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Cruise Operators, Passengers Rate Greek Ports

The ports of Chios, Lesvos, Mykonos, Piraeus and Santorini are among the Greek ports leaving behind not so favorable impressions, according to a report.
Posted On 27 Jul 2017

Tourism Minister Says Greek Summer ‘Fully Booked’

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said this week that she expects most destinations to be fully booked in the upcoming period.
Posted On 24 Jul 2017

Tourist Traffic to Ionian Isles on Upward Trend 

Tourist arrivals to the Ionian islands, including Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu, grew by 12.1 percent in the first six months of 2017.
Posted On 24 Jul 2017

Greece Jan-March Travel Receipts Down by 9.2%

Travel receipts came to 489 million euros in January-March 2017, down by 9.2 percent compared to the same period in 2016, according to the Bank of Greece.

Which Greek Tourism Businesses are Eligible for Subsidies

Investors seeking to launch tourism businesses can benefit from subsidies of up to 200,000 euros, as part of a a new NSRF program.

EROSANTORINI: An Unrivalled Bespoke Travel Experience in Greece

The EROSANTORINI estate has won over the crowds with its ultimate bespoke hospitality services on Santorini, one of the world’s most spectacular locations.

PayPal Survey: 99% of Greeks Recommend a Trip to Greece

According to a PayPal survey, 99 percent of Greeks would wholeheartedly recommend that foreign travelers holiday in their country.

Travel Trade Athens 2017 Aiming to Promote Greek Capital

Ways to promote the Greek capital and its diverse tourist offerings will be the focus of the 5th Travel Trade Athens, due to take place on October 2-3.

Greek Tourism Sector Riding High in June

Greece's tourism sector is growing more robust than ever with high occupancy rates in June, increased prices and Athens among travelers’ top picks.
Posted On 03 Jul 2017

TUI, Thomas Cook Say Brisk Demand for Greece

Global tour giants TUI and Thomas Cook say the number of bookings for Greek destinations has grown significantly this summer.

More Chinese Travelers Setting Sights on Greece

Over 1.5 million Chinese tourists are expected to Greece in the coming years, who are interested in the country's attractions, culture and shopping market.

Greece is Making Progress in Cruise Tourism, Kountoura Says

Cruise tourism is a government agenda priority, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while addressing a parliamentary plenary session.

ATOR: Russian Tourists Prefer Crete, Rhodes, Corfu

Russian travelers are selecting Crete, Corfu and Rhodes for their 2017 summer holidays, according to the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR). 

‘Mamma Mia!’ Croatia Choice Spurs Greek Tourism Ministry Reaction

Greece's tourism ministry says it has no say in foreign film production decisions with regard to “Mamma Mia, Here we Go Again”. 
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Hotrec: Quality, Variety of Local Cuisine Lands Greece Among Europe’s Top 3 Foodie Destinations

Greece is in the top three European destinations with regards to overall quality and variety of local food and cuisine, according to a Hotrec survey.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Nat Geo Traveler Russia Gives Dodecanese Islands Thumbs Up

National Geographic Traveler Russia is recommending the Greek islands of Kos, Kalymnos, Nisyros and Patmos for the summer holidays in its June-August issue released this week.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Tourism, Promotion of Local Products Top Crete – Russia Talks Agenda

Ways of boosting tourism from Russia to Crete and promoting Cretan products where discussed between the Region's Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrei Maslov.

Mamma Mia! Sequel Says ‘No’ to Greece, Takes a Chance on Croatia Instead

The sequel to Hollywood blockbuster "Mamma Mia!" that put the small Greek island of Skopelos in the international spotlight will be filmed in Croatia instead.

Three More Central Athens Hotels in the Pipeline

A tender for the long-term lease of three properties in central Athens is expected to be announced by the Bageios Foundation in the coming months.

TUI Chief Says Longer Season, Improved Infrastructure Key to Greece’s Tourism Growth

Extending the season and creating substantial infrastructure are key to maintaining the momentum in Greek tourism, TUI Group CEO Friedrich Joussen said.