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Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 16 Jan 2015

Faliro Delta Revamp Project Awaits Decision

The infrastructure ministry is expected to decide on the future of planned projects along the Faliro coast, which include the completion of the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center, in the coming days.
Posted On 16 Jan 2015

Larissa Launches Promo Team to Tap into its Tourist Potential

Promoting Larissa and the wider Thessaly region as a tourist destination topped the agenda of the municipality’s newly-launched tourist development and promotion committee, which convened for the first time on Thursday.
Posted On 16 Jan 2015

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels to hold 4th General Assembly on Feb. 6

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will hold its 4th General Assembly on February 6 at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition center during the 10th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA.
Posted On 16 Jan 2015

Health Tourism Challenges in the Spotlight at IHTC Convention in Greece

The challenges and potential of health tourism will be the focus of the International Health Tourism Convention (IHTC) to take place in March 11-14 at the Royal Olympic Hotel in central Athens.
Posted On 16 Jan 2015

British ‘Earlybirds’ Place Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for 2015

Based on early bookings of British holidaymakers, Greece is among the most popular destinations for the coming year, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) revealed today.
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

Pacific World Index Ranks Greece Among Top Three Most Popular Europe Destinations

Greece has been listed among the top three most popular destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), in the Pacific World Destination Index for December 2014.
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

BMI Report Sees Upsurge in Arrivals to Greece Between 2015 and 2018

With Greece estimated to have finally returned to economic growth in 2014, the outlook for 2015-2018 is looking relatively positive, according to Business Monitor International’s (BMI) Greece Q1 2015 Tourism Report.
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

Rise in Number of Americans Planning to Visit Greece

More Americans are interested in traveling to Greece in 2015, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism (HACT) said on Wednesday, adding however that US tour operators are on standby until the election period is over and the situation stabilizes.
Posted On 14 Jan 2015

Travel Trade Athens 2015 Set to Build Bridges, Boost Tourism

The 3rd Travel Trade Athens workshop, set for April 27, in the Greek capital, will again this year bring together tourism industry professionals with the aim to introduce the country’s offerings and promote the Greek experience.
Posted On 14 Jan 2015

Tourism Ministry Proposes Slew of Actions to Improve Athens Center

"Our goal is for Athens to become a metropolitan center for tourism at a European and global level and a strong and attractive city break destination," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Tuesday.
Posted On 13 Jan 2015

Greece 11-Month Passenger Numbers Up to 43 Million

Greek airports recorded increased air traffic in 2014 with a total of 43 million passengers making their way through Greek airports from January to November, according to figures released by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 13 Jan 2015

Greek Agency Signature Travel Rewards Clients with Bon-Us Voyage Plan

In tune with the challenging times and changing demands, Greek travel company Signature Travel presented on Monday, its “Bon-Us Voyage” program, offering customers discounts on deals and products as well as added benefits to partners.
Posted On 13 Jan 2015

SETE Maintains Positive Outlook for Greek Tourism

The outlook for Greek tourism in 2015 remains positive despite an air of uncertainty in the mind of the global public opinion regarding Greece created by much of the international media coverage of the January 25 elections.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

Greek Islands among Top 10 Global Destinations for 2015

The Irish Independent has included the Greek islands in its top ten countdown of the best global destinations for 2015.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

US Company Pleasant Holidays Adds Greece to its Package Deals

One of the largest American travel companies, Pleasant Holidays, has added Greece to its roster of destinations, as well as two Windstar Cruises from Athens to Istanbul.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

Reema Al Marzooqi Steps in as Emirates Chief in Greece, Albania

Reema Al Marzooqi has been named new managing director of Emirates for Greece and Albania.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

Prime Minister Underlines Importance of Greek Tourism

Tourism and uncertainty do not go together, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday from Rhodes in the context of New Democracy's pre-election campaign just two weeks until elections.
Posted On 10 Jan 2015

Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Vie for 2021 European Cultural Capital

The Greek culture ministry announced on Wednesday, the launch of website ecoc2021.culture.gr, inviting Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital in 2021 to submit applications.
Posted On 09 Jan 2015

Central Macedonia’s Promo Campaign Hits Athens Metro Stations

Central Macedonia has taken center stage at 31 metro stations in the Greek capital in efforts to establish the region as a leading year-round destination.
Posted On 09 Jan 2015