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US government warns airlines of new shoe-bomb threat

The US government has advised airlines to beware of any attempts to smuggle explosives onboard in footwear.
BBC: February 20, 2014

Alcohol ban final nail in coffin for ancient Turkey hotel

A 400-year-old Turkish hotel that has long been a favourite of movie stars and VIPs from around the world has been forced to close its doors... because of a government ban on alcohol.
AFP: January 24, 2014

Ryanair announces two new Greek bases

Ryanair has invested $280m in the opening of two new bases in Greece - one in Athens and another in Thessaloniki.
January 14, 2014

Aegean Airlines to operate to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Aegean Airlines, Greece’s largest commercial airline. The agreement will see Aegean Airlines commence a four times a week service between Athens and Abu Dhabi on 30 March 2014 with a 168-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. .
Breaking Travel News: December 22, 2013

Government push for ferry service linking Cyprus and Greece

THE GOVERNMENT is pushing for the creation of a ferry link between Cyprus and Greece, almost a decade after the last commercial passenger services were scrapped.
Famagusta Gazette: November 25, 2013

Tourism boom: Greek tourism revenues breaking records again

Greece received a welcome boost to its beleaguered economy this October as the country welcomed more autumn tourists than ever before.
eTN: November 20, 2013

Greece sees tourism revenues rising 13 percent in 2014 to hit record

Greek tourism revenues are expected to rise 13 percent to a record 13 billion euros in 2014, the main industry body told Reuters on Tuesday, boosting chances the crisis-hit country will emerge from a deep recession next year.
Reuters: November 19, 2013

American hotal giant Marriott to pull out of Athens

American hotel giant Marriott International will pull out of Athens after a 30-year run, a local representative for the hotel said on Friday.
GlobalPost: November 8, 2013

Kenya, Greece expand tourism bilateral relations

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie has said Kenya will learn from the successes of Greece as it seeks to market itself as a top tourism destination.
The Standard Digital News: November 7, 2013

Greece's target for 2014 is over 18m visitors

Greece's target for foreign tourism arrivals next year is over 18 million euros, daily Kathimerini reports quoting the president of the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis as saying. Air arrivals are likely to rise by as much as 1 million.
November 1, 2013