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Laudamotion to Fly from Athens to Vienna in October

Austria's low-cost airline Laudamotion has announced new daily connections from Athens to Vienna, with flights starting in October 2019.

Athens Receives Nomination for Best European Destination 2019

Athens has been nominated for the title of the “Best European Destination 2019" by the Brussels-based European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.

Athens Among Europe’s 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019

Greek capital Athens has been included on The Telegraph's list of “Europe's 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019”.

Athens Named European Capital of Innovation 2018

Athens has been named European Capital of Innovation 2018, a title awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.

Athens Shortlisted for 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award

Athens is up for the 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award, a prize awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.

New Flights Link Thessaloniki with Destinations in Europe, Asia

New flights connecting Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport - currently run by Fraport Greece - with popular destinations in Europe and Asia are expected to launch in 2018.

WeekenGO: Athens Among ‘Best Cities in the World to Spend a Weekend’

Athens is among the top 100 “Best Cities in the World to Spend a Weekend”, according to a study released by online weekend getaway portal and app weekenGO.

Thessaloniki Significantly Rises as a Business Destination

Thessaloniki, northern Greece registered a significant rise as a conference destination, moving up 65 places, from the 163rd position to the 78th.

First Two airberlin Jets in Austrian Airlines Livery Take Off

The first two Airbus A320 of airberlin in the Austrian Airlines livery took off last week on existing Austrian Airlines routes.

Attica Shows ‘Cultural Side’ at Austrian Tourism Expo

Aiming to establish itself as a favorite destination for Austrian tourists, the Region of Attica is presenting its cultural attractions and city break options at the Ferien-Messe tourism exhibition that kicked off today in Vienna.

Austrian Airlines Expands Flight Service to Athens

As of April 29, Austria’s national airline will offer four additional night flights per week from Vienna to Athens and back.

GNTO-Austria’s Press & PR Manager Says Goodbye

The press and public relations manager of the Greek National Tourism Organization office in Vienna, Austria, Fanny Nunner-Grammatikou, is leaving her position at the organization.
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Airberlin Announces Summer 2013 Schedule For Greece

Airberlin announced its summer 2013 schedule that includes direct flights to and from Thessaloniki and 16 more Greek cities, during a recent presentation held in Athens.
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Aegean Takes You There!

Aegean Airlines has launched the “Take Me There” contest and will give out one return ticket every day throughout 2013 to any destination of the airline’s network in Greece and abroad.
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Lufthansa Presents North American Route Network

Lufthansa recently briefed Greek travel agents on the Group’s extensive network of products and services in North America at a special event held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.

Contemporary Greek Culture Abroad: Σatellart-Transmitting Greece

Σatellart – transmitting Greece, the only platform for the promotion of contemporary Greek culture in Europe, aims at exporting contemporary Greek art through ongoing partnerships with European theaters and cultural institutions within an annual framework defined through a...

Olympic Air To Appeal Merger Rejection, Halts Routes

Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge. The commission had said that such a merger would monopolize the Greek market.

Greeks Stayed Home For The Holidays

Many Greeks chose to stay home this past holiday season and avoided traditional Christmas and New Year domestic destinations as travel within the country declined some 25 percent, Yiorgos Telonis, president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) told...

Greece to Shine at Utazas 2009

Greece will be the country of honor at the 32nd International Tourism Exhibition Utazas in Hungary during 26 February - 1 March.

Aegean Airlines Signs Partnership with Brussels Airlines

Aegean Airlines recently signed a commercial cooperation agreement with Brussels Airlines that includes the operation of the route Brussels-Athens.
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