Greece is the third most popular cruise ship destination in Europe!


Cruise-liner association shows Santorini, Kerkyra and Myconos the most popular destinations in Greece. According to the annual report of the international cruise line association CLIA Europe, Greece is the third mos...

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Aegean Airlines new Airbus order!


Greece’s biggest airline, Aegean Airlines, has firmed up an order for the purchase of 30 A320neo Family aircraft at a ceremony in Athens. It follows an earlier Memorandum of Understanding signed in March 2018. C...

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Greece Favorite Holiday Spot for the French


French travelers have got a soft spot for travel with Greece topping their bucket list, pushing Spain and Italy to the side, according to a survey carried out by tourism consultants Protourisme. The study reveals that...

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways reports $1.52bn loss for 2017


The airline’s revenue rose 1.9 per cent to $6.1bn and it carried 18.6 million passengers last year Etihad Airways reported a second consecutive annual loss, blaming rising fuel prices, the cost of its ambitiou...

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This is the "Most Instagrammable Hotel" in the world!


The world’s “Most Instagrammable Hotel” is in the Maldives, according to Luxury Travel Advisor magazine. Despite recent violence and a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago, the ...

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Greece Among ‘Most Excellent’ Places to Travel Worldwide, Says TripAdvisor


Greece is among the “Most Excellent” global tourism destinations that have the highest percentage of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients, according to travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor...

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The best Hotel Suites in Cannes


Cannes may be well known for the glamorous film festival it hosts every year, but the small town's Palais more ordinary hosts mundane conferences. That means there are few truly luxurious hotels in the city and compe...

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Greece has Tourism Education Upgrade on the Agenda


The first meeting of Greece’s new tourism education council was attended by the minister of tourism, Elena Kountoura; the General Secretary of Tourism and chairman of the council, Evridiki Kourneta; the ministry...

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The 10 Most Expensive Destinations for Business Travel in 2018


The Cost of Doing Business ECA International has analyzed hundreds of destinations in dozens of countries around the globe to determine the most expensive locations for business travel. The London-based management c...

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8 Trends Shaping Travel!


This year is shaping up to be a significant one for tourism, challenging business leaders to think differently about the emotional and human truths that are driving people to travel. As the world forges ahead through 201...

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Aegean reports increase in passengers as Greece seeks to become year round destination


Aegean has reported a 12 percent growth in passenger traffic for the first quarter of 2018, welcoming 2.4 million passengers on board its flights. The Greek carrier and low-cost subsidiary Olympic Air carried 1.1 mill...

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ACI World: Athens Airport Among Best in Europe for 2017


Athens International Airport (AIA)has been honored as theBest Airport in Europein the “15 – 25 Million Passengers/Year” category at the2017 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awardsheld by the Airports Counc...

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How Millennials Are Redefining Business Travel


“Work hard. Play hard” has been the adage of professionals for ages, yet the playing always follows working, if you’re lucky. Sometimes, that playing may mean one nightcap before waking up at the crack ...

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Top 5 fastest growing European airports of 2017


This year’s figures have been released showing the popularity of air travel continues its post-crash surge with the top five airports welcoming 18 million more passengers than 2016. In 2017, air travel boome...

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The 10 safest low-cost airlines in the world

07/02/2018 has released its annual list of the safest airlines in the world. The publication's editors selected the 10 safest low-cost carriers from a pool of 409 airlines. AirlineRatings did not name a &...

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9 Business Travel Trends for 2018


In 2018, advances in AI and machine learning, as well as changes in traveler behavior will continue to reshape the business travel industry. From what I’ve seen from users on TravelBank since we launched in 2016, h...

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Airbus confirms $50 billion jet order, one of the biggest aviation deals in history


Airbus has confirmed a mammoth order of 430 jets worth a total $49.5 billion. Veteran airline investor Bill Franke of Indigo Partners inked the deal, comprising of 274 A320neos and 156 A321neos. The European plane ma...

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The 2018 List Of The World's Best Airlines Is Out


Aviation safety and product rating site has just come out with its highly anticipated annual list of the best airlines for 2018, and the winner for the fifth year in a row is Air New Zealand. These ...

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Qatar Airways brings Airbus A350 to Greece for the first time


Award-winning airline to launch direct service to Thessaloniki in March as part of its continued expansion plans Qatar Airways is the first airline to ever fly the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to Greece. The airline t...

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Agios Nikolaos in Crete to receive 408 million euro makeover


Agios Nikolaos in Crete is set to receive a major overhaul after an inter-ministerial committee in Greece that oversees “strategic investments” has approved a foreign direct investment worth 408 million euros...

