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Minoan Lines Adds Tinos to Heraklion-Piraeus Itinerary for Summer 2022

Passenger ferry company Minoan Lines will add the Greek island of Tinos to its Heraklion-Piraeus itinerary due to increased passenger traffic expected in July.

Record Number of American Tourists Coming to Greece this Summer, Says US Ambassador

The surge in demand for airline tickets from the United States to Greece this summer is remarkable, according to America's new Ambassador to Greece George Tsunis.

Greece Welcomes 100,000 Tourists from Israel in April

Over 100,000 tourists from Israel came to Greece in April, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Jet2 Starts Flights to Santorini, Skiathos, Preveza from Edinburgh Airport

UK tour operator Jet2 has launched flights from Edinburgh Airport to Santorini, Skiathos and Preveza in Greece for the 2022 summer season.

Greece Launches New Summer Tourism Campaign: ‘You Will Want to Stay Forever!’

The GNTO launched a new tourism campaign, which is based on the true story of an Austrian man, who visited Greece and decided to stay forever.

Delta Inaugurates Flights Between Athens and Boston

Delta Air Lines has inaugurated flights between Athens and Boston Logan International Airport, the company’s third destination in Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Ready for ‘Good’ But Challenging Tourism Season

Although an increase in arrivals to Greece is expected, the tourism sector’s post-Covid recovery will face challenges, according to Greek hoteliers.

flydubai Adds Mykonos and Santorini to Flight Network this Summer

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, will begin flights to the popular Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini this summer from June 24.

Greece is Number 1 Destination for Romanian Travelers this Year, Say Tourism Professionals

Greece once again is the first tourist destination of choice for Romanian travelers, according to tourism professionals in Romania.

Longer Tourism Season, More Destinations are SETE’s Goals for Greece

Extending the tourism season and introducing lesser-known destinations are at the core of the Greek Tourism Confederation’s plan for the next years.

ForwardKeys: Flight Bookings for Travel to Europe Slightly Behind pre-Covid Levels

Bookings for travel this year to destinations in Europe such as Iceland, Greece, Portugal, Spain and France are just slightly behind pre-pandemic levels.

Athens Airport Ready to Welcome More Arrivals from the United States in 2022

Athens Airport is expecting a major increase in arrivals from the US as American carriers are starting direct flights to Greece earlier this year.

‘Mykonos Yachting’ Invites Travelers to Experience Mykonos and the Cyclades Like Never Before!

Mykonos Yachting is inviting travelers to indulge in the ultimate luxury experience this summer, starting from one of the most famous holiday destinations worldwide: Mykonos.

Jet2 Lands in Athens for the First Time

The debut flights of Jet2com and Jet2holidays to Athens took place on April 14 from Manchester and Birmingham Airports, marking the first time the tour operator has operated to the Greek capital.

MSC Lirica Sets Sail from Piraeus for Summer 2022

MSC Cruises has based its MSC Lirica cruise ship in Greece for the summer 2022 season and for the first time its guests can embark in Piraeus.

SETE Urges Greek State to Support Russia-reliant Tourism Enterprises

 The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is requesting state measures that will support enterprises reliant on tourism from the Russian market.

SETE: No Cancellations in Tourist Bookings to Greece for 2022 Season

Greece has not recorded cancellations for vacations this season but new bookings have stopped at the moment due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Greece to See More ‘Casa Cook’ and ‘Cook’s Club’ Hotels in 2022

Fosun Tourism Group, a China-based company focused on the leisure travel market, this year will open four new hotels in Greece under the Casa Cook and Cook’s Club brands.

TUI to Launch Flights to Greece Early for 2022 Tourism Season

German travel giant TUI will launch flights to the Greek destinations of Crete, Rhodes and Kos earlier than ever for the 2022 tourism season.

Delta: More Flights to Greece, New Nonstop Athens-Boston Flight

Delta Air Lines has announced more flights than ever between Athens and the United States this summer, including a new nonstop service to Boston.
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