Arrivals to Greece from Australia this year increased by 28 percent compared to 2012, it was announced during a meeting held in Athens today between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and a Victorian Parliamentary delegation.
Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev recently expressed his interest to launch investment projects in the Greek tourism sector, during a meeting he had with Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis in Athens.
The fact that Athens is showing a calmer image and no longer making headlines that refer to strikes, demonstrations and street riots has contributed to the rise in tourism in the Attica region, Greek hoteliers informed journalists during a recent press conference.
The number of tourists staying in hotels in Athens-Attica during the first eight months of the year, showed a positive sign for the first time in six years, according to data released by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Thirteen Greek and foreign companies and consortiums have been shortlisted for the second stage of the tender for the acquisition of a majority participation in the share capital of Astir Vouliagmenis S.A.
American film actor Bruce Willis is rumored to have bought a summer house on the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea, adding his name to a list of international stars that opt for Greece's sea and sun when on a break from Hollywood's bright lights.
Three scholarships for a BA Degree (Hons) in International Hospitality & Tourism Management will be awarded by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) in collaboration with the Athens Metropolitan College.