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Greece will implement a tourist tax of up to 4€ per night from 2018


Greece will implement a hotel stay tax, which will come into effect on January 1, 2018, charging guests between 0.50€ and 4.00€ per person per night, depending on the category of the establishment. The Greek go...

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SIA's new A-380 is scheduled to fly Sydney route from Dec 18


SIA's first new Airbus 380 touched down at Changi Airport at 9.50am on Thursday (Dec 14) morning from Toulouse, France, ready for deployment on the Singapore-Sydney route from Dec 18. The double-decker jumbo jet i...

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Lufthansa releases “sneak preview” of B777-9 business class seat


Lufthansa has published a rendering of the new business class seat which will debut on its B777-9 aircraft from 2020. According to a post on the carrier’s official media relations Twitter page, the new seat will...

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Greek airline Aegean to add new routes, fleet decision by year-end


Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines will add 11 new routes in 2018 and choose between Airbus and Boeing planes by the end of this year to renew its fleet, executives said on Monday. Aegean, which currently ...

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First seaplane test flights in Greece successfully run on Corfu island


The first Greek seaplane test flights in a 10-seat Quest Kodiak aircraft were successfully completed on the Ionian island of Corfu last weekend, following seven years of effort to establish seaplane flight connections in...

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10 New Hotel Technologies for Modern Rooms


Hotel rooms are changing. New technology for the global hotel industry has debuted at a staggering rate, and experts say they expect many of the new devices created in the past decade to be standard soon. Here's a...

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WTM: More than 3 million British tourists to visit Greece in 2017


Tourist arrivals from Britain will surpass three million in 2017, recording a double-digit increase, said Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura who attended the 2017 World Travel Market in London. Kountoura noted that rese...

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6 new hotels to look forward to in 2018


Interested to hear about some of the world’s best luxury hotels that are just around the corner? Here’s our guide to some of the most exciting new hotels opening across the globe in 2018. Rosewood Baha...

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Travel Will Get More Expensive in 2018


That's not quite the news we were hoping for. Take advantage of those flash airfare sales—travel prices, particularly for flights and hotels, are expected to increase globally in the next year. According to ...

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The Top 15 Hotel Brands


These hospitality companies are leaders in their field. Oman, Vietnam, and the Seychelles. These are just a handful of the exotic locations where the World’s Best hotel brand has properties — so there&rsqu...

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IATA, ACI Launch NEXTT Ahead of Rising Travel Demand


A new initiative to enhance the on-ground transport experience, guide industry investments and help governments improve the regulatory framework was launched this week by the International Air Transport Association (IATA...

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Emirates ditches first class on London-Dubai flights to squeeze in more economy seats


Emirates is scrapping first class on a number of its London services this winter, sacrificing luxury seats in an effort to sell more fares at lower rates. By dropping from three tiers of seating (first, business and e...

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Get a First Look at the Designs for the New TWA Hotel at JFK Airport


The iconic TWA Flight Center at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is being renovated into a new boutique hotel with designs evocative of architect Eero Saarinen’s original mid-century mode...

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Qatar to offer electronic travel authorization to travelers


Qatar’s ministry of interior and Qatar Tourism Authority have announced that Qatar will now make electronic travel authorization available to visitors from a host of new countries. Travelers who hold valid resid...

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Lake Como makes bid to become first electric destination


Lake Como in Italy has become the first “electric” destination in Europe thanks to a pioneering new initiative designed to reduce pollution and facilitate the easy use of electric cars, bikes and boats for th...

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Chinese airlines to account for a fifth of aircraft demand


As the rapid growth of China's aviation market continues apace, fuelled by an expanding middle-class, US manufacturer Boeing has forecast that almost 20 percent of global aircraft demand over the next two decades wil...

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Flights between Moscow and Athens will increase to 35 per week


The flights between Moscow and Athens will increase, as a result of agreement between the aviation authorities of Russia and Greece. It was agreed on the route Moscow-Athens and back to have 35 flights per week for desig...

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Hellinikon Plans to Include Six Towers, Metropolitan Park


A 7-billion-euro project to develop Hellinikon, Athens’ former airport complex in Glyfada, into a metropolitan park, residential area, business and trade center will include the construction of six 200-meter-tall b...

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Nasa plans to build a new plane that could halve flight times


For all its reputation as a miracle of motion at the forefront of all things travel, supersonic aviation is both mired in the past and weighed down by a future laden with question marks. Not since Concorde was removed...

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World’s Top 10 Largest Airplanes 2017-2018 | Largest Plane Ever Made


Take a look at these top 10 largest airplanes ever developed till now, cargo airplanes and passenger planes too. Airplanes have metamorphosed transport system with the larger capacity to hold passengers and being the fas...

