Despite the harsh economic realities in Greece, the refugee problem, tax hikes across-the-board and a 7-year recession, tourism has once again risen as the beacon of recovery and has helped the economy towards an improvement in GDP for 2016
The challenge for 2017 is to provide the average tourist with even better, interesting and quality stimuli in order to spend more on restauration, entertainment, cruises, excursions, nightlife, cultural event just to mention a few.
As a Regional Authority, we had to make clear choices in order to design a strategy that highlights the uniqueness of “Attica” as a destination, whilst it promotes its metropolitan role at local, European and global levels.
Our goal is to show the real “face” of the South Aegean.... To show that it is a safe and welcoming destination... To show that its dozens of beautiful islands, with unique features, can satisfy every demand and turn a vacation into a unique and special personal experience.
Goldair tourism, as one of the most dynamic and most competitive companies in international tourism, is again present among all international travel professionals, to participate to this leading global event for the travel and hospitality industry.
Although tourist arrival numbers are better than last year we don't consider this as a success indicator, as we think quality and growth are factors of success especially in our destination, Athens, with so many aspects still to unfold.
Within the wider context of the National Strategy for Tourism, Thessaloniki Hotels Association aims to promote Thessaloniki as a city break destination not only for groups but also for individual travelers who prefer independent travel arrangements and are willing to spend more...