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Germania Announces More Flights to Greece for 2018

German carrier Germania announced that it has revised its flight program for 2018 and will operate more flights to Greece.

Fires Devastate Zakynthos, Authorities Suspect Arson

Zakynthos was declared in a state of emergency on Monday as fires continued to rage across the popular Greek island and officials claiming arson.

Hotels in Malia, Crete, Saying ‘No’ to Rowdy Foreign Tourists

Malia, Crete, is turning away rowdy tourists in an effort to repair a tainted reputation due to visitors that flock the town and drink till they drop.

Tourist Traffic to Ionian Isles on Upward Trend 

Tourist arrivals to the Ionian islands, including Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu, grew by 12.1 percent in the first six months of 2017.

Lesante Blue Resort: First in Ionian to Join ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

The Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort on Zakynthos recently became the first hotel in the Ionian Sea to join the "Leading Hotels of the World" collection.

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

‘Spyrou Philoxenia’ Adds New Members to Growing Network

Spyrou Philoxenia recently added four new hotels, located on Skopelos, Kyllini, Nafpaktia and Zagorochoria, to its growing network.

Greece Tops Polish Tourists’ Preferences

Greece ranks first in the preferences of Polish holidaymakers, as summer bookings in May recorded a 43 percent rise year on year.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Destinations in Greece

Lufthansa Group has added five new airports to its network of destinations in Greece, in order to meet high demand during the summer tourism season.

SWISS to Increase Flight Offer to Greece in Summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced plans to increase the frequency of routes from Switzerland to Greece for summer 2017.

Foreign TV Productions Focus on Greece in May

Television crews from Russia, France and Belgium are expected to visit Greece in May to film popular and lesser known tourism destinations.

Ionian Islands: New Flights Announced for Summer 2017

A number of new flights from abroad to the Ionian Islands, which include favorites Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos, were announced for this summer by the Region of the Ionian Islands on Thursday.

British Airways Announces London-Zakynthos Route

British Airways has announced that it will launch nonstop flights between London Heathrow and the Greek island of Zakynthos in summer 2017.

Zakynthos to Showcase Tourism Goods at China Fair

In efforts to promote Zakynthos as a prime tourist destination to the Chinese market, sector professionals and local administration will be participating in the 2016 International Islands Tourism Conference to take place September 21-23 on Zhujiajian Island, China.

Aegean Isles Showcase Leisure Offerings at Germany’s TourNatur Expo

As part of a ongoing strategy to promote all-year-round tourism, the North and South Aegean regions are participating this year at the TourNatur expo taking place September 2-4 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Dynamic Tourist Flows for Ionian Islands in July

Greece’s Ionian Islands, which include Corfu, Zakynthos and Kefallonia, recorded a welcome increase in the number of July arrivals, regional authorities said last week.

Zakynthos’ Caretta Caretta Turtles Happier than Ever

The world's largest hard-shelled turtle, the endangered loggerhead, also known as the Caretta caretta, is enjoying a new lease on life on the Greek island of Zakynthos, which is one of its main nesting grounds.

Ship ‘Resting’ at Zakynthos Navagio Beach Deteriorating

The shipwrecked MV Panagiotis 'gracing' the world famous Navagio Beach on the Greek isle of Zakynthos is at risk, a team of experts visiting the site said last week.

GNTO Exhibits in Seoul, Plans to Promote Greece Through TV and Film

As part of its strategy to approach the markets of South Korea and Southeast Asia, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is participating in the Korea Travel Fair (KOFTA) in Seoul from June 9 to 12.

Underwater ‘Lost City’ Ruins Near Zakynthos Prove to be Geological Formations

The remains of what was thought to be a lost Greek city found near the Ionian island of Zakynthos are instead a natural phenomenon, the University of East Anglia has announced.