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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.

Greece Selected as Filming Location for Chinese Travel Show

The Greek islands of Santorini and Kefallonia were selected as locations for the filming of two episodes of the popular Chinese travel TV show, “Slow life: Feel the world”.

Seventeen Greek Beaches Say Goodbye to their Blue Flags

Seventeen Greek beaches, located in destinations including Andros, Kythira, Kefallonia and Rhodes, lost their Blue Flag status for 2019.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Shows Visitors the ‘Colors of Greece’

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in the heart of Athens, is currently hosting an exhibition of Greek artist Evgnomonas Dialetis titled "Colors of Greece".

Ionian Islands: Air Arrivals to Record Double-digit Growth for Third Year

The Region of the Ionian Islands expects international air arrivals in 2018 to record a double-digit growth for a third consecutive year.

Greece Attracts Foreign TV Productions

Television crews from South Africa and Italy are expected to visit Greece in September to film in popular tourism locations such as the Ionian islands.

CNN Travel Features the Best of Greece

Greece’s natural beauty, history and gastronomy are presented by CNN Travel in an extensive feature entitled "Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods".

TripAdvisor: Crete Among World’s Top Destinations for 2018

Crete ranked fifth on the list of the Top 10 Destinations in the World for 2018, according to Tripadvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards for Destinations.

Fraport Greece to Hold Second ‘Airport Run’ on Kefallonia

Fraport Greece will host the second "Airport Run" at the Kefallonia Airport on Sunday, March 11, following the first running event in Kavala, northern Greece.

Sky Express Announces Four New Domestic Routes for Summer 2018

Sky Express in summer 2018 will connect Athens with the destinations of Alexandroupolis, Kefallonia, Mytilini and Samos.

Ionian Islands Expect Increasing Tourist Inflows from The Netherlands

All the more Dutch travelers appear to have their sights set on holidays in Greece and particularly in the Ionian, according to the region's officials.

EasyJet: New Routes from Corfu and Kefallonia to Berlin for Summer 2018

EasyJet will launch new routes from the Ionian islands of Corfu and Kefallonia to Tegel Airport in Berlin for the summer 2018 season.

‘Spyrou Philoxenia’ Adds New Members to Growing Network

Spyrou Philoxenia recently added four new hotels, located on Skopelos, Kyllini, Nafpaktia and Zagorochoria, to its growing network.

Greece’s Revised Shoreline Use Law Takes Effect

A joint ministerial decision on a revised shoreline use law in Greece has been published in the Government Gazette ahead of the tourism season.

Kefalonia Showcases Greek Breakfast Menu at HORECA 2017

Kefalonia presented its Greek Breakfast menu during this year’s HORECA exhibition, which attracted some 125,000 professionals earlier this month.

EasyJet Adds Preveza, Rhodes & Kefallonia to Greece Destinations

British low-cost carrier easyJet announced the addition of four new routes, extra seating and friendlier rates for Greek destinations.

Dynamic Tourist Flows for Ionian Islands in July

Greece’s Ionian Islands, which include Corfu, Zakynthos and Kefallonia, recorded a welcome increase in the number of July arrivals, regional authorities said last week.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."
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Greek Islands Included On Lonely Planet’s “Best-Value” List

Hydra, Kefallonia, Ikaria and Santorini are among the best-value destinations in Europe for 2013, according to travel guide Lonely Planet.
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