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Athens Forum to Explore Gastronomy Tourism Opportunities for Hoteliers

Greek travel and food experts will attend a forum in Athens on January 18 and discuss the potential of gastronomy tourism for hotels in Greece.

Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries to Operate Rafina-Cyclades Islands Route

Golden Star Ferries and Fast Ferries announced that their Golden Express high-speed ferry will be connecting the port of Rafina with the Cyclades Islands for summer 2019.

Air France: La Première and Business Menus by Michelin-starred Chefs

Air France has partnered with Michelin-starred chefs, providing its passengers with the opportunity to enjoy culinary delights worthy of the finest restaurants throughout the year.

Athens Among Europe’s 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019

Greek capital Athens has been included on The Telegraph's list of “Europe's 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019”.

Suburban Railway to Amend Itineraries on January 10-11

The suburban railway will amend its itineraries on Thursday, January 10, and Friday, January 11, due to the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens.

European Commission Tables Air Traffic Measures in Case of ‘Hard Brexit’

In view of UK’s exit from the EU, the European Commission has proposed two legislative short-term measures aimed at limiting disruption to air traffic in case of a no-deal scenario.

Gastronomy Tourism in Greece the Focus of Upcoming Athens Forum

Ways of further developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed between food and marketing experts during a forum in Athens on January 18.

TUI Hotels and Cruise Segments Drive Growth in 2018

TUI Group has presented double-digit earnings growth in 2018 - for the fourth consecutive year - driven by the strong performance of its hotels and cruise products.

Seajets Announced Line Passenger of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Greek ferry operator Seajets was announced Line Passenger of the Year at the 15th Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards held in Athens.

Greece Coastal Shipping Showing Signs of Improvement, Says SEEN Chief

Demand for coastal shipping transport services in Greece is picking up pace thanks to indications of an extended tourism season.

Brexit Draft Passes First Hurdle, EC Proposes Vise-free Travel for Brits

A draft agreement laying out the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union on March 29, has passed the first hurdle getting approval from the UK cabinet.

All-new TripAdvisor Aims to Become Single Go-to Resource for Travel

Leading travel review website TripAdvisor has relaunched is service, aiming to become the next exclusive go-to resource for travel. 

EU Passengers Getting Compensation, but ‘Still Need to Fight for It’

EU legislation safeguarding passenger rights is considered a success, but securing compensation remains a struggle, according to the Association of Passenger Rights Advocates (APRA).

Travelport: Greece Among Fastest-growing Destinations for Travelers in France

Greece ranks fourth among the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in France, according to an analysis by Travelport.

Ryanair Launches New Corfu – Liverpool Service in June 2019

As part of its 2019 summer schedule, Ryanair will launch a new service connecting Corfu in Greece with Liverpool in the UK in June.

IATA Urges EU, UK to Take Immediate Precautionary Actions Ahead of Brexit

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the UK and the EU to take immediate actions ahead of Brexit to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of air connectivity.

EY ZHN Greece DMC Wins Gold for ‘Best Team Building Program’

Athens-based EY ZHN Greece DMC has received the gold award for the “Best Team Building Program” at the HR Awards 2018 held in Athens.

Alitalia Adopts Sabre’s ‘Branded Fares’ Technology

Alitalia has joined Sabre's list of airlines that are implementing the Sabre Branded Fares solution, which provides travel agents and OTAs with access to enhanced branded fare functionality.

Apollo Trails: New Footpath Network Launched in Messinia

A new network of footpaths named "Apollo Trails" has been launched in the Ambeliona region of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

Air France, Booking.com Team Up to Offer More Accommodation Options to Travelers

Air France and Booking.com have signed a new agreement to provide air travelers with more accommodation options via the carrier's website.