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Greece May See 2015 Tourist Arrivals, Revenue Rise Above Forecasts

2015 seems to be on its way to becoming another record-breaking year for Greece’s tourism sector, according to recent data.
Posted On 26 Aug 2015

Greece Keeps High Guest Satisfaction Rating in July Despite Capital Controls

Greek hotels received a high guest satisfaction rating in July, despite the uncertainty in the country due to capital controls at the time.
Posted On 26 Aug 2015

Sitia, Crete: ‘So Hard to Say Goodbye’ – Promo Video

The Municipality of Sitia recently released its second promotional video, as part of its official tourism campaign entitled "Sitia: Discover the authentic Crete".
Posted On 25 Aug 2015

Perissa Beach on Santorini Offers Swimming Access to the Disabled

A special mobility ramp, powered by the sun, has been installed at Perissa beach on Santorini to provide swimming access to people with disabilities.
Posted On 24 Aug 2015

Tourism Industry Vital for Employment in Greece, Figures Show

Greek tourism contributes to the country's employment and boosts the revenue of social security funds, more than other sectors of the economy, recent figures show.
Posted On 21 Aug 2015

ABTA Travel Convention Expected to Give Peloponnese, Greece, Tourism Boost

Hosting the 2015 Travel Convention of the Association of British Travel Agents can be a great way for the Greek Region of the Peloponnese to showcase itself to the travel industry and for key players in the industry to forge new relationships with that destination, according to...
Posted On 19 Aug 2015

Ellinair Extends Seasonal Domestic Routes Due to Popular Demand

Greek carrier Ellinair, member of Mouzenidis Group, announced on Monday that it is extending three summer season routes in Greece until the end of September.
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Greek-Turkish Tourism Relations to Be Explored in Mytilini

A two-day Greek-Turkish conference and exhibition will take place in Mytilini, Lesvos and Ayvalik, northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey, this weekend, August 22-23.
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Kos Mayor: Tourists Continue to Safely Enjoy Holidays on the Island of Solidarity

"The issue of the control and management of the migration flow is a European problem, and exceeds the capabilities of a small island like Kos", the island's mayor, George Kyritsis, said in an announcement referring to the major influx of refugees from the Turkish coast.
Posted On 13 Aug 2015

TUI: Bookings to Greece See Improvement in Recent Weeks

TUI, the parent company of travel agents Thomson and First Choice Travel, said on Thursday that bookings to Greece have been recovering in recent weeks.
Posted On 13 Aug 2015

Which August 15 Holiday Destinations Did Greeks Search for Most?

Hotel comparison website Trivago recently released data on the most popular destinations searched online by Greeks for the August 15 holiday.
Posted On 12 Aug 2015

Santorini to Push for All-year-round Tourism Season

The Municipality of Thera has rounded up a number of Santorini's tourism forms and has announced a collaborative effort to keep the tourists coming after the summer sun has gone and establish the Cycladic island as an all-year-round tourism destination.
Posted On 11 Aug 2015

Commission Unveils Program to Boost Local Economy, Tourism in Five Greek Regions

People living in five border regions in Greece will benefit from a new EU supported cross border program adopted on Friday by the European Commission.
Posted On 11 Aug 2015

Greece’s Tourism Set to Withstand the Country’s Economic Woes

Greek tourism is showing strong signs of resilience, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in an announcement on Monday.
Posted On 10 Aug 2015

Overnight Stays in Thessaloniki Steady, Room Prices Up

The number of overnight stays in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, for the first half of 2015 increased slightly but was smaller compared to last year's corresponding period, compared to the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Thessaloniki...

Greek Minister Kountoura Talks Tourism With Al Jazeera

Greece's tourism industry continues to prove its resilience and sees visitor numbers rising compared to last year, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura informed the Al Jazeera television network.
Posted On 29 Jul 2015

Greece’s Blue Flag Marinas Will Be Showcased in Scandinavia For the First Time

Greece's Blue Flag marinas will be presented for the first time to the Scandinavian public at the 3rd exhibition for Greece and Cyprus "Grekland Panorama Med Cypern" on February 11-13, 2016, in Stockholm.
Posted On 28 Jul 2015

The Greek Summer is ‘Happening Now’. Spread the Word!

Greek tourism professionals and businesses are invited to take part in the country's new national communication campaign and spread the word that the unique Greek summer is "happening now".
Posted On 24 Jul 2015

Germans and Austrians are Travelling to Greece this Summer

Despite the crisis and the somewhat dramatic developments in recent weeks regarding Greece's financial situation, German and Austrian travellers are choosing the country for their summer holidays this year.
Posted On 23 Jul 2015

Happening Now: #GreekSummer – New National Campaign to Boost Bookings to Greece

A new national communication campaign, which highlights Greece's actual image and aims to boost last minute bookings to the country, has been launched.
Posted On 22 Jul 2015