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Home Swapping Platform Aims to Further Expand in Greece – Interview with ‘GuestToGuest’ President

GuestToGuest President Emmanuel Arnaud speaks on the prospects of home swapping in the global and the Greek markets.

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Booking.com: Greece Among Top Global Food Destinations

Greece ranks fourth on a list of top food destinations around the world, as endorsed by the travelers of online booking platform Booking.com.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

Singapore Airlines Launches ‘Capital Express’ Service to Canberra and Wellington

Singapore Airlines recently launched its new "Capital Express" service, linking Singapore for the first time with the capital cities of both Australia and New Zealand.

Kountoura Talks Tourism with Foreign Ambassadors in Athens

Aiming to boost arrivals from new markets, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Tuesday held successive meetings in Athens with the ambassadors of the Czech Republic, Australia and India.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Greece, Australia Sign “Work And Holiday” Visa Agreement For The Young

Young Greeks will now be allowed to work in Australia on a holiday visa for a year, according to a bilateral agreement signed on 14 May between Greece and Australia.
Posted On 14 May 2014

Greece, Australia To Sign Work-Visa Agreement

On Wednesday 14 May, Greece and Australia will sign an intergovernmental agreement that will enable young adults to obtain a tourist visa for travel between both countries to live and work.
Posted On 07 May 2014

Kefalogianni To Promote Greece In Land Down Under

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni is expected to make an official visit to Australia in May to promote Greek tourism, the media in Greece said recently.
Posted On 17 Apr 2014
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Athens Airport Sees Rise In International Arrivals This Summer

Athens International Airport saw a 6.5 percent rise in international arrivals (destination and transfer passengers) during the May-August 2013 period compared to last year.
Posted On 05 Sep 2013
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Etihad And Garuda Indonesia Offer More Codeshare Flights And New Destinations

Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Indonesia, Europe, the Middle East, Singapore and Australia.
Posted On 13 Mar 2013

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

GNTO Spending Cuts Affect Offices Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) saved some 62 million euros last year as its operating expenses in 2010 were reduced by 36.85 percent compared to the year before, according to an announcement the organization made last month.

International Drivers License Exemption Sought

A constant problem of car rental companies is the inability to rent cars to non-European Union citizens who do not have an internatio­nal drivers license, the Greek Car Rental Companies Association said recently in an announcement.

Aegean Airlines to Join Star Alliance

Star Alliance recently accepted Greece's Aegean Airlines as a future member carrier, according to an official announcement at a press conference held in Athens.

Greece’s Competitiveness Drops

Greece dropped two places in the third annual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009, published by the World Economic Forum, as it ranked 24th among 133 countries.

Athens Promoted at EIBTM

Athens was recently promoted as a destination for events, meetings and incentives to more than 30 countries of Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia by the Athens Convention Bureau (ACB), which participated for the first time at the global Meetings & Incentive...

Greece Lags Behind in Tourism Development After the Olympics

The European Tour Operators Association recently published a report, titled “Inbound Tourists Go Away and Stay Away for the Olympics,” which reinforces the conclusions of a study it published two years ago that hosting the Olympic Games typically stalls tourism growth.

CNN-India Television Crew Visits Greece

A crew from CNN India recently visited Greece, in cooperation with Amphitrion Holidays, to shoot a travelogue for the CNN television series "The Road less Travelled." The Indian journalists explored Athens and visited Delphi, the Ossios Lucas Monastery, Arachova, Mykonos, Rodos,...
Posted On 01 Jun 2008

Greece Shifts Two Positions on TTCI

The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) and the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) jointly announced Greece has shifted up two positions on the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) released annually by the World Economic Forum. Greece has moved...
Posted On 01 Apr 2008
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