Greece News

Qatar Airways brings A350 to Greece for first time

Qatar Airways brings A350 to Greece for first time

16 January 2018 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways has become the first airline to fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to Greece. The airline temporarily upgraded its current triple-daily service to Athens to an ultra-modern A350 on Monday, with the arrival of the flight greeted by a water canon salute at Athens International Airport.

Euphoria Retreat to debut in Greece this spring

Euphoria Retreat to debut in Greece this spring

10 January 2018 Hotel News Spa News

Euphoria Retreat is a holistic wellbeing destination spa opening in the Greek Peloponnese in May. The new spa will offer an unusual blend of treatments and experiences to enable health and personal transformation, using Ancient Greek and Chinese philosophies and medicines.

Air Mediterranean touches down at London Stansted

Air Mediterranean touches down at London Stansted

3 November 2017 Airline News

London Stansted has welcomed its latest airline as Greek carrier Air Mediterranean’s inaugural flight touched down from Athens. The service is the airline’s first UK scheduled destination and will operate up to four times a week using the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.

Domes Noruz Chania set for Greece debut in March

Domes Noruz Chania set for Greece debut in March

26 January 2017 Hotel News

The new adults-only hotel Domes Noruz Chania is set to open its doors on at the end of March for its first full season in the extraordinary destination of Chania. Sister hotel to Domes of Elounda, the Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection is an 83 room and suites, adults-only, beachfront boutique hotel.

Emirates launches new Dubai-Athens-New York route

Emirates launches new Dubai-Athens-New York route

24 January 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has announced it will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via the Greek capital city of Athens, starting on March 12th. The new route complements Emirates’ existing four daily flights between Dubai and New York’s JFK airport, by offering global travellers with another convenient access point to the popular New York Metropolitan area.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Greek tourism returns to centre stage

Breaking Travel News investigates: Greek tourism returns to centre stage

6 December 2016 Focus

With Greek tourism recovering from the impact of the recent recession, the Greek Tourism Expo, held this year in Athens for the third time, was an ideal place to take stock of the industry. Here Sapphire Goss visits for Breaking Travel News to discuss plans to regenerate the sector with Greek minister of tourism, Elena Kountoura.