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Greece Doubles ‘Tourism for All’ Subsidized Vacation Vouchers

Twice as many Greeks are eligible this year for subsidized holidays under Greece's “Tourism for All” scheme, with 200,000 more people to get the benefit.

Tourism for All: 200,000 Greeks to Get a Subsidy for a Domestic Vacation

Greece’s online platform for the annual “Tourism for All” subsidy program for domestic holidays has launched and is accepting applications.

Elivi Skiathos Hotel Opens to New Markets, Gets on CNT’s ‘Best’ List

The Elivi Skiathos hotel opened up to new markets this year, and gained a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s "10 Best Resorts in Greece" list.

Katerini Municipality Looks to Build Successful City Brand

The Municipality of Katerini in northern Greece is looking to create a new brand identity for the city that will attract travelers in the post-Covid-19 era.

‘Chania, Always Pure’ Campaign Targets Greek and European Travelers – Video

Aiming to attract European and Greek travelers, the Chania Chamber has launched a new campaign that features the city as an ideal destination for safe holidays.

Greek Hoteliers Bring ‘Ski Week’ Proposal Back to the Table

Greek hoteliers have reiterated their proposal for the establishment of an annual winter school holiday, dubbed “White Week”.

Greek Tourism is on ‘Excellent Course’, Kountoura says

After two record years, Greek tourism is on an "excellent course" in 2017 with an impressive increase in all tourism figures, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Tourism Support Announced for Greek Islands Hit by Refugee Influx

Five islands of the Aegean, which are the main entry points of refugees and migrants to Europe, will receive support to strengthen their tourist arrivals, according to a decision of the Labour and Tourism ministries and the Greek Manpower Employment Organization (OAED).

AVIS Hellas Opens Rental Station at Heraklion Port in Crete

Car rental company Avis Hellas recently announced the opening of a new station at Heraklion Port to service domestic and incoming tourism flows and those traveling to Crete's city during the year.

Greece’s Tourism Set to Withstand the Country’s Economic Woes

Greek tourism is showing strong signs of resilience, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in an announcement on Monday.

Travel Agents: No Mass Cancellations in Greek Tourism Sector

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Thursday called for restraint and unity in the Greek tourism sector and assured that there have not been any mass tourism cancellations to Greece so far.

Greek Hotel Federation President Calls for Measures to Rekindle Domestic Tourism

The political instability, Greece’s troublesome and tedious negotiations with the EU and the resultant negative media reports are taking a toll on Greek tourism, Hellenic Hotel Federation (POX) President Yiannis Retsos said in a recent interview.

Alt. Minister Kountoura Outlines Priorities for Greek Tourism

“Tourism for All” is Greece's basic philosophy for tourism, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the debate on the government's policy statements in Parliament.

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.

Report: Crete Attracts One In Five Visitors To Greece

Crete is one of Greece's most attractive destinations as one in five tourists arrive in the country to vacation on the island, recent data has shown.

Opinions Differ On Greece’s Domestic Tourism Progress This Year

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises recently said that the country’s domestic tourism market seems to be recovering for the first time in five years.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Increase In May 2014

Tourist arrivals on Rhodes recorded a growth of 11.38 percent in May 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, according to recent data released by Rhodes International Airport "Diagoras."

Greece’s South Aegean Islands Promoted In Athens

The Region of the South Aegean is participating in the 5th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Exhibition that is in full swing in the multipurpose area of the Athens metro at Syntagma Square.

No “Ski Week” Holiday For Greek Schools In 2015

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers’ proposal for the establishment of a new annual school holiday period in Greece, so families could take a vacation during the winter, will not launch in 2015 after all.

Greece: Inbound Tourism On Right Track, Domestic Down

Tourism in Greece is set to reach a second consecutive record this year as Greek hoteliers expect the country to attract 18.5 million international arrivals and generate 13.5 billion euros in revenues, according to the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, Yiannis Retsos.