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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.

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

Argo Travel Shows Greece’s Best in International Tourism Expos

Argo Travel Group presented its travel products and services at the Luxperience expo in Australia and the ITB Asia travel trade show in Singapore.

‘Athina Luxury Suites’ Awarded as Europe’s Best Wedding and Honeymoon Destination

The Athina Luxury Suites boutique hotel on Santorini recently received four honors as one of Europe’s and Greece's prime wedding and honeymoon destinations.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

Santorini’s Santo Maris Oia Wins ‘World Spa Award’ for Third Year Running

Santorini's Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa for the third consecutive year was honored as Greece’s Best Resort Spa at the World Spa Awards.

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.

DNA Travel to Present Greek Alternative Tourism Products at Int’l Fairs

DNA Travel will present its Greek alternative tourism products to the international tourism industry during its participation in leading fairs.

Masters of Wine to Visit Athens, Crete and Santorini

Enterprise Greece has invited 20 members of the Masters of Wine Institute to visit Athens, Crete and Santorini, between September 28 – October 5.

Grace Hotel Santorini: Fine Dining with Music and Fireworks at Santoro Restaurant

The Santoro restaurant of the Grace Hotel Santorini will hold a high-end event on September 21, combining dinner and music with the fireworks of the Ifestia Festival.

‘Santo Maris’ on Santorini to Host One-off Cocktail Extravaganza

The Santo Maris Oia resort will host a one-off cocktail extravaganza and offer unique flavors in combination with the stunning sunset of Santorini.

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.

SWOT Announces Partnership with OMMA Santorini Hotel

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism) has partnered with Epoque Collection for the sales representation and development of its new property, OMMA Santorini.
Fira, Santorini island. Photo source: Visit Greece/Y.Skoulas
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Santorini, Corfu Among CNT’s Top 25 Destinations to Visit in September

The Greek islands of Santorini and Corfu are included on the list of the Top 25 destinations to go on holiday in September, which was recently published by Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

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.

Santorini’s Fino Restaurant Clinches Awards for its Unique Flavors, High-end Services

The Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, located on the Greek island of Santorini, has won two prestigious awards for its creative Mediterranean cuisine and high-end services.

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.
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‘Nikki Beach’ Opens New Luxury Resort & Spa on Santorini

Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand Nikki Beach has expanded to the island of Santorini, with the opening of a new luxury resort and spa.