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Germania Launches Direct Service from Munich to Karpathos

Germania Airlines has announced the start of direct flights between Munich in Germany, and the Aegean island of Karpathos in Greece.

Greek Health Tourism Field Attracting Foreign Investment Activity

Foreign investment activity is being recorded in Greece's health tourism field, according to the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

KEDE Proposes Creation of ‘Hippocrates Cluster’ to Boost Health Tourism in Greece

KEDE President George Patoulis has proposed the creation of a cluster to boost health travel services and attract more medical and wellness tourists to Greece.

Kos’ Triton Hotel Back in Action after Renovation

The historic Triton Hotel on the island of Kos, has re-opened to the public following extensive restoration works on damage caused by the 2017 earthquake.

South Aegean Region Goes Digital, Highlights Uniqueness of Dodecanese Islands

A digital campaign for the promotion of the Dodecanese islands of Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Karpathos, Astypalea and Leros recently wrapped up with great success.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

South Aegean Region, Fraport Join Forces to Attract More Flights to Four Greek Airports

The Region of South Aegean has joined forces with Fraport Greece to attract new air connections to the airports of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini and Mykonos.

Prix Versailles 2018: Casa Cook Kos Hotel’s Architecture Applauded

Greek company Mastrominas ARChitecture has received the special “Prix Versailles” award for Europe for its architectural project of the Casa Cook Kos hotel.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.

George Vlachopoulos Appointed GM of Grace Santorini Hotel

The Grace Hotels group has appointed George Vlachopoulos as the general manager of the Grace Santorini hotel, located in Imerovigli on Santorini.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

Ryanair to Reinstate Flights to Kos in Greece

Low-cost carrier Ryanair will be reinstating flights to the Greek island of Kos for the period up to the end of October 2018.

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.

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.

Grecotel’s CSR Initiatives Focus on Society, Education, Culture

The Grecotel Hotels & Resorts group in 2017 carried out more than 100 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs and activities.

Blue Star Ferries Once Again Supports ‘Roads to Rhodes’ Marathon

Blue Star Ferries is the official sea transport sponsor of the 5th “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon and has announced special discounts to participants.

Check24: Crete, Rhodes, Kos Among Top Choices for German Travelers

Crete, Rhodes and Kos are included on the list of the 10 most popular European islands for German summer travelers, which was recently released by Check24.

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.

Hilton Athens’ ‘Aethrion’ Combines Fine Tastes and Art

Hilton Athens' all-day coffee and lounge bar Aethrion has reopened to provide its guests with a unique experience, combining unique flavors and art.