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Rhodes’ Peace & Sport Forum Promotes Tolerance and Respect

More than 350 delegates from the fields of politics, sports and the private sector participated in the Peace and Sport Regional Forum held on Rhodes.

ACI Europe: Athens Airport Dynamic Strong in August

Athens International Airport is maintaining a strong dynamic in terms of passenger traffic, which was up by 13.4 percent in August, according to European airport trade association ACI Europe.

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, which provides flybmi passengers with the option to fly from the UK and Ireland to Istanbul.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Travelworks, Poseidonion Grand Hotel Up for Int’l Travel & Tourism Award 2018

Greek marketing agency Travelworks and the Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses, have been shortlisted for the Best PR Campaign at the International Travel & Tourism Awards 2018.

Seajets Adds High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ to its Fleet

Greek ferry operator Seajets has added the “World Champion Jet” to its fleet, a passenger ship that has been included in the Guinness Book of World Records for its high speed.

City Trips World’s Top Holiday Option, Says ITB Study

City trips are the leading holiday option worldwide and the US the most popular country destination in 2017, according to a world travel report released by ITB Berlin.

TripAdvisor’s New ‘Travel Feed’ to Bring Users Even Closer

Travel review and booking portal TripAdvisor has presented its new site and mobile experience that aims to link users with brands, experts and influencers in order to stimulate travel.

Greek Marketing Agency Panadvert Expands to London

Greek marketing agency Panadvert is setting up a base in London, aiming to expand its activities to the international market.

Corfu Considered as Filming Location for Foreign ‘Survivor’-like Reality Show

The Greek island of Corfu is among the candidate filming locations for the South African "Survivor"-like reality TV show “Tropika Island of Treasure”.

Fake TripAdvisor Reviews Land Italian Business Owner in Jail

A business owner who sold over 1,000 fake reviews to restaurants and hotels in Italy to boost their rankings in TripAdvisor, has been sentenced to nine months in prison.

Entrada Partners with New Zealand’s OTA ‘Lots of Hotels’

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has partnered with Lots of Hotels, a subsidiary of Webjet Australia and a leading OTA in New Zealand.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

ANEK Lines Replaces Damaged Vessel on Piraeus-Chania Route

The itineraries of the ferry, “Eleftherios Venizelos” of ANEK Lines, will be operated by other vessels, following the amendment of the company’s routes between Piraeus and Chania.

ITB Berlin Adds New Segment on Technology, Tours, Activities for 2019

The ITB Berlin 2019, scheduled to take place between March 6-10, will include a new exhibition area devoted exclusively to Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA).

August 15: A Greece-wide Spiritual Salute to the Holy Mother

August 15 is for Greeks a day of celebration, marking the passing of the Holy Mother (Panagia) with devout services and massive feasts.

ACI: First Half Traffic Through Europe Airports Up by 6.7%

Europe’s airports welcomed increased traffic in the first half of 2018 up by 6.7 percent with Athens International Airport (AIA) stronger by 11.4 percent.

Ryanair Supports ‘Santorini Experience’ Event with Special Fares

Ryanair, the official airline partner of the "Santorini Experience" event, has released seats for sale from Athens to Santorini at prices from €19.99.

Star Alliance Again Takes ‘Best’ Title at Skytrax Awards

Star Alliance was honored with the Best Airline Alliance title for the third year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

First ‘Wyndham Residence’ Opens in Athens, Greece

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International have launched the Wyndham Athens Residence in the Greek capital, the newest addition to the group's global portfolio of properties.