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Athens Among Most Popular #selfie Capitals Of The World

The capital city of Greece, Athens, is among the top 10 selfie capitals of the world, according to a list drawn up by travel site Suggestme.com.

Demand For Flight Slots In Greek Airports Record Remarkable Increase This Year

Air carriers are showing an increasing interest in the Greek market this year, according to data on the demand for flight slots in Greek airports.

International Tourism Generates $1.4 Trillion In Export Earnings In 2013

Total export earnings generated by international tourism in 2013 reached $1.4 trillion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Greece Drops Four Places In World Conference Destination Rankings

Greece dropped four places in the world rankings of conference and meeting destinations for 2013 having hosted 14 conferences less than the year before, according to data from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).

Greece: Fourth Most Affordable European Destination

Greece is the fourth most affordable destination in Europe in terms of hotel prices for the month of May, a survey said recently.

Data Points To Record Year For Greek Tourism

Recent airport arrival figures for the first four months of 2014, have confirmed the expectations of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) that sees the country attracting a record 18.5 million visitors and generating 13 billion euros in revenues this year.

Greece Expects More German Tourists In 2014

"German tourists are Greece's most loyal and traditional guests," the general secretary of the Greek National Tourism Organization, Panos Livadas, recently informed the state secretary of the Hamburg Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, Dr Bernd Egert.

Infobank Hellastat: Greece To Welcome Over 18.5 Million Tourists In 2014

Greece is expected to welcome over 18.5 million foreign tourists this year with an estimated revenue of 13 billion euros, according to a study of Infobank Hellastat.

Greece: German Visitor Numbers Up But Spending Is Down

German arrivals to Greece were up by 7.5 percent in 2013 compared to the year before, according to data presented at a tourism event in Athens on 9 May.

Arrivals At Athens Airport Soar In April 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) saw the number of tourist arrivals soar by 28 percent last month, compared with the same month of 2013. Foreign tourist arrivals for destination Athens alone were up by 44 percent.

TripAdvisor Names Travelers’ Choice Favorites For 2014

Travel site TripAdvisor recently announced the winners of the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Travel Favorites, the brands travelers around the world have said they prefer to use on their trips.

Greeks To Spend More On Travel In 2014

Greeks are planning to spend more money on trips this year, a new study has found.

Study: “Storytelling” Helps Brands Reach Global Travelers

Luxury brands that seek to target global travelers must create content that travels across borders, a new study by media agency UM has revealed.

4-Star Greek Hoteliers Most Positive On 2014 Second Quarter Outlook

Together with a very optimistic forecast for the upcoming Q2 of 2014, the Greek hotel sector remains very optimistic for 2014 as a whole with significant improvements in occupancy levels and - to a lesser extent - in room rates.

Greece Saw More Tourists, More Money In 2013

Greece’s tourism revenue increased by 16.4 percent in 2013, reaching 12.1 billion euros from 10.4 billion euros in 2012, according to data recently released by the Bank of Greece.

Greeks Plan To Travel Abroad For May Day Holiday

Greeks are making plans to take a long weekend "escape" mainly to cities abroad for the upcoming May Day holiday, a recent survey said.

Greece: Tourist Arrivals Up 15.5% In 2013

Arrivals of foreigners to Greece last year recorded a 15.5 percent increase, according to recently released figures compiled by the border survey of the Bank of Greece.

Bank Of Greece: Tourist Spending Up In Jan-Feb 2014

Greek tourism has hit the ground running this year following 2013’s major increase, as revenues have grown by 17.3 percent in the first two months from the same period last year to reach 294.1 million euros.

Russian Tourists Still Coming To Greece But At Slower Pace

Greece will see a "small increase" in Russian tourist arrivals this year, according to Le Grand Group of Companies, a leading Greek DMC of incoming tourism from the Russian market to Greece.

Athens Hotel Market On Its Way To Recovery

The Athenian hotel market is bullish for 2014 following a significant performance improvement last year, according to a report by STR Global and GBR Consulting.