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Santorini Breaks Tourist Records Despite Covid-19

The world-famous Greek island of Santorini broke all tourism records in September despite Covid-19, according to data released by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Stay High in September

Tourist arrivals at the five international airports of the South Aegean stayed high throughout September, exceeding half a million.

Greek Islands See September Arrivals Pouring in

Islands in the Cyclades and Dodecanese have welcomed over 270,000 international passengers just during the first 10 days of September.

South Aegean Islands See International Tourist Arrivals Surpass 2 Million

Tourism in the South Aegean stayed on pace in August and topped the two million mark for visitor arrivals to the region this summer.

South Aegean Islands Playing Big Part in Greece’s 2021 Tourism Success

The South Aegean islands are playing a big part in Greece’s tourism success this year despite the unfavorable environment created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dutch Travelers Eager to Visit Greece this Summer

Greece is among the first holiday destinations that Dutch travelers will visit this summer, according to Corendon's brand and marketing manager, Dick Gussen.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Lufthansa Group: 152 Weekly Flights to Greek Destinations

The Lufthansa Group is now offering 152 weekly flights to popular destinations in Greece including Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

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.