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Emirates Announces Five-Year Agreement With F1

Emirates announced a five year sponsorship deal with the Formula One group, according to which the airline will have trackside branding at most of its races.
Makedonia Palace, Thessaloniki.

Makedonia Palace Under New Management

Greek-Russian Ivan Savvidis will run the Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki for the next 12 months, having submitted the highest bid for the lease of the hotel. Mr. Savvidis is the majority shareholder in PAOK soccer club.

Athens Airport Presents Upgraded Services

Aiming at enhancing the airport’s ambiance, and taking into account what passengers have to say in the daily satisfaction survey, Athens International Airport introduced a number of aesthetic and functional upgrades in the Main Terminal Building, combined with new, innovative...

Cronwell To Open All-Inclusive Family Resort In Greece This Summer

Summer season 2013 will be marked with the opening of the third hotel of Cronwell Gallery in Greece, the new five-star Cronwell Platamon Resort situated on the shore of the Aegean sea in Platamonas of the Pieria region.

Emirates To Open Third Destination In Japan

Dubai-based airline Emirates recently announced it is increasing its commitment to Japan with the launch of daily, non-stop flights between Dubai and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) on 3 June 2013.

Air France To Launch Low-Cost Carrier “Hop!”

Air France recently revealed the name and commercial offering of its new regional airline named “HOP!” to be launched on 31 March 2013.

Etihad Airways Records Profit For Second Year Running

“Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was profitable again in 2012,” the airline’s president and chief executive, James Hogan, announced during his keynote address at the Global Airfinance Conference in Dublin, Ireland, held 22-24 January.

Germanwings To Launch Hannover-Thessaloniki Route

In less than five months, German budget airline Germanwings will launch a direct flight to link Hanover, the capital of the federal state of Germany, Lower Saxony, with the largest city in Northern Greece, Thessaloniki.

Travelport Signs New Agreement With Scoot

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today, Monday, 28 January, announced a new agreement with Scoot, Singapore Airlines’ budget arm that offers low-cost, no frills airfares from Singapore to eight cities in China, Australia, Japan, Taiwan and...
Capsis Hotel Rhodes

Capsis Hotel Rhodes Sold To German Firm

An undisclosed German firm is the new owner of the luxury Capsis Hotel Rhodes, the Greek press said recently. The Capsis hotel was sold for 42 million euros.