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TUI: Greece, Spain Among German Travelers’ Favorites for 2019

Greece and Spain are among the favorite holiday destinations of German travelers for 2019, according to TUI Germany.

Louis Hotels Honored at 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards

The Louis Hotels group has been honored for its financial performance at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards, which was recently held in Athens.

Transport Discounts Now Applicable on All Greek Islands

All Greek island residents can now claim transportation discounts as part of the “transport equivalent” measure, according to an announcement by the shipping ministry.

DER Touristik CEO Says 2019 ‘Super Year for Greece’

The Greek island of Samos will be the top destination for its clients in 2019, says DER Touristik Group, adding that 2019 promises to be the year of Greece.

Australian TV Show ‘My Greek Odyssey’ Travels to Milos, Serifos 

The Greek islands of Milos and Serifos will be featured in the second series of Australian TV show “My Greek Odyssey”, which is broadcast by a number of TV networks in Greece and abroad.

Greece Wins at CNT’s 21st Annual Readers’ Travel Awards 2018

Greece shined at the Readers' Travel Awards 2018 that were recently presented in London by renowned UK magazine Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

‘Transport Equivalent’ Platform Opens for Enterprises on Greek Islands

Enterprises, based on the Greek islands that are eligible to receive the "transport equivalent" discount for the transportation of goods, can now register online at www.etaforikoisodynamo.gr.

Greek Gov’t Betting on Tourism to Strengthen Islands

The construction and upgrade of tourism infrastructure on the Greek islands will pave the way for further development, according to Alternate Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios.

US Travelers Keen on Visiting Greece in the Fall

US travelers have a soft spot for Greece, ranking the country in the top 10 choice destinations for fall, according to luxury travel experts Virtuoso.

Thousands Travel to the Greek Islands as Summer Holiday Exodus Begins

The summer holiday exodus from Athens to the Greek islands began to get underway with fully booked ferries departing from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio.

Paros: T+L’s Best Island in Europe for 2018 Sees Arrivals Soar

The Greek island of Paros, which was recently labeled as the best island in Europe for 2018 by Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine, saw its arrivals soar in June.

Greek Islands in FlightNetwork’s Top 10 for World’s Best Journeys

The Greek Islands are among the top 10 best destinations in the world for once-in-a-lifetime journeys, according to a list compiled by FlightNetwork.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Power Grid Operator Launches Tender for Phase 3 of Cyclades Energy Link

The Independent Power Transmission Operator announced a call for tenders for the third phase of an energy link project set to provide power to the Cyclades.

Volos Airport Welcomes New Flights, Set to Post Rise

Incoming travelers to Volos' Nea Aghialos Airport are set to rise by 25-30 percent, in great part due to new flights from the UK and Israel.

HostelBay: Exclusive Island Hopping Ferry Passes for Holidays in Greece

HostelBay, an online booking accommodation provider in 14 languages, recently added exclusive ferry passes to its website, aiming to add value to holidays in Greece.

Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Athens, Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

Visa Program for Turkish Tourists to Greek Islands to Run in 2018

A visa facilitation program, which allows Turkish travelers and citizens of third countries to visit Eastern Aegean islands in Greece, will run in 2018.

Greek PM Launches Island – Mainland Power Grid Link

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated the first phase of a 245-million-euro underwater power cable link project, initially connecting five Cycladic islands to the mainland.