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Key Tourism Figures 2016: Antonis Stelliatos, President Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association

Even though today Greece faces economic woes, the Greek yacht charter market is maintaining a steady flow of business thanks to the natural beauty of our country with its fabulous cruising area.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Michael Skoulikidis, President Greek Yachting Association

The yachting industry is one of growing importance for Greek tourism and, over the past few years, the Greek charter fleet has grown with bigger and better quality yachts appearing on the market.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Andreas Syrigos, Country Director Sabre Hellas

The Greek travel industry needs to further invest to transform and address future challenges, building upon current momentum.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: George Hadjimarkos, Governor of South Aegean Region

Our goal is to show the real “face” of the South Aegean.... To show that it is a safe and welcoming destination... To show that its dozens of beautiful islands, with unique features, can satisfy every demand and turn a vacation into a unique and special personal experience.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Stavros Katsikadis, President Greek Marinas Association

Although the country has been facing severe financial difficulties, the Greek marinas have been able to sustain high standards of hospitality and service to the permanent and transient boat visitors.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Kostas Tsovilis, Managing Director Goldair Tourism

Goldair tourism, as one of the most dynamic and most competitive companies in international tourism, is again present among all international travel professionals, to participate to this leading global event for the travel and hospitality industry.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Theodore Kontes, President Union of Cruise Ship Owners & Associated Members

Worldwide guests show a great interest in the East Mediterranean — which includes destination Greece — as it is renowned for its important history and different cultures.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Although tourist arrival numbers are better than last year we don't consider this as a success indicator, as we think quality and growth are factors of success especially in our destination, Athens, with so many aspects still to unfold.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region

Introducing Central Macedonia, we present a piece of modern Greece, with cities full of life, ready to offer to the most demanding visitor.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

Within the wider context of the National Strategy for Tourism, Thessaloniki Hotels Association aims to promote Thessaloniki as a city break destination not only for groups but also for individual travelers who prefer independent travel arrangements and are willing to spend more...

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Theodore Vokos, Executive Director Posidonia Exhibitions S.A.

It is the duty of all the stakeholders to support our tourism industry as it will immensely contribute to the Greek GDP and add much needed jobs to our economy.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Kostas Agorastos, Governor of Thessaly Region

The hospitality of the Thessalians and the endless possibilities of our region, enable it to meet the needs of each guest, throughout the year/during all seasons.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Leonidas Zotos, General Manager for Greece Travelport

Travelport’s mission, as a Travel Commerce Platform provider, is creating synergies and network effects that facilitate revenue growth across the whole travel value chain.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport

We strongly believe that the introduction of an experienced and capable regional airports’ new private operator will lead to a boost of the overall aviation business in Greece, with positive impact on local economies and a significant upgrade of passenger experience.

World Tourism Day 2016: UNWTO Says ‘Tourism for All!’

In his official message to the global tourism community for World Tourism Day 2016, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai underlines the importance of accessibility in tourism.

World Tourism Day 2016: Greece has Accessible Tourism on Priority List

In her official message on the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura focuses on the goals and priorities of the Tourism Ministry, which include improving the accessibility to places of tourism interest for all.

Greek Hotel Sector, Tourism Employees See Eye to Eye – Opinion

"For the first time in many years, the hotel sector and its employees have managed to see eye to eye and ensure that the interests of all parties involved are safeguarded, paving the way for a fruitful collaboration and future growth,” according to Hellenic Federation of...

‘Tourism Awards’ Head Skoulas Sees Innovation as Key to Growth

For Greek tourism to grow to its fullest potential there must be rewards for those who upgrade, who take initiatives, who risk with the ultimate aim to offer only the best, former tourism minister and current Tourism Awards judging committee president Nikos Skoulas said in a...

Minister Kountoura Inks Greece-Israel Tourism Pact

Boosting tourism to Greece via cruise travel and package deals were two of the actions that Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Israeli counterpart Yariv Levin agreed on during her visit to Jerusalem within the framework of the Greece-Israel High-Level Cooperation...

Top Guns Call on Gov’t to Stop Over-taxing Greek Tourism

As the 2016 tourism season begins, Greece's top sector officials are calling on the government to commit to no more taxes, claiming that over-taxation is driving the country’s healthiest sector to the edge.