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Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Austrian Airlines Adds More Greek Destinations to 2020 Summer Schedule

Austrian Airlines will add more Greek holiday destinations to its flight schedule for summer 2020, which will take effect on March 29.

Condor Connects Germany with Mykonos, Santorini, Samos for Summer 2020

Condor, as of May 1, 2020, will connect Germany's main airports non-stop with the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Samos.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.

Greek Cruise Ship Owners Pave Way for Port Upgrades

Greece’s Association of Cruise Ship Owners met with island mayors, port and local authorities to discuss ways of improving the accommodation of cruise ships.

Mykonos Crowned Best LGBTQ+ Destination for 2019

The Greek island of Mykonos was recently named best Star LGBTQ+ Destination and received the first prize at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2019.

Aqua Vista Hotels: 2019 is a Demanding Year for Santorini’s Tourism

With occupancy on Santorini down by 8-12 percent, Greek hoteliers should think about redefining their sales strategy this year, says Aqua Vista Hotels.

Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Apex’ to Set Sail for Athens and the Greek Islands in 2020

Athens and the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete will be included in the 2020 itineraries of Celebrity Cruises’ “Apex” ship.

Shipping Bodies Say Greek Island Ports Need Immediate Upgrades

Prompted by the recent Samothrace port issue, shipping professionals and marine tourism bodies are calling for the immediate upgrade of 92 ports across Greece.

Mykonos Holds Strong as Luxury Destinations Drop Hotel Rates

The popular island of Mykonos continues to hold strong this season, while other favorite jet set destinations appear to have decreased their hotel rates.

Mykonos’ Aphrodite Beach Resort Promotes Cultural Tourism Through Art Exhibition

The Aphrodite Beach Resort on Mykonos is promoting Greek cultural tourism through its art venue, created in collaboration with the RESTART Contemporary Art Platform.

Anatolia Hospitality to Open New Hotel for Millennials in Thessaloniki

Greek hotel management company Anatolia Hospitality has announced the construction of a new five-star hotel for millennials in Thessaloniki.

Trivago: Santorini, Mykonos, Crete Top Traveler Choices… Again

Santorini, Mykonos and Crete are the top destinations of choice for travelers visiting Greece this summer, according to a survey by trivago.

‘Kenshō Psarou’ on Mykonos Voted Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel at WTA 2019

The five-star "Kenshō Psarou" on Mykonos was named "Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel" at the World Travel Awards 2019 Europe Gala Ceremony.

Mideast Travel Applauded as Leading DMC in Europe and Greece at WTA 2019

Mideast Travel Worldwide was announced Leading Destination Management Company in Europe and in Greece at the 26th World Travel Awards.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Santorini Named Best Island in Europe by ‘Global Traveler’ Readers

Santorini has been voted “Best Island in Europe” by the readers of US monthly travel magazine Global Traveler.

Η Μύκονος θα είναι ο τελευταίος προορισμός του 100% Hotel Workshop Tour στην Ελλάδα

Για δεύτερη χρονιά η Μύκονος αποτελεί τον τελευταίο σταθμό του 100% Hotel Workshop Tour στην Ελλάδα, με επίκεντρο τα Boutique Ξενοδοχεία του νησιού.

Greek Culture Ministry Sets Out to Make Delos Islet an Open Museum

The Greek Culture Ministry announced plans to transform the historic island of Delos, in the Cyclades, into an open museum.