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Greece Sees Tourist Arrivals Rise 6.2% in First Nine Months

Greece welcomed 14 million international visitor arrivals by air in the first nine months of this year, 6.2 percent more than in the comparable period in 2014.
Posted On 12 Oct 2015

Gentlemen, Start Your Engines: Seajets Acropolis Rally Ready for Action

Race car lovers take your seats as some of the world’s best drivers participate in the annual Seajets 2015 Acropolis Rally, to kick off on Saturday, October 10, in front of the “Dionysos" restaurant, at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens.
Posted On 08 Oct 2015

Cycling Police Officers to Patrol Athens, Thessaloniki

Police officers on bikes will be patrolling Athens’ historic center as well as Thessaloniki neighborhoods as part of a Greek Police force pilot program aiming to boost protection and services for residents and visitors.
Posted On 07 Oct 2015

Google Athens Event Reveals the Way We Travel

In efforts to inform travel-related businesses and professionals on the latest trends as well as examine the impact of the internet on travel, Travel@Google recently organized a day event in Athens titled “The Way We Travel”.
Posted On 05 Oct 2015

Greece Sees More Arrivals by Air, Road in Jan-Aug

International tourist arrivals to Greece by air continued to show a strong upward trend in August as well as during the first eight months of the year, InSETE’s latest report showed.
Posted On 29 Sep 2015

Travel Channel’s ‘Booze Traveler’ Visits Greece for Intoxicating Fun

Travel Channel's global nomad, Jack Maxwell, visited Greece, for the season premiere of “Booze Traveler” on September 28, sampling everything from tsipouro and masticha to soumada and raki.
Posted On 28 Sep 2015

Hersonissos Launches Festive Cultural Events for World Tourism Day 2015

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Municipality of Hersonissos on Crete has launched a rich program of festive cultural events running until October 4.
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Porto Veneziano Chania: A Little Bit of Magic, A Lot of Luxury

Whether it’s a great view, soothing comfort, delectable food or just good old hospitality you’re after, then the Hotel Porto Veneziano, located on the picturesque Venetian harbor of Chania, Crete, is the place to be.
Posted On 21 Sep 2015

Marine Tours to Participate in ‘Global Oil & Gas Black Sea and Mediterranean’ Expo, Conference

Greek travel group Marine Tours has announced that it will participate in this year’s “Global Oil & Gas Black Sea and Mediterranean” exhibition and conference, to be held at Athens’ Metropolitan Expo on September 23-24.
Posted On 21 Sep 2015

Greece’s Domes of Elounda Joins Marriott’s ‘Autograph Collection’

The Domes of Elounda on Crete, Greece, has joined the Autograph Collection Hotels, a brand within Marriott International's global portfolio comprised of upper upscale and luxury, independent, hotels.
Posted On 15 Sep 2015

Greek Tourism On a Roll, Banner Year Expected

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Greece’s main industry body, is anticipating some 26 million international visitor arrivals and revenue above 14.5 billion euros this year, provided that the country’s market conditions are stable.
Posted On 10 Sep 2015

Greek Airports See 9.7% Rise in Jan-Aug Passenger Traffic

New data released on Wednesday by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority shows that passenger traffic at Greece’s airports is on the up.
Posted On 09 Sep 2015

TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS Launches Courses for Hotel Inspectors

TÜV Austria Hellas has announced a specialized training program for hotel classification inspectors.
Posted On 09 Sep 2015

‘Die Presse’: Capital Controls No Obstacle for Tourism to Greece

Greece may have found itself between a rock and a hard place this summer with everything from capital controls and political instability to lingering talk of a “grexit” and a painful refugee influx but it appears that nothing managed to keep tourists aside.
Posted On 08 Sep 2015

‘Navarino Challenge’ 2015 Coming Up!

The “Navarino Challenge” will welcome people of all ages from Greece and abroad on September 11-13 with an enriched schedule of sports and entertainment.
Posted On 04 Sep 2015

Crete Tourism Sector Pros Launch Discount Plan to Boost Business

Tourism sector professionals on the island of Crete have joined forces to boost business and extend the tourism season by introducing a discount scheme across shops and services.
Posted On 03 Sep 2015

Ryanair Announces Extra Chania-Athens Flight On Election Day, Sept 20, in Greece

Ryanair announced that an additional scheduled flight will run on the Chania - Athens service on Sunday, September 20, to facilitate the travel of Greeks that vote in the country's capital city.
Posted On 02 Sep 2015

All the More Say ‘I Do’ in Greece

Greece is steadily growing into a leading destination for those ready to tie the knot, with all the more resorts and boutique hotels across the country and on its isles ready to offer everything from legal arrangements to the best cake.

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