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Wizz Air Promotes Thessaloniki as a City Break Destination

Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air is promoting Thessaloniki – one of its destinations in Greece – as an ideal choice for city break travelers.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Serves ‘Greek Breakfast’ to Foreign Diplomats

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held a culinary event to introduce its Greek Breakfast initiative to Greece’s foreign diplomats.

Wizz Air to Link Kiev with Athens and Thessaloniki

Wizz Air, a leading low-cost carrier in Hungary, will launch two new low-fare routes linking Kiev with Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.

SWISS Adds New Itineraries to Summer 2018 Schedule

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is expanding its flight network for summer 2018 by adding new destinations from Zurich to France, Ukraine and Poland.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

Turkish Airlines Expands Network, Inaugurates New Services

Turkish Airlines is expanding its network to new destinations in Russia and Ukraine and introducing new, quality services to passengers,

Demy to Represent Greece in 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Greek singer Demy will represent Greece at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine.

Commission Supports Visa-free Travel for Turkey by June

Turkish nationals may finally see their dream come true and be able to travel throughout Europe visa-free by June this year after the European Commission proposed lifting the visa requirements for Turkey's citizens.

Visa-Free Travel for Turkey Still Depends on Met Criteria

Despite putting forth a demand in March that its nationals be allowed Schengen zone visa-free travel by June if it agreed to take back refugees from Greece, Turkey must still meet all 72 criteria for EU accession, the deputy head of the European Commission said in Brussels recently.

Ukraine’s 4th Healthcare Travel Expo to Focus on Medical, Wellness Tourism

Healthcare and wellness professionals from across the globe will gather on April 15-17 for the 4th International Medical Tourism, Spa & Wellness - Healthcare Travel Expo at the KyivExpoPlaza in Ukraine.

Ukraine International Airlines Announces 2015 Service To Thessaloniki, Greece

Ukraine International Airlines will launch direct flights between Boryspil International Airport and Thessaloniki International Airport in Greece during summer 2015.

Report: Russian Travel Market Remains Stable Despite Challenges

Russian trips abroad will increase next year by some four percent, according to the annual ITB World Travel Trends Report, conducted by IPK International and commissioned by travel trade show ITB Berlin.

Ukraine To Unite Health Services Suppliers With Travel Professionals At Medical Tourism Expo

Major suppliers of medical and health services will come together with representatives of tourism businesses specializing in outbound and inbound medical tourism at the 3rd International Exhibition of Medical Tourism, SPA & Wellness - Healthcare Travel Expo to be held in October...

Thessaloniki Airport Welcomes First Aircraft Of “Ellinair”

The first privately owned aircraft of the newly formed Greek airline company "Ellinair" of Mouzenidis Travel landed at Thessaloniki International Airport "Macedonia" on 12 December.

Halkidiki’s Tourism On The Upswing

Greek destination Halkidiki recorded a seven percent rise in revenue during the 2013 tourism season from the same period last year, bolstered by a 10 percent increase in overnight stays by German, Russian, Ukrainian, British and Turkish tourists.
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Athens: Black Sea Tourism B2B Event Set To Launch

Selected tour operators, trade representatives and top buyers of the European tourism market will be in Athens, Greece, 10-11 October to participate in the “Black Sea Tourism Forum & Workshop” that will be held at the Acropolis Museum.
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Aegean Presents New Flight Schedule

“Despite the four years of the crisis, Aegean has managed to increase its contribution to tourism by 54 percent, from 2.2 to 3.5 million passengers,” Aegean Airline’s vice-president, Eftichios Vassilakis, said on 25 April during a press conference held on Rhodes to present the...
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Aegean Airlines Announces New Routes Program For 2013

Aegean Airlines presented its new routes program that includes the addition of 29 new scheduled international routes from a total of 12 airports, eight of which function as bases of the company.
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Aegean Airlines Opens New Operational Base in Kalamata

Aegean Airlines has opened a new operational base in Kalamata, Peloponnese, and offers flights to nine destinations in Sweden, Germany, Russia, Israel and Ukraine from the “Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos” Airport in Kalamata.
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