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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.

100% Hotel Show Awards Design, Innovation, Novelty, Architecture

Greece’s best hotels in terms of design, lighting and renovation were awarded on Saturday, during the 100% Hotel Design Awards ceremony, which was launched for the first time at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

‘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.

Turkish Tourism Professionals Get to Know Greece

Turkish tour operators, travel agents & MICE organizers gained insight on Greek destinations and hotels during an exclusive presentation conducted recently by Respond On Demand in Istanbul.

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.

Mykonos and Santorini Nominated by USA Today for ‘Romantic Ports of Call’ Poll

As Valentine's Day approaches, USA TODAY 10Best is asking its readers to vote for their favorite romantic port of call.

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.

Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

US Company Pleasant Holidays Adds Greece to its Package Deals

One of the largest American travel companies, Pleasant Holidays, has added Greece to its roster of destinations, as well as two Windstar Cruises from Athens to Istanbul.

Greece Tops World Media Travel Lists, Tourism Insiders Fear Snap Polls Will Lead to Bad Press

Whether it’s in The Independent, CNN or the Huffington Post, Greece has yet again made it into top choice lists as one of the world’s best destinations to visit in 2015, but tourism industry insiders are now expressing fears that snap elections on January 25 will have an massive...

Interview: Lamway Hotel Management Group Owner Dimosthenis Leontis

Under the motto “One Way – One Philosophy”, the owner of Lamway Hotel Management Group, Dimosthenis Leontis, gives his insights on how the company operates in its aim to stay ahead of competition, ensuring the ongoing satisfaction of hotel guests.

Starwood Shows “Destination Greece” in New Promotional Video

Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently released a new video that introduces Athens, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Peloponnese to members of the SPG loyalty program.

Mykonos Among World’s Top Destinations for 2015

The Greek island of Mykonos is included among the world's most popular holiday destinations for 2015, according to a list compiled by global travel search engine Skyscanner based on an analysis of flight searches on its site.

Lamway Eyes Mykonos Market, Welcomes Relux Ios to its Roster

Lamway Hotel Management Group said 2014 has been a successful year with its client hotels increasing their average occupancy by 16 percent and average turnover by 21 percent.

Greece’s Airline Representatives Deliver Positive Messages for Aviation

Τhe important role aviation plays in the Greek tourism chain was discussed during a recent conference held by the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) and attended by representatives of the airline industry, associations and Athens International Airport (AIA).

Luxury Hotels In Greece Shine at Boutique Hotel Awards 2014

Two hotels located in Greece shined at this year's Boutique Hotel Awards, which aim to showcase the world's most prestigious boutique establishments.

Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

TBEX Athens Travel Bloggers Tour Aegean Courtesy of Louis Cruises

Travel bloggers attending this year’s TBEX Europe event in Athens were treated to a four-day cruise of the Aegean as part of a fam trip organized by Cyprus-based cruise line Louis Cruises.

Paros: The Island With The Many Faces

Without a doubt, Paros is among the top Cycladic destinations, up there with Santorini and Mykonos.

Travelers Are More Satisfied With Mykonos & Santorini Than Ibiza & San Tropez

Travelers showed greater overall satisfaction with the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini than Ibiza, Sardinia or St Tropez during the first seven months of the year.