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KLM to Serve More US Destinations this Winter

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to Las Vegas and Miami in the United States this winter.

ASTA Greece & Cyprus Chapter Appoints Akis Kelepeshis as New VP

The Greece & Cyprus chapter of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has appointed Akis Kelepeshis as its new Vice President.

Long-haul Travellers Still Cautious About Planning Trips to Europe, ETC Says

As the EU looks set to open its borders, it is imperative that clear messages are communicated to international travellers wishing to visit Europe, says the ETC.

Greek Minister Goes to the United States ahead of Tourism Reopening

Greece’s tourism minister will be in the US over the next few days as part of an awareness-raising effort ahead of the country’s official opening to tourists in May.

Report: Consumers are Looking Forward to Traveling Again

A global consumer survey by American Express reveals key trends indicating pent-up demand for travel, a readiness to plan for future trips, and the rise of the digital nomad.

Alitalia to Launch Rome-New York Covid-tested Flights

As of December 8 all passengers traveling on one of Alitalia's three weekly flights between Rome - New York must present a negative Covid-19 test.

Cruise Industry to Lose Almost $20bn Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

The entire cruise industry is expected to lose almost $20 billion in revenue amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a 71% plunge year-over-year.

CNN Travel: Milos Among World’s Most Beautiful Islands

The island of Milos in the Cyclades complex is included on CNN Travel's list of the most beautiful islands in the world.

US Tourism Professionals Learn All About the Greek Islands

The Greek islands were promoted to the US market, during the annual sales meeting of US-based Collete Tours that was recently held on Mykonos and Santorini.

Virtuoso: Greece Among World’s Top 10 Travel Destinations for Summer 2019

Greece is included on luxury travel network Virtuoso’s Top 10 list, as one of the world’s leading destinations for summer 2019 based on future bookings.

Aqua Vista Hotels Travels to the US for 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow

Aqua Vista Hotels visited the US and presented its portfolio of luxury hotels in California, during the 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow.

Greece Remains in Visa Waiver Program of United States

United States authorities have notified the Greek Citizen Protection Ministry that Greece remains in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) of the US.

South Aegean Region Partners with US-based Collette Tours to Promote the Islands

The South Aegean Region has entered into a partnership with Collette Tours to promote its islands throughout the US tourism market.

TIF 2018: US-Greece Relations Set to Strengthen

The participation of the US as the honored country at the 83rd TIF trade show is expected to be this year's most significant moment in Greek-American relations.

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

#GirlGanginMykonos: HotelBrain – Calzedonia Online Campaign Reaches 10m Followers

As part of the #GirlGanginMykonos campaign, HotelBrain and Calzedonia hosted 12 international fashion bloggers on Mykonos and triggered the interest of 10 million followers.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo Gets Ready to Open in New York

Aiming to promote Greece in the U.S. tourism market, the 1st "Greek Panorama" exhibition will take place on May 12-13 at the Grand Central Terminal in New York.

Money Magazine Includes Crete Among ’10 Best European Destinations’

US magazine "Money" has named Crete a "Best European Destination" due to its numerous attractions and competitive prices.

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.

Avianca Brasil Launches Direct Flights to the US and Chile

Avianca Brazil will offer direct, daily services from Sao Paulo to Miami and Santiago with newly delivered A330-200 aircraft. Tickets to and from the United States are on sale.