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Current rules expire on 30 June Review after six months, scheme can be repealed if no longer needed Parliament and EU member states’ negotiators have agreed to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate framework in place for another year,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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Summer is loading with more Zeus International Hotels & Resorts openings all over Greece!

Zeus International Hotels & Resorts is launching season 2022 with 5 hotel re-openings and 2 brand new hotel openings in top tier destinations all over Greece! Zeus welcome this summer season with the recent re-opening of hotel, Dolce Athens Attica Riviera, an oasis of coolness just 45 minutes from Athens, as well as we count […]

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EU Digital COVID Certificate: EU launches new revocation feature

Today, the Commission adopted an EU mechanism that allows revoking fraudulent or erroneous EU Digital COVID Certificates. With this measure, once a certificate is revoked in one Member State, it will also show as invalid in other Member States. Since the EU Digital COVID Certificate system started in July 2021, more than 1.7 billion certificates have […]

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TUI – Holiday Atlas: Greece and Spain the most popular holiday destinations | Turkey makes a clear comeback

Travelling continues to be a high priority for people. Holiday travel is high on the agenda for this year’s summer season. Greece and Spain are the most popular holiday destinations for Europeans. This is shown by the TUI Holiday Atlas Summer 2022, for which the most popular holiday destinations of European TUI guests are evaluated. […]

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