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Emirates Flies Top Chefs to Greece for ‘Sani Gourmet’ Festival

Renowned chefs from New York, Dubai, Melbourne and Japan flew with Emirates to northern Greece, to participate in the Sani Gourmet culinary festival that took place in Halkidiki.

Norwegian Launches Direct Athens – New York Flights for Summer 2019

Norwegian has announced direct flights between Athens International Airport (AIA) and New York’s JFK Airport for summer 2019.

Air France Unveils New ‘La Prairie’ Beauty Center in New York-JFK Lounge

Air France recently inaugurated its new beauty treatment center in its terminal 1 lounge at the New York-JFK airport, in partnership with luxury beauty specialist La Prairie.

Two Bars in Athens Included Among the World’s 50 Best for 2018

Two bars in Athens - “The Clumsies” and the “Baba au Rum” - have once again been included on the list of the World’s 50 Best Bars.

Singapore Airlines Receives World’s First Airbus A350-900ULR

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A350-900ULR, which will operate the world’s longest commercial flight between Singapore and Newark Liberty Airport.

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.

Greek Tourism B2B Roadshow to Kick Off in the US in May

Aiming to promote Greece’s tourism offerings to the US market, a B2B roadshow will be held in May in Washington, New York and Boston.

GNTO: US Travel to Greece Set for New Record in 2018

The number of visitors from the United States to Greece is expected to reach a new record in 2018, according to the GNTO office in the US and Canada.

Memorandum Connects Greek Students with SUNY Maritime College in New York

Greek students from the National Merchant Maritime Academy of Hydra will be able to transfer to SUNY Maritime College to earn a Bachelor of Science in Marine Operations.

WeekenGO: Athens Among ‘Best Cities in the World to Spend a Weekend’

Athens is among the top 100 “Best Cities in the World to Spend a Weekend”, according to a study released by online weekend getaway portal and app weekenGO.

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.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo Gets Ready to Open in New York

Aiming to promote Greece in the U.S. tourism market, the 1st "Greek Panorama" exhibition will take place on May 12-13 at the Grand Central Terminal in New York.

Air Serbia Receives 2017 Аirline Мarket Leader Аward

Air Serbia was recognized as the 2017 Airline Market Leader at the Air Transport World annual awards in recognition of its innovative products and services and the introduction of transatlantic flights to New York.

Delta to Add Second Daily Athens-New York Service in June 2017

Delta Air Lines will launch a second daily Athens-New York service from June 2, meeting the travel demand between Greece and the United States during the peak summer months.

Traveling Suitcases to Teach Kids About Cycladic Art

A team from the Athens-based Museum of Cycladic Art held a fund-raising event at New York’s Public Library last month in order to launch its “traveling suitcases” project aimed at educating youngsters about Aegean art.

SkyGreece to Launch Direct Flights from Canada to Athens, Thessaloniki in May

SkyGreece Airlines will offer direct flights to Athens, Thessaloniki, Zagreb and Budapest from Montreal and Toronto starting May 17.

SkyGreece Announces Flights from Canada to Athens and Thessaloniki

SkyGreece Airlines will offer year round service from Toronto, Canada, to Athens and a seasonal direct flight to Thessaloniki as of this May.

Korean Air won A380 “Top Operational Excellence” Award

Korean Air received the A380 "Top Operational Excellence" award for the second time at the Airbus Technical Symposium, which was held in Bangkok on 19 November.

Delta Increases Athens-New York Frequency for Summer 2015

Delta Air Lines is increasing its flights from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to Athens International Airport for the 2015 summer season.
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Greece Aims To Attract More Tourists From the U.S.

Making Greece an attractive destination for Americans is one of the main priorities of the Greek Tourism Ministry, the U.S. media was informed recently by the country’s Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.