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Greece travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Greece. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Greece. Athens Travel information. Visit Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Kos, Rhodes and other travel destinations in Greece

Lufthansa announces new Greece destinations for summer 2020

Lufthansa announces new Greece destinations for summer 2020

Sun, beach and sea: Greece remains a popular trend destination for many holidaymakers. And from summer 2020, Lufthansa will ... Read More

Tourists in Crete in for a violent awakening: Earthquake!

Tourists in Crete in for a violent awakening: Earthquake!

Tourists in Creta had a rude awakening this morning when this Greek tourist island of Creta was struck by ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines back on track to Athens

Ethiopian Airlines back on track to Athens

Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations to resume flight to Athens, Greece, effective December 13, 2019. The resumption of the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Athens, Greece after 18 years

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Athens, Greece after 18 years

Ethiopian Airlines announced the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective Dec 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the ... Read More

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

UNICEO today announced that its 2020 European Congress will take place in Athens on 4 to 6 November. Members ... Read More

Syrian migrants posing as Ukrainian volleyball team try to slip into EU at Athens Airport

Syrian migrants posing as Ukrainian volleyball team try to slip into EU at Athens Airport

Greek police have caught a group of migrants from Syria attempting to fool migration control by posing as a ... Read More

Greece workers turn over millions of euro for employers but live in slums

Greece workers turn over millions of euro for employers but live in slums

Mykonos is the party isle of Greece. It is a playground for the rich and famous, but it is ... Read More

Russian visitors killed in Greece helicopter crash

Russian visitors killed in Greece helicopter crash

Two Russian visitors were killed in a helicopter crash off the Greek island of Poros, Russian Embassy spokesman said ... Read More

Enough! Exhausted Greece demands fairer sharing of migrant burden within EU

Enough! Exhausted Greece demands fairer sharing of migrant burden within EU

Greece on Monday called on the EU for a fairer sharing of the migrant burden amid deep concerns over ... Read More

Panic and evacuations in Athens as strong earthquake strikes Greek capital

Panic and evacuations in Athens as strong earthquake strikes Greek capital

Strong earthquake struck Greek capital of Athens at 2:14pm local time, with the epicenter located 23km northwest of the ... Read More

Strong storm hits northern Greece, killing six, injuring dozens

Strong storm hits northern Greece, killing six, injuring dozens

At least six people have lost their lives when a strong storm struck the Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece, ... Read More

Volotea airline: More flights from Naples to Greece

Volotea airline: More flights from Naples to Greece

Volotea airline has restored 6 flight connections from Naples to Greece. The routes operated from Naples to Greece rose ... Read More

American vanished in Crete, but crime not suspected

American vanished in Crete, but crime not suspected

The crime rate on Crete is much lower than in other Southern European countries such as Spain and Italy. Theft ... Read More

Tourists and locals heading for vacation stranded as Greek ferries go on strike

Tourists and locals heading for vacation stranded as Greek ferries go on strike

A 24-hour strike by seamen has left Greek ferries and other passenger boats tied up in port. The strike ... Read More

The Alex: New hotel opens on the Athens Riviera

The Alex: New hotel opens on the Athens Riviera

Santikos Collection opened ‘The Alex’, their brand-NEW property for 2019 today, in the bustling port city of Piraeus on ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s ... Read More

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

Rip-off Greek-style: US tourists charged $937 for simple lunch at Mykonos restaurant

DK Oyster restaurant on the Greek tourist island of Mykonos charged American tourists 830 euros ($937) for six portions ... Read More

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Short time fame for the new Greek Tourism Minister?

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week. She resigned ... Read More

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

WestJet and Air France deal gives passengers access to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for ... Read More

Marpunta Resort welcomes new Hotel Manager

Marpunta Resort welcomes new Hotel Manager

Santikos Collection welcomes Georgios Kritikopoulos as the new Hotel Manager of Marpunta Resort, Alonissos following 10 years of cooperation ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s ... Read More

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

In 2018, the Greek Travel & Tourism sector grew at a rate of 6.9% - over three and a ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited ... Read More

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

A new itinerary in the land of gods and heroes deepens visitors’ knowledge of the land’s nectar. It was ... Read More

New passenger record achieved at FRA

New passenger record achieved at FRA

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018, thus posting a new record high in the ... Read More

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a ... Read More

Greek Tourism puts its money where its mouth is

Greek Tourism puts its money where its mouth is

Greek Tourism is contributing over 400 million euros to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help boost tourism in ... Read More

From Doha to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Málaga on Qatar Airways

From Doha to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Málaga on Qatar Airways

Doha to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Málaga are back on the Qatar Airways Network with more flights and upgraded ... Read More

Hungary, Latvia and Greece test AI lie-detector to screen visitors

Hungary, Latvia and Greece test AI lie-detector to screen visitors

Trials are underway of an EU-funded scheme where AI lie-detector systems will be used to scan potentially dodgy travelers ... Read More

MCE South Europe 2018 shined over Thessaloniki, Greece

MCE South Europe 2018 shined over Thessaloniki, Greece

MCE South Europe organized by Europe Congress took place this week from 21 to 23 October 2018 at Makedonia ... Read More

6.8 earthquake in Greece triggered tsunami felt in Malta, Libya, Italy, Greece, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Turkey.

6.8 earthquake in Greece triggered tsunami felt in Malta, Libya, Italy, Greece, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Turkey.

A major 6.8 earthquake in Greece at 12.54 am local time is not expected to cause damage. However a  ... Read More

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air has already integrated 20 new carriers into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and ... Read More

MCE South Europe 2018: Final preparations fine-tuned

MCE South Europe 2018: Final preparations fine-tuned

Enhancing excellence in each edition of Europe Congress’ MCE forums, MCE South Europe is taking place from October 21-23 ... Read More

MCE South Europe 2018, Thessaloniki is gearing up for the Event of the Year!

MCE South Europe 2018, Thessaloniki is gearing up for the Event of the Year!

With still few places left to participate, Europe Congress, the organizers of the unique MICE B2B forum MCE South ... Read More

Need Help! Tourists and locals fleeing for their lives in Greece

Need Help! Tourists and locals fleeing for their lives in Greece

Tourists are among those fleeing. Deadly forest fires are causing death and destruction in Greece. The worst Greek forest ... Read More