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2014 Can Be An Even Better Year For Greek Tourism

Next year can be even a better year for Greek tourism, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on 7 September on the sidelines of the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair opening in Thessaloniki where she accompanied Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
Posted On 08 Sep 2013
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ELSTAT: Tourism Helps Ease Greek Recession

Greece's gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 3.8 percent in the second quarter, the least in three years, due to an improved performance in tourism and trade, the country's national statistics office ELSTAT announced on 6 September.
Posted On 07 Sep 2013
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Greece On Pace For Record Year In Tourism

International arrivals increased by 10.5 percent this September compared with the same month last year, according to data released on 6 August by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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Aegina Announces 5th Fistiki (Pistachio) Festival 2013

Aegina, the first capital of the modern state of Greece and the island of the pistachio nut, is getting ready to is host the fifth annual "Fistiki Festival" this month.
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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Skorpios Island “Decorated” With Replicas Of The Caryatids

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has included six plaster statues of Greece's famous Caryatids to decorate the beachfront of the private Skorpios Island, which is owned by his daughter, Ekaterina.
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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Tourists Disturb Guardless Caretta Caretta Nesting Ground

A lack of funding and proper organization has left a key nesting ground for the endangered Mediterranean loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta), off the coast of the Ionian island of Zakynthos, without guards, giving free rein to organizers of day cruises.
Posted On 06 Sep 2013
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Aegean-Olympic Deal Rumored To Have Been Approved By E.U.

Although a final decision on the acquisition of Olympic Air by Aegean Airlines is expected next month, it is rumored that the E.U. competition authorities have already decided to approve the deal.
Posted On 05 Sep 2013
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Greece Among Countries Reaping The Benefits Of Increased Tourism

Greece is among the countries hoping that this year’s record influx of sun-seeking tourists and their money from Northern Europe will continue past summer’s end.
Posted On 05 Sep 2013
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Italian Travel Bloggers Explore Greece

Athens, Thessaloniki, Meteora and Chalkidiki were recently chosen to be featured on two Italian travel blogs and give readers all they need to know on the hotspots and experiences Greece has to offer to visitors.
Posted On 05 Sep 2013
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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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Greece’s Competitiveness Improves, Still Lowest-Ranked E.U. Country

This year Greece, after falling over the past several years, improves in the rankings of 148 countries from 96th place to the 91st in the Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014, released on 4 September by the World Economic Forum.
Posted On 04 Sep 2013
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South Aegean Region Joins E.U. Tourism Indicators System

The South Aegean Region has been selected as one of the regions in Europe to participate in the European Commission's pilot phase of the European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) for sustainable management at destination level.
Posted On 04 Sep 2013
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SETE Will Present Plan That Sees 24 Million Tourists Coming To Greece In 2021

A growth-oriented strategic plan for tourism that sees Greece welcoming 24 million international arrivals and collecting 18-19 billion euros in revenue on an annual basis by 2021, will be presented at SETE's 12th tourism and development conference next month.
Posted On 04 Sep 2013
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The Greek Islands Shine At Condé Nast Traveller Awards

The Greek islands once again conquered a leading place in the "Best Islands" category at the recently announced annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards.
Posted On 04 Sep 2013
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Following Aristotle’s Footsteps In The Chalkidiki Peninsula

"Aristotle's Walk," the first of eight historically-based walks in the Chalkidiki peninsula, will be presented to the public on Monday 9 September by the Mount Athos Area Organization.
Posted On 04 Sep 2013
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Greek Travel Agents To Promote Religious Tourism In Shanghai

The Synod Office of Pilgrimage Tours of the Church of Greece will head a delegation of Greek tour operators and travel agencies to China next month to promote Greece as a religious tourism destination.
Posted On 03 Sep 2013
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Thessaloniki Aims To Lure Indian Tourists

Thessaloniki-based hoteliers recently attended a workshop and presented their hotel services to a group of Indian tour operators visiting the Greek northern city.
Posted On 03 Sep 2013
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Most Popular Things Greeks Forget In Hotel Rooms

A recent study shows that clothes, shoes and mobile phone chargers top the list of the most commonly forgotten belongings by Greeks in hotel rooms.
Posted On 03 Sep 2013
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Tourism Reduced Sales Decline

Turnover during the summer sales was once again lower this year, although the rate of decline was smaller than previously, while tourism hotspots actually reported an increase in sales this year.
Posted On 03 Sep 2013
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Greece Sees Increase In Arrivals By Road This Year

Tourists arriving to Greece by crossing the country's northern and eastern borders by car boosted arrivals by 25 percent.
Posted On 02 Sep 2013