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Campaign Invites the Greeks to Discover… Greece!

Aiming to boost domestic travel, Marketing Greece has launched a campaign that introduces Greece's popular and lesser-known destinations to Greek travelers.

Reload Hotel Sales Management Announces Opening of Partner Properties in Greece

The Reload Hotel Sales Management company has announced the reopening of the majority of its partner hotels in Greece.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

Destination Branding of Heraklion Applauded at Tourism Awards 2020

The new destination branding identity of the city of Heraklion on the island of Crete won a silver distinction at the Tourism Awards 2020.

Capsis Announces Opening Dates for its Hotels in Thessaloniki and Heraklion

Capsis Hotels has announced the gradual reopening of its properties in Thessaloniki and Heraklion as of June.

Cyprus Airways to Fly to 5 Greek Airports in Summer 2020

Cyprus Airways will resume flights to Athens as of June 9 and to another four airports in Greece as of July.

Minoan Lines: Special Ticket Discount for Greece’s ICU Medical Staff

In an act of solidarity and gratitude, Minoan Lines announced that it is offering a special ticket discount to the ICU medical staff of Greece’s 13 Covid-19 referral hospitals.

Greek Destinations in Jet2’s 2021 Summer Holiday Packages

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have put flights and holidays on sale from Birmingham airport to popular Greek destinations for summer 2021.

Greek Tourism Minister Says Cruise Development Action Plan in the Making

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said an action plan for the development of cruise tourism was being drawn up.

Athens Gains Ground, Moves Up to 43rd Spot on Euromonitor Cities Report

Athens, Greece, ranks 43rd among the top 100 most visited city destinations, according to Euromonitor.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

HotelBrain Group: Six New Properties Added to ‘HotelKeys’ Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain Group, has added six new leased hotels, located on Paros, Crete, Naxos and Rhodes, to its portfolio.

Cyprus Airways Announces Athens – Paphos Service

Cyprus Airways will connect Greece’s capital Athens with the city of Paphos in Cyprus as of December 21 with three flights per week.

Out of the Blue Resort Again Takes Home the ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort for the third consecutive year received the ‘Signum Virtutis” seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards event.

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.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

Crete Welcomes Mobile Exploration Children’s Museum

Crete's first Exploration Children's Museum has opened its doors to create and offer new educational experiences to families and their young ones.

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.

Aria Hotels Expands to Sifnos, Adds ‘Patriarca’ to Portfolio

Aria Hotels has expanded its activities to the island of Sifnos by adding the Patriarca boutique hotel to its portfolio of properties.

Heraklion Home-porting Boosts Cruise Passenger Traffic by 39%

Thanks to increasing home-porting actions, the Cretan town of Heraklion marked a 39 percent rise in cruise traveler numbers in 2018 against 2017.