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NBG: Tourism Helps Propel Greece’s GDP into Positive Territory

Greece’s robust tourism sector is expected to boost the country’s GDP by 1.6 percentage points in 2017, according to the National Bank of Greece (NBG).

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Grows 8.1% in Jan-Aug

Athens airport serviced 14.5 million passengers in the first eight months of 2017, up 8.1 percent year-on-year, according to recent data by AIA.
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

Tax Free Shopping in Greece Gains Momentum

Increasing tourist flows boosted tax free shopping in Greece by 44 percent in the first seven months of the year compared to 2016, according to Global Blue.

Greece Ranks Top Summer Destination for Polish Travelers

Greece ranks as the top summer holiday destination for Polish travelers as bookings between April 28-August 31 grew by 19 percent year on year.

Ernst & Young: Foreign Direct Investment Lagging Behind in Greece

Foreign direct investment projects in Greece over the 2011-2015 period were lagging behind compared to other European countries, according to Ernst & Young (EY).

Moore Stephens: Cyber Security, Geopolitics, Costs Main Risks to Shipping

Cyber security, geopolitics and operating costs are among the greatest risks to the shipping sector, according to business advisors Moore Stephens.

Passenger Traffic to Greek Isles Picks Up in June-August

Outbound passenger traffic from the port of Piraeus to the Greek islands increased in the June-August period compared to the same period in 2016.
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

Greek Merchant Fleet Stronger in June

Greece’s shipping fleet, among the world's strongest, grew by 0.9 percent in June 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.
Posted On 31 Aug 2017

AirHelp Assesses Greek Airports Under Fraport Management

Legal services provider AirHelp has proceeded with the assessment of 14 regional airports in Greece run by Fraport for the June 15 - August 16 period.
Posted On 30 Aug 2017

Greece Expected to Welcome More Arrivals by Air in September

Scheduled airline seats for foreign arrivals at regional airports in Greece are expected to rise in September by 13% compared to the same month last year.

Greece a Top Choice for Balkan Travelers

All the more travelers from Balkan countries are opting to vacation in Greece, with arrivals up by 115.6 percent in the 2009-2015 period.
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

Greek Deposit Inflows Slowly Picking Up Pace

Private sector deposits at Greek banks picked up pace in the summer months on back of improved tourism figures and following the third bailout deal.
Posted On 28 Aug 2017

Athens Hotels See Increase in Occupancy Rates, ADR and RevPAR in July

Hotels in Athens reported positive results in terms of occupancy, average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR), according to recent data by STR Global.
Posted On 25 Aug 2017

More Turkish Travelers Vacationing on the Greek Islands

The number of travelers from neighboring Turkey to the Greek islands hit a record high in the first half of 2017 up by 50 percent.

Fully-booked Spain May Bolster Greece Tourism

Higher prices and over crowding in Spain are expected to boost tourism to cheaper destinations including Greece.
Posted On 24 Aug 2017