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Thomas Cook: 4% rise in prices and heavy investment plans for Greece in 2019. The plans for Crete

Late checkouts, welcome packages, wellness treatments and family extras are among the latest bookable extras from Thomas Cook for summer 2019 along with 20 more own-brand hotels and price increases, fvw.com reports in the following article: Germany’s second-biggest tour operator unveiled the four new ‘ancillary’ products at its summer 2019 programme presentation together with sales trends […]

Minoan Lines Amends Itineraries, Prepares to Adopt IMO Fuel Regulation

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines on Thursday announced that it will amend its itineraries on the Piraeus–Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, from Saturday, November 3, until Thursday, December 20. The company is changing its itineraries due to its compliance with the new IMO (International Maritime Organization) Fuel Regulation – effective as of January 1, 2020 – and […]

Ryanair Launches New Corfu – Liverpool Service in June 2019

As part of its 2019 summer schedule, low cost carrier Ryanair will launch a new service, connecting the Ionian island of Corfu with Liverpool in the UK, as of June next year. The flight will be conducted twice a week. Greek consumers and visitors can also enjoy the latest improvements in the airline’s “Always Getting Better” program, […]

An area of 1,534 hectares burnt in 2018 on Crete

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to the Fire Brigade, 556 fires burning farmland and forests occured in Crete, of which 225 fires occurred in the regional unit of Heraklion, 122 in the regional unit of Chania, […]