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World's Biggest Airport Will Replace Istanbul's Terrorized Atatürk in 2018


Istanbul, Turkey is constructing its third international airport (the world’s largest), tentatively named Istanbul New Airport—a future ultra modern facility capable of handling substantial airline traffic su...

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Tourism Minister Says Greece Attracting High Income Travelers


The tourism ministry is aiming to capitalize on Greece’s good performance in 2016 by opening up to new markets, extending the tourism season to include winter and autumn, and attracting higher income tourists, Tour...

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Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus unveils plans for A380plus


Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, to be known as the A380plus. The study includes aerodynamic improvements in particular new, large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to...

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Greece to host annual ‘ASTA Destination EXPO’ in 2018


One of the most encouraging signs of sustained growth for tourism flows from the US to Greece has been the fact that the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) asked HACT and tourism consultants MTC Group for its &ldqu...

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What Business Travelers Want at Hotels (& Where to Get It)


No, we're not talking about a breakfast buffet. Turns out, hotels looking to snag business travelers needn't worry so much about whether or not their room service is up to snuff. Chief of mind? Free Wi-Fi. Acc...

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Dubai International welcomes first sleep ‘n’ fly lounge


Passengers flying through Terminal 3 at Dubai International now have more options to get some rest with the launch of the sleep ‘n’ fly lounge, offering a total of 27 pods and cabins. Scandinavian-designed...

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Majestic Princess Begins Epic Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route


Princess Cruises and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Partner to Present Cultural Exchange Program on Voyage from Rome to China ROME, May 24, 2017-- Princess Cruises, the worl...

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Which nationalities prefer which Greek islands for 2016


According to an online poll conducted by holiday website ‘’, Santorini, Corfu and Crete are the most popular holiday destinations for foreign travelers, while visitors have shown an increased intere...

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The Antaeus Travel will be participating as a Sponsor at the Hydra's Trail Event 2017


Getting closer & closer for the ultimate racing event… which is going to be organized for the fourth consecutive year at the picturesque island of Hydra, April 8. & 9. 2017. For all of us, who love natu...

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500mph Hyperloop train will travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes


Dubai has agreed a deal with US startup Hyperloop One to evaluatethe construction of a near-supersonic transport link that could slash travel times to Emirati capital Abu Dhabi to minutes. The cash-flush city state, w...

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The Best Business Hotels in the UK


These are the best business hotels in Britain, as voted for by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller In the Readers' Travel Awards 2016,we asked you to choose the 15 best business hotels in the UK.When it com...

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Africa gets its first solar-powered airport


South Africa has ramped up its green credentials by unveiling the continent's first solar-powered airport. Located halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, George Airport will meet 41% of its energy demand fr...

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Antaeus Travel Group participated as a sponsor at Export USA Forum 2016


On December 5., Antaeus Travel Group participated as a sponsor at the Export USA Forum, hosted at Grande Bretagne Hotel & organized by the American- Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. The Forum gathered key market repr...

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Future Trends of Sports Tourism


Here's how sport tourism is growing... Whether it’s traveling to play in a softball tournament with your league, to run in a marathon, or to watch your favorite team play football, sports tourism is somethin...

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Antaeus Travel's Group presence at Crew Connect Global 2016 in Manila


Over the past 17 years Crew Connect Global has become the largest &most influential event for the Marine HR community. At the CCG2016 exhibition, we discovered innovative solutions from 80 exhibiting companies coveri...

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New Hotel Star Classification System Introduced in Greece


Α ministerialdecision introducing a new mandatory star rating system for hotels in Greece was published on Friday in the Government Gazette. The decision focuses on hotel services and other technical requirement...

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Chinese Tourist Arrivals in Greece Rise 20%


The arrival of Chinese tourists in Greece will increase by 20 percent, exceeding 120,000, according to estimates by hotel industry representatives. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, Santorini is the destina...

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Study Reveals Cities Where Most Billionaires Live


The Big Appleis home to more billionaires than any other city, new research has revealed. A recent survey undertaken by Spear’s & WealthInsight showsthat New York City boasts 113 billionaires, closely follow...

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Fraport Unveils Plans for Macedonia Airport, aims to boost Traffic by 47%


German airport operator Fraport unveiled ambitious plans for the makeover of the Macedoniain Thessaloniki during a special event held at the port city’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) this week. Aiming ...

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The European aviation industry could soon get a lot more competitive


Etihad, the Gulf airline that owns more than 29 per cent of Germany’s second biggest airline, Air Berlin, is in talks with holiday giant Tui about creating a new European airline group. The two are discussing co...

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Fendi Private Suites: Exclusive Review


Rome is carved into the DNA of rock-solid style supremo Fendi. Now the label’s coolly opulent new hotel has raised the city into the top rank of fashion. From the 1660s until the end of the 19th century, it was ...

