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Greece’s Incoming Jan-April Airport Traffic Rises

Traffic through Greece’s airports marked an 8.4 percent rise in the first four months of the year, reaching over 10 million passengers, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Volotea CEO: ‘Athens Base Launch Most Successful in Our History’

One year after the opening of Volotea's base in Athens, the carrier's CEO referred to it as "the most successful launch" in the airline's history.

‘Grekaddict’ Seals New Tourism Partnerships and Expands Activities in Greece

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has expanded its activities in Greece through new partnerships on the island of Crete and in destinations of northern Greece.

Olive Green Hotel: For an Eco-friendly and ‘Smart’ Stay on Crete

Since its opening in the city of Heraklion, the Olive Green Hotel has established a landmark on Crete, introducing a new concept in accommodation.

Sbokos Hotel Group Rebrands as ‘Phāea Resorts’

The Golf Residences SA / Sbokos Hotel Group has announced its rebranding to Phāea Resorts, also unveiling a new corporate identity and logo.

Greece Airport Traffic Up by 9% in Q1 2019

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 9 percent in the first three months of the year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.

Greek Destinations in Air France-KLM 2019 Summer Schedule

A number of Greek destinations are included in the 2019 summer schedule - March 31 to October 27 - of the Air France-KLM network.

Crete’s Olive Green Hotel Among TripAdvisor’s 25 Best in Greece

Crete's Olive Green Hotel is among the 25 best in Greece, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Hotels 2019.

Passenger Traffic Through Greek Airports Up in Jan-Feb

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 10.7 percent during the first two months of 2019, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air Extend Codeshare Agreement

Blue Air and Cyprus Airways have agreed to extend their codeshare partnership, which was launched in December 2018.

Minoan Lines’ Mykonos Palace Ferry Becomes Eco-friendly

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has installed an exhaust gas cleaning system (often referred to as scrubbers) on its Mykonos Palace cruise ferry.

Civitel Creta Beach to Participate in Germany’s F.RE.E. 2019 Travel Expo

The Civitel Creta Beach hotel will participate in F.RE.E. 2019, Bavaria's leading travel and leisure expo, which will be held during February 20- 24.

Spinalonga Vies for Spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The islet of Spinalonga, northeastern Crete, will officially be competing for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

AccorHotels to Open First Ibis Styles Hotel in Athens

AccorHotels has signed a franchising agreement with Greek company G. Lymperakis Invest OE for the launch of the first ibis Styles hotel in central Athens.

Minoan Lines Announces Heraklion – Cyclades Itineraries

Minoan Lines has announced that its ultra-modern high speed ferry Santorini Palace will start its itineraries on the Heraklion - Cyclades islands route on April 25.

Cyprus Airways Adds Heraklion, Rhodes, Skiathos to 2019 Summer Schedule

Cyprus Airways has announced the addition of Heraklion, Rhodes and Skiathos to its network of destinations for summer 2019.

‘Civitel Creta Beach’ to Present Hospitality Experiences at CMT 2019 Holiday Expo

The Civitel Creta Beach hotel will present its hospitality products and services to tourism professionals from all over the world, during the CMT 2019 Holiday Exhibition, on January 12-20, in Stuttgart.