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Greek Tourism Promoted At Special Event In Turkey

This year was one of the best in terms of Turkish arrivals to Greece, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during a special event for the promotion of Greek tourism to the Turkish market held in the Greek Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Want City’s Convention Bureau To Reopen

Thessaloniki is losing out on hosting major international conferences and events due to the lack of a conference and exhibition center in the city, the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Aristotelis Thomopoulos, informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...

WTM 2013: Athens Receives Warm Reception

“If we continue to show an image of stability and calmness, Athens may have a better tourism season and enter the path of recovery in 2014,” the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos, commented after the curtain fell for this year’s...

SETE Aims For Greece To Welcome 24 Million Tourists By 2021

Greece could welcome 24 million tourists by 2021 if the results of a report on the country’s tourism strategic planning are taken under consideration by the Greek Government, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

McKinsey Presents Key Tourism Products That Will Boost Arrivals To Greece

Some 3.3 billion euros should be invested in tourism every year for each of the next eight years in order to attain the target of 24 million international arrivals per year, McKinsey & Company informed officials of the Greek Government and tourism professionals on 22 October in Athens.

Tourists Invited To Discover “Secret Greece”

Greece will promote its lesser-known destinations - such as Xanthi, Monemvasia, Olympia, Lakonia, Messinia and Delphi - to markets abroad through specially designed publications, guides and advertisements.
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The Travel Preferences Of Young And Old: Beach Holidays Or A City Break?

ITB Berlin and IPK International analyze the holiday preferences abroad of Germans and Britons – Germany is Europe’s most important source market for young travelers – the UK’s over-fifties are particularly keen to travel.
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Greek Islands Included On Lonely Planet’s “Best-Value” List

Hydra, Kefallonia, Ikaria and Santorini are among the best-value destinations in Europe for 2013, according to travel guide Lonely Planet.

Attica Hotel Revenue Down in Jan-Sep 2009

Hotels in Attica saw their average hotel occupancy rates drop by 13.62 percent, 9.26 percent and 9.25 percent in five-, four- and three-star hotels respectively during the first nine months of 2009, according to recently announced figures of the monthly study of GBR Consulting.
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