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Kos’ Neptune Hotels Receives Travelife Gold Award for Sustainability in Tourism

The Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa, located on Kos, for the third time has received the prestigious Gold Award by Travelife.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

Greek Ministry Seeks Hotels, Apartments to Host Refugees

The Greek Citizen Protection Ministry has announced a tender for a housing program for refugees that involves renting out hotels or apartment complexes.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Kos Tourism Professionals Call for Removal of Tsunami Warning Signs

Tourism professionals on Kos are calling for the removal of outdoor sign boards warning of a potential tsunami in the area should an earthquake occur.

Neptune Hotels Holds Annual Beach Cleanup Event on Kos

The Neptune Hotels Resort Convention Center & Spa recently held its annual cleanup event on the beach of Troulos on the Dodecanese island of Kos.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Participates in ‘Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019’

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Cleanup Week 2019”, an international campaign that aims to raise awareness for the protection of the marine environment.

Neptune Hotels on Kos Gets ‘Blue Flag’ for 17th Year

Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa on Kos, has been awarded with the “Blue Flag” eco-label for the 17th consecutive year.

AirBaltic Extends Athens – Riga Seasonal Routes to December

AirBaltic is extending its seasonal routes between Riga and Athens until December 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for travel between the two countries.

Warner Bros Films TV Show at Grecotel Kos Imperial Hotel

The Grecotel Kos Imperial Thalasso Hotel served as the film location of a Warner Bros international production that will broadcast in Scandinavia in winter.

TUI-Atlantica Joint Venture Opens New High-end Resort on Kos

Kos has welcomed the opening of the TUI SENSIMAR Atlantica Belvedere Resort & Spa by joint venture partners, travel giant TUI Group and hotel group Atlantica

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Included in TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame 2019

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa has once again been honored with the ‘Hall of Fame’ certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.

Greece a Big Part of TUI fly’s Summer 2020 Flight Schedule

TUI fly has announced flights to European hotspots for the Summer 2020 season with a focus on destinations in Spain and Greece.

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.