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Report: More Buyers Interested in Athenian Riviera Properties

The Greek property market is gradually recovering with prime real estate along the up-and-coming Athenian Riviera in high demand, says a report released by Engel & Völkers Greece.

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.

Report: Greek Tourism Models Must Change to Meet New Traveler Trends

Sustainability, new technologies and inclusive services are key priorities for Greek policymakers and tourism stakeholders in the post-Covid-19 era, highlights a report by Alpha Bank.

Greece Gets Tough on Employee Rights Violations Ahead of Tourism Season

Special units from Greece’s Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) will be carrying out heightened checks at hotels to ensure that labor laws and security regulations are being implemented.

Grecotel’s AgrecoFarms ‘A Once in a Lifetime Experience’

The advisory board members of the Hellenic Center of Excellence for Health and Wellness visited Grecotel's organic AgrecoFarms on Crete and found it to be a “rewarding experience”.

Greece Tourism Resilient to Shock, Ready for Strong Summer

Despite market shocks, including Covid-19 and the Russia-Ukraine war, Greek tourism is resilient showing signs of a strong recovery, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Longer Tourism Season, More Destinations are SETE’s Goals for Greece

Extending the tourism season and introducing lesser-known destinations are at the core of the Greek Tourism Confederation’s plan for the next years.

Greece Announces Measures to Ease Energy Crisis Impact on Households, Businesses

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday announced a 3.2-billion-euro energy scheme, in efforts to ease the impact of soaring energy costs on households and businesses.

Greek Hoteliers Protest Unfair Practices by Digital Platforms

Greek hoteliers have filed a complaint with the Competition Commission requesting immediate action to tackle unfair practices employed by digital platforms.

Celestyal Launches 1st Cruise Out of Lavrio Homeport for 2022

Celestyal Cruises recently launched its first departure from the port of Lavrio - the third of its homeports - during a special event on board the "Celestyal Olympia".

Airbnb Supports Remote Work Option ‘For Good’

"Live and work anywhere" is home-sharing giant Airbnb’s new philosophy giving thousands of employees the option to full-time remote work plus perks.

Greek PM Sees Positive Tourism Year Ahead

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed confidence that tourism this year will show positive signs of post-Covid recovery in view of growing demand for the summer ahead.

Greece Shipping Ministry Revises Regulation for Yachting Operations

A new regulatory framework covering yachting operations in Greece has been approved in parliament, paving the way for the sector’s development, the Greek Shipping Ministry announced.

Greece Enters ‘Living With Covid’ Phase as Cases Drop

Greece is entering a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic as the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are dropping, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

TUI France and AEGEAN Team Up to Make Greece Star Destination for Summer

Partners TUI France and AEGEAN Airlines are aiming to bring more French travelers to Greece this summer in view of high demand.

Greece Relaxes Covid-19 Measures for the Summer

Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificates will no longer be required for admission to bars, restaurants, cafes and other venues in Greece starting May 1.

Greece’s Tourism Sector Marks Better-than-expected Recovery in 2021

The Greek tourism industry achieved the best-case scenario in terms of performance in 2021 with international arrivals recouping 47% and travel receipts 59% of 2019 levels.

Greece to Suspend Covid-19 Vaccination and Recovery Certificates Next Month

The Greek government will temporarily suspend the use of Covid-19 vaccination and recovery certificates in Greece as of May 1, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greece 2022 Tourism Season Kicks Off With a Bang

Greece is ready to welcome millions of visitors this year with a carefully designed action plan in place, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece’s Tourism Body Tables Actions to Regulate Airbnb-type Rentals

Greek tourism stakeholders are calling for the government to regulate Airbnb-style activities which, they say, are distorting healthy market competition.