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The Best & Worst Places for Expats in 2016


The newcomer Taiwan is this year’s winner, followed by an aspiring Malta, while Ecuador only just retains its place on the podium. Kuwait, Greece, and Nigeria remain at the bottom of the pack. Taiwan named be...

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Hot Trends In Business Travel: From Airbnb To Private Jets


Global businesstravel topped $1.2 trillion and is expected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020, according to new research by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), an association representing the interests of corporat...

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TSA partners with Lufthansa to offer TSA Pre✓


WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of TSA Pre✓®to include eligible customers of Lufthansa. TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enable...

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Three Trends That Are Changing Conferences and Events


Event organizers are increasingly taking a 360 approach to conferences, panels,meet-ups and business traveling experiences.. Events “start” weeks before the opening curtain and use all available channels to e...

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World's largest hotel coming to Mecca


Twelve towers, 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, plus helipads and a full-size convention center: That's the plan for Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that's set to become the world's largest lux...

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Antaeus Travel will be participating at SMM Hamburg


The SMM is the leading maritime- shipbuilding trade fair in the world, which takes place every two years. The representatives of the ship building & marine equipment from all regions of the world meet in Hamburg, pre...

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Wellness Spa Travel Trends for 2016


Forecasting the next big trends in wellness travel for 2016, Health and Fitness Travel, live up to their reputation as the leading experts in healthy holidays worldwide. Continually on the lookout for the next big thing,...

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TripAdvisor adds airline user reviews


TripAdvisor on Tuesday introduced a redesigned flight search, complete with user reviews of airlines. TripAdvisor has also launched a “flyscore” feature within its search results. On a 1 to 10 scale, &ldqu...

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Etihad Airways Launches Virtual Reality Tours Of Its A380 Hosted By Nicole Kidman


Abu- Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has been heaping the marketing dollars behind its new premium Airbus A380 service operating between several U.S. destinations and the Middle East. Last March, the airline enlisted the help...

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New Study Finds Travel Agents Save Consumers an Average of $452 Per Trip


Positive ResultsReleased for May 4, National Travel Agent Appreciation Day Alexandria, VA, May 2, 2016 – New research from The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) proves that travel agents save consumers ti...

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The Impact of Social Media In The Travel Marketing Industry


I will surelyrefrain from spouting off all the latest and greatest social mediamarketing numbers. From the gazillion numbers of people on Facebook,on Twitter to the rapid rise of Pinterest and Instagram and on and on and...

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The Top Cruise Trends of 2016


Feel that breeze? It's "wave season" for cruise lines right now, which brings both the best deals of the year and predictions on what to expect in the coming months. According to a recent Travelzoosurvey...

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Business Trips to Japan: 7 Mistakes That Make You Look Dumb


So you' re headed to Japan on a business trip. Whether your mission is to sell a bigaccount or to do a little consulting work there are a few common mistakes to avoid. 1. Business Cards (Meishi) Bring plenty of...

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Boom wants to build supersonic planes that fly from New York City to London in three hours!


Buildinga supersonic plane isn't the stuff of science fiction.For 27 years, up until 2003, the Concorde plan flew a supersonic route from NYC to London — the only problem was that it cost $20,000 a seat and the...

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13 Trends Coming to Cruising in 2016


Cruise Lines International Association(CLIA) has revealed its “2016 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook” report accompanied by 13 telling trends and a new infographic. The most staggering statistic is the ex...

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Taiwan-based EVA Air voted the world's cleanest airline, with the rest of the top 10 also Asian-owned


• Skytrax World Airline Awards honored EVA Air with cleanest cabins • All of the top 10 cleanest airlines were Asian carriers • The extensive survey polled over 18 million passengers on 245 airlines ...

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Emirates Breaks Its Record with More Than 600 seats in New Airbus


The Dubai based airline, Emirates, recently decided to skip first-class from their new airbus and to add more seats to the economy class. The economy class of Emirates is already famous for being the best in the categ...

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Business Culture in Italy


Importance of Business Meeting Italians, like most south European people, are relationship-oriented. They usually prefer to establish direct relationships, even superficially, before “getting down” to busi...

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Tips for Business Travel in Russia


There is so much to consider when planning a business trip to Russia. With the unfurling and slow disintegration of old economy-stifling governments, trade has opened up on a previously unprecedented scale. The use of mo...

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Business Travel in China


From visas and hotel considerations, to health and safety issues, this handy travel checklist will make planning your long journey a little easier. 1. Passport Make sure that your passport has at least one blank vi...

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How to plan for travel emergencies


This guide outlines how to prepare a formal travel emergency response plan, working closely with your travel management company. More and more businesses are expanding into emerging markets. With this trend comes an i...

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