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Greek Tourism Boosts Economy, Receipts Rise

Arrivals to Greece rose by 21.9 percent to over 20 million in the first 10 months of 2014, boosting revenue from tourism by 10.6 percent to 13,013 million euros compared to the same period in 2013, the Bank of Greece said on Tuesday.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Formation of Tourism Intergroup at European Parliament Receives Applause from Sector

The tourism industry across Europe has applauded the recent formation of a new Intergroup by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on the subject of Tourism.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

SETE Aims to Include Local Businesses in All-Inclusive Deals

In efforts to balance the benefits of incoming tourism to Greece, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) aims to create a model that will see all-inclusive resorts working together with local businesses.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Greece’s Tourism, Shipping Ministries Aim to Boost Home Porting

Cruise tourism to Greece posted a 13 percent rise, with luxury liners arriving at Greek ports beyond the regular tourist season, Shipping Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said recently.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Tourist Coaches Want to Operate Intercity Routes

The Greek Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) has expressed its satisfaction with the Τourism Μinistry’s recent decision to stop an amendment to draft legislation which would in effect exclude privately-run tourist coaches and buses from the future liberalization of the...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Italy Fines TripAdvisor for Fake Reviews

The Italian Competition Authority has slapped Tripadvisor with a 500,000-euro fine for failing to adopt controls to prevent false reviews.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Six Senses Spa to Open on Mykonos in 2015

Six Senses, a leader in luxury hospitality that currently operates nine resorts and 27 award-winning spas in 18 countries around the world, recently announced that it will premiere a new spa in Greece.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Cruise Tourism: European Commission to Hold Pan-European Dialogue in 2015

The European Commission has announced the launch of the Pan-European Dialogue between cruise operators, ports and coastal tourism stakeholders with a conference in Brussels, Belgium, on 5-6 March 2015.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Porto Carras Grand Resort Scoops Up Two Environmental Awards

Once again recognized for its environmental-oriented accomplishments, the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki won two distinctions at the Environmental Awards 2015 that took place recently in Athens.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice at Thessaloniki’s Asterocosmos

Under the glow of millions of lights, Asterocosmos is treating visitors to dozens of festive offerings including its Frozen Forest, Santa’s Village, the Toy Factory, Sweet Town and the ice rinks!
Posted On 23 Dec 2014