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Ellinair Adds Greece Links, Ups Flights, Offers Competitive Fares

Greek carrier Ellinair announced its boosted summer 2015 program with new connections between Greek destinations and hubs abroad, greater flight frequency, competitive prices, and for the first time, six new domestic links.

Santorini Wins 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice #4 World Island and #1 Europe Island Awards

Santorini, one of Greece's most popular destinations, has been honored this year as part of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Islands, ranking as the fourth on the list of top 10 islands in the world and top island in Europe for 2015.

AEGEAN Adds Special Flights to Transfer Holy Flame to Greek Destinations

AEGEAN Airlines will provide three extra aircraft (non commercial flights) to distribute the Holy Flame to as many Greek destinations as possible once it arrives in Athens from Jerusalem on Holy Saturday, April 11.

Lufthansa Group Announces More Flights to Greece this Summer

The airlines of Lufthansa Group this summer will increase their frequencies to and from Greece and include new popular destinations to their flight schedules.

SWISS Announces 2015 Summer Schedule, Includes Greek Destinations

Swiss International Air Lines will add Thessaloniki to its networks in Zurich and Geneva this summer. Geneva will also see new services to Zakynthos.

Bulgarian Travel Agents Come Closer to Greece

Greek hotels based in Halkidiki, Thessaloniki, Agia Triada, Ioannina and Sivota, Evia, Mykonos and Zakynthos were presented to Bulgarian travel agents in Sofia last week.

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.

Greek Breakfast Gaining Ground

The Greek breakfast concept is gaining momentum with all the more regions joining the initiative in efforts to promote eating Greek as well as local products.

‘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.

Laconia will Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ at 10th HORECA Show

Laconia will be among the Greek destinations that will present their “Greek Breakfast” menus at the 10th HORECA show scheduled to take place 6-9 February 2015 at the Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

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.

Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

Zakynthos, Greece: Increase In Foreign Tourist Arrivals In First Half Of 2014

Foreign tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Zakynthos in the first half of the year were up by 20 percent, according to airport data released recently.

Zakynthos, Greece, Reports Impressive Increase In Tourist Arrivals In May

Arrivals to Zakynthos in the Ionian were up last month by 17.78 percent compared with May 2013, according to data released by the island's airport.

Air Arrivals Up, Hotel Bookings Down On Zakynthos

The tourist season of the Greek island of Zakynthos seems to be off to a good start, as international arrivals were up by 15.3 percent in April 2014.