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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.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

Greek Travel Professionals ‘Tour’ Lufthansa’s Hub Airports

Greek tourism and travel professionals recently got the "grand tour" of the hub airports of Lufthansa Group airlines at a special event held in Athens.
Posted On 24 Oct 2016

Kalymnos Island Shows Natural Wonders to German Market

Kalymnos was presented as the absolute Greek alternative tourism destination at the Tour Natur 2015 tourism trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, during June 4-6.
Posted On 11 Sep 2015

Lufthansa to Cancel 1,000 Flights on Wednesday as Pilots Extend Strike Action

The Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union has announced that it will continue its strike action on Wednesday, September 9, affecting Lufthansa short- and medium-haul services from Germany.
Posted On 08 Sep 2015

Greece: Tourism Bookings from Germany Drop, SETE Worried

The economic instability and the increasing number of illegal migrant incidents in Greece may have dented the country's appeal to tourists from the traditional markets of Germany and the United Kingdom.
Posted On 21 Apr 2015

Halkidiki’s Tourism On The Upswing

Greek destination Halkidiki recorded a seven percent rise in revenue during the 2013 tourism season from the same period last year, bolstered by a 10 percent increase in overnight stays by German, Russian, Ukrainian, British and Turkish tourists.
Posted On 30 Oct 2013

Aldemar Served “Greece on a Dish” At Anuga Food Fair In Germany

The culinary team of Aldemar Hotels Group recently served "Greece on a Dish" at the Anuga exhibition in Cologne, Germany, the world´s leading food fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering market.
Posted On 22 Oct 2013
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Etihad Airways Opens New European Headquarters In Germany

Etihad Airways recently unveiled its new European headquarters in Berlin, enhancing the airline’s presence in the German domestic market and further cementing its strategic relationship with airberlin.
Posted On 03 Oct 2013
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Ministry Announces Action Plan For Greek Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will launch targeted marketing actions to extend the country’s tourism season until the end of the year and make the best of the last-minute holidays period.
Posted On 29 Aug 2013
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Athens’ Trade Event Gets Thumbs Up From Greek Professionals

For two days, Greek tourism professionals presented and promoted their services and products to over 60 hosted buyers from markets that included the UK, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Israel, Japan and India and explored ways to launch new...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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Greeks Among Lowest International Travel Spenders Last Year

The travel expenditure of Greeks who traveled abroad last year was in the lowest position of the past 10 years, according to the latest report released by the Bank of Greece.
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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The City Of Athens Supports Entrepreneurs

The City of Athens recently organized the first round of consultation meetings with agencies and investors within the framework of the actions of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (EATA) to support entrepreneurship and the technological competitiveness of...
Posted On 26 Mar 2013
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Aegean Airlines Opens New Operational Base in Kalamata

Aegean Airlines has opened a new operational base in Kalamata, Peloponnese, and offers flights to nine destinations in Sweden, Germany, Russia, Israel and Ukraine from the “Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos” Airport in Kalamata.
Posted On 12 Mar 2013
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Air Seychelles And airberlin Sign Landmark Codeshare Agreement

Air Seychelles and airberlin signed a historic codeshare agreement allowing customers from each of the two carriers to fly seamlessly between Abu Dhabi, Germany, and Seychelles.
Posted On 05 Mar 2013
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Greece Welcomed Fewer Travelers In Jan-Sep 2012

International tourism arrivals to Greece dropped 5.2 percent during the first nine months of 2012, according to figures released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

GNTO Releases Internet Advertising Results

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently announced the initial results of its targeted advertising campaign carried out for the first time over the Internet for the month of June.
Posted On 01 Sep 2011

German Tourism Committee Visits Athens

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos last month welcomed a proposal for Greece to participate in a Greek-German tourism summit in Berlin, Germany, that would give Greece the opportunity to promote tourism investment possibilities.

Domestic Tourism May Tumble This Year

The number of Greeks going on holiday at home this year may see a 20 percent drop compared to the year before that will affect tourism revenue at a rate of three to four percent, according to recent statements made to the press by the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers last month....

Joint Report: High Prices Hit Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece dropped five places in the fourth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 as it ranked 29th among 139 countries. The report was released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 held in Andorra last month.