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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.

Athens Among Europe’s 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019

Greek capital Athens has been included on The Telegraph's list of “Europe's 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019”.

Athens Named European Capital of Innovation 2018

Athens has been named European Capital of Innovation 2018, a title awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.

Athens Hotels Among Europe’s Most Affordable in October

Athens' hotels are among the most competitive in Europe, with the average hotel price reaching 96 euros in October, according to data released by trivago.

Athens Shortlisted for 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award

Athens is up for the 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award, a prize awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.

Aeromexico to Increase Services Between Madrid and Mexico City

Aeromexico will increase its services between Madrid and Mexico city to meet the needs of its customers during the June – October peak season.

Ryanair Launches Connecting Flights to Europe via Porto Airport

Ryanair has launched connecting flights from Porto Airport to 20 European destinations, providing its customers with an expanded route choice.

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas Announce Codeshare Partnership

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas have entered into a codeshare agreement to provide customers with new connections via Rome and Madrid to Argentina.

Aerolíneas Argentinas Appoints Discover the World as GSA in Greece, Cyprus

Aerolíneas Argentinas, the national carrier of Argentina, has appointed Discover the World as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece and Cyprus.

Ryanair Connects Athens to 17 Destinations via Milan and Rome

Ryanair is launching a new air service from Athens to Bergamo Airport, Milan, offering its passengers an expanded route choice to Italy and Spain.

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.

Iberia To Fly Direct From Athens To Madrid In Winter 2014

Spanish airline Iberia announced on 23 October that it was extending direct flights between Athens and Madrid during the winter months, three times a week.

Etihad To Launch Six New Routes In First Half Of 2015

Etihad Airways will launch six new routes in the first half of 2015, increasing its total number of routes to 107.

Iberia Resumes Flights To Athens, Greece

Spanish airline Iberia has resumed its year-round services connecting Athens and Madrid.
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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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Greece To Approach Gay Market This Week At 33rd Fitur Expo

Hotels located in over 10 Greek destinations will be presented and promoted this year in the Gay & Lesbian segment at the 33rd Fitur International Tourism Trade Fair to be held this week in Madrid, Spain (30 January- 3 February 2013).

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.

Positive Tourism Trend to Athens Continues

A recent study shows that tourists to Greece's capital spend more money, visit more sites and keep hotels more profitable, and it appears that the trend will continue.

Tourism Development Ministry’s Aims for 2008

Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos recently announced ministry aims, actions and initiatives for 2008. The primary aim, according to Mr. Spiliotopoulos, is “Upgrading the Greek tourism product but most importantly attracting higher quality incoming tourism.”

Athens International Airport Retains its Title

The Official Airline Guide (OAG) recently announced the route Barcelona-Madrid to be the most frequent route with 971 flights weekly. The route Sao Paolo Congonhas-Rio de Janeiro with 894 weekly flights came runner up, and then Jeju-Seoul Gimpo with 858 flights and...
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