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Zante Ferries Takes Over Samothrace- Alexandroupolis Route Until October 31

Zante Ferries will operate the ferry route connecting the Greek island of Samothrace with Alexandroupolis in northern Greece, until October 31.

Greek Gov’t Examines Funding Increase for Remote Island Ferry Services

The Greek Shipping Ministry is looking into ways to boost funding for remote island ferry services and ship lease, following problems on the Samothrace – Alexandroupolis route.

Seajets Returns to Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route

Seajets’ Andros Jet catamaran on Monday, September 9, resumed services on the Samothrace - Alexandroupolis ferry route.

Hellenic Seaways Steps in for Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Ferry Route

Greek ferry company Hellenic Seaways will take over the Samothrace-Alexandroupolis route as of Monday, August 26, with its Artemis vessel, according to the Greek Shipping Ministry.

Attica Group Wins Gold at Loyalty Awards 2019

Attica Group received the gold award for its “Seasmiles” loyalty program for travelers, at the Loyalty Awards 2019 that was recently held in Athens.

Ξεκίνησαν οι εγγραφές για το Ios Adventure 2019

Το αθλητικό event Ios Adventure, με αγώνες για μικρούς και μεγάλους, θα διεξαχθεί στις 28-30 Ιουνίου 2019 στο νησί της Ίου.

Attica Group Named Best Greek Coastal Shipping Company

Attica Group has been announced Best Greek Coastal Shipping Company, at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019, which was recently held in Athens.

Attica Group Among Greece’s 20 Most Admired Companies

Attica Group is among Greece’s 20 Most Admired Companies for 2018, according a survey conducted by Fortune magazine in collaboration with KPMG.

Lesvos Trail: A Mountain Runner’s Dream Set for Action

Registrations are open for the Lesvos Trail mountain run, which will take place on October 6-7, on the Greek island of Lesvos.

Minoan Lines Posts Robust Profit in H1 2018

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines posted robust net after-tax profit for the first half of 2018 at 1.9 million euros, with turnover at 35.9 million euros.

Hostelbay Launches ‘Island Pass’ for Travelers in Greece

Hostelbay, in collaboration with shipping company Hellenic Seaways, has launched the “Greek Island Pass”, aiming to provide its customers with the best island hopping experience.

Minoan Lines’ New ‘Santorini Palace’ Links Crete with Cyclades Islands

The ferry route of Minoan Lines' new Santorini Palace vessel, linking Heraklion, Crete, with islands of the Cyclades, will begin on June 13.

Spyrou Hotels Marks 40 Years in Skopelos Hospitality

The Spyrou Hotels Group, which started off as a small family business in 1978, has marked four decades of Skopelos hospitality.

Hellenic Seaways: Discover Greece Through a Ferry Experience

Maritime company Hellenic Seaways aims to offer its passengers unique experiences during their travels to the Greek islands.

Hellenic Seaways Says Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Not Viable

Hellenic Seaways issued a statement justifying its decision to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands for this summer.

Hellenic Seaways to Suspend Thessaloniki – Sporades Summer Itineraries

Hellenic Seaways has decided to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands this summer, according to media reports.

Grimaldi Agrees to Sell Hellenic Seaways Shares to Attica Group

Attica Group reached an agreement with Minoan Lines, owned by Grimaldi Group, to acquire its 48.53 percent stake in Hellenic Seaways.

More Ferry Services Needed for Syros, Mayor Says

Syros Mayor George Marangos recently held a meeting with Hellenic Seaways Commercial Manager Vassilios Katsaris to improve access to the island.

Grimaldi to Appeal to EU Competition Authority Over Hellenic Seaways Deal

Grimaldi Group plans to file a complaint to the EC's DG for Competition over the deal between Attica Group and Hellenic Seaways.

Attica Group to Acquire 50.3 Percent of Hellenic Seaways

Attica Group has reached a tentative agreement to acquire the majority of stakes, 50.3 percent, of Hellenic Seaways for 30.61 million euros.