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WTTC: Greek Tourism to Remain Robust to 2027, Driver of Economy

The Greek tourism sector’s contribution to the GDP by 2027 will reach 54.7 billion euros or 23.8 percent, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Property Experts See Potential in Greek Hotel Sector

A number of important deals were completed last year in the Greek hotel industry, while more international firms are looking into doing business in the country, according to a report.

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.

Kountoura: 2017 will be the Best Year in the History of Greek Tourism

If nothing unexpected occurs then 2017 will so far be the best year in the history of Greek tourism, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 14 Apr 2017

Eurobank: Brexit Could Affect Greece’s Tourism Industry

Brexit could affect the travel ability of Britons if the process negatively affects their income and increases the cost of traveling abroad.

Urban Renewal Priority for Piraeus, Aiming for Tourism

Piraeus Municipal authorities are proceeding with a 15m euros redevelopment program to transform the port city into a major tourism destination.

GNTO Attends WTM Latin America 2017, Comes Closer to Brazilian Market

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General, Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, held a series of meetings with Brazilian tourism professionals at the World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America 2017.

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.

Greece Looks to Sign Tourism MoU with Kenya

Tourism officials from Greece and Kenya discussed the signing of a tourism MoU to enhance cooperation between the two countries.

Athens’ 11th Aviation Conference to Focus on Medical Health Certificates, Drones

The 11th "Aviation - Present and Future" Conference in Athens will focus on Medical Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).

Porto Carras Grand Resort Collects Five Hospitality Distinctions

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki was honored at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2017, for its golf course, congress facilities, casinos, marina and coastal area.

The Secrets of Corfu Cuisine by the Greek Gastronomy Guide

On occasion of the Easter holiday, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) together with food specialists, the Greek Gastronomy Guide takes you to the Ionian island of Corfu.
Posted On 12 Apr 2017

Revisions to Greece Shoreline Use Law

Parties wishing to make use of shoreline, beach or river bank in Greece will be able to bid online, while leasing time will be reduced from five to three years.

Skyscanner Gives Insights on Travel Habits of the Greeks

The Greeks love to travel but tend to book their flights late and pay more. "The earlier you book, the cheaper you fly," says Skyscanner's Murat Ozkok-Ohr.
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

Halkidiki Aims to Attract More Italian Visitors in 2017

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has embarked on a series of promotional activities in the Italian market, aiming to attract more visitors from Italy to Halkidiki this year.

Skiathos Princess Hotel to Hold Painting Workshop with Renowned British Artists

The Skiathos Princess Hotel will hold a painting workshop in June with renowned British artists Phoebe Dickinson and Lucy Kent.

Athens Pride Goes to Central Syntagma Square

The Athens Pride Festival will take place at Syntagma Square for the first time, aiming to raise awareness on issues that concern the LGBTQI community in Greece.

Greece Promotes Tourism Ties with Kazakhstan and Qatar

Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura recently received the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Athens, Alexei Volkov and the Ambassador of Qatar in Athens, Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama, and discussed ways of strengthening ties in the tourism sector.

Thessaloniki Rising as Choice Tourist Destination

Thessaloniki is winning over the crowds thanks to the experiences it offers, hotel satisfaction and consistency in its services, according to a survey presented recently by the city's hotels association.

Titania Hotel in Athens Concludes Large-scale Renovation

The Titania Hotel in Athens recently concluded a large-scale renovation plan, which included upgrading all areas in the 11-story building.