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Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Greece Named Second Favorite Cruise Destination in the World

Greece has been honored as the second Favorite Cruise Destination in the world at the Wave Awards 2018, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Greece Loses One Place on Henley Passport Index 2018

Greece lost one place year-on-year on the Henley Passport Index for 2018, ranking seventh among 199 countries, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 171 countries.

Air New Zealand to Boost Auckland-Singapore Services in 2018

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will jointly launch a third daily flight between Auckland and Singapore, starting on October 28, 2018.

Scoot Picks Athens as its First European Destination

Scoot, a subsidiary of the Singapore Airlines Group, will expand into Europe from June 20 with four flights a week between Singapore and Athens.

ITB Asia Cements Commitment to Asia Pacific, Stays in Singapore for Another 3 Years

Singapore will continue to be home to the next three editions of the region’s leading travel trade show – ITB Asia, following a partnership extension between the organisers of the event Messe Berlin and the Singapore Tourism Board.

ITB Asia Kicks Off with Record High Pre-matched Appointments

ITB Asia, the leading travel trade show for the Asian market, opened its doors on October 19 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Singapore Airlines Launches ‘Capital Express’ Service to Canberra and Wellington

Singapore Airlines recently launched its new "Capital Express" service, linking Singapore for the first time with the capital cities of both Australia and New Zealand.

Singapore Airlines Launches Three Weekly Non-stop Flights from Athens this Summer

This summer Singapore Airlines is operating three weekly direct flights from Athens to Singapore and from there to another 90 destinations in Asia and Oceania.

Singapore Airlines Returns To Athens, Greece, For The Summer

On Monday 9 June, Singapore Airlines, the national carrier of Singapore, resumed its direct flights from Singapore to Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos."

Air France Increases Service To South-East Asia

Air France has announced it will increase flight capacities to Southeast Asian destinations Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta, in anticipation of rising demand during the 2014 summer season.
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Lufthansa To Launch A380 Service To Shanghai

Lufthansa recently announced it will fly five times a week on a daily Frankfurt–Shanghai service with an A380 as of 26 September.
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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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Etihad And Garuda Indonesia Offer More Codeshare Flights And New Destinations

Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Indonesia, Europe, the Middle East, Singapore and Australia.

Joint Report: High Prices Hit Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece dropped five places in the fourth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 as it ranked 29th among 139 countries. The report was released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 held in Andorra last month.

Etihad Airways Launches Athens Flight

The opening of the Athens-Abu Dhabi route is another milestone that marks the strong relations between the United Arab Emirates and Greece, Etihad Airway's chief commercial officer, Peter Baumgartner, recently said at the airline's first press conference in Athens.

Greece’s Competitiveness Drops

Greece dropped two places in the third annual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009, published by the World Economic Forum, as it ranked 24th among 133 countries.

Asian Adventure From Athens

One of the first foreign-flag cruise ships to begin its itinerary from Athens, Azamara Quest, docked in Piraeus last month.

Virtuoso 2008 in Athens

The annual conference of travel organization "Virtuoso" was held at the Hotel Grand Bretagne in Athens from February 28 to March 3rd. Members of the elite travel industry, established tour operators, travel agents and providers met in Athens last month to discuss the latest...

Singapore Signs Open Skies Agreement

Singapore has concluded three bilateral Open Skies Agreements with Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The agreements allow both Singapore and Scandinavian airlines to fly between Singapore and any point in Scandinavia, via and beyond to any third country, without...
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