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Fraport-run Greek Airports See 12.3% Passenger Traffic Rise in January 2019

Greece's 14 regional airports run by Fraport Greece registered a 12.3% rise in passenger traffic in January this year, compared to the same month in 2018.

Ionian Islands Set to Welcome More Direct Flights from Europe

All the more airlines are offering direct flights from European destinations to the Ionian Islands, and specifically to Zakynthos, Kefallonia, and Corfu.

TripAdvisor Reveals Greece’s Top Hotels for 2019

A number of Greek hotels, located in some of the country's most popular tourism destinations, are included on TripAdvisor's 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards list.

Zakynthos’ Diana Group Hotels Teams Up with Axia Hospitality to Boost Sales

The Zakynthos-based Diana Group Hotels has entered into a partnership with Axia Hospitality, aiming to boost its online and offline sales.

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Ionian Island Council Ups Funding for Waterway Projects

The Ionian Island Regional Council will increase the budget for waterway projects on the islands of Lefkada, Meganissi, Kefalonia and Ithaki.

‘Navagio’ on Zakynthos Named World’s Top Beach for 2018

Zakynthos' Navagio beach ranks first on the “World’s Top 50 Beaches” list for 2018, which was released by travel website FlightNetwork.

Ionian Islands: Air Arrivals to Record Double-digit Growth for Third Year

The Region of the Ionian Islands expects international air arrivals in 2018 to record a double-digit growth for a third consecutive year.

Tourism Flows to Zakynthos Strong, No Quake Impact, Say Hoteliers

Zakynthos hoteliers confirmed that a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rattled the island last month has had no impact on tourism flows.

European Gastronomy Congress Shines Spotlight on Zakynthos Hotel Restaurant

The Castelli Hotel's “Eucalyptos” restaurant on Zakynthos was included among Europe's best for 2018 by the European Council of Enogastronomic Brotherhoods (CEUCO).

Strong Temblor Strikes Zakynthos Causing Minor Damage

Zakynthos saw minor damage and no injuries after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the popular Ionian island on Friday, October 26.

Greece Aiming for More Blue Flag Awards in 2019

Greece is aiming to increase the number of beaches awarded the special Blue Flag eco-label that certifies quality, safety, environmental education and information.

Zakynthos Looking to Raise the Bar, Eyeing Alternative Tourism

Aiming to take the popular island of Zakynthos to the next level, tourism authorities are looking into ways to tap into alternative forms of tourism.

Rhodes, Ionian Isles Mark Record-breaking Tourist Arrivals in Sept 2018

Rhodes and the Ionian Islands are breaking incoming tourism records for September with flows continuing strong into October.

Lesante Blu Resort Nominated for an ‘Oscar’ in Tourism

Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort on Zakynthos has been nominated in the World Travel Awards 2018 in the "Leading New Resort of the World" category.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Navagio Beach on Zakynthos Re-opens After Landslide Incident

The popular shipwreck beach on Zakynthos, known as Navagio, has re-opened with restrictions to the public after a cliff collapsed earlier in September.

Greek Airport Passenger Fee Set to Rise After Works Completed

Fraport, the managing company of 14 regional airports in Greece, announced plans to increase a fee for all departing passengers as of April 1.

Zakynthos: Access to Navagio Beach Banned Until Further Notice After Rockfall

Following a rockfall, access to the world famous Navagio Beach on the Greek island of Zakynthos has been prohibited until further notice.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.