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GNTO: US Travel to Greece Set for New Record in 2018

The number of visitors from the United States to Greece is expected to reach a new record in 2018, according to the GNTO office in the US and Canada.

Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Central Bank: Greece 2017 Travel Receipts Up by 10.8% at €14.6bn

Greek travel receipts came to a total of 14.6 billion euros in 2017, up by 10.8% compared to 2016, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

WTTC: Greek Tourism Key Economic Driver in 2017, Set for Growth in 2018

The total contribution of travel and tourism to Greece's GDP amounted to 35 billion euros in 2017 and is forecast to rise by 5.3 percent in 2018, according to the WTTC.

Greece a Favorite Luxury Travel Destination in 2016, Says SETE Intelligence

Greece welcomed 402,000 luxury travelers in 2016, making it the third most popular destination in this category for European markets after Italy and Spain.

Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports Up 30.9% in March 2018

Airports in Greece welcomed 745,608 international arrivals in March, recording an increase of 30.9 percent compared to 2017.

Traditional Destinations Win Over Greek Easter Crowds

Destinations such as Kalamata, Nafplio, Monemvasia and Nafpaktos won over the crowds during the recent Orthodox Easter holiday.

Greek Tourism Momentum Stronger Than Ever, Says Minister

Greece is expected to attract an additional 2 million visitors in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

ACI: World’s Most-traveled Airports in 2017

The Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport was the world's busiest airport in terms of total passenger traffic in 2017, according to ACI.

Study: Santorini to See Most 2018 Hotel Bookings in September

The highest demand period for reservations at hotels on Santorini will be shifted this year, according to a study released by Panadvert.

Athens and Santorini Top Spring 2018 Destinations for Travelers to Greece

Athens and Santorini top the most popular spring hot spots in 2018 for foreign holidaymakers searching to travel in Greece, according to trivago.

GNTO: Greece will Welcome More Tourists from Ukraine in 2018

Greece expects to see an increase in arrivals from Ukraine of up to 25 percent in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Athens Airport Counts Over 1.5m Passengers in March 2018

In March 2018, Athens International Airport (AIA) recorded a strong rise with 1.52 million passengers, an increase of 10.4 percent.

Greek Tourist Traffic for Orthodox Easter Down, Say Hoteliers

Greek hoteliers are betting on last-minute bookings to boost Easter season business as pre-reservations are lagging behind compared to last year.

Incoming Traffic at Greek Airports on the Rise in February 2018

February tourist arrivals increased at major Greek airports by 24.9%, reinforcing estimates of a good year ahead for Greek tourism, according to SETE Intelligence.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

Greece Sees Ιnbound Visitors Up, Travel Receipts Down in January 2018

Inbound visitors to Greece in January 2018 increased by 16%, but travel receipts declined by 3% year-on-year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Kountoura Expects Over 30 Million Tourists in Greece in 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects the number of international tourist arrivals to Greece in 2018 to surpass last year's record.

Greece Wins Over More Chinese Tourists in Jan-Feb 2018

Greece welcomed more Chinese travelers during the first two months of 2018, with tourism professionals expecting even larger growth in the coming months.

SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".