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Study: Greece Still Lagging Behind Rival Markets in Overnight Stays

Greece may be among European holiday destinations seeing a strong rebound in tourism activity this year but the country is still “lagging slightly” behind Spain, Portugal and Italy.

‘The Ellinikon’ in Greece will be Europe’s Largest Coastal Park

Lamda Development has presented the designs for Europe’s largest coastal park – The Ellinikon Park – to be created along the Athenian Riviera.

Greece Still a European Favorite Despite Travel Cost Concerns

Greece is among the Top 5 preferred countries for Europeans planning their next trips despite concerns about rising travel costs, found a report released by the ETC.

New Funding Options for Green Agritourism Enterprises in Greece 

The Greek Agriculture Ministry has announced RRF funds for business owners in Greece that are investing in projects connecting agricultural activity and farming with tourism.

Ellinikon Casino Enters Next Phase, Agreement Signed

The Ellinikon casino project has entered its next phase following the signing of a concession agreement between the Greek government and GEK TERNA.

Athens Named Europa Nostra Heritage Hub

Athens has been named “Europa Nostra Heritage Hub” and will work to strengthen the voice of local stakeholders in the protection of Europe’s heritage.

EU Transport Commissioner: Greece Leading the World in Shipping

“Greece leads the world in shipping,” said EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean opening the first post-Covid “Posidonia 2022” shipping exhibition in Athens.

Dozens of Makeover Projects to Redefine Athens

A series of projects which will redefine Athens are entering implementation, it was announced at the 5th ITC 2022 Infrastructure & Transportation Conference held in the Greek capital.

Greece – France Agree in Cannes to Co-produce Films

Greece and France have agreed to work together on film productions and inked a deal on the sidelines of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

Greece May Re-introduce Covid-19 Measures in the Fall

Although Greeks will no longer be required to wear face masks as of Wednesday, health authorities are warning that Covid-19 measures may be re-introduced in the fall.

Greek Island Limnos Welcomes Olympic Athletes to New Sports Resort

The new Porto Myrina Sports Resort on Limnos island is ready to welcome the world’s leading athletes for holidays and training in Greece.

Greece Sends Loud Message with ‘Reunite Parthenon’ Stamp Series

Greek postal service ELTA has released a commemorative series of stamps featuring the illegally removed parts of the Parthenon, in efforts to raise awareness for the return of the ancient sculptures to Athens.

Hotel for Sports Tourism Opening on Limnos Island, Greece

The world’s leading athletes will be able to train while enjoying their holidays in Greece at the new Porto Myrina sports resort on Limnos island.

Greek and UK Culture Ministries to Discuss Return of Parthenon Marbles

UNESCO has announced that a new round of formal talks will begin between the UK and Greece on the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

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.