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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.

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

DER Touristik CEO Says 2019 ‘Super Year for Greece’

The Greek island of Samos will be the top destination for its clients in 2019, says DER Touristik Group, adding that 2019 promises to be the year of Greece.

Mitsis Hotels’ Blue Domes Resort Certified with ‘Travelife Gold Award’

Mitsis Hotels’ Blue Domes Resort & Spa on Kos has been certified with the Travelife Gold Award for its sustainable operation, social and environmental practices.

Greek Eco Campaign ‘Keep Aegean Blue’ Kicks Off on Islands

The South Aegean Region is launching an environmental campaign titled "Keep Aegean Blue” with a series of awareness-raising activities on Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Kalymnos and Leros.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

CNN Travel Reveals the ‘Sacred’ Beauties of Patmos

The pilgrimage sites and tranquil beaches of the island of Patmos, in the Dodecanese, are featured in an extensive article of CNN Travel.