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Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.

Atrium Hotel: Push the Reset Button this May with the ‘Skiathos Retreat 2016’ Detox Program

This May, the Atrium Hotel is giving holidaymakers the chance to reboot their system with a special summer detox program while vacationing on the popular island of Skiathos.

Fraport to Officially Take Over Operations at Greek Regional Airports at End of 2016

German transport company Fraport expects to officially take over the operations at 14 regional airports in Greece at the end of this year, after obtaining the necessary permits and solving some technical issues, according to the company’s CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.

Local Sector Pros Urge Creation of Body to Promote Nea Anchialos Airport

Central Greece tourist professionals have teamed up to push for the creation of a promotion body which will focus on attracting tourism to the region through the Nea Anchialos Airport and make it competitive with other regional airports by attracting low-cost carriers.

Fraport Airports Management Visits Skiathos, Touches Base

Within its recent series of visits to the 14 regions in Greece where German transport company Fraport will operate the local airports, a management team visited the Sporades island of Skiathos to touch base ahead of the launch of operations there next year.

Skiathos Moves Full Speed Ahead with Tourism Hoopla

The alternative forms of tourism, the wide array of accommodation facilities, the accessibility and the year-round potential were at the center of the Skiathos Municipality Tourism Development Committee’s strategy presented during the Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier...

Skiathos Hoteliers Take Action, Launch Island Promo Plan

Aiming to push further into target markets and establish long-standing collaborations, the Skiathos Hoteliers Union announced the first part of its promotional plan this week.

Finnair to Open New Scheduled Flights to Greece in 2016

In summer 2016, Finnair has announced that new scheduled flights will replace previously chartered flights to five Greek destinations.

Aries Villas: A Newcomer to Skiathos Island with Plenty to Offer

Situated on a hill overlooking the bay of the Northern Sporades island of Skiathos is newcomer Aries Villas, offering visitors the chance to make their Mediterranean dream come true.

Thessaly Region Aims to Set Up Tourism Promotion Body

The Region of Thessaly, central Greece, announced plans for the creation of a promotion body which will primarily focus on attracting tourism to the region through the Nea Anchialos Airport.

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."

Condé Nast Traveler Readers Rank Two Islands In Greece Among World’s Top 30

Condé Nast Traveler readers have ranked Santorini and Skiathos in Greece among the top 30 islands in the world in the luxury travel magazine’s globally respected survey.

TAIPED: Three Binding Offers Made For 14 Regional Airports In Greece

Three consortia have submitted binding offers to Greek state privatization fund TAIPED for the right to manage and operate 14 Greek regional airports.

15 August Holiday In Greece: Where Are The Greeks Going This Year?

With the 15 August public holiday in Greece approaching, more and more Greeks are heading to destinations in the country that are easy to reach by car or ferry. The holiday falls on a Friday this year, making it the perfect opportunity for a long weekend getaway.

“Mamma Mia!” Film Director Appeals To Tourism Minister Against Coastal Development Plans In Greece

Mamma Mia! director Phyllida Lloyd has joined the voice of environmental groups and citizens in Greece against the government's coastline privatization plans and recently sent a letter to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

The Guardian Kicks Off New Series With The Sporades Islands, Greece

In the first of a new series on holidaying in the Greek islands, UK newspaper The Guardian recently presented the Sporades and Evia, the country's second largest island.

Sky Express To Launch Thessaloniki-Skiathos Service

Sky Express, a Greek airline based in Crete, will launch three weekly flights from Thessaloniki, the largest city in Northern Greece, to the island of Skiathos in the Sporades from 1 June until 4 September 2014.

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.

Xenia Hotel On Skiathos Finally To Get Long Overdue Makeover

Greek construction company TE.NE ATEVE was announced as the successful bidder of the tender for the development of the Xenia hotel on Skiathos.

Goldair Handling Signs With Olympic Air

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