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Greek Ports See Ferry Activity Skyrocket for Easter

For the first time in the two years of Covid-19, island-bound traffic from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio soared with the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes winning over a large share of Easter travelers.

Europe Expecting 600% Rise in American Travelers, Athens a Top Choice

American travelers have a soft spot for Europe this year and Athens is among the top 10 choices for their summer holidays, according to a report by Allianz Partners.

Greece’s Tour Bus and Travel Services Providers Calling for Support

The General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises presented Finance Minister Christos Staikouras with 8 proposals during a recent working meeting, citing the challenges of Covid-19.

Greece Sees Inbound Traveler Flows Up in February

International tourist arrivals in Greece grew by 314.8% in February compared to the same month last year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Cruise Industry Sailing Toward a Better Future, Says CLIA

As the international cruise industry resumes operations, passenger volume is expected to recover and surpass 2019 levels by the end of 2023, CLIA President and CEO Kelly Craighead said.

Greece Teams Up with Australian Committees for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni met with Australia's national committees lobbying for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Ξεκίνησαν οι πενθήμερες εκδηλώσεις ‘Bike Friendly Days’ στο Ρέθυμνο

Ξεκίνησαν πρόσφατα στο Ρέθυμνο οι Bike Friendly Days, ένα σύνολο αθλητικών και εκπαιδευτικών εκδηλώσεων που σκοπό έχουν να προβάλλουν το Ρέθυμνο ως πόλη φιλικ...

Halkidiki Sees Big Interest from Italian Market

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization presented the area’s tourism offerings to Italian travel professionals during the BIT 2022 expo that took place recently in Milan.

UNWTO: Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism Surpasses 500 Signatories

The number of signatories to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500-mark, just four months after the initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

WTTC Launches Major Hotel Sustainability Initiative

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its Hotel Sustainability Basics, a globally recognised set of criteria that all hotels should implement as a minimum to drive responsible travel and tourism.