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Greece Looking to Tap into Benefits of Sports Tourism

The Culture Ministry's General Secretariat of Sports is seeking ways to create integrated packages for sport and leisure and promote major athletic events.

Fam Trips, Foreign Productions Promoting Aegean Isles

Foreign show productions and fam trips for bloggers, journalists and tour operators are keeping the Aegean islands in the spotlight.

Forestry Dept, Archaeology Council Still Keeping Hellinikon Project on Hold

Set to bring billions of euros into state coffers and create over 70,000 jobs, the Hellinikon project along the up-and-coming Athenian Riviera is still on hold.

Greek Airports See 9.7% Increase in Summer 2017 Passenger Traffic

Greek airports saw a 9.7 percent increase in passenger traffic during the three summer months of 2017.
Posted On 14 Sep 2017

Greek September Sees Hotel Rates Rise

Hotel rates at popular destinations across Greece have increased by 22 percent for the month of September, according to a Trivago report.

Hellenikon Project Turning into Pipe Dream Amid Approval Games

The multi-billion-euro Hellenikon land project on the Athenian Riviera has received the green light from the Central Council for Modern Monuments.

Multi-billion-euro Hellenikon Investment Dogged by Delays… Again

The highly anticipated Hellenikon project along the Athenian Riviera has run into the scrutiny of Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

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

Sifnos Set to Serve Up Cycladic Treats at Tselemenetes Food Fest

Sifnos will treat visitors and locals to the best of Greek island cuisine on Sept. 7-9 at its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes".
Posted On 30 Aug 2017

South Aegean Region Authorities Say Tourism in Good Shape

Tourism to the South Aegean Region is on the right track with the positive trend expected to continue into September and October.
Posted On 29 Aug 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

Fully-booked Spain May Bolster Greece Tourism

Higher prices and over crowding in Spain are expected to boost tourism to cheaper destinations including Greece.
Posted On 24 Aug 2017

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.

Five-star Tax Dodgers Uncovered by Greek Revenue Inspectors

Greek tax inspectors recently proceeded with checks to over 700 accommodation facilities, including five-star hotels and rooms to let, throughout Greece.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

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

Athens a Top Pick for Chinese Travelers

Chinese holidaymakers are choosing Athens as a leading destination for their travels in the coming 12 months, according to a recent survey.
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

TUI Reports Strong Q3 Performance, Expects Good Year

TUI Group recorded turnover growth of 16.41 percent to €4.94 billion with EBITA climbing 18.7 percent to €191.0 million in the Q3 2016/17 period.