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Greece Welcomes a 100% Rise in Indian Travelers

The number of Indian travelers choosing Greece as a tourism destination this year shot up by more than 100 percent compared to 2016.

INSETE: Autumn Tourism to Greece Going Strong

Greece’s efforts to extend the tourism season are paying off as demonstrated by an 8.6 percent rise in traffic for September and October, according to Institute SETE (INSETE).

More Overnight Stays in Jan-Aug 2017 for Thessaloniki Hotels

Hotels in Thessaloniki reported more overnight stays in the first eight months of the year, up by 4.26 percent, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

SETE: Road, Sea, Air Travel to Greece on the Rise

Incoming traffic to Greece by road, air and sea is increasing, paving the way for improved figures in 2017, according to the monthly bulletin of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Bank of Greece: Tourism Performance on the Rise in July

Greece in July saw a 5.3 percent rise in tourism-related revenue and a 10.2 percent increase in the number of incoming travelers, compared to the same month last year.

UNWTO: Greece Tourism Hits Gold in July

Greece has taken the lead over its rival Spain in terms of tourism performance in the first half of the year, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Tourist Flows Still Strong in September for Greece

Summer is still on in Greece this September with hotels fully booked, flights on the rise and cruise travel marking its best month of the year this far.

Tourism Boom Taking a Toll on Greek Destinations, Infrastructure

With the number of travelers doubling over the last five years, authorities at Greek destinations are finding it difficult to address the results of so-called “overtourism".

Passenger Traffic to Greek Isles Picks Up in June-August

Outbound passenger traffic from the port of Piraeus to the Greek islands increased in the June-August period compared to the same period in 2016.
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

Alpha Bank: Greek Tourism to Stimulate Growth by 20% in 2018

Greek tourism is set to play a leading role in the recovery of the Greek economy estimated at boosting the GDP by 20% in 2018, Alpha Bank analysts said.
Posted On 28 Aug 2017

Greek Deposit Inflows Slowly Picking Up Pace

Private sector deposits at Greek banks picked up pace in the summer months on back of improved tourism figures and following the third bailout deal.
Posted On 28 Aug 2017

More Turkish Travelers Vacationing on the Greek Islands

The number of travelers from neighboring Turkey to the Greek islands hit a record high in the first half of 2017 up by 50 percent.

Greece-bound Tourists from Russia, US and Germany Spend More in June

Russian, US and German holidaymakers spent more on their vacation in Greece in June, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Tourism Set to Attract €4.1bn in Investments

A total of €4.1 billion in tourism investments & €3.2 billion in up-coming projects are set to cement the sector as a key driver of the Greek economy. 
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

Too Many Tourists Causing Disruption, Europeans Getting Fed Up

Residents at cities across Europe are telling tourists to go home after the massive inflows of travelers are making life a burden at many destinations.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

UNWTO Barometer Says 2017 Positive Year for Greek Tourism

Greece ranks 2nd in terms of per capita travel surplus and 5th for per capita international tourist receipts, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

SETE: Quality Over Quantity Key for Future of Greek Tourism

Over-taxation, no capital controls and upgrading infrastructure are vital to ensuring a healthy future for Greek tourism, says SETE chief Yiannis Retsos.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

SEV: Greece Tourism Infrastructure Needs Upgrade Now

The Greek tourism sector is showing healthy signs of recovery but for growth to continue infrastructure should be upgraded immediately, according to SEV.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Greek Summer Loading: Expecting 3.2m Visitors in August 

Greece is expecting 3.2 million visitors this month breaking all records and demonstrating the sector’s robust growth.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Smaller Budget, Shorter Stays for Greek Vacationers

SETE says travel spending by Greek holidaymakers has decreased by 65 percent in the last nine years with locals set to vacation less in 2017.
Posted On 02 Aug 2017