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Turkish Airlines Withdraws from Skytrax Audit

Turkish Airlines has announced that it will no longer participate in the Skytrax World Airline Audit, a service quality ratings scheme for the airline industry.

CLIA Appoints New Gov’t and Public Affairs Representative East Med

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Maria Deligianni as Government and Public Affairs Representative Eastern Mediterranean.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

Emirates’ Superjumbo A380 to Operate Athens-Dubai Service in June

Emirates’ superjumbo A380 aircraft will return to the Greek capital for the second half of June to operate the Athens – Dubai route.

Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch Help Passengers Stay Fit at Sea

Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch have announced a redesigned onboard fitness program that matches the latest wellness trends.

Senior Tourists in Greece Spent €2 Billion in 2016

Senior tourists in 2016 accounted for 6.1 percent of all trips to Greece and some 2 billion euros in tourism-related revenue, according to SETE Intelligence.

International Museum Day 2018: Free Admission to Greek Museums on May 18

Museums across Greece will celebrate International Museum Day 2018 on Friday, May 18, with free admission and a number of cultural events.

TUI Increases Turnover to €6.81b in H1, Sees Strong Growth in Bookings for Greece

Strong demand for holiday experiences and cruises have boosted TUI Group’s first half (H1) turnover by 7.2 percent to 6.81 billion euros.

Athens Airport Sees April Arrivals Up by 13.6%

Arrivals at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 13.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2017 and reached 1.87 million.

5th Mediterranean Yacht Show Sees Record Number of Entries

A record-breaking number of tourism executives from 23 countries participated in the 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show 2018 in Nafplio.

Piraeus Port Authority Deputy CEO Li Jianchun Steps Down

Li Jianchun has resigned as Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) Deputy CEO and will take up another position in Cosco Shipping.

Rhodes, TUI Airline Meet to Pave Way for Future Collaborations

The prospects of tourism, ways to diversify the tourist product and extend the season were discussed during the 14th TUI Airline Congress, held on the island of Rhodes.

AirHelp: Air Travelers Still Don’t Know Their Rights

The majority of travelers using air transportation appear to have little knowledge of their rights, according to a recent survey released by legal experts AirHelp.

EU Court Rules Airlines Must Compensate for Delays, Cancellations

Flyers can now demand compensation of up to 600 euros from airlines even in cases of strike or delay, according to a decision by Europe’s highest court.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Kallichoron Hotel Invites All to Experience ‘Astypalea in Passion’

As part of the "Astypalea in Passion" initiative, the Kallichoron Hotel is inviting all to experience the island's culture and gastronomy during the upcoming May Day holiday.

Austrian Airlines Further Develops its Branding

Austria's largest carrier, Austrian Airlines, is further developing its branding to fulfill the demands of the digital world.

Mega Airlines Studies Honored as Top Authorized Training Center by IATA

Greek educational organization Mega Airlines Studies once again has been honored as Europe Top Performing Authorized Training Center by IATA.

Ferry Strike in Greece to Continue on Thursday, April 19

Ferries in Greece will continue to remain docked on Thursday, April 19, as the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has announced a new 24-hour strike.

Greece Tops TUI UK’s Summer 2019 Offerings

Greece features on TUI UK’s list of top travel options for the summer of 2019, with Europe’s largest leisure group offering its customers more choice and value.