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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.

Cypriots, Greeks Among Europe’s Top 5 Hotel and Restaurant Spenders

Cyprus, Greece, Spain and Malta nationals are Europe’s top spenders when it comes to food and accommodation, according to Eurostat.

Ryanair Announces New Thessaloniki – Krakow Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair will launch a new route that will connect the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Krakow, Poland, in summer 2019.

Ryanair Adds Thessaloniki – Tel Aviv Service to 2019 Summer Schedule

Ryanair has announced the addition of a new direct route connecting the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Tel Aviv in Israel for summer 2019.

Ryanair to Launch New Thessaloniki-Malta Route for Summer 2019

As part of its summer 2019 schedule, Ryanair will launch a new service connecting Thessaloniki and Malta, which will run in April.

Greece Among Top 5 European Countries with Excellent Bathing Water Quality

Greece is among the five European countries where 95 percent of bathing waters were assessed by the European Environment Agency as being of “excellent” quality.

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.

EUMed Summit ‘Athens 2016’ to Focus on Economic Policy, Security, Migration

Economic policy, security and migration will top the agenda of the Mediterranean EU Countries' Summit "Athens 2016" that will take place on Friday, September 9, at the Zappeio Hall in the Greek capital.

Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2016 Schedule, Unveils Seven New Routes

Irish low fares airline, Ryanair, has launched its Summer 2016 schedule for Athens that features seven new routes from the Greek capital.

Air Malta to Fly to/from 30 Destinations this Summer

Air Malta is planning an enhanced summer 2016 flight schedule that will see improved flight timings on Manchester, Catania, Vienna, Lyon and Marseille and increased frequency on Berlin.

Diving Tourism On Ministry’s Agenda

The development of diving tourism is one of the top priorities of the Culture and Tourism Ministry within the framework of promoting alternative forms of tourism, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the “Biodiversity and Diving Tourism in the Greek Seas”...

Thomas Cook Upsets European Hoteliers

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has joined forces with hotel associations in Europe in a fight against UK-based holiday company Thomas Cook as it has imposed a unilateral five percent cut on its August and September accommodation invoices for European hotels.

Border Checks Lifted for Newest Schengen Members

Border checks were lifted at the airports of the nine countries that joined Europe's border-free Schengen area last year. Controls on land and sea frontiers were lifted last year and those at airports have now been lifted as security upgrades have been completed.

More Countries Join Schengen Area

On 21 December 2007, nine countries were inducted into the Schengen area thus facilitating travel within Europe and eradicating land and sea border control restrictions.

World Tourism Day 2007 Focus on Women

On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2007 a think tank was hosted in Bentota (Sri Lanka) supported by the World Tourism Organization under the theme "Tourism Opening Doors for Women."

National Travel Agents’ Associations Seek Mediterranean Cooperation

Representatives of the United Federation of Travel Agents' Associations (UFTAA) met in Rome recently with associations from Greece, Algeria, Croatia, Egypt, Israel, Italy, FYROM, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey to consider the future of a "Mediterranean...

Philoxenia Hangs On

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, president of Helexpo, the organizer of the Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, says this year's fair, the twenty-second, saw an increase in visitors and exhibitors (additional exhibitors this year included those to the new special section for spa...

New Hotel Booking Website Up and Running

A new on-line resort and hotel booking site, youtravel.com, was launched last month. So far 25,000 rooms are available in destinations including Greece, Spain, Turkey, Egypt, Malta, Cyprus, Tunisia, Portugal, Morocco, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Dominican Republic and Dubai.

Greece Would Draw Millions of Tourists as a Cruise Hub

Making Greece an international cruise hub for the eastern Mediterranean would bring five million tourists in a few years and tremendous financial returns were the main conclusion drawn from the forum organized by the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on...

European Travel Commission Welcomes New Members

The European Travel Commission (ETC) welcomed three new members, Serbia, Montenegro and San Marino, bringing its membership to thirty-seven at its meeting in Malta last month. The ETC unites the continent's national tourism organizations (NTO) to market "Destination Europe" worldwide.
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