connect with us
Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

High Domestic Demand for Winter Destinations in Greece

Greeks chose popular winter destinations over the holidays giving accommodation providers a much-needed boost.

Luxury Travel: Athens, Mykonos and Santorini are a Must

The Athens-Mykonos-Santorini trio of Greek destinations remains a popular choice among independent luxury travelers to Greece, says DMC Eurobound.

Design for Athens’ New National Archaeological Museum Selected

Athens' new National Archaeological Museum will be created by architect Alexandros N Tombazis and David Chipperfield Architects.

Bell Tower of Landmark Church in Athens to be Restored

The Greek Culture Ministry has filed a restoration plan for the bell tower of one of the most historic churches in the center of Athens: the Holy Temple of the Life-giving Spring.

Dutch Choose Rhodes as their Favorite Greek City for 2023

The main town of the Greek island of Rhodes was chosen by Dutch travelers as their Favorite Greek City for 2023, according to an online survey conducted by the website Griekenland.

Athens Municipality Services Become 100% Digital

The Municipality of Athens has announced that all of its services for citizens and businesses in the Greek capital are now 100% digital.

World Media: London-Athens Close to Deal Over Parthenon Marbles’ Return

The British Museum said it was in talks with Athens for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece as part of a cultural exchange program.

Athens New Year’s Celebrations Get the Spotlight on CNN

The city of Athens welcomed 2023 with an audiovisual show full of music and fireworks that was broadcast through CNN around the world.

Korean Air Receives Approval from China on Asiana Buyout

China's Ministry of Commerce has recently announced its approval of Korean Air’s acquisition of Asiana Airlines.

China Counts on Greece to Further Strengthen Tourism Ties

China is counting on Greece to further strengthen ties in areas such as tourism, education and trade, according to its Ambassador to Greece Xiao Junzheng.

Four Greek Cities in Euromonitor Top Cities Report

Four Greek cities have moved up in this year’s Top 100 city destinations, according to a report released this week by Euromonitor International.

Greece to Launch Tender for Metro Line 2 Extension

Greece set to launch a tender for the extension of Athens Metro Line 2 Anthoupoli-Ilion segment, according to the country's infrastructure ministry.

Greek Art Replicas to Find New Home in Athens

Greece’s Cultural Resources Management and Development Organization (ODAP) will get a new art replicas design and production house in Athens.

Athens to Welcome 2023 with Party at Syntagma Square

The Municipality of Athens aims to welcome 2023 with a special New Year’s Show at Syntagma Square with lots of music, dancing, fireworks and surprises.

Greek Tourism in 2022 ‘What a Success’, Hails ECTAA

Greek tourism has experienced a record – breaking year with almost 30 million visitors in 2022, according to a recent announcement by ECTAA.

Greek Museums, Sites Revenue Second Best Since 2012

Greek museums and archaeological sites marked their second-best ticket revenue performance since 2012, according to data recently published by ELSTAT.

Greek Hotels Dominate GRI Guest Satisfaction Index in November

Greek hotels outperformed rival markets in customer satisfaction in November, managing to remain in the lead for 11 consecutive months.

Woo Suites: Aria Opens New Boutique Hotel in Athens Center

Aria Hotels, the family–owned chain of boutique hotels and independent residences, has added Woo Suites in central Athens to its portfolio.

Investment Activity in Athens Soaring

The Greek capital is becoming an investor hot spot with investment activity expected to increase by 156%, according to the Municipality of Athens.

Wizz Air Connects Athens with Bucharest, Tel Aviv and Tirana

Wizz Air UK has added three new routes from Athens, Greece, to Bucharest in Romania, Tel Aviv in Israel and Tirana in Albania.