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Greece Jan-Feb 2017 Tourism Revenue Down

Tourism revenue in Greece decreased by 2.7 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2016, while tourism traffic declined by 2.8 percent.

More Islands Added to ‘Cyclades Trail Cup’ 2017 Running Event

Greece's islands will once again come into the spotlight through the Cyclades Trail Cup, which this year sees more destinations added to the sports event.
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

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.

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

Olympia Odos Patra-bound Motorway Opens to Traffic

The journey from Athens to Patra, one of Greece's major port cities, will now take only an hour and 40 minutes, following the opening of the new Olympia Odos motorway.

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

Santorini’s Kalisti Hotel & Suites Completes Renovation

Kalisti Hotel & Suites, located on the renowned island of Santorini, recently concluded an extensive renovation of all its rooms.
Posted On 10 Apr 2017

WEF: Greece Jumps 7 Places in Global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Rankings

Greece made an impressive climb of seven places in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

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.

Santorini’s Santo Maris Welcomes Guests with Renewed Facilities and Services

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini will open its doors for the second year on Monday, April 10, highlighting the beginning of its operation for the 2017 season.
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

TUI’s German Clients Say Greek Hotel Services of Higher Quality

Greek hotel services have improved in quality, says a TUI Germany survey released by Elke Janssen, head of TUI Hotel Consulting & Quality Management.

Greek Archaeological Sites, Museums Still to Announce Extended Hours

The Culture Ministry has said that 1,314 employees would be hired in order to extend visiting hours at major sites across Greece.

Shipping Minister: Incentives to Attract Boats to Greece

The Greek Shipping Ministry is planning to reduce rates at marinas for boats not in use, while it will look into the issue of illegal boat licenses and the implementation of environmental regulations at marinas.

Top Travel Agents Explore Veria in Greece

Representatives from 25 leading travel agencies from abroad have come to know the main attractions and cuisine of Veria in Greece.
Posted On 03 Apr 2017

‘Holiday Suites Arnis Street’ Ready to Host Athens Visitors

Tucked away in an Athens side street, "Holiday Suites Arnis Street" is ready to offer visitors to the Greek capital a home away from home.

Sunny Forecast for Greek Tourism by SETE Intelligence

Incoming traffic to Greece, including cruise travelers, is forecast to reach 28 million in 2017, according to SETE Intelligence.
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

Thessaly Region Campaign Takes Off in Full Force

An integrated marketing plan for Thessaly that aims to strengthen the region's brand and attract visitors from new markets was presented recently.
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

Wyndham Grand Athens Marks Opening with Party, Two Awards

The five-star Wyndham Grand Athens marked its official launch of operations with a spectacular opening party, fine food and plenty of champagne.
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

Kudos Again to Greek Isle Alonissos for ‘Green’ Practices

The Northern Sporades island of Alonissos has yet again gained recognition for its commitment to sustainable practices and policies clinching an award during this year’s Mediterranean Panorama 2017, held recently in Stockholm.
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

Greek Ferry Shipping Traffic Steady for Easter

Ferry shipping traffic for the Orthodox Easter period is expected to record last year’s levels, according to the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN).
Posted On 28 Mar 2017