TOURISM

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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Work on Hellinikon project to begin next year

Work on Hellinikon project to begin next year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/04/2018 4
The CEO of Lamda, the group involved in the Hellinikon project, the old Athens Airport, expressed optimism that work will finally begin next year. The...
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Greece among most popular destinations for 2018

Greece among most popular destinations for 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/04/2018 1
The UK travel company Thomas Cook revealed that Greece is the second most popular destination for its travellers following the release of its Holiday ...
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Four Seasons Hotel on course to open by summer

Four Seasons Hotel on course to open by summer

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/04/2018 5
The Four Seasons Hotel remains on course to open its first hotel in Greece in time for the summer season. The hotel, which is replacing the Astir Pala...
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Ryanair passes 10m mark at AIA

Ryanair passes 10m mark at AIA

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/04/2018 5
The low-cost airline Ryanair has passed the 10m-passenger mark at Athens International Airport, according the GTP, thus proving that the decision to m...
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Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/04/2018 1
The major revamp of the Athens-Thessaloniki railways, which would cut the journey time to just over three hours, is continuing despite several hurdles...
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Tourism provides boost to centre of Athens

Tourism provides boost to centre of Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/04/2018 157
Tourism is improving Athens’s commercial triangle, the area encompassed by Syntagma, Omonia and Monastiraki squares, as the share of shuttered shops h...
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Ryanair expands international network from Athens

Ryanair expands international network from Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/04/2018 1
The low-cost airline Ryanair has announced that it plans to expand its international network from Athens International Airport over the coming months ...
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Santorini and the capital among top spring destinations

Santorini and the capital among top spring destinations

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/04/2018 2
The Greek capital Athens along with Santorini in the Cyclades are among the top spring destinations, according to online travel site Trivago.   Sear...
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Ministry of Culture announces extended opening hours at museums and sites

Ministry of Culture announces extended opening hours at museums and sites

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/04/2018 0
The Greek Ministry of Culture last week announced that a number of state-run museums and archaeological sites in Greece have extended their opening ho...
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Athens International Airport wins ‘best airport in Southern Europe’

Athens International Airport wins ‘best airport in Southern Europe’

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/04/2018 0
Skytrax has awarded Athens International Airport (AIA) with its ‘best airport in Southern Europe’ award for 2018. AIA has enjoyed record numbers in re...
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BBC given permission to film in Greece following backlash

BBC given permission to film in Greece following backlash

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/04/2018 0
The BBC have finally been given the green light to shoot part of a series in Greece following a national outcry after permission was initially decline...
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Aegean announces order of over 40 aircraft to expand and renew its fleet

Aegean announces order of over 40 aircraft to expand and renew its fleet

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/04/2018 0
Aegean Airlines, Greece's largest airline, has announced a major aircraft order to both expand and renew its fleet. With the investment valued at $5bn...
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Greece attempts to lure filmmakers with fresh approach

Greece attempts to lure filmmakers with fresh approach

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/03/2018 12
Greece is making a fresh attempt to lure filmmakers to a country, which has in the past gained a reputation as a notoriously difficult place for produ...
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