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Greece Tourism Revenues Still Lagging Despite More Visitors

A Bank of Greece survey urges tourism sector stakeholders to focus more on attracting additional overnight stays rather than increasing foreign visitor arrivals. 
Posted On 03 Jul 2017

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

TUI, Thomas Cook Say Brisk Demand for Greece

Global tour giants TUI and Thomas Cook say the number of bookings for Greek destinations has grown significantly this summer.

Bank of Greece Sees 1.6% GDP Growth, Lower than Expected

The Bank of Greece cut its annual growth forecast, as it estimates the economy to grow by 1.6% percent, which is lower than the 2.5% previously expected.

More Chinese Travelers Setting Sights on Greece

Over 1.5 million Chinese tourists are expected to Greece in the coming years, who are interested in the country's attractions, culture and shopping market.

ATOR: Russian Tourists Prefer Crete, Rhodes, Corfu

Russian travelers are selecting Crete, Corfu and Rhodes for their 2017 summer holidays, according to the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR). 

Tourism on Eastern Aegean Islands Regains Momentum

Tourism flows across the Eastern Aegean islands, which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis, have begun to pick up pace, according to sector professionals.

Tourism to Crete Boosts Alcohol Consumption

Robust tourism flows and higher incomes have sent alcohol consumption on the island of Crete to new heights in the first five months of 2017.

Greek Tourism Minister Says Sector Scoring High on Growth

The Greek tourism sector is moving full speed ahead with a growth rate of 7 percent, double the international average at 3-4 percent, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Greece’s Inbound Visitors Grow 3.2% in First Four Months of 2017

The number of inbound visitors to Greece during the January-April 2017 period increased by 3.2 percent, according to the Bank of Greece
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Hotrec: Quality, Variety of Local Cuisine Lands Greece Among Europe’s Top 3 Foodie Destinations

Greece is in the top three European destinations with regards to overall quality and variety of local food and cuisine, according to a Hotrec survey.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

June Airbnb-style Rentals Picking Up Pace in Greece

All the more Greeks are opting to rent out their homes short term in June through Internet platforms, marking a 40 percent increase compared to 2014.

Booking.com: Greece Among Top Global Food Destinations

Greece ranks fourth on a list of top food destinations around the world, as endorsed by the travelers of online booking platform Booking.com.

Summer 2017: Mykonos, Paros, Tinos Top Destination Preferences of the Greeks

The islands of Mykonos, Paros and Tinos lead the destination preferences of the Greeks for summer 2017, a recent survey revealed.

Limited Investment Thwarting Greece’s Recovery, Report Says

Pulling Greece out of investment stagnancy must involve carefully planned policies that will be implemented with consistency, a PwC report says.