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Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

Ryanair Links Crete and Milan with New 2019 Summer Routes

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new routes from Heraklion, Crete, to Bergamo and Malpensa in Milan, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

EasyJet: New Summer 2018 Routes Connect Greece with France, Italy

EasyJet will add new Greek destinations to its summer 2018 schedule through flights connecting Crete with Lyon and Nice and Venice with Corfu.

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.

Meridiana Announces New Athens-Naples Flight

Italian airline Meridiana will launch a direct flight connecting Athens with Naples (Napoli) every Monday, Friday and Sunday as of June 2014.
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GM Of Westin Resort-The Romanos Wins Sustainability Award 2013

The general manager of the Westin Resort-The Romanos, Costa Navarino, Michel Cottray, won the “EHMA Sustainability award by Diversey 2013,” at the 40th European Hotel Managers Association (EHMA) annual General Meeting held in Milan in late April.
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Etihad Airways To Launch Daily Flights Between UAE And Belgrade

Etihad Airways will commence daily nonstop flights between its home base of Abu Dhabi and Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, from 15 June 2013.
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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.

Contemporary Greek Culture Abroad: Σatellart-Transmitting Greece

Σatellart – transmitting Greece, the only platform for the promotion of contemporary Greek culture in Europe, aims at exporting contemporary Greek art through ongoing partnerships with European theaters and cultural institutions within an annual framework defined through a...

Daily flights to Milan with Air One

Air One recently launched direct flights departing from Athens and Thessaloniki to Milan. Athens will be served by two flights a day and Thessaloniki with one daily flight to Malpensa airport in Milan.

OpenSkies Gets DOT Approval

British Airways subsidiary airline OpenSkies received United States Department of Transportation (DOT) approval to begin flights between Paris Orly Airport and New York's JFK airport last month.

Alitalia Launches New Routes

Alitalia announced it would enhance its connections to Greece through 35 weekly flights from Greece to Rome Fiumicino this summer.

Greek Regions Impress at Paris Exhibition

The Municipality of Alonissos and the periphery of the Ionian Islands recently took part in the five-day "Le Monde a Paris" international tourism exhibition (13/3/08-17/3/08) with positive results. The Municipality of Alonissos, also present at the exhibition last year, had a...

Youtravel.com Sees Great Success in First Year

Online accommodation supplier Youtravel.com is ambitious in 2008 as in its first year of operation -- launched October 2006 -- the Athens-based company received some 70 million euros revenue from hotel bookings only. According to Youtravel.com founder and chief executive, John...

Alitalia Welcomes New Regional Manager

Antonio Temporini is Alitalia's new regional manager for southeast Europe, including Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Israel, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.

Another Increase in Air Traffic

Athens International Airport's spring timetable offers 836 weekly scheduled flights - 47 more compared to the respective period in 2005 (+6% growth on a year-to-year basis) - operated by 56 airlines, connecting AIA to 68 international destinations in 47 countries.

Last Year’s Arrivals Up 16% Against 2004

Although unable to produce accurate data, last month the country's tourism development minister, Dimitris Avramopoulos, estimated that tourist arrivals last year rose by 16 percent against 2004.

Regional Authorities Now Urge for Lower Athens Airport Fees

The municipal authorities of the Saronic Gulf tourist islands of Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Spetses last month made a joint appeal for a reduction in usage charges at Athens international airport, Eleftherios Venizelos, which they said would encourage more charter flights to the...

Alitalia Launches Thessaloniki-Rome Daily Flight

Alitalia last month launched a new direct daily flight from Thessaloniki to Rome. With the addition of the new Thessaloniki-Rome flight, the Italian national carrier now offers daily direct and fast access from Thessaloniki to Rome and Milan.

Aegean Continues Non-stop Expansion

Aegean Airlines, the independent Greek airline and ERA award winner, is to launch non-stop flights from Athens to Milan-Linate, Athens to Munich and from Kavala to Munich for the winter season. Athens to Frankfurt frlights are now daily and several other of the carriers routes...
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