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BBC Submits New Request to Film at Sounion

The BBC has submitted a new request to film at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, following the refusal of Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) last week.

Greek Archaeology Body Says ‘No’ to BBC Series Sounion Shoot

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has turned down a request by BBC to film its "The Little Drummer Girl” series at the Poseidon Temple in Sounion.

Greece Reaches Out to Film Producers with Fresh Cash Incentives

Aiming to establish Greece as a leading filming location, the digital policy ministry is allocating some 75 million euros as an incentive.

UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

Greek Gov’t Setting the Scene for Foreign Film Productions

The Greek government, through its relevant ministries, is paving the way for a framework that will offer foreign film producers incentives to shoot in Greece.

Tourism to Crete Boosts Alcohol Consumption

Robust tourism flows and higher incomes have sent alcohol consumption on the island of Crete to new heights in the first five months of 2017.

Greece Strengthens Shipping Ties with Korea at Maritime Cooperation Forum in Athens

The current state and the prospects of the shipping industry, the latest technological advances in the shipbuilding sector and the opportunities for commercial and financial cooperation between Greece and Korea in the maritime sector were among the main topics discussed at the...
Hotels hold the majority of work positions (92 percent) in Greek tourism employment, according to IOBE (Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research).

IOBE Study Highlights Tourism’s Contribution To Greek Labor Force

The development of tourism in Greece supports a total of 741,000 jobs, according to a recent study released by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE).

Konstantinos Brentanos, President Hellenic Federation of Rented Rooms & Apartments

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. The total effect on the economy from tourism spending in Greece was estimated at 34.4 billion euros or 15.1 percent of GDP in 2010, according to a recently published report of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE). This fact clearly...