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Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Grand Hyatt Athens Appoints New General Manager

The brand new five-star Grand Hyatt Athens hotel has appointed Costas Papachristophorou as its new general manager.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

Crete FVW Workshop Offers Insight into German Travel Trends

The 2018 FVW Workshop, recently held on Crete, brought together Germany’s top tour operators, travel agents and journalists, who exchanged insight with local sector professionals.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Minoan Lines Amends Itineraries, Prepares to Adopt IMO Fuel Regulation

Minoan Lines is amending its itineraries on the Piraeus-Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, while preparing to adopt the new IMO Fuel Regulation.

SWOT to Manage New Mykonos Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott

Greek hospitality experts Simple Way of Tourism (SWOT) will be managing the operations of a new Marriott Autograph Collection hotel on Mykonos, starting in 2019.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

ANEK Lines Holds ‘Autumn Bicycle Round 2018’ on Crete

Cycling enthusiasts and athletes of all ages participated in the Autumn Bicycle Round 2018, recently held by Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines.

Minoan Lines Promotes Chania-Piraeus Route through Digital Campaign

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines has launched a digital campaign to promote its new Chania-Piraeus-Chania route.

Wanderlust Greece Explores Crete – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals all the reasons why travelers should add Crete to their vacation bucket list.

Minoan Lines Inaugurates New Piraeus-Chania Ferry Route

Minoan Lines inaugurated its new Piraeus-Chania route, served by the Mykonos Palace Cruise Ferry, during a special ceremony at the port of Souda on Crete.

ANEK Lines: Piraeus-Chania Route Served by Elyros Ferry

The Elyros ferry, of Cretan passenger shipping company ANEK Lines, is now serving the Piraeus-Chania route with daily departures from both destinations.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Greek Seven-month Airport Traffic Going Strong

Greek airports welcomed over 34.4 million passengers in the first seven months of the year, marking a 10.1 percent rise against the same period last year at 31.2 million.

Free Entrance to ‘Mykonos Palace’ Official Inauguration Ceremony on Crete

Minoan Lines on September 16 will hold the official inauguration ceremony of its Mykonos Palace ferry at the port of Souda on Crete with free admission.

Discover the Untold Secrets of Crete with Aria Hotels

The best way to discover the untold secrets of Crete this summer and meet authentic Greek hospitality is by indulging in the Aria Hotels experience.

Minoan’s ‘Mykonos Palace’ Now Serving Chania-Piraeus

The Chania-Piraeus route, now handled by Minoan Lines’ “Mykonos Palace”, was inaugurated on Monday, during a special event at Souda Bay on Crete.