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New Faces: Elias Linardopoulos, Founder of Luxury Yacht Parties

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Elias Linardopoulos, the founder of Luxury Yacht Parties, a company specializing in social and private events at sea.

Greece’s Fraport-run Airports Welcome Over 30 Million Travelers in 2019

Greece’s 14 regional airports currently managed by Fraport Greece welcomed over 30 million travelers in 2019.

Jet2: Over Half a Million More Seats to Greece in Summer 2020

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are expanding their 2020 summer program in Greece with the addition of over half a million airline seats to the country.

T+L Includes Paros Among 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020

The Greek island of Paros is included on Travel + Leisure’s (T+L) list of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020.

Seajets’ High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ Named Ship of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Seajets’ “World Champion Jet” was announced “Ship of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Austrian Airlines Adds More Greek Destinations to 2020 Summer Schedule

Austrian Airlines will add more Greek holiday destinations to its flight schedule for summer 2020, which will take effect on March 29.

Condor Connects Germany with Mykonos, Santorini, Samos for Summer 2020

Condor, as of May 1, 2020, will connect Germany's main airports non-stop with the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Samos.

Royal Caribbean Unveils Bold Features on New ‘Odyssey of the Seas’ Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean International is setting an uncharted course for adventure with the cruise line’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.

Minoan Lines Wraps Up Santorini Palace Ferry Routes

Minoan Lines has announced that its high speed vessel Santorini Palace will complete its scheduled ferry routes for the 2019 season on October 14.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Mykonos Crowned Best LGBTQ+ Destination for 2019

The Greek island of Mykonos was recently named best Star LGBTQ+ Destination and received the first prize at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2019.

Aqua Vista Hotels: 2019 is a Demanding Year for Santorini’s Tourism

With occupancy on Santorini down by 8-12 percent, Greek hoteliers should think about redefining their sales strategy this year, says Aqua Vista Hotels.

Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Apex’ to Set Sail for Athens and the Greek Islands in 2020

Athens and the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete will be included in the 2020 itineraries of Celebrity Cruises’ “Apex” ship.

Mykonos’ Aphrodite Beach Resort Promotes Cultural Tourism Through Art Exhibition

The Aphrodite Beach Resort on Mykonos is promoting Greek cultural tourism through its art venue, created in collaboration with the RESTART Contemporary Art Platform.

Interview – Grigoris Zorgianos: ‘Our Ambition is to Establish Mykonos Pearls as an Industry Leader’

Mykonos Pearls' Grigoris Zorgianos informs on the property management company's concept and aim to be synonymous with luxury vacations.

Grecotel Holds CSR Events, Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Greece

The Grecotel Group is carrying out a number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with the aim to protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development.