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Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2015 Schedule with Flights from €19.99

Ryanair on Thursday launched its Athens summer 2015 schedule with new flights from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Budapest, Brussels Charleroi, Bratislava, Rome Ciampino and Santorini.

HATTA Launches Federation of Greek Travel Agencies

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Tuesday launched the Federation of Greek Travel Agencies (Fed HATTA).

Greece’s ‘Cosmopolitan Islands’ May Lose Special Tax Status

The reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) rates that apply on the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini may possibly be axed, according to statements made today by Alternate Finance Minister Nadia Valavani.

ITB 2015: Aegean Airlines Shows Support to Greek Tourism

Aegean Airlines will invest in brand new aircraft this year and launch multiple new routes and services to support the quality of the Greek tourism product.

Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow Takes Dubai, Istanbul Next Stop

Attracting high income visitors and bolstering profitable partnerships for Greek tourism enterprises were the main goals of the 2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow held in Dubai this week, which brought together dozens of tour operators and agents from the United Arab Emirates...

GEPOET Meets with Alternate Tourism Minister

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the Greek Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) to discuss the challenges of the sector and formulate a joint strategy ahead of the official launch of the summer tourist season.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Rhodes, Chios and Chalki Lead the Greek Island Experience

She “fell in love - not with the lad but with the landscape”… that’s what award-winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes said of her backpacking in Greece experience in Telegraph Travel.

London-based Real Estate Fund Adds Rhodes Lux Hotel to its Roster

The deal between private equity firm Invel Real Estate and Amathus Beach Hotel on the island of Rhodes is set to go down in ink in April at a price tag of 30 million euros.

Sailors from All Over the World Invited to Unite at ‘Rodos Cup 2015’

The Offshore Yachting Club of Rhodes is organizing for the 19th year the international sailing week titled "Rodos Cup 2015" in the Dodecanese islands.

Swiss Air Shows Confidence in Greece, Plans to Increase Flight Capacity

Switzerland's national airline Swiss Air is planning to increase flight capacity to Greece by 297 percent this summer.

Greece is the Word in Sweden After Grekland Panorama Steals the Show

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings took Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when some 11,000 visitors flocked to the 2nd Grekland Panorama, which took place at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, making it one of the largest tourism expos...

‘Telegraph Travel’ Tribute to 19 Best Greek Islands

In its latest photo series, Telegraph Travel has selected the 19 best Greek islands for all tastes.

Sweden Goes Greek This Week @ 2nd Grekland Panorama

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.

Greece’s Top 25 Hotels – Tripadvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

The top 25 hotels in Greece for 2015, based on the reviews of millions of travelers, have been announced by travel review site TripAdvisor.

airBaltic to Launch Routes from Riga to Thessaloniki and Rhodes in Summer 2015

airBaltic, Latvia's national airline, has announced new routes connecting Riga with Thessaloniki and Rhodes as of this June.

Greek Hotels Among Tripadvisor’s Best for 2015

Several Greek hotels are included among the winners of Tripadvisor's 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards announced on Wednesday.

Norway, Finland Warm Up to Greek Tourism Potential

Greece travelled to Norway and Finland this week with an active presence in the Reiselivsmessen Oslo Travel Exhibition and the Matka Expo, currently running in Helsinki.

Leading Ukrainian Tour Operator that Works with Greek Market Goes Bust

News Travel, a major tour operator in Ukraine working with the Greek market, has suspended operations.

Alitalia to Launch New Greek Island Routes in August from Milan Linate

Alitalia this summer will launch new seasonal routes from Italy's second largest airport Milan Linate to four popular Greek islands.