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ETC: Greece a Top Choice for Long-haul Travelers in May-August 2023

Travelers from Canada, Australia, Brazil, and the US name Greece a long-haul destination of choice for 2023.

Three Iconic Squares in Athens Changing to Welcome New Metro Line

The Municipality of Athens will be launching an open competitions for the revamp of three central squares ahead new metro operations.

TBEX Europe 2023 Brings Added Value to Peloponnese Region and Greece

The TBEX Europe 2023 event, held recently in Kalamata, created added value for the city, the Peloponnese Region and Greece.

Greece a Top Residence-by-investment Option

Greece is among the Top 10 countries to buy real estate for residence, but missing out on the Russian market.

Study Reveals the Tourist ‘Types’ that Pick Thessaloniki for Holidays

Art lovers, active types and foodies are among the ‘travel tribes’ that select Thessaloniki as their holiday destination.

Greece Preparing Bill for New Health Tourism Products & Medical Visa

Greece is preparing a new bill to create a medical visa and health ministry-certified clinics to provide specialized services at large tourist resorts.

Commission: Greece’s Economic Growth Forecast Above EU Average

The European Commission expects the Greek economy to grow at a rate that exceeds the eurozone and EU average in 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Greece’s Evia Seaplane Network Gets New Port Permits

The seaplane network on Evia island in Greece is moving ahead with more port permit approvals.

Greek Court Puts Three Piraeus Port Extension Projects on Hold

Greece’s highest court decides to suspend three key investment projects at Piraeus Port after calls by residents.  

Greece’s Short-term Rental Players Discuss Best Practices

For the first time in Greece, short-term rental operators sat down at the same table with the public revenue body to discuss best practices.

Greek PM Pledges 260 Upgrade Projects for Ionian Islands

A total of 260 projects, many related to tourism, have been planned for the Ionian islands.

Campaign Period Officially Begins in Greece Ahead of May 21 Polls

Pre-election period officially begins in Greece in the run-up to May 21 national polls.

Greece Enters Pre-election Period on April 22

Greece announced that it will be entering pre-election period ahead of May 21 national polls.

Thessaloniki Port Authority Investing Millions in Expansion Projects

The Thessaloniki Port Authority is investing 45 million euros in expansion projects this year.

Wastewater Treatment Projects Slated for Greek Islands and Small Communities

The Greek Environment Ministry said 53 small settlements would be getting new urban wastewater facilities.

SETE Chief Sees Greece 2023 Tourism Revenues Exceeding €18.2bn

Greek tourism stakeholders are expecting at least 18.2 billion euros in tourism-related revenues this year.

TBEX Europe Preparing to Bring the World to Kalamata in Greece  

Some of the world’s most influential travel bloggers and content creators will be in Kalamata, Peloponnese, next month attending TBEX Europe 2023.

Greeks Leave Cities in Droves for Easter Holiday Weekend

Airports, ports, and major highways are packed as Greeks leave the cities in droves ahead of the extended Orthodox Easter weekend.

Greek PM Sees Tourism Performance Going Strong in 2023

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he expected tourism this year to maintain its upward trend.

Access to Zakynthos Shipwreck Beach Banned This Summer

Four Greek ministries have decided to ban access by land and sea to Zakynthos' most famous beach: Navagio.