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Greece Taking Measures to Address Overtourism

Actions are being taken to address the issue of overtourism in Greece, particularly on popular islands such as Santorini and Mykonos, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

January-April Passenger Traffic to Greece Up by 384% 

Greek airports handled 8.1 million passengers in the first four months of the year, up by 383% over the same period in 2021, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Commission Sets Growth for Greece at 3.5%

Greece’s real GDP will grow by 3.5% in 2022 and remain high at 3.1% in 2023, driven by a full tourism comeback, the European Commission said in its Spring Economic Forecast.

Europe’s Tourism Sector Set to Create Up to 8m New Jobs Over Next Ten Years

Europe’s tourism sector is in a strong recovery and looks set to create up to eight million new jobs over the next 10 years, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

High-speed Athens-Thessaloniki ETR 470 Train Makes Debut

Travelers to Thessaloniki from Athens will now be able to reach the city in under four hours on board the new high-speed ETR 470 train put into service by train operator TrainOSE.

Poland’s National Geographic Traveler Reveals 25 Hotspots in Greece

The latest Polish edition of National Geographic Traveler has dedicated 200 pages to 25 landmark destinations in Greece, located on the mainland and the islands.

flydubai Adds Mykonos and Santorini to Flight Network this Summer

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, will begin flights to the popular Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini this summer from June 24.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Brings Elite Tennis Coaching to Athens Riviera

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens has joined forces with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis to offer its guests world class tennis coaching, wellness events and more.

Athens: Photos of Russia’s War on Ukraine Displayed on Vasilissis Olgas Avenue

An outdoor photo exhibition reflecting the devastating consequences of Russia’s war on Ukraine has opened on Vassilisis Olgas Avenue near the center of Athens, Greece.