connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

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.

EU ELEMED Project: Greece to Offer Shoreside Electrical Power to Seacraft

Shoreside power units will be installed at two ports in Greece, at Kyllini and Piraeus, as part of the EU’s ambitious ELEMED project.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece’s Regional Airports See 10.3% Passenger Increase

Arrivals at Greece's 14 regional airports currently run by Fraport increased by 10.3 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching a total of 27.6 million passengers.

Ionian Islands Summer Bookings on the Rise

Bookings to the Ionian islands for the summer season have recorded a double-digit increase, according to the region’s vice governor Spyros Galiatsatos.

Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

British Airways: New London-Kefalonia Route in Summer 2018

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Heathrow's Terminal 5 to the Greek island of Kefalonia in summer 2018.

GNTO Hosts Foreign Journalists on Kefalonia to Promote Diving Tourism

Journalists from the UK, Germany, Denmark and Poland will visit Kefalonia to attend an event on diving tourism, during a fam trip organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Ryanair to Launch 23 New Routes from Greece in Summer 2018

Ryanair has announced that it will launch 23 new routes from Greece to European destinations for the 2018 summer season.

September Passenger Traffic Rises 11.4% at Fraport-run Greek Airports

The 14 Greek regional airports operated by Fraport Greece recorded an 11.4 percent increase in September, compared to the same month last year, reaching a total of 4.2 million passengers.

Ryanair Announces New Routes Linking Frankfurt to Greece

Ryanair will launch five new routes from Frankfurt to Corfu, Kefalonia, Mykonos, Chania and Santorini from March 2018, all with two weekly frequencies.

Fraport Greece Discusses Makeover Plans for Four Airports in the South Aegean

The makeover plans for the airports of Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos and Santorini were discussed between Fraport Greece and the Governor of the South Aegean.

Experiencing Two Sides of Greece

To fully experience all that Greece has to offer, it would be best to create a vacation itinerary that combines both its modern side and it's ancient past.

‘Paris Match’ Urges Readers to Hit a Greek Beach Now

With a story titled, “The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece”, French weekly news and lifestyle magazine Paris Match gives Greek beaches a thumbs up.

Foreign TV Productions Focus on Greece in May

Television crews from Russia, France and Belgium are expected to visit Greece in May to film popular and lesser known tourism destinations.

Ionian Islands: New Flights Announced for Summer 2017

A number of new flights from abroad to the Ionian Islands, which include favorites Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos, were announced for this summer by the Region of the Ionian Islands on Thursday.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Announce Extra Flights to/from Greek Islands Between May 7-10

AEGEAN and Olympic Air will operate extra flights to/from Chania, Kefalonia, Milos, Leros, Naxos, Paros, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Mytilene and Corfu between May 7 and May 10.

Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.