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Greece As A Film Location – By The Director Of “The Two Faces of January”

Hossein Amini, the British director of the film "The Two Faces of January" that was shot in Greece and is currently playing in Greek theaters, gives us the backstory on his "love affair" with the country on the Visit Greece blog.

Elafonissi: The Caribbean In Greece

Off the southwestern tip of Crete and about 75 kilometers from the town of Chania, lies Elafonissi, an island that is within walking distance from the mainland, sometimes without even getting one’s toes wet.

Hollywood’s Kirsten Dunst Loved Filming In Greece

American actress Kirsten Dunst enjoyed shooting the movie "Two Faces of January" in Greece, because it gave her a chance to experience a working vacation.

Greece’s Airline Representatives Deliver Positive Messages for Aviation

Τhe important role aviation plays in the Greek tourism chain was discussed during a recent conference held by the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) and attended by representatives of the airline industry, associations and Athens International Airport (AIA).

Corfu to Host First Waterway in Greece

Greece's first waterway will be constructed at the port of the Ionian island of Corfu, according to a decision signed on Saturday by Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos.

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).

Airlines Announce New Routes to/from Athens, Greece

In view of the summer 2015 schedule of Athens International Airport, airlines have announced a series of new routes to/from the Greek capital.

Ryanair Announces New Routes, Finds Athens Airport Charges ‘Too High’

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair yesterday announced "strong bookings" on its six new Athens Summer 2015 routes to Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Rome, Santorini and Warsaw.

Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2015 Schedule with Flights from €19.99

Ryanair on Thursday launched its Athens summer 2015 schedule with new flights from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Budapest, Brussels Charleroi, Bratislava, Rome Ciampino and Santorini.

Young Face of the Week: Eva Kanellopoulos – Social Media Manager, Crete

This week, GTP introduces Eva Kanellopoulos, the social media manager of the brand new and soon-to-open, 5-star Cretan Pearl Resort & Spa in Chania.

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.

Record Bookings on Ryanair’s Athens Summer Schedule

Ryanair on Thursday announced record advance bookings on its Athens summer 2015 schedule, during a media event in the Greek capital.

Civil Aviation Authority Expects 50 Million Passengers in Greek Airports This Year

Some 50 million passengers are expected to pass through Greek airports this year, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

German Tour Operators Optimistic, See Crete, Rhodes, Kos as Top Spots

German tour operators are insisting that German tourists are planning to hit Greek shores in droves despite recent media reports about dwindling tourism figures.

Ryanair Extends Chania Routes to Athens and Thessaloniki in August

Ryanair on Friday announced that it will increase the frequencies to its flights on its Chania routes to Athens and Thessaloniki this August due to overwhelming demand, as part of its Chania summer 2015 schedule.

TUI: Greece at the Center of Our Attention

Greece may be a leading choice among TUI’s clients but the international tour operator stressed that stability and modern infrastructure must be in place if Greece wants to experience growth in the tourism sector.

Airlines Participating in ‘Low-cost Travel for Greeks’ Initiative

Athens International Airport has called on to a number of airlines to participate in an initiative and offer a total of 15,000 one-way, low cost tickets (priced 0-10 euros) to Greek passengers for travel to Greek destinations in July.

Greek Airport Traffic Up in First Six Months

Passenger traffic through Greek airports increased by 14.6 percent in the first half of the year, compared to the same period in 2014, recording an 8.7 percent rise in the total number of flights over the same period, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greek Ferry Ticket Prices Rise 10% for Passengers Due to VAT Hike

Ferry tickets in Greece are now 10 percent more expensive for passengers, following the rise in the value added tax (VAT) rate from 13 percent to 23 percent on many basic goods and services in the country.

Spain’s Goldcar Expands Presence in Greece

Goldcar, one of Spain's leading car hire firms, is adding two more Greek destinations to its list of offices, with plans to invest some 19 million euros in the coming year in the local car rental market.