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Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

Fraport Greece Honored for Best Transport Infrastructure Deal

Fraport Greece has received the award for the "Best Transport Infrastructure" deal in Central and Eastern Europe, in the Project Finance Awards 2017.

China’s Hainan Airlines Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Athens Event

Hainan Airlines, a leading Chinese carrier, recently celebrated 25 years of service during an event that took place in Athens.

Costa Navarino Upgrades Golf Facilities with New Clubhouse

Costa Navarino is currently extending the golf facilities of The Bay Course with the creation of a new clubhouse, expected to open its doors in spring 2019.

DNA Travel Expands Network of Partners in Athens and the Cyclades

DNA Travel is expanding its network of associates in Athens and the Cyclades, aiming to offer advanced transportation services to Greek and international travelers.

Aircraft Slides Off Runway at Heraklion Airport, No Injuries Reported

An Ellinair aircraft on Wednesday slid off the runway at the Heraklio airport on the island of Crete. No injuries were reported.

SWOT Seals Partnership with Valeni Boutique Hotel in Pelion

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism), a Greek hospitality management company, has welcomed the Valeni Boutique Hotel, on Mount Pelion, to its network of associates.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Aims for March 2019

The fully renovated and extended Astir Palace in Vouliagmeni, is set to open for business in March 2019, with the seal of approval of the Four Seasons hotel brand.

The New York Times: Athens Rises as Cultural Capital and Tourism Destination

Athens’ economic and artistic revival is featured in an extensive article by The New York Times, which also refers to the city's rising tourism figures.

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Naxos with New Partnership

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades islands by adding Naxos to its destinations, and a new property to its portfolio.

Amadeus Renews Partnership with Aspida Travel

Amadeus and Aspida Travel have announced the renewal of their long partnership in the Greek market for the next six years.

Athens, Kefalonia, Corfu Airports See Impressive Rise in April Traffic

The airports of Athens, Kefalonia and Corfu recorded double-digit growth in passenger traffic in April, according to a report by ACI Europe.

Airport Privatization Not Always Best Option, IATA Says  

The privatization of airports is not always the best option, according to IATA, which called on governments to place priority on balancing the interests of consumers, airlines and investors.

Glyfada Beach Accessible to People with Disabilities

Aiming to make the beach of Glyfada accessible to all, the local authority has once again installed the special SEATRAC mobility ramp for people with disabilities.

DNA Travel Seals New Partnerships to Promote Alternative Tourism on Santorini

DNA Travel has sealed partnerships with tourism agencies Destination Services and Hellenic Island Services to promote experiential tours on Santorini.

Beat the Heat in Athens this Summer in the Divani Collection’s Pools

The Divani Collection group invites Athenians and city visitors to cool off this summer in its swimming pools in Athens.

Royal Caribbean Unveils ‘Perfect Day at CocoCay’ Private Island Experience

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled plans to turn its private island CocoCay in the Bahamas, to an exclusive destination for people of all ages.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Rhodes Airport Welcomes Refurbished Hellenic Duty Free Shops

Rhodes International Airport "Diagoras" recently celebrated the inauguration of its refurbished Hellenic Duty Free Shops in the Intra and Extra Schengen areas.

Mykonos Hits TV Screens in Latin America

The popular Greek island of Mykonos is hitting Latin American TV screens starting from Destinos del Mundo, a show broadcast by Mexico's Acustik TV.