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Greece Focusing on New Destinations to Extend Tourist Season

The Greek Tourism Ministry is bringing new destinations into the spotlight as part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourist season beyond summer.

Looking for a Cruise this Fall? Just Sail with the ‘Eclectic Aegean’ and Celestyal!

Celestyal Cruises returns with the 7-night “Eclectic Aegean” itinerary from October 22 until November 12, calling at Istanbul, Kavala, Thessaloniki, Volos, Santorini and Athens.

Castle of Kavala in Northern Greece to Get an Upgrade

The Fortress of Kavala in Northern Greece will get an upgrade and become more accessible to people with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Seajets Links Thessaloniki with Limnos and Lesvos

Seajets, on July 12 will start its itineraries from the port of Thessaloniki to the islands of Limnos and Lesvos in the Aegean sea.

Greece: More Local Traditions Inscribed on National Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Greece’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list now includes seven traditional practices that originate from Corfu, Lefkada, Nisyros, Evritania, Kozani and Kavala.

Eastern Halkidiki’s Wine Routes Introduced to Foreign Travel Agents

The Aristotle Municipality in Eastern Halkidiki recently introduced its wine routes and cultural heritage sites to travel agents from Portugal, Spain and Sicily.

Celestyal Announces Return to Year-round Cruising

Celestyal Cruises will return to year-round cruising to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean as of March 14, 2022.

Curfew and Music Ban for Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa Due to Covid-19

Emergency Covid-19 restrictions will go into effect in Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa as they were declared ‘red’ areas on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Covid-19 Curfew Announced for Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama

The Greek regional units of Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map, due to a rise in cases.

Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella Go ‘Red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 Map

The Greek regional units of Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on the country’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Lufthansa Opens to 7 New Destinations in Greece this Summer

Lufthansa has added seven brand new destinations in Greece to its network for summer 2021.

Lufthansa Group: New Summer Flights to Greek Destinations from Munich

The "Europe focus" of Lufthansa Group's leisure travel program for summer 2021 will be on Greece and the Canary Islands.

Covid-19 Keeps Greece’s Passenger Traffic Down in October

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to have a negative effect on air travel to Greece in October, according to recent data from the country's airports.

Greece Pushes Forward with Port Upgrades

Greece is accelerating procedures in order to move ahead with infrastructure upgrades at ports across the country, according to Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Lufthansa Expands Offering of Flights to Greece for Summer 2021

Lufthansa has announced that it will expand its offering of flights from Frankfurt to a number of leisure destinations in Greece for summer 2021.

Condor to Extend Services from Kalamata to Munich and Dusseldorf

Condor Airlines will extend its routes from Kalamata, Greece, to Munich and Dusseldorf in Germany, until November.

Condor Gets Ready to Fly to 14 Greek Destinations

German leisure airline Condor, this summer will be flying from Germany to 14 popular holiday destinations in Greece.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Tom Cruise Wax Figure Unveiled at Greek Museum

A wax figure of Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has been unveiled at the Wax Museum of Theodoros Kokkinidis, located in the village of Kipia near the Greek city of Kavala.

Hill International to Support Fraport Greece for the Upgrade of 14 Greek Airports

Hill International has been selected by Fraport Greece to provide project management support for the upgrade of its 14 regional airports in Greece.