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INSETE: Greece’s Hotel Performance on a Decline

Greece's hotels are not following the upward trend of the country's tourist arrivals and revenue, according to INSETE.

Οι διακοπές και το ευ ζην στο επίκεντρο των εκθέσεων Greek Travel Show και Healthy Life Festival

Δημοφιλείς τουριστικοί προορισμοί, εναλλακτικές μορφές τουρισμού και το ευ ζήν στο επίκεντρο των φετινών εκθέσεων Greek Travel Show και Healthy Life Festival.

Brexit to Determine 2019 Pre-bookings from UK to Greece

The United Kingdom's exit from the EU (Brexit) is among the main factors expected to affect pre-bookings from the UK to Greece in 2019.

Full House but No Cash in Hand for Greek Hoteliers, Online Bookings New Lifeline

Greek hoteliers are now turning to foreign markets to ensure liquidity as banks are not offering financial backing and tour operators are minimizing and delaying advance payments.

Early Bookings Show Tourism Growth In Mount Athos Area, Greece

Early bookings to the area of Mount Athos in Halkidiki for this year's tourism season are already showing an impressive increase, data from travel agencies that have deals with local hotels has revealed.

SETE Targets 18 Million Int’l Arrivals To Greece In 2014

Next year will be a record year for Greek tourism as long as the country remains politically stable, the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said at a media briefing.

Early Bookings To Greece On The Up For 2014 Season

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has released data on early bookings for next year, taking into account the prospects for the 2014 tourism season and Greece's participation in the recent World Travel Market fair in London.

WTM 2013: Greece Sees Upward Trend In Early Bookings From UK Market

“Greece not only has made a big comeback this year but is also moving full steam ahead for 2014,” the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told GTP Headlines on 5 November, the second day of the World Travel Market in...
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Greece’s Rented Rooms and Apartments Expect Promising Summer Season

Things are looking up for Greek tourism as early bookings for this season are showing an increase of some 15-20 percent from the country’s basic markets, Greek Secretary General of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos said yesterday, 15 April, during the 16th annual general assembly of the...
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Tourism Minister Says Early Bookings To Greece Are Going “Very Well”

“Early bookings are going very well and it gives us reason to believe that we will have a large increase in tourism to our country,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said in a statement today, 11 April.

Greece Gets New Leader, Coalition Government Formed

Former vice president of the European Central Bank, Lucas Papademos, was designated Greece’s new interim Prime Minister on 10 November in a new coalition government composed by the PASOK, New Democracy and LAOS political parties.

Summer Holidays Expo Debut In Athens

Athens citizens had the opportunity to better plan their summer vacation among a vast variety of top Greek destinations last month at the 5th Summer Holidays Expo international fair held at the Helexpo Palace exhibition center in Marousi, Athens.

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

Debate On Greece’s Gain From North Africa’s Tourism

The political turmoil in Egypt and Tunisia may give Greece a 10 percent increase in tourist arrivals this year, the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hotelier’s, Andreas Andreadis, told Bloomberg last month.

Optimistic Forecasts For Greek Tourism

Greece may see a double-digit growth in tourist arrivals this year, according to a Reuters report based on data from Europe’s biggest tour operator TUI Travel.

Greeks Stayed Home For The Holidays

Many Greeks chose to stay home this past holiday season and avoided traditional Christmas and New Year domestic destinations as travel within the country declined some 25 percent, Yiorgos Telonis, president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) told...

Greek Tourism’s New Identity Outlined At WTM

“Working in international travel and tourism at the moment is certainly no holiday for many of us,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery said during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 8-11 November.

Slight Recovery Expected For Greek Tourism In 2011

Foreign arrivals at 13 of Greece’s main airports increased by 0.85 percent year-on-year in September while the number of foreign visitors in Greece dropped 0.57 percent during the first nine months of the year, according to Civil Aviation Authority data released last month.