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IOBE Trims Greece’s Growth Forecast Due to Lagging Bailout Progress

The Greek economy will grow by up to 1.5 percent in 2017, below January forecasts, as the lingering bailout negotiation process continues to fuel uncertainty.
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

German Tourist Trust Recovering After Terror Strikes, Greece Leading Choice

Greece remains steadily at the top of German travelers’ choices for vacation this summer, according to tour operators in Germany.

Greece Jan-Feb 2017 Tourism Revenue Down

Tourism revenue in Greece decreased by 2.7 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2016, while tourism traffic declined by 2.8 percent.

HACT: Greece to See Rise in Visitors, Tourism Revenue from the U.S.

The Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism expects Greece to see a rise in visitor numbers and tourism revenue from the United States this year.

British Tourists Expected in Greece Despite UK Developments

Summer bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece for travel in 2017 are recording a double-digit increase over last year's numbers.
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Athens Among World’s Top 50 Millennial Destinations

Athens is among the world’s top 50 cities attracting millennials and first in terms of housing, scoring highest for cities with under 1 million inhabitants.

WTTC: Greek Tourism to Remain Robust to 2027, Driver of Economy

The Greek tourism sector’s contribution to the GDP by 2027 will reach 54.7 billion euros or 23.8 percent, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Property Experts See Potential in Greek Hotel Sector

A number of important deals were completed last year in the Greek hotel industry, while more international firms are looking into doing business in the country, according to a report.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

Kountoura: 2017 will be the Best Year in the History of Greek Tourism

If nothing unexpected occurs then 2017 will so far be the best year in the history of Greek tourism, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 14 Apr 2017

Eurobank: Brexit Could Affect Greece’s Tourism Industry

Brexit could affect the travel ability of Britons if the process negatively affects their income and increases the cost of traveling abroad.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

Greece Sees Decline in 2016 Tourism Revenue, Despite Arrivals Increase

Tourism revenue in Greece dropped by 6.5% in 2016, although international arrivals saw an increase, according to final data of the Bank of Greece.
Posted On 12 Apr 2017

Commission to Clamp Down on Tricky Booking Sites

The European Commission and consumer protection authorities are calling on 235 travel-related websites to bring their practices in line with EU consumer legislation or face penalties.

Skyscanner Gives Insights on Travel Habits of the Greeks

The Greeks love to travel but tend to book their flights late and pay more. "The earlier you book, the cheaper you fly," says Skyscanner's Murat Ozkok-Ohr.
Posted On 11 Apr 2017