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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.

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Positive Performance for Goldair Handling in 2018

Goldair Handling in 2018 marked high growth in Greece and abroad, serving over 128,000 flights, up by 8.4 percent compared to a year ago.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Lufthansa Announces New Heraklion-Frankfurt Service for Summer 2019

Lufthansa will launch a new direct service connecting the Greek city of Heraklion, Crete, with Frankfurt in Germany, for summer 2019.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

‘Out of the Blue’ Wins Best Spa Resort in Europe Award at 2018 Prix Villégiature

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete has been announced the "Best Spa Resort in Europe" at the prestigious 2018 Prix Villégiature Awards.

New Greek Company Opens to ‘Reload’ Sales of Hotels

New Greek company "Reload Hotel Sales" has opened for business, offering its knowhow to hoteliers on how to boost their reservations and sales.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

‘Out of the Blue’ Resort Honored at 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

Crete’s Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort received two honors at the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Greek Airport Nine-month Passenger Traffic Figures Soar

Greek airports saw a record-breaking 10 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first nine months of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.