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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.

Post-Brexit Air Travelers Urged to Know Rights, Prepare for Longer Waits

As Brexit draws near, travelers should know their rights before take-off as the UK’s exit from the EU, on March 29, is expected to create disruption at airports.

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.