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Thessaly’s Trails Presented at TourNatur Expo in Germany

The hiking trails of Thessaly in Greece were promoted to German professionals during the TourNatur 2019 alternative tourism exhibition held in Düsseldorf, Germany.

ITB 2015: Greece Sees Double-digit Increase in Bookings from Germany

So far bookings for holidays in Greece this summer by German travelers have recorded a double-digit increase, the president of the German Travel Association (DRV), Norbert Fiebig, said on Tuesday during the ITB Berlin opening press conference.

Study: The 55+ to Power German Tourism, Greece a Favorite Destination

Over-55s are expected to be the driving force of German tourism this year, according to a study by the British American Tobacco’s (BAT) Foundation for Future Studies (FFS).

Greece Expects More German Tourists In 2014

"German tourists are Greece's most loyal and traditional guests," the general secretary of the Greek National Tourism Organization, Panos Livadas, recently informed the state secretary of the Hamburg Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, Dr Bernd Egert.

Greece: German Visitor Numbers Up But Spending Is Down

German arrivals to Greece were up by 7.5 percent in 2013 compared to the year before, according to data presented at a tourism event in Athens on 9 May.

Report: Greece To See Massive Increase In German Visitor Numbers This Year

Greek destinations are expected to see bookings by German travelers up by 52 percent this summer, compared with the same period in 2013, according to a recent report by GfK market research group.

German Travel Agents To Tour Greece In Spring 2014

The Greek National Tourism Organization office in Germany and tour operator Thomas Cook GmbH have invited German travel agents to attend a series of familiarization trips (fam trips) to popular Greek destinations this Spring.

Greece Expected To Welcome More German Tourists In 2014

German tourists are expected to travel in large numbers to Greece this summer, as the country remains among the most popular tourism destinations for the German market, senior officials of TUI Germany said recently in Athens.
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Germans Not Going To Greece This Year, FFS Study

German tourists will opt for Turkey, Spain and Italy this year while not even one in a hundred will choose Greece, according to a tourism study presented recently in Hamburg by German research institute Foundation for Future Studies (FFS).

Bookings To Greece Pick Up Pace After Elections

“The political stability that has resulted from the 17 June elections and the formation of the Government already has influenced recent reservations on a positive level,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while addressing a conference last month.

German Tourism Committee Visits Athens

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos last month welcomed a proposal for Greece to participate in a Greek-German tourism summit in Berlin, Germany, that would give Greece the opportunity to promote tourism investment possibilities.

Government Not Taking Tourism Seriously

Because government fails to enact in unison the tourism sector fails to perform at an acceptable level, says the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises.

Hoteliers Agree To Bookings For 2004 Games

After promises by government quarters to hold off on any new hotels other than those already approved or being approved (4,500 rooms), the Athens Hoteliers Association agreed to book another 10% of available rooms in luxury hotel units for officials of the 2004 Olympic Games....

Tourism Institute Says Tourism Arrivals Will Drop This Year

Private sector tourism professionals say we are in for a bad year, but the government's tourism organization insists that we'll see another increase in arrivals this year. The end result will most likely be somewhere in between.