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SETE Lays Groundwork for Central Macedonia Tourism Boost

In efforts to tune in to the increasing needs of its members, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held its 3rd regional event on Tuesday, in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, and presented its comprehensive strategic marketing plan for the Central Macedonia Region.

airBaltic Launches New Route Between Riga and Rhodes, Greece

Latvian airline airBaltic on Friday launched a new route between Riga and the Greek island of Rhodes.

Discover the South Aegean at Athens Golden Hall Mall

For four months the sights, tastes and feel of the Dodecanese and Cyclades islands will be the focus of activities at Athens’ Golden Hall shopping center in Marousi, as part of the “Discover the South Aegean” promo campaign featuring 50 Greek islands.

TUI Group Keeps Faith in Greek Tourism

Travel giant TUI Group is confident enough in the long-term prospects of Greek tourism that it aims to bring 10 percent more tourists to Greece in 2015 compared to the year before.

Ferries to the Greek Islands 2015 – Dodecanese

Useful tips on the Dodecanese islands in Greece and how to reach them by ferry.
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Tirana-Rhodes Chartered Flight to Open for Summer Season

Albanian travel agencies Jona Travel & Key Tours Agency will launch a weekly charter flight connecting Tirana to Rhodes from late May until October 10.

Rhodes Gets Ready for 2nd International Marathon

The island of Rhodes in Greece will kick off its 2nd International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon on April 26.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Rhodes, Chios and Chalki Lead the Greek Island Experience

She “fell in love - not with the lad but with the landscape”… that’s what award-winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes said of her backpacking in Greece experience in Telegraph Travel.

airBaltic to Launch Routes from Riga to Thessaloniki and Rhodes in Summer 2015

airBaltic, Latvia's national airline, has announced new routes connecting Riga with Thessaloniki and Rhodes as of this June.

Alitalia to Launch New Greek Island Routes in August from Milan Linate

Alitalia this summer will launch new seasonal routes from Italy's second largest airport Milan Linate to four popular Greek islands.

Campaign Promotes Rhodes in Paris Metro Stations

The Greek island of Rhodes was the center of attention at 111 metro stations in Paris.

Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greek Islands among Top 10 Global Destinations for 2015

The Irish Independent has included the Greek islands in its top ten countdown of the best global destinations for 2015.

Prime Minister Underlines Importance of Greek Tourism

Tourism and uncertainty do not go together, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday from Rhodes in the context of New Democracy's pre-election campaign just two weeks until elections.

Bike Sharing the Latest Trend on the Greek Isle of Rhodes

Visitors to the Dodecanese island of Rhodes and its residents can now jump on a bike and tour the town thanks to the new bike sharing system launched earlier this month.

Minister Invites French to Invest in Greek Tourism

The Greek government plans to invest 500 million euros a year on tourism infrastructure, Tourism minister Olga Kefalogianni told French businessmen and bankers on a recent Paris visit.

Volunteers Wanted to Help Spruce Up Rhodes by Planting Trees

The Region of the South Aegean is inviting volunteers to roll up their sleeves and help plant hundreds of trees this Sunday 14 December on the island of Rhodes.

Starwood Shows “Destination Greece” in New Promotional Video

Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently released a new video that introduces Athens, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Peloponnese to members of the SPG loyalty program.

New Tourism Studies Program at University of the Aegean, Greece

As part of Greece’s ongoing plans to heighten the role of the tourism sector in the country’s economy, the University of the Aegean approved the establishment of a tourism department at its Rhodes campus.