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Tourism, F&B Sectors Creating Jobs in Greece

Greece’s resilient tourism sector is supporting job creation with the balance of employment in April marking a 20-year record, according to the Greek labor ministry’s Ergani employment system.

January-April Passenger Traffic to Greece Up by 384% 

Greek airports handled 8.1 million passengers in the first four months of the year, up by 383% over the same period in 2021, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece Examines Reducing VAT on F&B, Tourism, Transport Services

The Greek government is considering extending to the end of the year a reduced VAT scheme that currently applies to tourism, transport and F&B services.

Greece’s State-funded Holiday Scheme Made Easier

Greece's state-funded program covering holidays for lower-income families or individuals will be extended to more people and be easier to get.

Study: Greek CEOs Aiming to Make Firms More Resilient to Shocks

Greek CEOs are reshaping their strategies in efforts to make their companies more resilient to shocks after facing the impact of Covid-19, a study released by EY found.

Greek Ports See Ferry Activity Skyrocket for Easter

For the first time in the two years of Covid-19, island-bound traffic from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio soared with the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes winning over a large share of Easter travelers.

Greece’s Tour Bus and Travel Services Providers Calling for Support

The General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises presented Finance Minister Christos Staikouras with 8 proposals during a recent working meeting, citing the challenges of Covid-19.

Greece to Spend €2m to Promote Chios, Lesvos, Kos, Leros and Samos

Five Eastern Aegean islands that have faced the brunt of the refugee crisis over the last few years, which took a toll on incoming tourism, will receive extra promotion in 2022.

ITB Berlin: Germans Picking Greece this Summer 

Greece is among the most popular destinations on the travel ‘wish lists’ of German holidaymakers, according to data by Statista, released by ITB Berlin.

Budget 2022: Tourism to Help Greece Meet Growth Goals 

Greece has set its growth target for 2022 to 4.5 percent driven by a faster recovery this year as a result of strong tourist flows.

Greece Sees Tourism Make Strong Comeback in First Nine Months of 2021

Greece saw travel receipts increase by 139.3% in the first nine months of the year, generated by the number of inbound travelers, according to BoG data.

Ancient Olympia Authorities Take Action to Boost Tourism

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia will launch a series of actions and initiatives to attract more travelers, extend duration of stay and boost revenues.

Greece’s Metaxas Group: Making the World a Better Place

Metaxas Group presented its sustainability report and future plans during an immersive media event on the island of Crete.

Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Cut Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports in January

Greek airports served 383,463 passengers in January 2021, representing an 83% decline compared to the same month last year.