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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.

Air France to Connect Paris with Dallas for Summer 2019

Air France has announced the launch of a new international service connecting Paris and Dallas with up to five weekly flights for summer 2019.

Air France to Launch Service Between Paris and Seattle in March 2018

Air France has announced a non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Seattle in Washington, USA, as of March 2018.

Lufthansa Expands Winter, Summer Long-haul Services

Lufthansa is expanding its long-haul services and as of November 8 will be flying nonstop from Berlin to New York five times a week.

Avianca Brasil Launches Direct Flights to the US and Chile

Avianca Brazil will offer direct, daily services from Sao Paulo to Miami and Santiago with newly delivered A330-200 aircraft. Tickets to and from the United States are on sale.

Turkish Airlines Adds Flights to Miami, Strengthens Ties Between Greece and America

Turkish Airlines has added flights to Miami as its 12th destination in the Americas. Round trip fares are available from Athens to Miami (via Istanbul), giving the Greek diaspora the opportunity for constant contact with Greek roots.
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Thessaloniki Introduced To U.S. Travel Professionals

US travel agents, tour operators and trade show executives earlier this month toured Thessaloniki during a familiarization trip held by the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism and the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization.
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Lufthansa Presents North American Route Network

Lufthansa recently briefed Greek travel agents on the Group’s extensive network of products and services in North America at a special event held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.

Greek Cruise Contract Considered Complex

The required three-year contract international cruise companies are required to sign with the Greek Government in order to homeport at a Greek port is a “written declaration of cooperation” that may be terminated at any time without any penalty, Maritime Affairs Minister Yiannis...

Delta Celebrates 100 Days of Service

Delta Air Lines celebrated its 100th day anniversary for its non-stop service from Athens International Airport to Atlanta, Georgia. To date, the flight, which began in May, has provided service for more than 37,000 customers. The daily flight, aboard a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft,...

Delta’s New Daily Direct Flight to Atlanta

Last month, Delta began its daily direct flights to Atlanta International Airport in the south-eastern U.S., the airline's most important hub and the largest airport hub in the world. This flight gives passengers countless convenient connections to destinations to more than 200...

Forty-nine New Hellenic Tourism Organization Offices Planned

The tourism ministry is planning to establish 49 new Hellenic Tourism Organization offices around the world, in addition to the current 23 international offices, Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said during a press conference called last month.

New GNTO Offices for North Amercia

Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos announced a major Greek tourism promotion drive in the U.S. market on the first day of a tourism workshop organized by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism. "The U.S. is a high-priority market for us, especially now that we...

Delta Adds New Athens-New York Flight

From June 3 until September 30 of this year, Delta adds a second direct flight from Athens to New York, says the U.S. airline's commercial director for Greece and Cyprus, Dimitris Karagioules. The new flight will leave Athens every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.