January 2018

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Opens in Athens

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology – Kostas Kotsanas opened its doors in a three-storey art nouveau building in central Athens this month, with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks. Some of the exhibitions currently underway include The Automatic Theaters of the Ancient Greeks, The Clocks of the Ancient [...]

Greece’s New “Stayover Tax” to be Charged to Hotel Guests

The new stayover tax, which will be imposed on Greek hotels and rooms to let as of January 1, 2018, will be charged to guests and will not be subject to VAT, the Finance Ministry said on Friday. The announcement came after the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) requested details and clarifications surrounding [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy New Year! May the fortune and renewed creativity help you to make the right decisions in your professional and personal life! We wish you health & good luck to all your goals! MD Travel team

November 2017

WORLD TRAVEL MARKET (WTM 2017) LONDON

The Greek National Tourism Organization/EOT was a winner of this year’s best stand awards at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017 in London. MD Travel was proud to participate as a co-exhibitor with HATTA and had the privilege to meet various buyers and partners from around the world. There was [...]

Qatar Airways to Link Doha with Thessaloniki in March 2018

Qatar Airways will launch four weekly flights connecting Doha to the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as of March 27, 2018. Thessaloniki is well-known for its many archaeological sites and historic structures, including its well-preserved Byzantine mosaics and walls. “The relatively small city is considered an open-air museum of Byzantine history and offers a [...]

All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Antarctica, Samoa and Madagascar will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic”, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) announced this week. In the meantime, all eyes are on Athens to see who [...]

October 2017

MITE 19-22/10/2017

MD Travel showcased our DMC services and continue to forge new partnerships with local and foreign companies. We will be present at the upcoming WTM London (6-8/11/2017) and look forward to seeing you there. Please contact us to set an appointment, to meet our representative. MD Travel, "Bringing the Best of Greece [...]

Volotea to Launch Athens-Verona Route in 2018

Spanish short and medium haul airline Volotea has announced that it will launch a connection from Athens to Verona, Italy, next year. As a result, Volotea will serve seven destinations directly from Athens next year: Venice, Genoa, Palermo, Bari, Verona, Santorini and Mykonos. Athens-Verona flights will begin on May 31, 2018, twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday. According to [...]

AEGEAN Adds 11 New Destinations, 18 Routes to 2018 Schedule

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Monday revealed its new extended program for 2018 that includes a network of 153 destinations in 44 countries and 16.6 available seats, 700,000 more than in 2017. “2018 will be yet another year of widening our international presence and the choices we offer to our passengers,” AEGEAN Vice [...]

Air China’s Athens-Beijing Direct Flights Take Off

Air China’s much-awaited first direct flight between Athens and Beijing landed at Athens International Airport (AIA) on Saturday, September 30, carrying over 200 passengers. The airline’s new Athens-Beijing non-stop flight will connect the two capital cities twice a week, every Wednesday and Saturday.The route will be served by Air China’s Airbus 330-200 aircraft, and the trip [...]