The Eurowings summer programme from BER is now complete | Direct flights to Nice, Zakynthos, Ibiza, Porto and Graz

With five more new destinations from Berlin Brandenburg (BER), Eurowings is completing its programme for the coming summer. From March 2023, the Lufthansa subsidiary will also connect Nice (France), Zakynthos (Greece), Ibiza (Spain), Porto (Portugal) and Graz (Austria) directly with the German capital. At the same time, Eurowings is increasing its connections to existing destinations: for example, the Germans’ most popular island – Majorca – will be […]

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Runway construction works at Corfu Airport “Ioannis Kapodistrias”

As part of the project to further upgrade the regional airports, Fraport Greece, the Operator of Corfu Airport “Ioannis Kapodistrias” will proceed with the reconstruction of the airport’s runway. Specifically, for the period from the 10th of January 2023 to the 24th of January 2023 & the 8th of February 2023 to the 22nd of […]

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Celestyal turns “Black Friday” sale into “Big Blue Day” sale with savings of up to €881 pp on more than 90 sailings

Celestyal, the award-winning, number one choice for travellers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, has launched its Black Friday sale offering huge savings on more than 90 sailings with kids cruising for free. The offer, which runs from 14th November to 6th December 2022, includes: Three-night Iconic Aegean round trip from Athens calling […]

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W Hotels ushers in a new era of luxury lifestyle on the Greek coast with the opening of W Costa Navarino

W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced the opening of W Costa Navarino. The highly anticipated Greek debut brings a vibrant and creative energy to Navarino Waterfront, the newest integrated resort area of Costa Navarino in the Mediterranean. The new W Escape is set within a scenic 13-hectare site, […]

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The Aero Highspeed Catamarans commence voyages in the Saronic islands

Attica Group, member of Marfin Investment Group, is pleased to announce the launch of its three new-built Aero Highspeed catamarans on the Saronic routes, as of Monday, August 8th, 2022. The three Aero Highspeed Catamarans, built at Brødrene Aa shipyard of Norway, commenced today their itineraries to the Saronic islands, offering up to 17 daily […]

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Airports welcome EC proposal to return to normal slot usage rules

ACI EUROPE has today welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to finally reinstate standard airport slot usage rules for the upcoming Winter 22/23 season. Accordingly, airlines will be required to use airport slots they have been allocated for 80% of the time in order to keep them during the following corresponding season – putting an end […]

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Greek Islands: Assouline Spring 2022 Classics Collection

An endless expanse of shimmering waters paired with unmatched Greek hospitality awaits visitors to the islands of the Aegean Sea. Each island is home to a unique spirit and mythology. From Patmos (a favorite of Aga Khan) to Hydra (which captivated Henry Miller, Leonard Cohen and Sophia Loren), the islands are imbued with a seductive […]

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EU COVID Certificate: MEPs and Council agree to extend rules for another year

Current rules expire on 30 June Review after six months, scheme can be repealed if no longer needed Parliament and EU member states’ negotiators have agreed to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate framework in place for another year, until June 2023. On Monday evening, negotiating teams from the European Parliament and the Council of […]

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Russo-Ukranian crisis having little impact on long-haul travel to Europe

According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) 2/2022, which provides insights on traveller sentiment for summer 2022 (May-August), the appetite for overseas travel to Europe from several source markets remains below pre-pandemic levels. Still, it has slightly improved compared to a year ago. The LHTB from the European Travel Commission (ETC) and Eurail BV examines […]

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Volotea announces another new route from Athens to Lille

Volotea, the airline that connects medium-sized cities and European capitals, is warming up for the summer and announces another new international connection from Athens to the city of Lille, in France. This new route will be operated from July 12th with two flights per week on Tuesday and Saturday. The launch of this new route […]

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