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International Travel Flows to Greece Continue Steady Trend

International arrivals to Greece are maintaining the momentum of previous months marking a 110.5% increase in September compared to the same month a year ago.

Tourism Comeback Boosts July Retail Trade in Greece

Stronger tourist flows to Greece in July stimulated retail trade with sales increasing by 13.3%, according to data by the Greek statistical authority (ELSTAT).

SETE: Greek Tourism Should Team Up with Other Sectors to Bolster Economy

Tourism should involve other sectors in efforts to bolster the Greek economy, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Firm GEK TERNA Sole Shareholder in Ellinikon Casino Project

Greek company GEK TERNA now stands alone in the development of the integrated casino complex at Ellinikon after US-based investors MGE decided to withdraw from the process.

Greece Aims to Link Tourism with Trade

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to redefine the conditions that will enhance the connection between tourism and trade in Greece.

Greek Ministry May Establish Marine Tourism Committee

The Greek Tourism Ministry will examine the possibility of setting up a Marine Tourism Committee to handle crucial issues that involve professional yachting.

EU Commission Commends Greece for post-Covid-19 Progress

Greece is moving faster towards growth approaching pre-Covid-19 crisis levels, said European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni during an IOBE virtual event.

Greece in Talks with Partners for Spring 2022 Tourism Opening 

Greece is taking hands-on action to extend the tourism season and open to tourists early next year, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Sustainable Tourism, Tackling Overtourism Priorities for Greece

Addressing overtourism by introducing other destinations to travelers is a top priority for Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Commission: Greek Economy Recovering ‘Earlier Than Expected’

The European Commission praised Greece for advancing reforms as part of its post-bailout program, noting that the country’s economy was demonstrating an “earlier-than-expected recovery”.

Greece Accommodation Businesses See July 2021 Turnover Soar

Greek accommodation enterprises were back on track in July 2021, recording nearly 1 billion euros in turnover up by 230.3% compared to the same month last year.

Greek PM: Investor Interest, FDI Lead Way for Dynamic Growth

Greece’s attractiveness as an investor destination and stronger export activity are two crucial indicators of a robust economy, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece Sees Tourism Revenue Reaching €12bn, Aims to Keep Tourists Coming into Fall

Greece is expecting tourism-related revenue this year to reach some 12 billion euros, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Minister Announces Four-pronged Tourism Strategy

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias has announced a four-pronged tourism strategy aimed at boosting Greece’s economy and stimulating growth.

Greece Residency Program Attracting More Global Investors

All the more international investors are looking to Greece to invest and gain residence and citizenship rights, according to research released by Astons.

Minister: First Support Funds for Tourism Enterprises Next Month

Alternate Development Minister Yannis Tsakiris has announced that the first funds to tourism enterprises seeking support will be released in early September.

Reopening Economy Boosts Q2 Business Turnover in Greece

The decision to ease Covid-19 restrictions and allow economic activity earlier this year, as well as the opening to tourists contributed to a recovery in Greek business turnover in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

ELSTAT: Greece Accommodation, F&B Services Mark Q2 Turnover Increase

Greek accommodation services providers saw turnover increase in the second quarter of the year by 452.3% over Q2 2020, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greece Economy Set to Gain from Export Activity, US Investments 

Investments and exports are expected to boost the Greek economy as Greece and the US enter a renewed period of cooperation.

Elivi Hotels Gets Go-ahead for Strategic Tourism Project on Skiathos

Elivi Hotels received the green light from Greek authorities to proceed with a 52-million-euro strategic tourism investment on the island of Skiathos.