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Thessaloniki Looks to Attract City Break, Gastronomy Travelers from Italy

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization promoted its city break and gastronomy travel options at the TTG Travel Experience 2019 expo.

6th Athens International Tourism Expo to Promote Greece’s MICE Industry

Greece’s MICE industry and future opportunities top the agenda of the 6th Athens International Tourism Expo (AITE) 2019 to be held during December 6-8, in the Greek capital.

Ryanair to Connect Kefallonia with Bologna for Summer 2020

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting the Greek island of Kefallonia with Bologna, Italy, for summer 2020.

Air France – KLM Welcomes Stefan Vanovermeir as General Manager East Med

Air France - KLM has appointed Stefan Vanovermeir as its new general manager for the Eastern Mediterranean countries.

GlobalData: 67% of Chinese Tourists Travel for Gastronomy Holidays

The majority of Chinese tourists choose to go on gastronomy holidays, with Western Europe evolving into a key culinary destination for them, says GlobalData.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Greece Welcomes Italian Journalists, Bloggers

Italian journalists and bloggers are taking part in a press trip, organized by the GNTO, to explore Greece's tourism offerings.

Virtuoso: Greece Among World’s Top 10 Travel Destinations for Summer 2019

Greece is included on luxury travel network Virtuoso’s Top 10 list, as one of the world’s leading destinations for summer 2019 based on future bookings.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

TripAdvisor Reveals Greece’s Top Hotels for 2019

A number of Greek hotels, located in some of the country's most popular tourism destinations, are included on TripAdvisor's 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards list.

Minoan Lines Announced ‘Top Growth Operator’ for 2018 by London-based OTA

Minoan Lines has been named “Top Growth Operator” for 2018 by a leading UK-based ferry demand platform and online travel agency (OTA).

TUI Hotels in Greece, Italy Receive World Luxury Hotel Awards

TUI Group resorts in Greece and Italy have been honored for their luxury offerings and exceptional services at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018.

Foreign Media Introduced to Athenian Riviera’s Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty and tourism offerings of the Athenian Riviera were recently presented to foreign journalists, who visited Athens as part of a press trip organized by the Region of Attica.

Cruiseway Travel Offers Holiday Packages from Piraeus with Costa Cruises

Athens-based Cruiseway Travel is offering unique cruise vacation packages from the port of Piraeus to Croatia’s Dalmatian coast and Italy’s western coast with Costa Cruises.

Ryanair: New Corfu-Bologna and Rhodes-Rome Routes for Summer 2019

As part of its summer 2019 schedule, Ryanair will connect Greece with Italy through the new Corfu-Bologna and Rhodes-Rome routes as of April.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

Sabre: European Travelers to Spend More on Holidays in 2018

A significant percentage of European travelers plan to spend more on holidays in 2018 compared to 2017, according to a survey released by Sabre Corporation.

Virtuoso: Affluent Travelers will Choose Greece in Summer 2018

Emerging from its financial upheaval, Greece is this summer's fastest-growing destination attracting affluent holidaymakers, according to luxury travel network Virtuoso.

EasyJet: New Summer 2018 Routes Connect Greece with France, Italy

EasyJet will add new Greek destinations to its summer 2018 schedule through flights connecting Crete with Lyon and Nice and Venice with Corfu.

TUI: Greece Top Choice for Austrian Travelers in 2018

Greece tops the preferences of Austrian travelers, with many destinations recording a double-digit increase in bookings for summer 2018, according to TUI Austria.