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TUI Announces New Hotels on Crete, Kos, Zakynthos and Santorini

Travel giant TUI Group has announced the opening of more hotels in Greece this summer and specifically on the islands of Crete, Kos, Zakynthos and Santorini.

GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.

‘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..

Kos to Host ‘UCI Gran Fondo 2019’ Cycling Race

The island of Kos, during April 19-21, will host the UCI Kos Gran Fondo 2019, a cycling race to be held with the participation of athletes from all over the world.

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 Destinations in Air France-KLM 2019 Summer Schedule

A number of Greek destinations are included in the 2019 summer schedule - March 31 to October 27 - of the Air France-KLM network.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Fraport Greece Airports to Handle 35-40 Million Passengers after Upgrade

The 14 Greek regional airports managed by Fraport Greece are expected to handle 35-40 million passengers annually once upgrade works are completed.

‘Astir Odysseus’ Celebrates 10 Years of Hospitality Innovations on Kos

The five-star Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa, located on Kos, recently celebrated 10 years of awards and innovations in Greek hospitality.

Fraport-run Greek Airports See 12.3% Passenger Traffic Rise in January 2019

Greece's 14 regional airports run by Fraport Greece registered a 12.3% rise in passenger traffic in January this year, compared to the same month in 2018.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

Neptune Hotels on Kos Honored with TUI Awards for 2019

The five-star Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa, located on the island of Kos, has received four honors at the TUI Awards 2019.

TripAdvisor Reveals Greece’s Top Hotels for 2019

A number of Greek hotels, located in some of the country's most popular tourism destinations, are included on TripAdvisor's 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards list.

19 Reasons to Fly with British Airways in 2019

Aiming to provide its customers with even more quality and choice, British Airways reveals 19 great reasons to look forward to flying with its aircraft in 2019.

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

Cruise Ship Calls to Dodecanese Islands Dwindling 

Cruise ship calls to the Dodecanese islands appear to be decreasing, according to data on 43 Greek destinations recently released by the Hellenic Ports Association (ELIME).

Lower VAT on Five Greek Islands Extended for Six Months

The five islands in Greece that continue to receive refugee flows will maintain their special VAT status - 30 percent discount on rates - until June 30, 2019.

Five Greek Islands Get New Extension for Lower VAT

The five islands that have received the main burden of refugee flows in Greece will continue to receive a 30 percent discount on VAT rates.

New ‘Glamping’ Property Opens on Kos

The island of Kos has welcomed the new "Sails on Kos" establishment that brings luxury together with camping, offering a new "glamping" option for travelers.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Honored at Treasures of Greek Tourism 2018 Awards

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa, located on the island of Kos, was awarded with the Best Performing Companies Certificate at the Treasures of Greek Tourism 2018 awards.