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Athens Airport Among EU’s Leading 25

Athens International Airport (AIA) is among the leading 25 airports in Europe in terms of passenger traffic, according to data released by Eurostat.

Greek Airports to See Passenger Traffic Rise by 5% Annually

The annual growth rate of incoming passenger traffic through Greek airports in the coming years is expected to rise by 5 percent.

Athens Airport Arrivals Up 11.1% in Jan-Oct 2018

Arrivals at Athens International Airport increased by 11.1 percent between January-October 2018 and reached 20.96 million passengers compared to 18,86 million during the same period in 2017.

Tourism Investments in Greece Expected to Increase in 2018

Greece is expected to see investment activity increase in the tourism sector this year, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Athens Airport Sees April Arrivals Up by 13.6%

Arrivals at Athens International Airport (AIA) increased by 13.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2017 and reached 1.87 million.

Le Figaro Highlights Greece as Four-season Destination

French newspaper Le Figaro recently featured Greece as a four-season destination and also highlighted the country's tourism sector as "fast growing" for the Greek economy.

Over 24.2 Million Tourists Visit Greece in 2014

An increased number of international arrivals to Greece augmented tourism revenue in 2014 to 13.4 billion euros, the central bank said this week.

2013: Greece Sees Rise In Arrivals, Overnight Stays

Greece experienced increases of 10.4 percent in arrivals and 11 percent in overnight stays in hotels, campsites and other collective accommodation establishments in 2013, according to data from the national statistics office ELSTAT.

Euromonitor International: Travel And Tourism In Greece Performs Well Despite Recession

Last year was a good year for the travel and tourism industry in Greece despite the economic downturn, Euromonitor International said in its annual report on the country.

Hotel Chamber: Senior Tourism Can Combat Seasonality In Greece

The most important parameter to reduce Greece’s seasonality is to increase the flow of senior tourists to the country as the specific group of travelers make trips during the off-season, according to the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris.

Greece’s Tourism Revenues Rise In January-August Period

Greek revenues from tourism rose by 13.7 percent in the eight-month period between January and August this year, Bank of Greece data published on 29 October showed.
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Hotel Chamber Holds 2nd General Assembly At HO.RE.CA.

Some 1,700 hoteliers from all over Greece attended the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels’ second general assembly that took place this year on the sidelines of the 8th HO.RE.CA. Expo, on Saturday, 9 February, at the Metropolitan Expo Center.