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Peloponnese Seeks to Tap into Vast Tourism Potential

Ways of diversifying the tourism product of the Peloponnese were discussed during a workshop recently held within the 20th Development Forum / Money Show.

GfK Study: Greece Among World’s Top 5 for Tourism Reputation

Greece is ranked fifth among the top five countries in terms of global perception for tourism in the latest Anholt-GfK Nation Brands IndexSM (NBISM) study.
Posted On 17 Nov 2017

Greece’s Winning and Losing Destinations in First Half of 2017

An InSETE study recently examined incoming tourism for each Greek region, comparing first half data for 2016 and 2017 based on number of visits, overnights stays and revenue.
Posted On 17 Nov 2017

Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Region Invests in Year-round Tourism

On the back of a positive trend in tourist traffic for 2017, the Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Region expects to achieve even stronger results by extending the tourism season.

Ten-month Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports Up by 9.9%

Airports across Greece recorded a 9.9 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period in 2016.

Athens Meet Says Culture Key to Tourism Growth in Greece

Greece’s vast cultural legacy can contribute greatly to the development of tourism, according to findings presented at the 2nd Athens Culture Symposium.

Heraklio Port Welcomes New Cruise Ship Terminal

Secretary General for Ports, Port Policy and Maritime Investment Christos Lambridis recently visited Heraklio on Crete, to inaugurate the port’s new cruise terminal.

Halkidiki Hoteliers: Sharing Economy Accounting for €30m in Losses

Hotels and rented room owners in Halkidiki are being deprived of 30 million euros in revenue from the operation of Airbnb-style properties, the Halkidiki Hotel Association said.

London 1st Stop for Athens Roadshow’s MICE Tourism Promo

London was the first stop in a series of actions within the "Athens Roadshow" program aiming to promote the Greek capital, its tourism offerings and conference capacity to a wider market.
Posted On 02 Nov 2017

Rhodes Study Explores Tourism Trends, 1 in 3 Have Not Visited Medieval City

The majority of travelers to Rhodes come primarily for the sea and sun, while one in three has not visited the landmark Medieval city, a study by the Rhodes Association of Hotel Managers reveals.

ITB Berlin, IPK: Travelers Want Luxury

Despite harder economic times, travelers are seeking luxury experiences with holidaymakers spending more, according to the World Travel Monitor.

New Security Checks for All US-bound Travelers Take Effect

American and foreign nationals flying into the US will now have to face enhanced security controls and questioning at airports.
Posted On 27 Oct 2017

MTC Group Takes on Astypalea Island Promotion

The municipality Astypalea has assigned MTC Group to design and implement a year-long strategy for the promotion of the island and its tourist product.

IMIC 2017: The End of Tourism as We Know It

Redefining the way we market and manage tourism and refocusing the attention on the traveler were the key findings of this year’s IMIC 2017 conference.

Kountoura: All-year Tourism to Spur Investments, Create Jobs

Year-round tourism will provide the impetus for investments, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the Capital + Vision 2017 conference recently held in Athens.

Increasing Investment Going into Crete Hotel Sector

Crete is attracting greater investment with the island’s five-star hotels ready to host an additional 25,000 people in the next five years, according to Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis.

IMIC 2017: ‘Smart’ Travel Tools to Ease Congested Tourist Destinations

More tourism - an inevitability - does not have to be a bad thing … thanks to new technologies - more specifically cell phone sensing platforms.
Posted On 20 Oct 2017

South Aegean Region Using Culture to Attract the Crowds

Film screening events, jazz concerts and much more took center stage across the Cyclades this year as part of the South Aegean Region’s  efforts to promote cultural tourism.

Greek Airports Record Surge in Nine-Month Passenger Traffic

An additional 4.1 million passengers have gone through Greece’s airports so far this year compared to the first nine months of 2016, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Administration (HCAA) said.

Study Looks into the Desires of the Female Traveler

Comfort, quiet and wellbeing are the three basic demands women travelers have, according to a study carried out by MGallery and global marketeers IPSOS.