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High Domestic Demand for Winter Destinations in Greece

Greeks chose popular winter destinations over the holidays giving accommodation providers a much-needed boost.

Greek FinMin Expects Investment Activity to Pick Up in 2023

Investment activity in Greece is set to accelerate this year and next, says Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Greece Inks Long-term Deals with 10 Airlines to Boost Tourism

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has entered agreements with 10 airlines as part of efforts to boost tourism in Greece all year round.

Almost 800 Cruise Ships to Make Port Calls at Piraeus

Greece’s largest port, Piraeus, will be welcoming nearly 800 cruise ship arrivals in 2023.

First Seaplane Port on Evia Gets Green Light

A license for the creation of a seaplane port in Kymi on the island of Evia has been approved, Hellenic Seaplanes recently announced.

Greece’s Regional Airports Exceed 2019 Traffic Levels

Traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports exceeded pre-Covid 2019 levels in 2022, handling a total of 31 million passengers.

Travel Receipts for Peloponnese Region Greece Declined in 2021

Greece’s Peloponnese region saw tourism-related revenues drop in 2021 despite higher visitor spending, according to data recently released by INSETE.

Alpha Bank: Maintaining Tourism Demand Vital for Greek Economy in 2023

Maintaining strong tourism demand in 2023 is a key challenge for the Greek economy, according to the latest data released by Alpha Bank.

Next Step for Greece: Investing in Silver, Accessible Tourism

Greece plans to invest more in connecting culture with travel and in new segments such as senior and accessible tourism.

Studies Underway to Restore Venetian Port of Heraklio

Studies are underway ahead of restoration works on the Venetian Port of Heraklion on Crete, according to a recent Greek culture ministry announcement.

Minister: Greek Tourism Off to a Dynamic Start in 2023  

Greece’s tourism sector is off to a dynamic start expected to generate increased revenue in 2023, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Four Greek Cities in Euromonitor Top Cities Report

Four Greek cities have moved up in this year’s Top 100 city destinations, according to a report released this week by Euromonitor International.

Video: Greece Tourism Back Stronger Than Ever

The Greek tourism ministry has released a video with actions taken over the year that helped the sector recover after Covid-19.

Study: Greece’s Shipping Fleet a Global Leader

Greece’s shipping fleet remains a global leader in terms of size and number of active companies, according to the latest report released by Petrofin Research.

Greece Closer to Mapping Out All Forest Land

The Greek environment ministry announced this week that approximately 90 percent of the country’s forest land had been mapped out.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Occupancy Slowdown in H1 2023

Greek hoteliers are expecting occupancy levels to drop in H1 2023, according to the European Accommodation Barometer carried out by Statista.

Greece 10-month Travel Receipts Mark Significant Rise

Tourists visiting Greece this year spent more in the first 10 months of the year to October, according to the latest data published by the Bank of Greece.

Attica Region: Hundreds of Infrastructure Works to Start in 2023

Hundreds of infrastructure projects, including road, anti-flooding works and energy upgrades, are set to kick off in the Attica region in 2023.

Greece to Release Transport Subsidy for Eligible Islanders, Businesses

The Greek shipping ministry has announced that it will be disbursing subsidies valued at 30 million euros to eligible islanders and island-based businesses.

AEGEAN Invests Millions in New Technical and Training Hub

AEGEAN will create the first technical support services and training hub in Greece, housed in a former Olympic Air technical base at Athens International Airport.