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Thessaloniki Survey Creates Buzz on Instagram

A survey launched through social media by the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has attracted the interest of half a million online users from all over the world.

Ryanair Returns to Kalamata with Four New Routes

Ryanair has launched four new routes from Kalamata in Greece to London Stansted, Milan Bergamo, Pisa and Sofia, as part of its summer 2019 schedule.

Wizz Air Launches Seven New Routes from Athens

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has launched operations from Athens, aiming to bring affordable air travel services to Greek customers.

Wizz Air Announces 8 New Routes from Athens

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch eight new routes from Athens to Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova and Poland.

E. Macedonia-Thrace Positions Itself as Year-round Destination for Bulgarian Travellers

"If you loved us in the summer then you will adore us in the spring" was the slogan of the Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace at the 32nd edition of the international tourist fair “Holiday and SPA Expo” that took place recently in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Greece’s TRAINOSE To Start Passenger Rail Service To Sofia, Belgrade

Greek trains will cross borders again as of 10 May 2014 with the launch of a passenger train connecting Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki with Sofia and Belgrade (with a stopover in Skopje).

Air SERBIA To Expand Global Network With Six More Destinations

Air Serbia is offering more travel choices in the first half of 2014, with services being launched to six new destinations in Europe and the Middle East.

Olympic Air To Appeal Merger Rejection, Halts Routes

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. The commission had said that such a merger would monopolize the Greek market.

Athens and Sofia Sign Protocol

Mayor of Athens Nikitas Kaklamanis and Mayor of Sofia Boyko Borisov signed a protocol of peace and cooperation between the two cities. The protocol specifies an exchange of information on public sector management between Greece's capital and the capital of Bulgaria, that is,...

Greek Regions Impress at Paris Exhibition

The Municipality of Alonissos and the periphery of the Ionian Islands recently took part in the five-day "Le Monde a Paris" international tourism exhibition (13/3/08-17/3/08) with positive results. The Municipality of Alonissos, also present at the exhibition last year, had a...

Tourism Off To a Good Start

Tourism Development Minister Fanni Palli-Petralia expressed her optimism for the summer at a recent press conference where she explained how this May has been the most successful one in recent years. This substantiates her claims that Greece has now become a "preferred...

Forty-nine New Hellenic Tourism Organization Offices Planned

The tourism ministry is planning to establish 49 new Hellenic Tourism Organization offices around the world, in addition to the current 23 international offices, Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said during a press conference called last month.