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Minister: Tourism will Lead Development for Greece in 2023

The tourism sector in 2023 will continue to lead development for Greece, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Hotels a Big Part of Greece’s Tourism Success in 2022

The hotel sector contributed greatly to Greece’s tourism success in 2022, according to the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Interview – George Grafakos: ‘2022 Best Year Ever for Aqua Vista Hotels’

George Grafakos, CEO of Aqua Vista Hotels, informs us on the company’s success in 2022, a year which turned out to be the best for turnover and occupancy of all hotels under its portfolio.

SETE: Strategy to Better Shape the Future of Athens Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has an ambitious plan to further develop tourism in Athens and in the wider area of the capital (Athenian Riviera and Argosaronic islands).

France Tourist Arrivals to Greece Up 23% this Year Compared to 2019

Tourist arrivals from France to Greece in 2022 so far are up by 23% over the record-breaking year 2019, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced from the IFTM-Top Résa expo in Paris.

Greece to Set New Record for Tourism in 2022, Says Alpha Bank

Greece will probably break records in terms of tourism revenue this summer, Alpha Bank said in its latest economic developments report.

SETE: Greek Tourism 2022 Revenues May Reach or Even Exceed 2019 Levels

Revenues from Greek tourism this year may even exceed 2019 levels although 2022 is a “difficult, complicated and unpredictable” year, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Autohellas Sees Big Increase in Turnover and Profits in January-March

Autohellas, a Greek company that provides short-term car rental and long-term leasing services, recorded an increase in net results during the first quarter of 2022 year-on-year.

Greek PM Sees Positive Tourism Year Ahead

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed confidence that tourism this year will show positive signs of post-Covid recovery in view of growing demand for the summer ahead.

Europe’s Travel Agents Make Greece ‘Preferred Destination’ for 2022

ECTAA will promote Greece as its preferred travel destination in the next 12 months among its 70,000 member travel agents and tour operators in Europe.

TUI to Launch Flights to Greece Early for 2022 Tourism Season

German travel giant TUI will launch flights to the Greek destinations of Crete, Rhodes and Kos earlier than ever for the 2022 tourism season.

Covid-19 Pushing Greek Hoteliers to Despair, Aid Needed

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is pushing Greek hoteliers to their limits, with hospitality professionals expecting 2022 to be one more challenging year.

Ministry Sees Sustainable Tourism Potential for Athens and Attica

Athens and Attica have great potential to evolve into sustainable tourism destinations linking culture with travel, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Hoteliers Holding Their Breath, Support Needed, They Say

Greek hoteliers in major winter destinations are calling on the government to take immediate action as occupancy levels remain low due to the fast-spreading Omicron variant.

Greece Tourism Minister Optimistic About 2022

Airlines have increased seats to Greek destinations for 2022 to 50% of pre-Covid levels, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias, expressing his confidence that 2022 will be a good year.

Covid-19: Greek Hoteliers Say ‘Omicron’ Taking Toll, Call for Backing

Greek hoteliers are appealing to the government to extend financial support to hotels as the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has put a brake on bookings.

Greece Aims for Total Tourism Restart in 2022, Says Minister Kikilias

“Our aim is in 2022 to move forward with a full tourism restart,” said Greece's tourism minister, Vassilis Kikilias, while speaking in parliament.

Greek Hotels Still Have ‘a Long Way to Go’ to Recover from Covid-19 Losses

Greek tourism may have performed better than expected this season, but the country’s hotels still have ‘a long way to go’, says HHF’s Grigoris Tasios.

Greece will be Open All Year Round for Tourists, Minister Kikilias Tells CNN

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told CNN’s Richard Quest that Greece in 2022 will be open all year round to welcome tourists.

WTM: Jet2 Agrees to Add 600,000 Airline Seats to Greece in 2022

Jet2 agreed to boost the number of airline seats to Greece by 600,000 in 2022, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced from the WTM London exhibition.
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