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Five-star Resorts Packed for Greece’s Aug. 15 Holiday, Rates Soar

Five-star hotels at popular destinations across Greece are fully booked and charging higher rates for the August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday.

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

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

Greece’s Q1 Tourism Revenue, Arrivals Not Up to Par

Greece's Tourism receipts for the January-March period reached €513.2 million, lower than the same period in 2015, while arrivals dropped by 1.8 percent.

Athens Among World’s Top 50 Millennial Destinations

Athens is among the world’s top 50 cities attracting millennials and first in terms of housing, scoring highest for cities with under 1 million inhabitants.

Greece Tourism Revenue Down in January

Greek tourism revenue declined by 2.4 percent in the first month of the year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece (BoG).

SETE: Greece 2016 Tourist Arrivals Break Record

Greek tourism is going strong, marking some 30 million tourist arrivals in 2016, according to tentative figures released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

SETE: Greece’s Jan.-Aug. 2016 Incoming Traffic Marks Upturn

Incoming traffic through Greece’s main airports escalated in the first eight months of the year up by 6.5 percent or by an additional 753,000 arrivals, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said on Wednesday.
Posted On 14 Sep 2016

ICAP: Greece Tourism Growth Boosts Hospitality Sector

Greece’s hospitality sector is seeing a boost in revenues thanks to an ongoing upward trend in tourism, a recent ICAP sector study reveals.

Bank Analysts See Potential in Greek Tourism

Tourism traffic to Greece stands to gain in great part from the ongoing insecurity in the surrounding region and the improved visa procedure for Russian and Chinese travelers, according to Alpha Bank analysts.

Sector Body Says Greece Evaluation Process Thwarting Tourism

Greece’s ongoing negotiation and evaluation process may be taking a toll on tourism and forthcoming revenue, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said this week.
Posted On 05 May 2016

Greece’s 10-month Travel Services Balance Up

Greece’s travel services balance recorded a surplus for the January-October 2015 period, up by 5 percent to 11,858 million euros compared to 11,294 million euros last year, according to provisional data released by the Bank of Greece on Tuesday.
Posted On 23 Dec 2015

British, German Tourists Bring in the Cash to Greece

Travelers from the UK and Germany boosted the Greek economy by spending about 1.48 billion euros each between January and August this year, according to the Bank of Greece.
Posted On 26 Oct 2015

Athens Airport Breaks Traffic Record with 8m Passengers in 1st Half

Some 8 million travelers went through Athens International Airport gates in the first six months of the year, breaking all records to date.
Posted On 07 Jul 2015

Zakynthos Welcomes Increased Travel Traffic for June

Tourist traffic to the Ionian island of Zakynthos recorded a modest rise, up by 5.01 percent for June, compared to the same period in 2014, marking an overall 4.12 percent increase for the first six months of the year.
Posted On 07 Jul 2015

UK, US Travelers Boost Q1 Travel Revenues in Greece

Holidaymakers from the US and the UK boosted revenues in Greece by 14.4 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.
Posted On 24 Jun 2015