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Real Estate Interest in Athens Still Weak, Study Says

Athens ranked 29th among 31 European cities in terms of property market investment and future development, a study by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) revealed.

UK Bookings to Greece Show Improvement, SETE Chief Says

Bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece are showing an improvement so far, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Heraklion and Athens are ‘Standout Performers in 2017’, Report Says

Greek destinations Heraklion and Athens are “standout performers in 2017”, according to a research released during the WTM London.

Greek Hotels Becoming Attractive Investment Option

Increasing tourism flows and dropping prices are making Greek hotels an attractive investment choice with hospitality units on the islands winning over buyers.

Greek Economy Ministry Expects FDI to Exceed €4bn in 2017

The Greek economy is showing signs of recovery with the economy ministry expecting FDI to exceed 4 billion euros in 2017.

UNWTO/WTM: Tourism Protests are a ‘Wake-up Call’ for Destinations

The tourism industry must act now to tackle overtourism, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai underlined while speaking at the WTM London 2017.

IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Grows 15.5% in October

Passenger traffic through Athens International Airport (AIA) in October increased by 15.5 percent compared to the same month in 2016, reaching 2.05 million people.

UNWTO: International Tourism on Track for a Record Year

Destinations worldwide welcomed 901 million tourist arrivals during the first eight months of 2017, some 56 million more than in the same period of 2016.

Greece’s Popularity Soars at WTM London 2017

Greece’s tourism has seen a bumper year in 2017 and the prospects for 2018 are even more positive, according to an annual survey released at WTM London.

2017 is a ‘Spectacular Year’ for Greece, Kountoura Says at WTM London

International arrivals to Greece are estimated to exceed 30 million by the end of the year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during WTM London 2017.

Greek Fleet World’s 1st in Terms of Cargo Carrying Capacity

Greece’s fleet is the global leader in terms of cargo carrying capacity (dwt), according to the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2017.

Brexit: A ‘No-deal’ Outcome is Worst-case Scenario for Travel

Fears about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the travel trade dominated debates during the first day of the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017 in London.

IOBE Think-tank: Coastal Shipping Boosts Greek Economy by €2.3bn in 2016

Coastal shipping bolstered the Greek economy by 2.3 billion euros in 2016, according to a study by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research.

Sabre: Europeans Spend Longer Searching for Flights than Flying

Today’s travelers spend an average of 3.5 hours finding the perfect flight – often longer than the flight itself - according to a consumer poll conducted by Sabre Corporation.