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UNWTO Praises Greece for 2018 Record Tourism Results

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has applauded the Greek Tourism Ministry and Minister Elena Kountoura for Greece's "record results" in 2018.

Strong Tourism Flows, Travel Receipts for Greece in November 2018

Greece's travel receipts rose by 42.4% year-on-year in November 2018, driven by a 6.2% rise in inbound traffic and increased spending per trip by 35.8%.

Greece Travel Receipts Up by 8.4% in Jan-Sept 2018

Travel receipts for the nine months to September 2018 increased by 8.4 percent compared to the same period in 2017, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

Greece Tourist Traffic Still Strong in September but Spending Down

Inbound tourist traffic to Greece rose in September, but travel receipts are still slow and the average spending per trip recorded a drop.

Greece in ‘High Spirits’ at WTM London 2018 Expo – Photo Report

With the traditional market of the United Kingdom showing growth, Greece is expecting a new record of British arrivals in 2018.

Greece Presents New Tourism Growth Plan at WTM London 2018

Greece's new growth plan for the "next day in tourism" was presented to the world on the opening day of the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Tourism Flows to Greece Robust for August

Tourism traffic to Greece continued its dynamic into August, with Greek destinations welcoming more than 6 million travelers, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greek Tourism Momentum Stronger Than Ever, Says Minister

Greece is expected to attract an additional 2 million visitors in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

SETE: Greek Tourism Must Stay Alert

While Greece is seeing a surge in bookings, SETE President Yiannis Retsos says that the Greek private sector should stay alert.

Minister Says Western Greece Ideal for Cultural, Sports Tourism

Sports and cultural tourism can be the driving force of local economies in Western Greece, paving the way for growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
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Stayover Tax, New Destinations, Airline Links Key to Greek Tourism 2018

It’s going to be a pivotal year ahead for Greece’s tourism sector, which broke all records in 2017 and aims to do the same in 2018.

German Operator Alltours Places Greece High on its 2018 Agenda

German tour operator Alltours has placed Greece high on its 2018 agenda, increasing the number of hotels and new destinations on offer.

Minister Talks Tourism with South Aegean Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura applauded the significant contribution of the South Aegean Region to the development of tourism in Greece.