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Eleni Sotiriou, Managing Director Thessaloniki Convention Buraeu
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Eleni Sotiriou, Managing Director, Thessaloniki Convention Bureau

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau Managing Director Eleni Sotiriou shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development Fraport Greece
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: George Vilos, Executive Director Commercial & Business Development, Fraport Greece

Fraport Greece Executive Director Commercial & Business Development George Vilos highlights how the upgrade of 14 Greek regional airports will serve as a catalyst for the upgrade of the country's tourism.
Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO, Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

Athens Airport Concession Deal Stalled

AIA SA is calling on the relevant authorities to set a specific timeframe for the completion of the Athens International Airport concession agreement.

IOBE Study: Athens Airport Significantly Contributes to Greek Economy Growth

The contribution of Athens International Airport to the Greek economy has significantly increased during the last six years, due to a sharp rise in air arrivals.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport

AIA CEO Yiannis Paraschis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Athens Expects Record 5.5 Million Tourists in 2018

A new record of 5.5 million tourist arrivals is expected for the Greek capital this year, according to figures presented during the Travel Trade Athens 2018 event.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

Volotea Opens New Base in Athens, Greece

Volotea has inaugurated its new base in Athens, where a Boeing 717 will be permanently based and 30 local jobs have been created.

‘Athens Tourism Partnership’ Enters Second Phase

The “Athens Tourism Partnership” initiative, launched by the City of Athens, AEGEAN and Athens International Airport (AIA), has entered into its second phase.

Athens Airport Hosts Senior Aviation, Tourism Executives at 5th ‘ACES-Athens’

More than 160 senior executives from the air transport and tourism sectors participated in the 5th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium organized by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Volotea Announces New Base in Athens

Volotea, the airline that connects medium and small cities in Europe, announced that it will launch a new base in Athens, Greece, in April 2018.

Athens Airport Partners with ‘Alipay’, Becomes Chinese-friendly

In efforts to become a Chinese-friendly airport, Athens International Airport has partnered with online and mobile payment platform Alipay.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport

Athens continues in 2017 its spectacular re-emergence as a prime destination, with foreign residents’ arrivals experiencing significant increases.

Air China to Link Beijing with Athens in September

Air China will be connecting Athens with Beijing as of September 30 with two direct flights per week, the Chinese embassy said this week.

Athens Greeters Welcome Tourists, Offer Information

The Athens Greeters have taken their spots across the city and are ready to welcome tourists and introduce them to the diverse offerings of the Greek capital.

Scoot Launches Direct Service Between Singapore and Athens

Scoot, the low-cost airline of the Singapore Airlines Group, has launched long-haul services starting with non-stop flights between Singapore and Athens.

Emirates First Direct Flight from Athens to New York Takes Off

Emirates' much-awaited first direct flight to New York from Athens took off from Athens International Airport on Sunday, March 12.

Scoot Picks Athens as its First European Destination

Scoot, a subsidiary of the Singapore Airlines Group, will expand into Europe from June 20 with four flights a week between Singapore and Athens.