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Scoot Connects Athens and Laos with Services via Singapore

Scoot offers travelers from Athens the opportunity to fly to Laos via Singapore, following the launch of services between the two Asian countries.

T+L: Crete Among 12 Best Tropical Destinations for Solo Travelers

Crete has been included on the list of the 12 Best Tropical Destinations for Solo Travelers, which was recently released by the Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine.

Greece Gets New Leader, Coalition Government Formed

Former vice president of the European Central Bank, Lucas Papademos, was designated Greece’s new interim Prime Minister on 10 November in a new coalition government composed by the PASOK, New Democracy and LAOS political parties.

Cabotage Abolition Law Becomes A Reality

On 25 August the draft bill for the lifting of cabotage restrictions, drawn up by the Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping Ministry, was signed into law. Non-European Union-flag cruise ships would now be permitted to homeport in Greece, under certain conditions.

Travelers Emphasize Authentic Experiences

According to the Washington-based Travel Industry Association of America, the international travel and tourism industry experienced strong growth in 2006, and additional expansion of 4.6% per year is expected over the next 10 years. Thanks to a stable economy, steady wage...