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Greece’s Role in Shipping Threatened by Int’l Competition, EY Survey Says

Greece's role as a global shipping center is threatened by increasing international competition, according to a survey released by Ernst & Young.
Posted On 11 Jul 2017

Athens Mayor Says City’s Tourism a Great Success

The Greek capital's rise as a tourism destination this year is a great success, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said.
Posted On 11 Jul 2017

Luxury Tourism in Greece Sees 10% Increase

Luxury tourism in Greece has increased by 10 percent while investment in the sector is also seeing growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 10 Jul 2017

Greece Jan-March Travel Receipts Down by 9.2%

Travel receipts came to 489 million euros in January-March 2017, down by 9.2 percent compared to the same period in 2016, according to the Bank of Greece.

Three Airlines, Two Operators Handling Bulk of Tourists to Greece

Two tour operators and three airlines handle the bulk of travelers interested in Greece this summer, according to the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority.

South Aegean, Crete Among Top 30 EU Destinations in 2015

The South Aegean region and the island of Crete were among the 30 most popular tourism destinations in the European Union in 2015, according to Eurostat.

Greeks Not Happy with Green Space Quality Says WWF App

Greeks are not happy with the quantity and quality of green spaces countrywide, according to WWF Greece’s GreenSpaces application.

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Exceeds 2 Million Mark in June

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) presented a robust rise of 11.1 percent during June and reached 2.18 million.
Posted On 06 Jul 2017

SETKE: June Bookings Down for Greece’s Small Accommodation Facilities

Small tourism accommodation facilities in Greece recorded a decline in bookings and overnight stays for the month of June.

Travel Booking Tips and More by European Consumer Bodies

In efforts to ensure the rights of travelers, the European Consumer Centers Network (ECC-Net) looks into the hidden costs of tourism services.

PayPal Survey: 99% of Greeks Recommend a Trip to Greece

According to a PayPal survey, 99 percent of Greeks would wholeheartedly recommend that foreign travelers holiday in their country.

Greek Tourism Sector Riding High in June

Greece's tourism sector is growing more robust than ever with high occupancy rates in June, increased prices and Athens among travelers’ top picks.
Posted On 03 Jul 2017

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.