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Kenshō Opens New Luxury Hotel on Psarou Beach, Mykonos

Kenshō recently inaugurated a new five-star luxury boutique hotel on the popular Psarou beach on the island of Mykonos.

Blue Star Ferries Promotes the Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy via Online Campaign

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries has launched an online campaign to promote the gastronomy and products of the Aegean Islands.

Athens Marathon Takes Home Four Honors at ‘Events Awards 2018’

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, a significant sports event held annually in Athens, received four honors for excellence at the Events Awards 2018.

Qatar Airways Wins Four 2018 Skytrax Awards

Qatar Airways won four prestigious accolades at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards, including for Best Business Class for the sixth time.

Star Alliance Again Takes ‘Best’ Title at Skytrax Awards

Star Alliance was honored with the Best Airline Alliance title for the third year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

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.

Marketing Greece Clinches World Travel Award for Innovative Campaigns

Marketing Greece has been honored as Greece’s Leading Innovative Destination Marketing Organization at the 25th World Travel Awards 2018.

Singapore Airlines Named ‘World’s Best Airline’ at Skytrax Awards 2018

Singapore Airlines for the fourth time has been named "World’s Best Airline" at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, also known as “the Oscars of the aviation industry”.

Turkish Travelers to North Aegean Isles on the Decline in H1 2018

The number of travelers from Turkey to the North Aegean islands dropped by 13,349 in the first half of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017.

Istoria Hotel Invites Travelers to Create their Own Story on Santorini

The newly-established Istoria Hotel recently opened its doors on the island of Santorini and invites travelers to "create their own story" this summer.

GB Roof Garden, Tudor Hall Restaurants Receive ‘Best Award of Excellence’

The restaurants of hotels Grande Bretagne and King George in Athens, have been honored with the “Best Award of Excellence” by the Wine Spectator magazine.

Xenia 2018 to Host Hotel Megatrends Event in November

Prominent tourism figures from Greece and abroad will gather in Athens in November to participate in the Hotel Megatrends event, during the Xenia 2018 hospitality show.

Crete’s Minos Beach Hotel Celebrates 25 Years of Blue Flags

The Minos Beach Art Hotel on Crete is celebrating 25 years of Blue Flag awards, as its beach has once again received the quality eco-label.

Air Transat Named World’s Best Leisure Airline in 2018 by Skytrax

Air Transat, Canada's leading holiday airline, has been named the World's Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018.

Greek Police Issue Guidelines for Online Shopping, Payments

The Greek Police has issued guidelines on how to ensure secure online transactions, including booking ferry or air tickets, hotels and car rental.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Andros Trail Race 2018 – Registrations are Open

Registrations have opened for the 3rd Andros Trail Race that will be held during September 29-30 on the island of Andros.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Scores High for Quality of Services

UK tour operator Jet2holidays has honored the Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete with the “Quality Award 2017” for the high-quality services it offers to guests.

Hilton Athens Awarded as Greece’s Leading Business Hotel at WTA 2018

The Hilton Athens hotel, for the fourth consecutive year, has been awarded as Greece’s Leading Business Hotel at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2018.

Ellinair Welcomes Thanos Pascalis as New CEO

Greek carrier Ellinair, a member of Mouzenidis Group, has announced that it has appointed Thanos Pascalis as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).