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Tourists Visiting Cyprus Break All Records in July

Cyprus welcomed over half a million tourists in July, marking a first-time record in the number of visitors and arrivals, the Cyprus Tourism Organization said.
Posted On 18 Aug 2017

How Deep do Europeans Dig in their Pockets for Travel

Luxembourgish residents spent the most per holiday trip in 2015, followed by residents of Austria and Malta, according to data released by Eurostat.
Posted On 18 Aug 2017

IATA: Air Travel Marks Fastest First-half Growth in 12 Years

Demand for travel is back on track, according to IATA, as demand in June increased by 7.8% against the same period last year.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Tourism Tops New Greek Business List

Businesses in tourism are at the top of all new entrepreneurial activity in Greece recorded for 2017 through to July, according to the General Commercial Registry.
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

Athens a Top Pick for Chinese Travelers

Chinese holidaymakers are choosing Athens as a leading destination for their travels in the coming 12 months, according to a recent survey.
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

Cruise Ships Sailing Away from Greek Destinations

True to shipping industry insider predictions, cruise travel to Greece, dropped in the Jan.-July period and is expected to remain below par in 2018. 
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

Too Many Tourists Causing Disruption, Europeans Getting Fed Up

Residents at cities across Europe are telling tourists to go home after the massive inflows of travelers are making life a burden at many destinations.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Paros Airport Records Highest Increase in Passenger Traffic in Jan-July 2017

Paros Airport saw the highest percentage increase in passenger traffic in the first 7 months of 2017, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 10 Aug 2017

Greek Regional Airports Record Surge in Int’l Arrivals

A significant increase was recorded in the international arrivals of 14 Greek regional airports during the January - July 2017 period.
Posted On 09 Aug 2017

Five-star Resorts Packed for Greece’s Aug. 15 Holiday, Rates Soar

Five-star hotels at popular destinations across Greece are fully booked and charging higher rates for the August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday.

Greeks Invest $2.93bn in Second-hand Ships in 7-month Period

Over the first 7 months of 2017, Greek shipowners invested $2.93 billion on 175 second-hand ships, compared to 153 worth $1.95 billion in 2016.

European Survey Says Airbnb Rentals Now Lucrative Business for Companies

Airbnb-style rentals are growing into a highly lucrative business with all the more professional agents or firms benefiting from the increasing demand.

Greece Hotel Rates on the Rise in August

The average online price of hotel rooms in popular Greek destinations has increased in August, according to data provided by Trivago.
Posted On 08 Aug 2017

UNWTO Barometer Says 2017 Positive Year for Greek Tourism

Greece ranks 2nd in terms of per capita travel surplus and 5th for per capita international tourist receipts, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

SETE: Quality Over Quantity Key for Future of Greek Tourism

Over-taxation, no capital controls and upgrading infrastructure are vital to ensuring a healthy future for Greek tourism, says SETE chief Yiannis Retsos.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Greek Summer Loading: Expecting 3.2m Visitors in August 

Greece is expecting 3.2 million visitors this month breaking all records and demonstrating the sector’s robust growth.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Greece Among Top 10 Countries Where Sun Lovers Should Move to

Greece is among the top countries where sun lovers should move to, according to the annual Expat Insider survey, InterNations.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Greece Tourist Arrivals Up in January-June 2017

Tourist arrivals to Greece showed encouraging signs in June, giving positive figures for the first half of 2017, according to recent data.
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

SETE: Spatial Planning Key to Making Greece a Competitive Destination

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for spatial planning framework that will ensure Greece remains a competitive destination in the future. 
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Smaller Budget, Shorter Stays for Greek Vacationers

SETE says travel spending by Greek holidaymakers has decreased by 65 percent in the last nine years with locals set to vacation less in 2017.
Posted On 02 Aug 2017