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Athens Airport Passenger Traffic at 3 Million, Up by 25.7% in Q1

Athens International Airport (AIA) announced a record-setting month for March, with passenger traffic soaring to over 1.1 million, a 24.5 percent increase, demonstrating the ongoing growth rate of Greek tourism.

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.

Ryanair Launches Low Cost Athens Winter 2015 Schedule

Ryanair on Wednesday launched its Athens winter 2015 schedule with five new routes from the Greek capital to Warsaw Modlin, Berlin Schönefeld, Budapest, Bratislava, and Santorini.

Aktina Travel Introduces Athens to Tour Operators and Journalists from the Middle East

A team of 10 leading tour operators and journalists from Oman recently experienced Athens first-hand and got to know the destination's history, sights and comparative advantages.

National Disability Group Wants Access to Greece’s Sites, Monuments

Greece’s national disability association is calling on the government to ensure that people with disability have access to all of the country’s archaeological monuments, cultural sites and related services

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.

King George Hotel Receives Two Accolades at 2015 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards in Athens

The Tudor Hall Restaurant of the King George hotel received two important gastronomic awards at the 2015 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

Italian Journalists Get a Taste of Athens

Eight Italian journalists explored Athens and the islands of the Argosaronic during a press trip held April 16-19 by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) office in Italy.

‘Air Canada rouge’ Flights Link Athens with Toronto, Montreal

Air Canada rouge recently launched its 2015 summer schedule which includes seasonal non-stop flights between Athens and Toronto/Montreal.

Fourth Kea Island Stand Up Paddle Race This Weekend

The summer season on Kea will kick off with the 4th Kea Island Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Race, scheduled to take place this weekend, May 16-17.

Athens Rises 20 Places in World Conference and Conventions Ranking

The newly released ICCA (International Congresses and Conventions Association) rankings for city destinations show Athens rising 20 places in the world ranking from 47th to 27th globally for hosting conferences and conventions.

Greece Guests Gratified, Customer Satisfaction Index Up

Greek hotels, the quality of services and the hospitality offered are winning over more visitors as demonstrated by the high guest satisfaction index for April 2015 compared to rival destinations.

Ellinair Summer Flights Schedule Takes Off

Greek carrier Ellinair presented its enhanced summer 2015 schedule with new connections between Greek destinations and hubs abroad, increased flight frequency, competitive rates, and for the first time, six new domestic links.

Revamped Athens Ledra Set for Summer with Open Pool and More

The luxury Athens Ledra Hotel has renovated its Panorama Restaurant & Pool Bar and is ready to usher in the summer season with the finest menu and drinks during moments of relaxation while offering breathtaking views to the Acropolis, the Sarοnic Gulf and Piraeus.

Acropolis Ranked Among Top Landmarks in Europe

Travellers across the globe have ranked the Acropolis in Athens among the top landmarks in Europe for 2015, according to travel website TripAdvisor.

Athens’ Radisson Blu Park Hotel to Host Gaitis Exhibit

As part of its ongoing “Contemporary Greek Art” series of events promoting Greek art to visitors, the five-star Radisson Blu Park Hotel in Athens, will host an exhibit of works by acclaimed Greek painter, sculptor and engraver Yannis Gaitis (1923-1984), to open on Wednesday, June...

Grace Mykonos Brings Work of Platon Rivellis into Focus

The photography of acclaimed Greek artist Platon Rivellis comes into the spotlight at the Grace Mykonos Hotel through to June 30.

Gulf Air Opens New Sales Office in Athens

Gulf Air this month officially opened its new sales office in a prime location in the center of Athens near Syntagma Square.

Athens Sees Rise in Jan-May Visitor Numbers

Visitor numbers were positive for Athens and Attica during the first five months of the year, the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association said in an announcement on Thursday.

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.