TRAVEL

Kikilias urges Emirates to fly to Thessaloniki too
ECONOMY

After five years of operating direct flights linking Athens with New York, perhaps the time has come for Emirates to consider a similar service to northern Greece, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias proposed while speaking at an event organized by the airline to mark the anniversary.


Aegean to launch Athens-Eindhoven service
ECONOMY

Aegean Airlines is enriching its summer schedule with a new destination, Eindhoven Airport in the Netherlands, bringing its total to more than 140 in 44 countries.


NetJets to sponsor Posidonia lounge
ECONOMY

NetJets, the worldwide leader in private aviation, is making its Posidonia debut in style on June 6-10 this summer at the Metropolitan Expo center as the sponsor of a business lounge dedicated exclusively to owners and C-level executives.

Crete tops the list in Airbnb frenzy
ECONOMY

Greek tourism is already showing strong momentum this year, capable of approaching the golden year of 2019, based on data from Airbnb reservations.


Condor welcomed back after 25 years
ECONOMY

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias welcomed the return to the Greek market of Condor, at a meeting he held in Athens on Tuesday with the airline’s head of strategic planning, Paul Schwaiger.



Tourism making a strong comeback
ECONOMY

A dynamic recovery of the tourism sector close to the 2019 pre-pandemic levels is forecast by industry experts, with record arrivals and travel receipts.

Demand for travel keeps increasing, says KLM’s CEO
PIETER ELBERS

For Pieter Elbers, the chief executive of KLM (the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM) for the last eight years, the most difficult period was not while the planes were in the air, but when they were grounded due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Electronic ticket introduced at Crete’s popular Samaria Gorge
CULTURE

Visitors to Samaria Gorge, one of Crete’s top natural attractions, located in the region of Hania, will now be able to purchase their ticket electronically via the website tickets-samaria.necca.gov.gr, or pay for admission by card at the gorge’s entrance points.