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GNTO Supports Open Water Sports Tourism Events Promoting Greek Islands

Aiming to promote Greece’s islands as leading sports tourism destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will support three major water sport competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

Ministry Aims to Develop Karpathos into Exclusive Tourism Destination

The Greek Tourism Ministry has presented a plan for the development of alternative tourism on the island of Karpathos in the Dodecanese.

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Austrian Airlines Adds More Greek Destinations to 2020 Summer Schedule

Austrian Airlines will add more Greek holiday destinations to its flight schedule for summer 2020, which will take effect on March 29.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

Greece Sets Remote Island Tourism Growth Priorities

Remote Greek island ferry links and modernizing ports to cater to cruise ships, were on the agenda of an interministerial working meeting this week.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

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 Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Karpathos’ Birdlife Presented as Major Tourist Attraction

The Greek island of Karpathos is featured as a birdwatching destination in an extensive article of UK news website "allaboutshipping".

Greek Tourism Success Story ‘Troubles’ German Press

Germany’s daily business paper Handelsblatt appears to be wondering whether Greece’s unprecedented success in tourism will continue into the new year.

Karpathos’ Nature and Traditions on the Focus of German Media

The island of Karpathos has been on the focus of German media for its authenticity, traditions and nature following a press trip organized by local authorities.

Germania Launches Direct Service from Munich to Karpathos

Germania Airlines has announced the start of direct flights between Munich in Germany, and the Aegean island of Karpathos in Greece.

South Aegean Region Goes Digital, Highlights Uniqueness of Dodecanese Islands

A digital campaign for the promotion of the Dodecanese islands of Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Karpathos, Astypalea and Leros recently wrapped up with great success.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.