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Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

Grecotel Hosts Classic Vehicles of Great Britain’s Veteran Car Club in Larissa

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel recently hosted the drivers and classic vehicles of the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, which is currently on its “Orient Express 2019” voyage.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, which provides flybmi passengers with the option to fly from the UK and Ireland to Istanbul.

Celestyal Cruises Aims to Extend Greek Tourism Season in 2019 and 2020

Celestyal Cruises has announced new routes for 2019 and 2020 from Piraeus in its aim to extend the tourism season in Greece.

Oman Air Adds New Destinations to 2018 Schedule

Oman Air has announced the launch of three new routes in 2018, from Muscat Airport to Istanbul in Turkey; Casablanca in Morocco and Moscow in Russia.

Thessaloniki Among Top Choices for Turkish Travelers

Thessaloniki has become a popular tourism destination for Turkish travelers, as the number of overnight stays from Turkey last year increased by 8 percent.

Celestyal Focuses on Greek Market, Aims to Offer Year Round Cruises

Celestyal Cruises will focus on the Greek market in 2018 and extend the season, aiming to offer year round cruises by 2020.

Thessaloniki-Istanbul Railway Can Run in 2019, Experts Say

A railway line handling passenger and freight transport between Thessaloniki and Istanbul could begin operations by 2019, experts said during a meeting in Thessaloniki.

Turkish Airlines Inaugurates ‘Stopover’ Service in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is offering a "Stopover" service in Istanbul, for transfer passengers departing from Pakistan and having more than 20 hours connecting time, before arriving in the US or Schengen Countries.

Copa, Turkish Airlines Sign Codeshare Deal

Star Alliance members Copa Airlines and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Europe and Latin America.

Turkish Airlines Expands Network, Inaugurates New Services

Turkish Airlines is expanding its network to new destinations in Russia and Ukraine and introducing new, quality services to passengers,

Turkish Airlines Adds Two New Routes to Russian Flight Network

Turkish Airlines has announced that it will launch direct flights from Istanbul to Voronezh and Samara in Russia in April.

Greece Steps Up Presence at Turkey’s EMITT 2016 Expo – GTP Photo Report

Greek destinations and enterprises once again drew in the crowds at the recent East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran at the Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkey’s EMITT Expo Kicks Off on Jan 28, Celebrates 20th Year

Celebrating its 20th year and recognized as one of the top five tourism exhibitions in the world, the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT is getting ready to bring together the players of the tourism industry at Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul...

UNWTO Strongly Condemns Blast in Central Istanbul Tourist District

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) strongly condemned the attack in the heart of Istanbul's historic tourist district Sultanahmet on Tuesday which killed at least 10 foreigners.

Turkish Airlines Launches Flights to Durban, South Africa

Turkish Airlines recently launched flights to Durban in South Africa, increasing its flight destinations in Africa to 46.

GDTR 2015 – Istanbul

The 2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow, after first year’s success, will be held in order to introduce selected Greek luxury tourism destinations to the local outgoing tourism businesses and media.

Athens-based Mideast Up for World Travel Award

Mideast Travel has been nominated for a third consecutive year as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the World Travel Awards, which reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

Travelers Are More Satisfied With Mykonos & Santorini Than Ibiza & San Tropez

Travelers showed greater overall satisfaction with the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini than Ibiza, Sardinia or St Tropez during the first seven months of the year.