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Athens Airport June Traffic Nears Pre-Covid Levels

Athens Airport nearly touched pre-pandemic passenger figures in June, reaching 2.43 million in total, still down by 6.8 percent over 2019.

Germans First to Buy Holiday Homes in Greece

Germans are keen on buying holiday homes in Greece, moving up to first place on the list of foreigners purchasing properties in the country.

Study: Limited Impact of Russia-Ukraine War on Greek Tourism

Greek tourism enterprises are not likely to be affected by the Russia-Ukraine war, with new markets already replacing tourists from the two countries, found a recent report.

Athens Airport on Track to Full Recovery

Air traffic through Athens Airport is approaching pre-Covid levels with Greece expecting tourists into December, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Nafpaktos Attracting Investor Interest in Tourism

The city of Nafpaktos is a top ministry priority and among destinations for strategic tourism development, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Deloitte: Seamless Guest Experiences a Must for ‘Hotels of the Future’

Hoteliers in the Mediterranean will have to reshape the look, feel and appeal of their properties in view of changing customer demands, according to a report by Deloitte Greece.

Greece Inches Closer to More Tourist Arrivals, Revenues

Greece is recovering Covid-19 related losses, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels in terms of arrivals and revenues, recent data shows.

Rhodes Next Greek Island to ‘Go Smart’

The Greek government will provide support in the overall process of the digital and administrative transformation of Rhodes, according to Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis.

Athens Hotel Room Rates Cheaper than in Rival Cities

Athens hotel room rates were cheaper than rival cities - Rome, Paris, Vienna, Munich, Barcelona, Madrid and Istanbul - in the first five months of 2022, according to data by GBR Consulting.

Greek Ministry to Promote Religious Tourism with Cruise

The Greek Tourism Ministry is working with the Church of Greece to develop religious tourism options, as part of ongoing efforts to diversify the tourism product on offer.

Greece Aims to Establish Aegina Isle into Year-round Destination

Establishing the island of Aegina into a year-round destination is a top priority, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece an Investor Magnet for Planet’s Millionaires

Millionaires seeking to invest their money are choosing Greece among 10 countries, according to the latest Henley Global Citizens Report.

Greek Investments Committee Approves New Tourism Project in Saronida

A new tourism project budgeted at 840 million euros to be erected in the coastal town of Saronida, eastern Attica, has been approved by Greek authorities.

GEK TERNA – Hard Rock Join Forces for Luxury Resort and Casino in Greece

Greek construction firm GEK TERNA, awarded the 30-year concession for the development of Greece's first Integrated Resort and Casino, has entered into a partnership with Hard Rock.

Greece Presents Priority Areas to Get ‘ESPA 2021-2027’ Funding

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined the priority areas that will benefit from a new round of EU funding, known as ESPA, during a conference held recently in Kalamata.

Lavender Agritourism Project Promo Launches in Evros, Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting the lesser-known Greek destination of Evros with the “Vast Purple of Evros” agritourism project showcasing the cultivation of lavender in the area.

‘The Ellinikon’ in Greece will be Europe’s Largest Coastal Park

Lamda Development has presented the designs for Europe’s largest coastal park – The Ellinikon Park – to be created along the Athenian Riviera.

New Funding Options for Green Agritourism Enterprises in Greece 

The Greek Agriculture Ministry has announced RRF funds for business owners in Greece that are investing in projects connecting agricultural activity and farming with tourism.

Greece Simplifies Rules to Tap into Port and Marina Potential

Greece is simplifying a legal framework covering the operation of ports and marinas allowing important investments to take off, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou.

Deal Paves Way for ‘Revival’ of Akadimia Platonos Archaeological Site

Actions will soon be taken to redevelop the archaeological site of Plato’s Academy, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Municipality of Athens, the Greek Culture Ministry and the Academy of Athens.