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Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Central Bank: Greece 2017 Travel Receipts Up by 10.8% at €14.6bn

Greek travel receipts came to a total of 14.6 billion euros in 2017, up by 10.8% compared to 2016, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greece Welcomed Over 27 Million Tourists in 2017, Says BoG

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in 2017 increased more than 27 million, according to the Bank of Greece.

Kountoura: Greek Tourism’s Strong Momentum will Continue in 2018

Greek tourism's strong momentum will continue in 2018, following a record year of arrivals, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Spatial Planning, Legality Top State Minister’s Agenda at Greek Tourism Industry Meet

Minister of State Alekos Flambouraris spoke of the importance of a structured spatial planning scheme for tourism at the recent SETE conference.

Tourism Body SETE Calls for Investment-friendly Environment in Greece

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos has called for a stable and friendlier investment environment in Greece.

Greece Looking to Make Crete an All Year Round Tourism Destination

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the national and regional tourism policy that sees to promote Crete as a 365 days a year destination.

Kountoura Talks Tourism with Greek-American Students

American Hellenic Institute President Nick Larigakis and a delegation of Greek-American students recently visited Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura in Athens.

Kountoura: 2017 will be the Best Year in the History of Greek Tourism

If nothing unexpected occurs then 2017 will so far be the best year in the history of Greek tourism, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Thomas Cook: Bookings for Holidays in Greece Up 40%

Bookings for holidays in Greece are up 40 percent on last year, according to tour operator Thomas Cook.

Kountoura Expects 2017 to be a ‘Great Year’ for Greek Tourism

If all goes well, Greece will experience a great tourism season this year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently told the Greek media.

SETE Urges Greek Tourism Professionals Not to Rest on Their Laurels in 2017

Although forecasts on incoming tourism to Greece in 2017 are encouraging, SETE has urged sector professionals not to rest on their laurels this season.