connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Chinese Travelers Stimulating Greece’s Tax Free Market

Chinese travelers account for more than 40 percent of all 2018 tax free sales in Greece, according to findings released by solutions firm Global Blue.

Greece Evolving into Tax Free Shopping Destination

Greece is slowly but steadily evolving into a strong tax free shopping destination, according to data for 2018 released by solutions firm Global Blue.

Chinese Tourists on the Rise in Greece, Says Argo Shanghai Travel

The number of Chinese visitors in Greece is rising rapidly and there is great optimism for the future, according to Argo Shanghai Travel in China.

Chinese Drive H1 Tax Free Transactions in Greece 

Tax Free transactions in Greece are increasing as a result of strong tourism flows to the country, with the Chinese leading the way, according to Planet consultants.

Athens and Beijing Team Up in Tourism, Culture, Education

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Communist Party Secretary of Beijing Cai Qi have agreed to jointly work towards promoting tourism initiatives in the two cities.

Greece and China Aim to Boost Tourism Cooperation

The strengthening of tourism cooperation between Greece and China is a priority in the tourism ministry's strategy, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Chinese Travelers Keen on Greece, Tourist Visas up by 50%

All the more Chinese travelers have their sights on visiting Greece, with the number of tourist visas issued in the first two months of 2018 up by 53.5 percent.

Eurostat: Tourism from China to EU More than Tripled Since 2006

The number of nights spent in the EU by tourists from China more than tripled over the last ten years, to reach nearly 25 million nights in 2016, according to Eurostat.

Lower Purchase Limits Boost Tax Free Shopping in Greece by 12%

Tax free shopping picked up pace in Greece over the last 12 months marking a 63 percent increase in sales and a 12 percent rise in purchase value.

Air China’s Athens-Beijing Direct Flights Take Off

Air China's much-awaited first direct flight between Athens and Beijing landed at Athens International Airport (AIA) on Saturday, September 30, carrying over 200 passengers.

Athens-Beijing Direct Flights Expected September 2017

Direct flights between Greece and China are expected to launch in September, according to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.