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Tourism: A Main Priority For Greece

Greece’s record-breaking tourism season in 2013 has the Government and tourism professionals seeing eye to eye on the importance of tourism for the country’s economy. This article contains recent statements made by Greek key tourism figures and their expectations for this year's...

Eurobarometer: Greeks Will Travel In 2014 But In Their Own Country

The majority of Greeks are included among Europeans that are the most likely to take a holiday in their own country this year due to financial reasons, according to the new Eurobarometer survey.

Greek Hotels Recorded Highest Increase In Overnight Visits In EU Last Year

Greece recorded the highest increase in the number of nights spent in hotels last year among all 28 European Union member states, according to data released by Eurostat.

The Role of Women In Tourism

“Based on statistics presented by Eurostat, women make up 56 percent of those employed in the hotel and restaurant sector among the European Union member states... Greece ranks low with only 44 percent,” Athens Economic and Tourism Development Company (ATEDCo) President Katerina...

World Tourism Day 2007 Focus on Women

On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2007 a think tank was hosted in Bentota (Sri Lanka) supported by the World Tourism Organization under the theme "Tourism Opening Doors for Women."

Greek Tourism Trends 2007

Kapa Research, a subsidiary of the Kalofolias group, recently announced the results for present trends in Greek tourism. The survey shows the realization of a holiday is still a major priority for the Greek traveler who, as a rule, chooses domestic destinations over international.

Greece’s Tourism Surplus Shrinks

Recent Eurostat figures for 1998 show that Greece’s tourism sector posted a surplus balance in its tourism sector of 288 billion drachmas.