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Athens Airways Takes Off

New private airline Athens Airways announced recently that it intends to raise the bar of Greek air service quality and aims for a five to 12 percent share of the domestic passenger traffic.

ITEP Releases Latest Tourism Data

Although the Institute for Tourism Research has yet to receive clearance from the tourism ministry to take over as the official source of tourism arrival data and the like, as promised by the ministry, it came out last month with arrival statistics. With available data for the...

Tourism Develops on Southern Kefalinia

Neatly dressed in a double-breasted blue suit, a Greek fisherman's cap firmly set over his white hair, Theodoros Exadaktilos recounts the summer of 1963 when he brought the first tourists to Kefalinia, the largest Ionian island.

Yacht Arrivals More than Double

The number of foreign recreational boats arriving in Greek ports and marinas has more than doubled this summer. Data collected by the sector's professional bodies and submitted to the Ministry of Tourism Development, show that from May up until the end of August there were 1,101...

Research Institute Says Greek Tourism Rebound Mild at Best

As government boasts that arrivals this year will surpass last year's numbers by more than 10%, a report from the country's Institute for Tourism Research says we'll be fortunate to see a 7% increase in arrivals.
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Rock Star Jon Bon Jovi On Mykonos

American musician and singer Jon Bon Jovi and his family are expected to arrive on the island of Mykonos today, 20 August, for their summer vacation.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Spends A Few Days In Greece

The Sex and the City actress and designer, Sarah Jessica Parker, 48, was recently spotted in Perdika on the island of Egina of the Argosaronic with her husband Matthew Broderick and friends Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons and wife Sinead Cusack.
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Regional Airports Tender Continues With Seven Bidders

Seven companies and consortiums have been shortlisted for the second stage of the tender for the operation, management, development, and maintenance of the country’s regional airports.

Greek Islands Among Top 10 Ideal Destinations To Visit In 2014

Ireland's largest-selling daily newspaper, the Irish Independent, has included the Greek islands among the top 10 destinations to visit this year.

Greek Hotel Federation Expresses Sympathy On Kefalonia’s Earthquake

In the aftermath of the large-scale earthquake (5.9-Richter) that rocked Kefalonia Island on Sunday 26 January, the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers sent a message of sympathy to those who are going through difficult times.

Kefalonia Remains Safe Tourist Destination, Says Greek PM

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras expressed the government's strong will in assisting the Ionian island of Kefalonia to return to normality following a recent 5.9 Richter earthquake.

Nicolas Cage And Penelope Cruz Invited To Kefalonia, Greece, After Earthquakes

Kefalonia's Deputy Mayor Evaggelos Kekatos has invited Hollywood stars Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz to visit the Greek island in an effort to boost its image following a second earthquake that occurred on 3 February.

Greek Tourism Minister Travels To Earthquake-Stricken Kefalonia

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart to the earthquake-stricken island of Kefalonia on Tuesday 4 February, according to an announcement made by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Actions Announced To Protect Tourism Reputation Of Earthquake-Stricken Kefalonia

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization will launch a series of actions to promote Kefalonia's good tourism image to markets abroad.

It’s Business As Usual For Earthquake-Stricken Kefalonia, Greece

It's "business as usual" for Kefalonia, the Greek island that was rocked recently by two strong earthquakes, according to the president of the island's hotel association, Spyros Galiatsatos.

Greek Islands Among Europe’s Best By TripAdvisor

Naxos, Milos, Kefalonia, Santorini and Paros have been named among the 10 best islands in Europe for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

ITB 2014: Greece To Present Kefalonia To The World

Kefalonia, the Greek island that was rocked in early February by two strong earthquakes, will be receive an extensive presentation at the upcoming travel trade show ITB Berlin.

Initiative Launched For The Restoration Of Important Monuments On Kefalonia Island

The strong earthquakes that recently rocked Kefalonia have prompted the Greek Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage (ELLET) to draw attention to all of the island's monuments that are in need of restoration and repair.

All Hotels On Kefalonia, Greece, Are Up And Running

All hotels on Kefalonia Island, that were damaged by two strong earthquakes in January and February, are restored and in full operation.

State Subsidies Approved For Creation Of New Hotels In Greece

The Greek Development Ministry has given the go-ahead for 100 million euros of state subsidies to be allocated for the development of hotels on popular Greek islands.