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Greece 7th Among Top 10 European Traveler Picks

Greece is ranked 7th among the Top 10 destinations of choice for European travelers, according to data released on Monday by SETE Intelligence (InSETE), the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) research unit.

NIKI to Launch Vienna-Athens Route in April

NIKI, the Austrian subsidiary of airberlin group, is extending its service to Greece and including Athens in the flight plan for the summer of 2015.

From Russia… to Greece With Love: Santorini, Sani Resort Top Tourist Picks

Russian holidaymakers seem to have a soft spot for Greece, and more specifically, for the Cycladic island of Santorini and the luxury Sani Resort, according the Russian edition of monthly travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.

Cycladic Cuisine Takes Center Stage at Special Food Expo Greece Event

In its ongoing efforts to promote Cycladic gastronomy, local products and wine, the Aegean Cuisine Network will organize the Manifesto of Cycladic Cuisine event on March 16 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens, together with this year’s Food Expo Greece and Oenotelia.

New Santorini Tourism Brand Launched

A new brand for Santorini's tourism promotion — "Santorini. The One" — was officially launched on Tuesday.

Greece Eyes Big Growth in Chinese Tourists This Year

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will coordinate actions to attract even more Chinese visitors to Greece this season, the Greek Super-Ministry for Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism has announced.

‘Nefeles Mainalon Resort’ Lamway’s Latest Luxury Offering

Lamway Hotel Management Group announces the latest luxury addition to its roster: the boutique Nefeles Mainalon Resort, located in Arcadia, in the Peloponnese, southern Greece.

HATTA and MTS Group to Boost Promotion of Greek Destinations

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announced that it will join forces with tourism consulting firm MTC Group to boost the promotion of Greek destinations to markets abroad.

Gulf Air Offers Free Flights in Greece

Gulf Air has announced a time-limited offer giving passengers travelling to Greece the opportunity to fly onwards from Athens International Airport to 14 Greek destinations for free.

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."

Ryanair Announces New Routes, Finds Athens Airport Charges ‘Too High’

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair yesterday announced "strong bookings" on its six new Athens Summer 2015 routes to Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Rome, Santorini and Warsaw.

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.

Travel Channel ‘Best Beach Awards 2015’: Double Win for Greece

Two Greek beaches are among the winners of the fourth annual Best Beach Awards of American TV station Travel Channel.

‘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.

Airlines Announce New Routes to/from Athens, Greece

In view of the summer 2015 schedule of Athens International Airport, airlines have announced a series of new routes to/from the Greek capital.

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.

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.

Volotea Launches Greek Website, Gets Ready to Begin New Flights to/from Athens

Volotea today announced the launch of the Greek version of its website. in April Volotea will operate five new routes to and from Athens.

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.