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Greece Short Stay Accommodation Numbers Up in 2017

The number of overnight stays at short stay accommodation facilities in Greece, rose by 4.2 percent with arrivals up by 4.4 percent in 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Five Greek Regions Account for Majority of Tourist Visits to Greece

Central Macedonia, the South Aegean Region, Attica, Crete and the Ionian Islands account for 84 percent of visits to Greece, according to a survey by INSETE.

Greece’s Travel Receipts Stronger in May by 34.7%

Greece's travel receipts increased by 34.7 percent in May and by 21.7 percent in the first five months of the year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Domestic Tourism Down as Greeks Strapped for Cash

Only one in two Greeks will be able to go on holiday this year due to financial difficulties, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Austrian Seniors Choose Greece for Holidays

All the more Austrian seniors are choosing Greek destinations for their holidays with two retiree groups having already booked for the 2019-2020 period.

Less Tourism for the Greeks in 2016 Due to Financial Constraints

Greeks took the least number of trips in 2016 with the majority citing financial concerns, according to a new study released by Eurostat.

Senior Tourists in Greece Spent €2 Billion in 2016

Senior tourists in 2016 accounted for 6.1 percent of all trips to Greece and some 2 billion euros in tourism-related revenue, according to SETE Intelligence.

Greek Hotels’ Digital Client Roster Getting Bigger in Q1

Online bookings for Greek hotels grew by 57 percent in the first four months of the year, according to data collected by Nelios and Axia Hospitality.

Study: Greek Tourism Generates Rising Revenue

The tourism sector has evolved into a driver of the economy, with Greece receiving 27.2 million tourists in 2017, who generated a total of 14.2 billion euros, according to INSETE's latest report.

INSETE-trivago Team Up to Offer More Insight on Greek Hospitality Market

In its ongoing effort to provide the most accurate insight into Greek tourism and travel industry trends, INSETE has joined forces with trivago.

International Arrivals to Greece Soar in January 2018

International arrivals to Greece increased by 22.4 percent in January 2018, according to the latest data released by INSETE.

INSETE: Greece Air Arrivals Up in December 2017

International arrivals at Greece’s main airports grew in December 2017 by 5.3 percent and 8.6 percent since the beginning of the year, according to INSETE.

Stronger Economy in Source Markets to Boost Greece-bound Tourism

Stronger international growth is expected to boost tourism to Greece in the coming year, according to research by the Institute SETE (INSETE).

Greece’s Winning and Losing Destinations in First Half of 2017

An InSETE study recently examined incoming tourism for each Greek region, comparing first half data for 2016 and 2017 based on number of visits, overnights stays and revenue.