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Athens, Crete, Santorini, Rhodes Hotel Investments Get Green Light

Major tourism projects in Athens and on the islands of Crete, Santorini and Rhodes have received the go-ahead by Greek authorities.

Cyprus Airways Adds Heraklion, Rhodes, Skiathos to 2019 Summer Schedule

Cyprus Airways has announced the addition of Heraklion, Rhodes and Skiathos to its network of destinations for summer 2019.

German-speaking Travelers Picking Crete, Rhodes in 2019

Rhodes and Crete appear to be among the leading destinations of choice for the German-speaking market in 2019, according to travel services provider HolidayCheck.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

EFQM Recognizes ‘bluegr Hotels & Resorts’ for 4-star Excellence

The bluegr Hotels & Resorts group has received the “Recognized for Excellence” 4-Star Award from the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

South Aegean Region Sees Poland as Target Market

The Region of South Aegean is aiming to attract more Polish holidaymakers to Greece during the 2019 tourism season.

‘Navagio’ on Zakynthos Named World’s Top Beach for 2018

Zakynthos' Navagio beach ranks first on the “World’s Top 50 Beaches” list for 2018, which was released by travel website FlightNetwork.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

ASTA: Greek Tourism Ministry Most Supportive in the World

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has lauded Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for her support in promoting tourism and fostering ties between Greece and the US.

DER Touristik CEO Says 2019 ‘Super Year for Greece’

The Greek island of Samos will be the top destination for its clients in 2019, says DER Touristik Group, adding that 2019 promises to be the year of Greece.

Rhodes Tourism Professionals Explore Digital Marketing Opportunities

Ways of optimizing the techniques and tools of digital marketing were analyzed during the “Rhodes Loading | Digital Marketing” conference held by Marketing Greece on Rhodes.

Rhodes’ Peace & Sport Forum Promotes Tolerance and Respect

More than 350 delegates from the fields of politics, sports and the private sector participated in the Peace and Sport Regional Forum held on Rhodes.

Greek Airport Nine-month Passenger Traffic Figures Soar

Greek airports saw a record-breaking 10 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first nine months of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Dodecanese Chamber Chief Says Rhodes Tourist Product Needs Face-lift

Refreshing Rhodes’ tourism product is key to entering the new era with success and maintaining that success, said Dodecanese Chamber President Ioannis Pappous.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Supports Battle Against Breast Cancer

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts for the first time participated in the "Greece Race for the Cure" running and walking event, to support the battle against breast cancer.

Rhodes’ Lindian Village Hosts 1st ‘Escaping South Festival’

The island of Rhodes will be the first to celebrate the culture and traditions of the world’s southern regions during the first Escaping South Festival during October 7-12.

Call for Abstracts: Int’l Conference on Environmental Science and Technology – CEST2019

The organizing committee of the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology - CEST2019, which is to take place on Rhodes, has issued a call for abstracts.