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‘Menalon Trail’ Gets Gold at Greece’s Tourism Awards 2018

The Menalon Social Cooperative, currently operating the Menalon Trail hiking path in the Peloponnese, clinched a gold honor at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Attica Group Applauded for CSR, Technology Initiatives at Tourism Awards 2018

Attica Group, which engages in passenger shipping via the Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries companies, received three honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for New Adventures with ‘Symphony of the Seas’

Royal Caribbean recently welcomed the new “Symphony of the Seas” ship and announced that its maiden 7-night Mediterranean voyage will depart on April 7 from Barcelona.

Minoan Lines Collects Seven Tourism Awards

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines received seven accolades at the prestigious Tourism Awards 2018 in Athens.

Greece Named Second Favorite Cruise Destination in the World

Greece has been honored as the second Favorite Cruise Destination in the world at the Wave Awards 2018, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Cobalt Air Announces Direct Service from Athens to London

Cobalt Air has announced the launch of new direct flights between Athens and Gatwick airport in London as of March 31.

Study Reveals Russian Travel Trends, Greece a Top Choice

Greece is among Russian travelers’ top choice, according to the RusIndex released at this year’s MITT by market researchers Ipsos Comcon.

Chauffeur Greece Supports Nafplio’s Mediterranean Yacht Show 2018

Chauffeur Greece is supporting the 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2018, which will take place from April 28 to May 1, in Nafplio in the Peloponnese.

Louis Hotels Wins Three Awards for Greek Hospitality

The Louis Hotels group recently received three honors - a gold, a silver and a bronze - at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

Lufthansa Launches Global #SayYesToTheWorld Campaign

Lufthansa has launched a new global advertising campaign under the motto “Say yes to the world”, aiming to embrace change and new challenges. 

KLM Shares Unique Travel Experiences Through ‘The Journey’ Podcast

KLM has launched “The Journey”, an English-language podcast in which passengers talk about a journey that has changed their lives.

AIA Hosts ‘Images of Athens’ Exhibition from Benaki Museum

Athens International Airport (AIA) is hosting an exhibition titled “Images of Athens from Benaki Museum’s Photographic Archives” until July 15.

Hainan Airlines Announces New Direct Dublin-Beijing Service

Hainan Airlines will launch a new year-round service of four weekly flights between Dublin and Beijing as of June 12.

SEEN: Coastal Shipping a Lifeline for Greece’s Islands

Coastal shipping is a lifeline for many of Greece’s island communities, says Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) President Michalis Sakellis.

Egyptair Resumes Flights Between Athens and Benghazi, Libya

Egypt's national carrier Egyptair, as of April 1 will resume its Athens – Benghazi routes, which will be conducted via Cairo.

Croatia Airlines’ Summer Routes Link Athens with Dubrovnik, Zagreb

Croatia Airlines has announced that it will connect Athens with Zagreb and Dubrovnik with new summer flights to launch in April.

IATA: January Air Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

Global passenger traffic in January 2018 rose by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2017, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

ACI World: Athens Airport Among Best in Europe for 2017

Athens Airport has been honored as the Best European Airport in the “15–25 Million Passengers/Year” category at the 2017 ASQ Awards, held by ACI World.

AEGEAN Starts 2018 Strong with 1.5 Million Passengers in Jan-Feb

Greek carrier AEGEAN saw a 12 percent increase in passenger traffic to 1.5 million on its flights for the first two months of 2018.

Axia Hospitality Honored for Sales and Reservation Management Services

Sales and reservation management company Axia Hospitality received five honors at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018 for its successful collaborations with hotels.