Tag: Athens

Ethiopian Airlines back on track to Athens

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- October 31, 2019 02:38

Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations to resume flight to Athens, Greece, effective December 13, 2019. The resumption of the service to Athens came after 18 years, and the city marks ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Athens, Greece after 18 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019 18:18

Ethiopian Airlines announced the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective Dec 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the service to the city of Athens after 18 years. Athens marks ... Read More

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019 22:08

UNICEO today announced that its 2020 European Congress will take place in Athens on 4 to 6 November. Members of the association from about 30 countries will come together at ... Read More

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 19:21

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced plans to welcome 17 one-of-a-kind properties to its global portfolio ... Read More

Traveling solo? Experience the Mediterranean this summer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 20:20

A staggering 36 percent of respondents during a recent travel trends survey, conducted among a random group of 3,500 consumers nationwide, indicated they will take at least one solo vacation ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 20:01

With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today became the only airline to operate a nonstop route between Paris and Calgary . The airline's newest route, along with its codeshare ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:55

WestJet today announced that guests now have convenient access from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to seven cities in France, Italy and Greece through an expansion to its codeshare ... Read More

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 15:24

Now in its fifth year, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) will return to Greece for the second year in succession this October. The event, hosted by ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:33

News broke during World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town that effective Monday, April 15, Marthinus van Schalkwyk will transfer from Athens to Australia for the next four years as ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly own about half the 50,000 ... Read More

Marriott Hotels brings TED Fellows Salon to Cape Town

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:30

Marriott Hotels in partnership with TED, hosted its first TED Fellows Salon in Cape Town, South Africa, sparking conversations around Africa’s beauty, rich heritage and innovative spirit. Held at the ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, international businesses are under more ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition of five first-time ports of ... Read More

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 1, 2019 02:17

A new itinerary in the land of gods and heroes deepens visitors’ knowledge of the land’s nectar. It was a trip proposed by the Tourist Organization of the Attica Region ... Read More

Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 02:52

The coming year will mark several significant new openings for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, with the debut of nine new hotels and resorts ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on a penetrative entry strategy for ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to ... Read More

‘Fastest Airline in the World’ race returns to Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 17:05

Budapest Airport once again inviting people from airlines, airports or enterprises across the aviation community to take part in the annual air transport industry’s premier 10km charity-sportive event – “The ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2019 16:54

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a day after their flight was 'diverted'. The passengers hoping for quick ... Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 18:30

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, nightlife has come increasingly under threat, with stricter curfews and ... Read More

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 23:35

The former Meridiana carrier, now 49% controlled by Qatar Airways, is in fact under the lens of 11 US Republican Senators asking to investigate the airline for violation of agreements ... Read More

It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 18:20

When thinking about airports in Europe, most travel professionals are thinking about London Heathrow, FRAPORT, Munich, Paris De Gaulle. However, Europe’s regional airports are becoming more and more popular with direct connection. ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:38

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has standardised the latest city and country-level data available. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

ETOA and Athens collaborate to boost tourism

editor editor- April 20, 2013 06:43

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and the city of Athens are joining forces to stimulate tourism to the capital of Greece, often referred to as the ‘cradle of Western ... Read More

Share the Joy winners announced by Occidental Vacation Club

editor editor- April 10, 2012 11:06

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Occidental Vacation Club, a division of Occidental Hotels and Resorts (Madrid), has announced the names of the winners in its on-going owner referral promotion ca Read More

Fabulous Athens-Mykonos-Cruise package from TourCrafters

editor editor- August 19, 2011 02:54

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - While Greece’s debt is causing problems in financial circles, it’s good news — read lower prices — for American tourists. Read More

Cruise ships abandon Athens calls due to taxi drivers port blockade

editor editor- July 20, 2011 06:49

Cruise ships were forced to abandon calls at Piraeus, the port for Athens, Monday, July 18, and again on Tuesday as striking taxi drivers blockaded the port, preventing passengers from ... Read More

Greece: From the point of view of a Greek

editor editor- June 24, 2011 15:57

Greece has indeed received very bad publicity in the last year because of its ailing economy. You know everybody is asking about Greece and the current situation. Read More

Air China celebrates resumption of Beijing-Athens service

editor editor- May 19, 2011 05:54

BEIJING, China - On May 18th, Air China resumed its Beijing-Athens scheduled service. Passengers traveling between China and Greece will enjoy more convenience. Read More

Air China launches Beijing-Athens flights

editor editor- April 26, 2011 05:27

BEIJING, China - Air China announced today that it will launch a new route between Beijing and Athens via Munich on May 15. The route will be serviced by the ... Read More

Athens named “World’s Most Flirtatious City”

editor editor- March 3, 2011 03:26

Athens today was named the "world's most flirtatious city" by the compilers of the largest ever study of online flirting. New York only just makes the top 100, ranking 89th. Read More

Fires cause evacuations in Athens

editor editor- July 19, 2010 03:30

Tourists and citizens in the vicinity of Athens have been evacuated due to 7 burning fires. Dense smoke and fire is currently hanging over the city. Read More