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Greece Aiming to Break 2019 Tourist Arrival Record in 2022

Greece’s tourism minister, Vassilis Kikilias, has confirmed that the country will break pre-pandemic 2019 tourist arrival levels this year.

Commercial Flights to Greece Rise in July Despite EU Drop

Greece was the only EU country to mark an increase in commercial flights for a second consecutive month in July compared to the same month in 2019.

Athens and Greece Maintain Strong Online Reputation in Q2

Greece and Athens continued to garner positive feedback online in Q2 and June, according to INSETE’s sentiment tracker for the country and its capital city.

ELSTAT: Greek Transport Sector Sees Biggest Price Hikes

Greece’s transport sector marked the highest price increases in July affecting ferry fares and airline tickets, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Finland to Be First EU State to Test Digital Passports

Finland is set to test new technology that will allow passengers to travel paper-free and which will hopefully accelerate check-in procedures.

Greek Summer Stickers on Viber the ‘New Thing’

As part of its promotional drive, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has teamed up with Viber and launched a Visit Greece channel and a series of stickers depicting Greek summer fun.

Italian Media Put Halkidiki in the Spotlight

Some of Italy’s largest media outlets put Halkidiki in the spotlight this summer through a number of features dedicated to the destination’s beaches, gastronomy and unique nature.

EU Invites Pet Owners to Get Passport for Their Furry Friends

The European Union invites pet owners wishing to travel with their animal companions to get a European pet passport.

Culture Ministry Invites Greek Filmmakers to Submit Movies for Oscars 2023

The Culture Ministry has invited Greek filmmakers to submit their movies for consideration for Greece’s official entry in the 95th Academy Awards (Oscars 2023).

Greece’s Regional Airports See Arrival Figures Soar in July

Greek summer is stronger than ever with the country’s 14 regional airports marking an 11.1% increase in passenger traffic over July 2019.