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German Tour Operators See Surge in Bookings to Greece

With only two weeks to go until the opening of ITB Berlin 2017, leading German tour operators have informed that travel demand to Greece is on the up.
Posted On 23 Feb 2017

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

Philoxenia–Hotelia 2016 Joint Expo Sees 20,000 Visitors

The three-day Philoxenia – Hotelia exhibition, jointly held on November 18-20 in Thessaloniki, attracted over 20,000 visitors, an increase of 46 percent compared to last year.
Posted On 21 Nov 2016

WTM 2016: SETE Chief Says Sectors Can Work with Tourism to Boost Greek Economy

Tourism can contribute to further growth and play a crucial role in restoring the Greek economy by involving other sectors, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis said on Monday, ahead of the World Travel Market held in London this week.

Greek Tourism Sector Urges Air Traffic Controllers to Suspend 4-day Strike

Key figures of the Greek tourism sector on Saturday called for the country's air traffic controllers to suspend announced strike action.
Posted On 08 Oct 2016

Epirus Region Hosts Fam Trip for Sports Tourism Professionals from Sweden

The Region of Epirus will host a group of sports tourism professionals from Sweden, during a week-long familiarisation trip aimed at positioning Epirus as a leading thematic tourism destination.
Posted On 03 Oct 2016

Travel Trade Athens 2016: Πάνω από 2.000 συναντήσεις Ελλήνων και ξένων παραγόντων του τουρισμού

Στην Αθήνα φτάνουν με πρωτοβουλία του δήμου Αθηναίων 95 κορυφαίοι παράγοντες της παγκόσμιας τουριστικής βιομηχανίας, προκειμένου να συμμετάσχουν στο 4ο Travel Trade Athens 2016, που διοργανώνει την Κυριακή 2 και τη Δευτέρα 3 Οκτωβρίου, η Εταιρία Ανάπτυξης και Τουριστικής Προβολής...

SETE Expresses Concern Over 2016 Tourism Revenue in Greece

Although tourist arrivals to Greece this year are showing an upward trend - very close to the original target of 25 million - revenue seems to be falling below forecasts.
Posted On 26 Sep 2016

GTP Gets the Grand Tour of Athens’ New Gem: The Electra Metropolis

The brand new Electra Metropolis, the fifth hotel of Electra Hotels & Resorts, has opened its doors in the building which up until 2004 housed the Education Ministry on Mitropoleos Street in the heart of Athens.
Posted On 16 Sep 2016

TUI Extends Tourism Season on Kos

TUI Germany has announced that it will expand its programme for the Greek island of Kos with additional seats until the end of October.
Posted On 13 Sep 2016

Greek Island VAT Hike Not Paying Off

The increase in value-added tax (VAT) on Greek islands has not paid off, according to comparative data examining VAT revenues at 20 island destinations.
Posted On 05 Sep 2016

Eastern Halkidiki Sailing, Diving & Cruising Tops ‘Dodeka’ Promo Project

Eastern Halkidiki’s sailing, diving and cruising offerings are set to be promoted through the Dodeka initiative aimed at attracting tourism all year round to the region.
Posted On 19 Aug 2016

US Journalists to Spread the Word about Rhodes and Kos

The tourism department of the Region of the South Aegean is hosting a press trip for American journalists on the islands of Rhodes and Kos.
Posted On 24 Jun 2016

Aristotle’s Tomb Comes to Light?

Greece may be commemorating 2,400 years since Aristotle’s birth but it seems there’s more to celebrate as a Greek archaeologist revealed recently that he had found the great philosopher’s tomb.
Posted On 27 May 2016

Greece to Host First International ‘Blue Flag’ Ceremony

The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has selected Greece as the venue to host its first international "Blue Flag" ceremony.
Posted On 17 May 2016

Scale Suites: A New Approach to Luxury Accommodation in Athens

The "Scale Suites - Luxury Residence" apartment complex, located in the Alimos suburb, has brought a new frontier to luxury accommodation in Athens.
Posted On 11 May 2016

Thomas Cook Introduces New Hotel Brand to the World from Greece

Thomas Cook Group plc, a leading leisure travel company, will introduce its new "Casa Cook" brand of lifestyle beach resorts from Greece.
Posted On 11 Apr 2016

Greece Sees Positive Signs from Russian Market at MITT 2016

Moscow’s International Travel and Tourism Exhibition – MITT recently wrapped up its 23rd edition with many positive signs for Greece.
Posted On 28 Mar 2016

Greece @ ITB 2016 – Photo Report by GTP

Greece received positive and optimistic messages from the German market at the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, ITB Berlin, which marked 50 years.
Posted On 21 Mar 2016

Greece: New Tourism Action Plan to Support Islands Struggling with Refugee Influx

Greece has announced a tourism action plan in view of the new season, which sets out a series of actions required in order to strengthen market share, secure revenue growth and assist the country's islands that are under pressure due to refugee flows.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016