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Greek Airports Handle 17m Passengers in First Five Months of 2019

Greek airports handled 17 million passengers in the first five months of the year, recording a 5.6 percent rise against 2018.

Trivago: Santorini, Mykonos, Crete Top Traveler Choices… Again

Santorini, Mykonos and Crete are the top destinations of choice for travelers visiting Greece this summer, according to a survey by trivago.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

Greece’s Incoming Jan-April Airport Traffic Rises

Traffic through Greece’s airports marked an 8.4 percent rise in the first four months of the year, reaching over 10 million passengers, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Η Κρήτη υποδέχεται το δεύτερο 100% Hotel Workshop Tour στις 4 & 6 Μαΐου

Με την περσινή διοργάνωση να ξεπερνά τους 200 attendees συνολικά, το φετινό 100% Hotel Workshop Tour στην Κρήτη αναμένεται ιδιαίτερα δυναμικό.

Greece Airport Traffic Up by 9% in Q1 2019

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 9 percent in the first three months of the year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Hotels.com: Crete’s Kydon Hotel is ‘Loved by Guests’

Crete's "Kydon, The Heart City Hotel", has been honored for its prime hospitality services with the “Loved by Guests" award by Hotels.com.

Minoan Lines: ‘Knossos Palace’ Ferry Gets Environmental Upgrade

The “Knossos Palace” cruise ferry of Minoan Lines has returned to its Piraeus-Crete scheduled itineraries, following its environmental upgrade.

TripAdvisor: Crete Among Best Destinations in the World for 2019

Crete is among the five best destinations in the world for 2019, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Αwards for Destinations.

Marketing Greece Launches Tourism Partnership with Chania’s Hoteliers

Marketing Greece has launched a “Tourism Partnership for Chania” by joining forces with the Chania Hotels Association and Fraport Greece – the manager of Chania Airport.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Fraport Greece Airports to Handle 35-40 Million Passengers after Upgrade

The 14 Greek regional airports managed by Fraport Greece are expected to handle 35-40 million passengers annually once upgrade works are completed.

Ryanair to Launch 12 New Routes from Greece for Winter 2019

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair has announced its Greek 2019 winter schedule, which offers 12 new routes connecting Greece with 10 countries.

Minoan Lines’ Mykonos Palace Ferry Becomes Eco-friendly

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has installed an exhaust gas cleaning system (often referred to as scrubbers) on its Mykonos Palace cruise ferry.

Grekaddict Presents Latest Additions to Gastronomy Activities Portfolio

Aiming to introduce Thessaloniki's gastronomy tourism to the city's visitors, Grekaddict, a marketplace for travel experiences in Greece, has made a number of additions to its portfolio of culinary experiences for travelers.

Cruiseway Travel: Demand for Luxury Cruises on the Rise

Demand for luxury cruises has been on the rise during the last few years, a trend continuing into 2019, according to Athens-based agency Cruiseway Travel.

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019: Όλα όσα χρειάζεται να ξέρετε

Η νέα δράση του 100% Hotel Show 2019 με τίτλο "The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour" ξεκινά το ταξίδι της με αφετηρία την Αθήνα, στις 9 και 10 Φεβρουαρίου.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Minoan Lines Changes Itineraries, Adopts Latest Fuel Regulation

Minoan Lines will amend its itineraries on the Piraeus–Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, starting on Wednesday, January 9, and until Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.