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University of Aegean To Hold International Summer School On Earth Sciences

The University of the Aegean is organizing EarthBiAs2014, an international summer school on "Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences," on Rhodes, Greece, this July.

Summer 2015: Greece Included Among New Routes Of Thomson And First Choice

Greek Islands will be included among 29 new routes from regional UK airports, including Birmingham and Bristol, for summer 2015.

Thomas Cook Austria Honors Rhodes For Longtime Collaboration

Leading tour operator Thomas Cook Austria (Neckermann) recently presented the Greek island of Rhodes with an award in honor of the company's longtime collaboration with the destination.

Rhodes: Most Popular Greek Destination For Austrians

The island of Rhodes continues to be the most popular Greek destination for Austrian travelers.

Swedish Travelers Reveal Most Preferred Greek Islands

The readers of the online version of Sweden's newspaper "Expressen" recently voted for their top 10 of the best Greek islands.

Rhodes To Get New Air Link With Istanbul, More Turkish Tourists Expected

Rhodes, Greece, will be welcoming more tourists from Turkey this summer thanks to a new direct flight by Turkish airline Bora Jet starting in early June, according to an announcement.

Disney Magic Cruise Ship To Pass Through Greece This Summer

Mickey Mouse and friends, along with some 3,500 passengers of the Disney Magic cruise ship, are expected to stop and visit the Greek mainland and islands this summer.

Greek Hotel On Rhodes Among Best In The World In Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

The Lindos Blu hotel on the island of Rhodes in Greece is included in the top 10 of the world's best hotels for 2014 based on the reviews of millions of travelers on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

airberlin Increases Flight Frequency To Greece For Summer 2014

Germany’s second largest airline airberlin announced on 14 January that it will increase the frequency of flights to Greece by 11 percent compared with summer 2013, to 172 flights a week.

Greece Attends Scandinavia’s First Travel Fair Of The Year

Crete, Sifnos and Rhodes represented Greece at this year's Norwegian travel fair "Reiselivsmessen Oslo" that took place 10-12 January 2014 at Telenor Arena.

Goldair Handling Signs With Olympic Air

Greek Goldair Handling recently launched an agreement for the provision of airport ground handling services to Olympic Air.

Greece Chosen By Brits When Abroad On Holiday

Greece is among the 10 most preferred holiday destinations of British travelers, according to a recent infographic released by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).
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Kalamata, Santorini, Heraklion Champions In Tourist Arrivals

The arrivals of foreign tourists at the airports around Greece recorded an important increase, according to the first (temporary) data for September 2013.
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Scandinavian Tourists Opt For Greece

Four Greek islands are on the list of the top five most popular destinations preferred by Scandinavian travelers this season, according to Sweden’s leading tour operator TUI Nordic.
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Regional Airports Tender Continues With Seven Bidders

Seven companies and consortiums have been shortlisted for the second stage of the tender for the operation, management, development, and maintenance of the country’s regional airports.
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Nude Beaches In Greece: Where To Bare It All

Greece, along with France and Croatia, is becoming one of the most popular destinations for nudists from around the world as the country has plenty of beaches where the sun can be enjoyed in the buff while also hotels exclusively open to naturists are on the rise.
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Greek Resorts Consider Out-Of-Town Spots For Party-Goer Tourists

The recent murder of a British tourist on Crete during a brawl with other holidaymakers have the heads of popular Greek party destinations considering to create special zones for rowdy holidaymakers. The special zones would be located away from each islands town.
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Wildfires Hit Rhodes, Crete And Serifos

A number of villages on three Greek islands were evacuated of locals and tourists over the weekend due to wildfires that struck at the height of the Greece's tourism season.
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Olympic Air On Upcoming Flight Cuts To Thessaloniki, Iraklio and Rhodes

Greek carrier Olympic Air issued an official statement in regards to its recent decision to halt flights from Athens to Thessaloniki and Iraklio, Crete, as of 13 October 2013, and to Rhodes as of 30 September.
Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge.
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Olympic Air To Cut Flights From Athens To Three Greek Cities

Greek carrier Olympic Air announced on 22 July that it would stop its flights from Athens to Thessaloniki and Iraklio, Crete, as of 13 October 2013.