At the dawn of the new year, travelers are making dreams and tourism professionals are making plans for the days ahead. And by the looks of things, travel is taking a turn for the more genuine. Adventure and hands-on experience go hand-in-hand this year leaving the good old...
Greeks took fewer holidays and cut their vacation period short in 2015, according to the latest data released by the country’s statistical authority ELSTAT, costing the local tourism industry up to 121 million euros in takings.
Athens is ready to host some 4.5 million visitors this year and the Guardian is describing the rising tourism numbers as a “miracle”, adding that much of the upsurge is linked to Greece’s safety record.
Ahead of its 20th anniversary, Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) recently revealed what's trending in the world of travel and lifestyle. The trend this year? Luxury travel is about discovering the unknown… everything from Iran and Sudan to a lesser known Greek island.
For millennials - the computer-savvy 20- to 30-somethings - life is all at your fingertips, and with new technology mushrooming at unspeakable speeds, it’s time the hospitality industry take heed, especially of a group that's been predicted to become its biggest customers by 2020.
The northern port city of Thessaloniki has proven to be resilient despite the ongoing political turmoil in Greece, with incoming tourism holding ground, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.