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Air Europa Opens Summer Flights to Athens from Madrid

Spanish airline Air Europa in June will resume its direct services between Athens and Madrid for the 2022 summer season.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Region Closer to Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the South Aegean Region, which includes such popular islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, surpassed pre-Covid-19 levels in the period to April 30.

Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link to Open in June After 21 Years

Nearly two decades later, Greece and Cyprus will be connected by a ferry link which is set to begin operations on June 19.

Elivi Skiathos Promises Guests Exciting New Experiences for 2022 Season

The Elivi Skiathos resort is inviting travelers to discover the island of Skiathos through outdoor activities including hiking, cycling and diving.

‘Botrini’s Santorini’ Restaurant Opening at Katikies Hotel

“Botrini’s Santorini”, the newly established restaurant of Michelin-starred Chef Ettore Botrini and Katikies hotel group is ready to open its doors on May 1.

Kos Island Awarded ‘Bike Friendly’ Seal

The Dodecanese island of Kos has received “Bike Friendly” certification, making it one more Greek destination to integrate cycling activities into its tourism offerings.

Thessaloniki Ready to ‘Connect’ with European Tourism Markets in May

The CΟΝΝΕCT Tourism & Travel Event 2022, organized to promote Thessaloniki and the wider region to the international MICE market, will take place in May.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Vigla Hotel Ready to Welcome Guests to Amorgos

The Vigla Hotel on the Greek island of Amorgos will open its doors and welcome guests on April 10.

World Travel Monitor: Tourists Choose Greece in 2021 for its Sea and Sun

Greece posted double-digit growth in 2021 winning over international travelers seeking to get some sea and sun, according to the latest World Travel Monitor by IPK International.

Les Roches Αppoints Carlos Díez de la Lastra as New CEO

Carlos Díez de la Lastra, considered one of the 150 most influential tourism professionals in Spain, is the new CEO of Les Roches Global Hospitality Education.

Katikies Hotels on Mykonos and Santorini Opening March 25

The Katikies hotel group has announced the opening of its properties on the islands of Mykonos and Santorini for the 2022 season.

Santorini’s Greek Orthodox Easter

Andronis, a Greek hospitality group with the finest 5-star luxury hotels on Santorini, describes how the Easter holiday is embraced and celebrated on the popular Greek island.

Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2022 – Applications Now Open

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has announced the opening of applications for the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2022.

War in Ukraine May Impact Americans’ Vacation Plans to Europe, Says Survey

The war in Ukraine and its consequences concern the majority of US travelers and may impact their vacation plans to Europe, according to a survey by MMGY Travel Intelligence.

Elounda Hills: High-end Resort Investment in Greece Continues as Planned

Crete’s Elounda Hills tourism investment continues as planned, according to a representative of Mirum Hellas, the Russian-interest company responsible for the project.

‘Agora Athens’ Project to Kick Off with Design Contest

The Municipality of Athens is planning an open competition for the redesign of the city’s commercial and tourist center around the popular Monastiraki and Plaka districts.

Katikies Hotels on Mykonos, Santorini Partner with Michelin-starred Chef Botrini

Katikies has announced its new collaboration with Michelin-starred Chef Ettore Botrini across its hotels on the islands of Santorini and Mykonos.

Three Bids for Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link

Three companies have submitted bids for the establishment of a passenger maritime link between Cyprus and Greece, paving the way for the next phase of the highly anticipated service.

TCB’s 2022 ‘Connect’ Tourism Event will Take Place Live in Thessaloniki

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) will hold its annual ‘Connect Tourism & Travel Event’ live during May 8-10.