The number of Russian travelers to Greece and the resultant spending has given the Greek economy a much-needed boost with arrivals up by 47.6 percent at 83,000 and spending increased by 8.7 percent or 54 million euros in the first five months of the year, according to data...
Greece's tourism progress this year heavily depends upon arrivals by road and developments in Turkey, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told journalists during a media briefing on Thursday.
Set to become one of the world’s fine wine tourism destinations, the Greek island of Santorini will host the 1st Wine Tourism Congress (IMIC 2016) on October 14-16 at the Petros M Nomikos Conference Center in Firostefani.
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.
Greece’s tourism and trade sector bodies are calling on the government to push for the implementation of electronic transactions in efforts to cut operational costs for both businesses and government and to tackle tax evasion.
2016 will be a good year for Greek tourism, but it is essential for all to assist in order for Greece to maintain its competitiveness, according to a study of Eurobank that was presented on Thursday at the 1st Greek Tourism Conference in Athens.
Greek consular services in Moscow are meeting the increased demand for visas by Russian nationals wishing to travel to Greece, Alternate Foreign Minister Nikos Xydakis said on Tuesday, adding that the goal is to further increase tourist flows from Russia.
It was all about sea and sailing at this year’s East Med Yacht Show held at Piraeus’ Zea Marina, featuring some of the finest boats on the market and attracting experts of the field to share experiences paving the way for the “Sea Days 2016, Go Piraeus!” events which kick off on...
The government is postponing until 2018 a new levy that was to be charged on accommodation this year, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during the 24th annual general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) on Thursday.
If Greece does not reach the target of issuing 7,000 visas on a daily basis for the Russians then it will not see increased arrival numbers from that market, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
Featuring some of the finest boats on the market, the 15th East Med Yacht Show, to be held at the popular Zea Marina in Piraeus, on May 13-18, promises to get you on a boat and fast, sailing the Greek islands.