TOURISM

Direct flights give boost to tourism

Direct flights give boost to tourism

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/06/2018 0
The increasing number of new direct flights to Athens International Airport (AIA) is boosting the tourism sector further, according to GTP. With the s...
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Ionian islands see increase in international arrivals

Ionian islands see increase in international arrivals

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/06/2018 1
The Ionian Islands have once again seen an increase in international air arrivals, according to GTP. The islands have also been boosted with new ferry...
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Air arrivals growth continues

Air arrivals growth continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/06/2018 2
April saw an increase in international arrivals by air and a rise in road arrivals, compared to the same month in 2017, the Greek Tourism Confederatio...
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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/06/2018 0
The 12th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) will be taking place later this week and will be held from June 4th and 6th-10th at the landmark Egyp...
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Qatar Airways begins Doha-Mykonos route

Qatar Airways begins Doha-Mykonos route

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/06/2018 5
Qatar Airways began it’s new direct route from its capital Doha to Mykonos earlier this week, making it the third Greek destination it operates having...
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UN World Tourism Organisation

UN World Tourism Organisation

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/05/2018 4
The UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) took place from May 23rd-25th in the Spanish city of San Sebastian.   Greece is an elected member to the U...
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Aegean increases number of flights

Aegean increases number of flights

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/05/2018 5
Greece’s main carrier by passenger numbers has operated more flights in the first quarter of 2018, according to GTP. The airline has continued to enjo...
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Grand Hyatt to open in Athens

Grand Hyatt to open in Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/05/2018 5
The first Grand Hyatt hotel in Greece, Grand Hyatt Athens is expected in in the third quarter of 2018, Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced. Accordi...
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Greece-China relations bolstered further

Greece-China relations bolstered further

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/05/2018 1
The announcement of a possible direct flight between Athens and Shanghai, the world’s most populated city at 24m (over double the population of Greece...
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Naxos Byzantine church wins award

Naxos Byzantine church wins award

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/05/2018 3
The Byzantine church of Ayia Kyriaki on the island of Naxos was among the winners of the 2018 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nost...
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Greece continues digital transition

Greece continues digital transition

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/05/2018 74
The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) are to collaborate on a digital transition to better meet tourists’ needs and ...
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Greece cements its place among the top for blue flag beaches

Greece cements its place among the top for blue flag beaches

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2018 19
Greece has once again cemented its place as being among the top in terms of blue flag beaches, according to GTP, during the Blue Flag quality award li...
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Mainland ports seek investment for upgrades

Mainland ports seek investment for upgrades

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/05/2018 2
Three ports on the mainland are set for upgrades after the government announced it was seeking investment for the projects. The ports are Alexandroupo...
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International arrivals show increase for early 2018

International arrivals show increase for early 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2018 22
The number of air international arrivals for March 2018 increased by over 30% confirming the majority of predictions that this year will break last ye...
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Greece prepares for record year as summer season looms

Greece prepares for record year as summer season looms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/05/2018 2
The luxury travel firm Virtuoso is predicting that travellers will choose Greece over other countries as their destination this year. As the summer se...
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Chania International Airport announces numerous new routes

Chania International Airport announces numerous new routes

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/04/2018 0
As many as thirteen new routes to Chania International Airport are to be introduced, according to Fraport Greece, which manages several regional airpo...
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