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AirHelp: Athens Airport Ranks 3rd Among World’s Best

Athens International Airport has been ranked third in AirHelp’s 7th annual listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2019.

Alitalia: World’s Most Punctual Airline for Jan-April 2019

Alitalia ranked first in the world for its on-time performance in the first four months of 2019, according to data released by FlightStats.

MR&H Forum Returns to Athens, Aims to Explore Greece’s Tourism Opportunities

Greece's dynamic tourism growth will take center stage at the MR&H Forum, scheduled to be held in Athens, during October 29-31.

Athens Hosts ‘Oedipus Rex’ Ancient Theater Performance

The Fimonoi theater group is offering Athens' visitors and residents the opportunity to enjoy the "Oedipus Rex", one of Sophocles' masterpieces.

E-Vehicles Company ‘Τuk Tuk Hellas’ Becomes CLIA Gold Member

Tuk Tuk Hellas, a company that offers electric vehicles, has become a gold member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

HotelAvailabilities and 4Hoteliers Celebrate Five Years of Successful Cooperation

HotelAvailabilities and 4Hoteliers have completed five years of successful cooperation, offering innovative technology tools to hoteliers.

Star Alliance Honored for Third Time at Air Transport Awards Event

Star Alliance has been named "Airline Alliance of the Year" for the third time in a row at the Air Transport Awards event.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Atlantides Luxury Travel Welcomes Sofia Semelidou as New Sales Incoming Manager

Atlantides Luxury Travel, a leading travel agency based in Piraeus, has appointed Sofia Semelidou as its new Sales Incoming Manager.

Emirates: ‘Expo 2020 Dubai’ Pavilion to Focus on Future of Commercial Aviation

Emirates, the premier partner and the official airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, has unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultra-modern pavilion for the six-month mega event.

Scoot: New Flights to Four Chinese Cities

Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group, has launched sales to four new cities in China: Wuhan, Changsha, Kunming and Fuzhou.

Athens Wraps Up ‘World Book Capital’ Events

After a year of book-related events, the city of Athens successfully fulfilled its role as “World Book Capital” and has passed on the title to Sharjah, UAE.

Marketing Greece Presents 2019 Destination Marketing Plan for Tourism

Marketing Greece has announced its strategic plan for 2019, which aims to further upgrade and promote Greece's tourism products and experiences.

Cyclades, Epirus Top Hotel Satisfaction Index in March

Greece is in the lead in terms of hotel services for the month of March, followed by Cyprus and Croatia, according to INSETE's monthly bulletin.

Minoan Lines: ‘Knossos Palace’ Ferry Gets Environmental Upgrade

The “Knossos Palace” cruise ferry of Minoan Lines has returned to its Piraeus-Crete scheduled itineraries, following its environmental upgrade.

Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

UK Nationals Get Visa-free Access to EU Post-Brexit

British nationals wishing to travel to EU countries will be able to do so without a visa after the UK leaves the Union, even in a no-deal scenario, according to European lawmakers.

INSETE: City Breaks, Winter Destinations ‘Hot’ in February for Greeks

Αthens, Thessaloniki and Arahova welcomed the most Greek visitors in February, according to recent data released by INSETE.

Scoot Connects Athens and Laos with Services via Singapore

Scoot offers travelers from Athens the opportunity to fly to Laos via Singapore, following the launch of services between the two Asian countries.

Emirates Celebrates 23 years of Connecting Greece to the Far East

Emirates is celebrating 23 years of presence in the Greek market, having offered its services to approximately 2.4 million passengers.