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Ellinair Adds Vnukovo, Russia, to its Destination Roster

Ellinair, a Mouzenidis Group airline, has added a new Russian destination to its roster after entering a deal with Vnukovo International Airport.

Greece Targets 50-plus Dutch Travelers

Aiming to attract 50-plus Dutch travelers to Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization took part in The Netherlands' “50PlusBeurs 2019” tourism expo.

Ryanair Announces New Athens – Toulouse Route for 2020

Ryanair has announced a new Athens route to Toulouse, France, with a twice-weekly service commencing in March 2020.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

Kalamaki Beach Resort Supports 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing Event

The Kalamaki Beach Resort was among the supporters of the 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing 2019, a major sports event held annually in Corinth.

CNic Hotels Supports 2nd Corfu Half Marathon Event

CNic Hotels is supporting the 2nd Corfu Half Marathon, the biennial event scheduled to take place on the island on Sunday, September 29.

GNTO Promotes Events Highlighting Greece’s Gastronomy, Sports, Culture

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting a number of gastronomy, sports and cultural events scheduled to take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

‘The Luxury Hotels’ Honored for 22-year Dedication to Greek Hospitality

The Luxury Hotels group has been honored for its long history in Greek hospitality at the “Brands with History II” event, held at the Ecali Club in Athens.

Sojern Appoints Global Media to Expand Reach in Greece & Cyprus

Digital marketing company Sojern has appointed marketing agency Global Media as the exclusive representative of all its solutions in Greece and Cyprus.

Greece Revises its Remote Island Transport Policy

The budget for remote island transport services in Greece has increased by 45 percent, Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis announced.

GNTO Promotes Samothrace Island to Romanian Travelers

Journalists of leading Romanian magazines, such as National Geographic Traveler, visited Samothrace, as part of a press trip organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Athens Airport Honored at ‘World Routes’ Awards for 18th Year

Athens International Airport has been honored for the 18th year at the prestigious “World Routes 2019” airport marketing awards.

37th Spartathlon to Host 400 Ultrarunners from 50 Countries

The 37th Spartathlon race kicks off on September 27 with the participation of 400 ultramarathon runners from 50 countries.

Masters of Wine to Visit Athens, Crete and Santorini

Enterprise Greece has invited 20 members of the Masters of Wine Institute to visit Athens, Crete and Santorini, between September 28 – October 5.

Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Scoot Removes Payment Processing Fees Globally

Scoot has announced the removal of payment processing fees globally for all bookings made through its direct channels, with immediate effect.

Creta Maris Celebrates World Cleanup Day with Environmental Activities

On occasion of World Cleanup Day, the Creta Maris Beach Resort held a voluntary cleanup operation in the coastal area of Heraklion on Crete.

Hilton Athens Brings ‘Brazil on Your Plate’ at Byzantino Restaurant

The Hilton Athens hotel, near the center of the Greek capital, will hold a 10-day culinary event dedicated to Brazilian cuisine, in its Byzantino restaurant.

Thomas Cook’s ‘Condor’ Continues Flight Operations

Condor, a member of Thomas Cook Group Airlines, has announced that it will continue its flight operations, despite the parent company's decision to file for bankruptcy.