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Greece Only EU Country to See 2022 Flight Activity Beat 2019 Levels

Greece was the only EU country to see 2022 flight activity exceed pre-Covid 2019 levels, according to Eurostat.

Greece a European ‘Power Market’ for Airbnb-style Demand

Greece was among the “power markets” in Europe that were able to grow nights booked at short-term rentals this summer relative to the prior peak period of 2019, according to AirDNA.

Greece in EU Lead with August Commercial Flight Increase

Greece had the highest rise in the European Union in the number of commercial flights in August, compared to the pre-pandemic 2019, according to Eurostat.

Greece to Allocate Funds to Extend Tourism Season into Winter

The Greek government will approve funds for Greece’s further promotion abroad to extend the tourism season into the winter, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

ForwardKeys: Summer 2022 Record Breaking for Flights to Greece

This summer was a record breaking one for flights to Greece with international visitor arrivals to the country exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

Minister: Athens Makes Strong Tourism Comeback

Athens made a strong tourism comeback this season despite the challenges of 2022, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Sees Tourist Demand Up for Autumn, Winter Vacations

Greece is expecting the increased tourist flows this summer to continue into the winter and this way extend the 2022 tourism season.

Booming Demand for Airbnbs in Greece this August

Greece is the word this year with demand for Airbnb-style rentals stronger than ever keeping the country in the Top 3 European destinations in terms of nights booked over pre-Covid 2019.

Cities in Europe Call on EU to Limit Airbnb-style Rentals

Cities in Europe are calling on the European Commission to regulate Airbnb-style holiday rentals fearing a post-Covid tourism boom will threaten the liveability of urban centers.

Commercial Flights to Greece Rise in July Despite EU Drop

Greece was the only EU country to mark an increase in commercial flights for a second consecutive month in July compared to the same month in 2019.

Greece’s Regional Airports See Arrival Figures Soar in July

Greek summer is stronger than ever with the country’s 14 regional airports marking an 11.1% increase in passenger traffic over July 2019.

Inflation Keeps Hotel Prices Down in Most of Europe But Not in Greece

Hit by inflation, hotel prices in Europe this year have dropped below 2019 levels with the exception of Greece, according to data by tourism intelligence provider Mabrian.

AirDNA: Greece Tops Europe in Q3 Demand for Airbnb-style Rentals

Greece leads the way in Europe in terms of demand for Airbnb-style rentals which was up by 26.5% in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.

June 2022: Passengers at Greek Regional Airports Exceed 2019 Levels

June's air traffic at Greece's 14 regional airports managed by Fraport exceeded the performance of the same month in 2019 by 3.3 percent.

Greece Only EU Country with Increase in Commercial Flights in June

Greece is the only country in the EU that recorded an increase in commercial flights in June, compared to the same month in 2019, says Eurostat.

Mabrian: Greece’s Price Increases of 5-star Hotel Rooms Highest in the Mediterranean

Research by Mabrian Technologies found that the price increases of five-star hotel rooms in Greece are the highest among all the main Mediterranean destinations.

AEGEAN Carried Over 1 Million Passengers in May

AEGEAN recorded a significant recovery in passenger traffic in May, carrying more than 1 million passengers just at the start of the new summer season.

Greece’s Tour Bus Providers See Challenges Ahead, Still Need Support

GEPOET, the federation that represents Greek travel agencies and companies that provide tour bus services, is calling for “vital” support measures for 2022.

SKY express and Delta Offer More Travel Options Between US and Greek Islands

Greek carrier SKY express and Delta Air Lines have signed an interline agreement to provide convenient connections for customers between North America and Greece.

Greece is Number 1 Destination for Romanian Travelers this Year, Say Tourism Professionals

Greece once again is the first tourist destination of choice for Romanian travelers, according to tourism professionals in Romania.