Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently celebrated its inaugural flight to Santorini in Greece as flight GF034 was welcomed into Santorini International Airport with a water cannon salute and, upon arrival, a number of airport officials joined the airline’s flying crew for commemorative photographs.
AEGEAN announced the suspension of flights to/from Tehran, Iran effective from October 11, until further notice.
Qatar Airways celebrated the start of its new direct non-stop service from Doha to Mykonos at Mykonos International Airport.
Qatar Airways has announced that it will launch direct flights to Mykonos, Greece starting May 30. The island will be the airline’s third Greek destination, following Athens and Thessaloniki which is due to launch March 2018.
WITH GREECE BECOMING A PARTICULARLY ATTRACTIVE DESTINATION AMONGST MIDDLE EASTERN AND NORTH AFRICAN TRAVELLERS MANOS VATZOLAS, DIRECTOR, SALES AND MARKETING, LEDRA HOTELS & VILLAS EXPLAINS HOW THE GROUP CATERS TO THIS CLIENTELLE BY INVESTING IN PRIVACY AND HALAL FOOD.
On April 24, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, founding chairman, Al Habtoor Group (AHG), held a meeting with Elena Kountoura, tourism minister, Greece, to discuss the future of the Greek economy while also focussing on the development of the tourism sector in Greece.
Emirates has launched daily passenger schedule between Newark Liberty International Airport and Dubai International via Athens International Airport, creating the only year-round service between the US and Greece.
When and how did you get involved in the tourism industry? […] At the age of 16 I started at AA Travel in Leicester Square. After three months I moved [to] Cosmopolitan Holidays […]. I was sent to be the holiday representative in Elounda.
JOHN LOUIE has been appointed general manager at Doha Marriott Hotel. He joins the property from Jeddah Marriott where he held the same position since 2011.