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TripAdvisor: Crete Among Best Destinations in the World for 2019

Crete is among the five best destinations in the world for 2019, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Αwards for Destinations.

Athens Among Europe’s 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019

Greek capital Athens has been included on The Telegraph's list of “Europe's 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019”.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

Trivago: Rome, Bansko, Thessaloniki Top New Year Destinations for Greeks

Rome, Bansko and Thessaloniki top the preferences of Greek travelers for the New Year holidays, according to data released by trivago.

TUS Airways Launches Athens-Larnaca Direct Service

TUS Airways is expanding its presence in the Greek market by launching a new direct service connecting Athens to Larnaca, starting on December 1, 2017.

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas Announce Codeshare Partnership

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas have entered into a codeshare agreement to provide customers with new connections via Rome and Madrid to Argentina.

Aerolíneas Argentinas Appoints Discover the World as GSA in Greece, Cyprus

Aerolíneas Argentinas, the national carrier of Argentina, has appointed Discover the World as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece and Cyprus.

Ryanair Connects Athens to 17 Destinations via Milan and Rome

Ryanair is launching a new air service from Athens to Bergamo Airport, Milan, offering its passengers an expanded route choice to Italy and Spain.

Alitalia to Launch First Ever Direct Flights to the Maldives

Alitalia will launch its first ever scheduled direct flights between Italy and the Maldives on October 31 to meet the increasing demand of the winter season.

TIF-Helexpo and Fiera di Roma Enter Strategic Partnership in Exhibition Industry

TIF-Helexpo and Fiera di Roma recently signed a memorandum of cooperation, which foresees the establishment of common strategies in the exhibition industry.

MCE South Europe 2016

MCE South Europe brings together up to 60 destinations and its MICE suppliers from South European destinations, and up to 90 international selected event buyers keen on exploring more potential within South Europe to increase their business there.

Greeks Pick Thessaloniki for March 25 Long Weekend Getaway

Greek Independence Day, the national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, is on Friday, giving all of us an automatic long weekend! According to a recent survey, Thessaloniki is the top choice of Greek travellers.

Athens To Display 25 Masterpieces From Greece & Italy

Twenty-five masterpieces from Greece and Italy will be displayed at an art exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens as of late August.
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Etihad Airways To Launch Daily Flights Between UAE And Belgrade

Etihad Airways will commence daily nonstop flights between its home base of Abu Dhabi and Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, from 15 June 2013.
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Aegean Takes You There!

Aegean Airlines has launched the “Take Me There” contest and will give out one return ticket every day throughout 2013 to any destination of the airline’s network in Greece and abroad.
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Greek Hotels In Winter Destinations Drop Prices

Christmas is just around the corner and while this month is considered the prime winter tourism season, hotel prices in Greek winter destinations are sliding, according to online booking company Trivago.

GNTO Closes Offices Abroad, Restructures Services

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) offices abroad in their current form have increased costs and produced a poor outcome, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said last month in Parliament.

Aegean Airlines Enhances Network

Aegean Airlines last month announced its principle growth targets for 2011 that include new destinations abroad, additional frequent flights to major existing destinations and direct connections of Greek regional destinations to foreign markets in order to support tourism.

Ryanair Announces New Route

The Culture and Tourism Ministry announced last month that it aims to encourage airlines to add routes to Greek destinations or enhance existing flights to Greece from many destinations especially in Europe.

Alitalia Launches New Routes

Alitalia announced it would enhance its connections to Greece through 35 weekly flights from Greece to Rome Fiumicino this summer.