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Eurostat: Tourism Nights Spent in Greece Rise in 2016

The number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in Greece in 2016 is expected to have reached some 99,8 million, up by 1.2 percent compared to 2015.
Posted On 24 Jan 2017

Greece’s Alternative Tourism Choices Draw Attention at Matka 2017 Expo

The stand of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) attracted a large crowd at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair that recently ran in Helsinki, Finland.
Posted On 24 Jan 2017

HotelBrain Promises the Best at ‘Absolut Mykonos Suites & More’

Five-star service and cutting-edge design is now on offer at HotelBrain's new pride and joy: the "Absolut Mykonos Suites & More".
Posted On 24 Jan 2017

Trump & Tourism: The Impact on Greece

Greek tourism experts expect that newly-elected US President Donald Trump’s policies once put in place will have a positive impact on sector figures.
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Major Luxury Hotels to Set Up Shop at Athens’ Omonia Square

Properties on and around Athens' central Omonia Square have been slated for renovation or reconstruction in order to re-open as luxury hotels,
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Travel Receipts in Greece Drop 6.6% in Jan-Nov 2016

Travel receipts in Greece dropped 6.6 percent during January-November 2016, compared to the same period a year before, according to the Bank of Greece.
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Airport Data Reveals Strong German Traveler Interest in Greece

Data from Traveltainment Market Analytics has placed Greece among the top 10 emerging destinations for German travelers.
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

Greece Among Countries with Most Booking.com 2016 Guest Review Awards

Over 12,400 accommodation properties in Greece delivered great experiences and were honored with Booking.com’s 2016 Guest Review Award.
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

University Study Reveals Refugee Crisis Repercussions on Greek Island Tourism

The ongoing influx of refugees seeking access to Europe through the Eastern Aegean islands is impacting tourism growth, according to a new study.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Porto Palace and Aegli Hotels Join SETE Tourism Body

The hotels Porto Palace in Thessaloniki and Aegli in Volos have announced their membership within the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Travel Journalist Maya Tsoclis to Chair Tourism Awards 2017 Judging Committee

Greek travel journalist Maya Tsoclis will chair the Tourism Awards 2017 judging committee, the event's organizers have announced.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Main Greek Court Says Shops to Stay Closed on Sundays

Greece's Council of State has ruled against a 2014 decision by the serving development minister to allow the optional operation of shops across Attica and elsewhere on random Sundays throughout the year.
Posted On 17 Jan 2017

Top Spots in Greece for Gay Travelers in 2017

Greece is growing into a favourite destination for gay travelers with all the more regions offering the best of accommodation, beaches and nightlife.
Posted On 17 Jan 2017

Bank of Greece: Foreign Visitors Up, Travel Receipts Down in Jan-Sep 2016

The number of non-resident inbound visitors to Greece increased by 6.1 percent but travel receipts decreased by 7.9 percent, according to Bank of Greece data concerning the developments in the balance of travel services for January-September 2016.
Posted On 16 Jan 2017

TUI: German Tourists Choose Greece Over Turkey for Summer 2017 Holidays

Greece has replaced Turkey as the second most popular destination for German tourists, according to tour operator TUI Germany.
Posted On 13 Jan 2017

Serres to Host Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum

Serres in Greece will host the 1st Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum in May with the participation of 17 countries, 42 panelists and 500 delegates.
Posted On 13 Jan 2017

Parliament Approves MoU Between Greece and Egypt for Tourism Cooperation

The Greek parliament approved the draft law on "Ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Greece and Egypt for cooperation in the field of tourism".
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Turkish Lira’s Nosedive a Blow to Tourism, Economy

The Turkish lira's record low in the first week of the year has come on top of extremist attacks, a failed and fatal coup, and a diplomatic row with Russia, to take a toll on the country’s tourism.
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Athens Airport Closes 2016 with Record 20.02 Million Passengers

Passenger numbers at Athens International Airport reached a new record high in 2016 at 20.02 million.
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Greece Tops Austrian Travelers’ Wish List for 2017

Greece is a favorite destination for Austrian holidaymakers judging by their pre-bookings, according to TUI Austria.
Posted On 11 Jan 2017