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China Airlines to Offer Nonstop Service from Taipei to London

China Airlines is launching a new direct service, which will be connecting Taipei to London, Gatwick, four times a week, starting on December 1.

Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Stolen Antiquities Offered for Sale in London

The Culture Ministry in Athens will claim two stolen ancient Greek vases of the classical period that were recently offered for sale in London.

WeekenGO: Athens Among ‘Best Cities in the World to Spend a Weekend’

Athens is among the top 100 “Best Cities in the World to Spend a Weekend”, according to a study released by online weekend getaway portal and app weekenGO.

Air Mediterranean Announces Seven New Routes from Athens

Air Mediterranean is launching new scheduled direct routes between Athens and seven destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Pole Vaulter Stefanidi Makes Greece Proud Again – Video

Pole Vaulter Katerina Stefanidi made Greece proud again when she won her third gold medal during the IAAF World Championships in London on Sunday night.

Thessaloniki Significantly Rises as a Business Destination

Thessaloniki, northern Greece registered a significant rise as a conference destination, moving up 65 places, from the 163rd position to the 78th.

Oman Air Moves Both Daily Muscat to London Flights to T4 at London Heathrow

Oman Air recently announced that both of its daily Muscat to London flights will move to Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport as of January 31, 2017.

Ryanair To Extend London-Chania Route

Low-cost carrier Ryanair recently announced that the London (Stansted)-Chania route is to remain on the airline's timetable until the end of November.

Just Released: Mythical Peloponnese In London, UK – Video

The Peloponnese in southern Greece was promoted in London last month in a five-day exhibition hosted at the National Geographic store in Knightsbridge, London, UK. A video of the event was just released!

The Peloponnese Tours Europe

The Region of the Peloponnese in Southern Greece was promoted in London last week in a five-day exhibition hosted at the flagship National Geographic Store.

Thalassa Beach Resort Honored By TUI As A Top Hotel For Hosting Couples

The Thalassa Beach Resort on Crete, once again was voted by TUI customers as a top hotel for hosting couples, at TUI UK & Ireland’s annual Gold Awards hosted recently at the Banqueting House in London, UK.
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Lufthansa Receives Airline Business Technology Award

Lufthansa Group landed first prize in the technology category of the Airline Strategy Awards conferred by the prestigious Airline Business magazine.
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Greek Vista Events Wins M&IT “Best DMC” Award

Vista Events won the M&IT Industry Award for Best Destination Management Company (DMC) at the annual Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards held recently at the Battersea Evolution venue in London, UK.
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Aegean Takes You There!

Aegean Airlines has launched the “Take Me There” contest and will give out one return ticket every day throughout 2013 to any destination of the airline’s network in Greece and abroad.
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Greek Hotels In Winter Destinations Drop Prices

Christmas is just around the corner and while this month is considered the prime winter tourism season, hotel prices in Greek winter destinations are sliding, according to online booking company Trivago.
UP Greek Tourism's third project is to raise funds and set up a billboard to promote Greek tourism on Piccadilly Circus, London.
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Up Greek Tourism Launches Third Initiative

Spread the word! Volunteer group “Up Greek Tourism” today, Monday, 3 December, launched its third crowd-funding and social media campaign to gather funds and set up a new billboard on Piccadilly Circus, London, to promote Greek tourism.
Greek Flash Mob In London - WTM 2012
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Greek Flash Mob Event At River Thames, London

One of the Greek highlights at this year's World Travel Market in London, UK, was the flash mob event organized by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization on the banks of the River Thames in London under the message “Greece Welcomes You.”

Britons Get Informed On Ionian Islands

Within the framework of London hosting this year's Olympic Games (27 July-12 August), the Region of the Ionian Islands launched a campaign recently to promote the history, culture and options the island group can offer UK visitors.

WTM Report Bashes Governments’ Indifference To Tourism

“The world’s governments should do more to support travel and tourism,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery told the industry during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 7-10 November.

Aegean Airlines Enhances Network

Aegean Airlines last month announced its principle growth targets for 2011 that include new destinations abroad, additional frequent flights to major existing destinations and direct connections of Greek regional destinations to foreign markets in order to support tourism.