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Ryanair to Connect Kefallonia with Bologna for Summer 2020

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting the Greek island of Kefallonia with Bologna, Italy, for summer 2020.

Greece Selected as Filming Location for Chinese Travel Show

The Greek islands of Santorini and Kefallonia were selected as locations for the filming of two episodes of the popular Chinese travel TV show, “Slow life: Feel the world”.

WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Shows Visitors the ‘Colors of Greece’

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in the heart of Athens, is currently hosting an exhibition of Greek artist Evgnomonas Dialetis titled "Colors of Greece".

Passenger Traffic Through Greek Airports Up in Jan-Feb

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 10.7 percent during the first two months of 2019, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Το Σχολείο Τουρισμού OnTour επιστρέφει με νέους προορισμούς!

Το Σχολείο Τουρισμού OnTour επιστρέφει δυναμικά το 2019 με νέους προορισμούς και πρώτο σταθμό την Κεφαλλονιά στις 16-17 Μαρτίου.

Ionian Islands Set to Welcome More Direct Flights from Europe

All the more airlines are offering direct flights from European destinations to the Ionian Islands, and specifically to Zakynthos, Kefallonia, and Corfu.

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Ionian Island Council Ups Funding for Waterway Projects

The Ionian Island Regional Council will increase the budget for waterway projects on the islands of Lefkada, Meganissi, Kefalonia and Ithaki.

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

Rhodes, Ionian Isles Mark Record-breaking Tourist Arrivals in Sept 2018

Rhodes and the Ionian Islands are breaking incoming tourism records for September with flows continuing strong into October.

Greece Attracts Foreign TV Productions

Television crews from South Africa and Italy are expected to visit Greece in September to film in popular tourism locations such as the Ionian islands.

August 15: A Greece-wide Spiritual Salute to the Holy Mother

August 15 is for Greeks a day of celebration, marking the passing of the Holy Mother (Panagia) with devout services and massive feasts.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Athens, Kefalonia, Corfu Airports See Impressive Rise in April Traffic

The airports of Athens, Kefalonia and Corfu recorded double-digit growth in passenger traffic in April, according to a report by ACI Europe.

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

Call of Interest Next Step for Patra Waterway

The highly anticipated waterway project in the Peloponnese city of Patra is set to move into the next phase with a call for interest expected to be announced this month.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

BBC Gets Green Light to Film at Sounion in Greece

Producers of BBC series “The Little Drummer Girl” have been given the green light to shoot at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.