crete’ Launches New Website in Greek

Rental Center Crete, a leading car rental company located on Crete, has launched its website in the Greek language.

Selene Restaurant Sponsors ‘50 Great Greek Wines’ Event in Athens

Santorini’s Selene Restaurant was the Platinum Sponsor of the "50 Great Greek Wines" competition, which aims to place Greek wine at the top of the world wine scene.

Greece Announces New Marina in Halkidiki

A new marina to go up in the area of Sithonia in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, has received the green light following a joint ministerial decision.

‘Thessaloniki.Τravel’ Online Guide Now in Serbian Language

Thessaloniki.Travel, the official digital travel guide of the northern port city, is now available in the Serbian language.

2020 GIFTTS Award: NJV Athens Plaza Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel has been honored for its sustainability practices at the 11th GIFTTS Pineapple Awards 2020.

Study: Greece Could Do Better to Make Taxation Competitive

Greece still has a long way to go in terms of tax competitiveness, ranking 29th among 36 countries, according to the OECD.

ABTA Calls for Tourism Recovery in a More Responsible Way – Report

The travel industry must be rebuilt in a more responsible way in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

Halkidiki’s Aristotle Municipality to Complete Trekking Paths Network in 2021

A network of trekking paths covering a large part of the Municipality of Aristotle in Halkidiki, Greece, will be available to residents and visitors by April 2021.

INcrementUM Ensures Innovative Tailor-made Services to Hotels

Greek hospitality consulting firm INcrementUM guarantees that it takes hotel tailor-made services to a whole new level.

Strikes to Disrupt Air Travel in Greece on Thursday

Flights to and from Greece will be affected on Thursday, October 15, due to a 24-hour strike called by Greece’s main public sector umbrella union ADEDY.