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Greece Tax-free Shopping Plummets in First 7 Months of 2016

Revenue in Greece from tax-free shopping in the first seven months of the year has dropped by 18.54 percent compared to the same period in 2015.

Greek Star Singer Antonis Remos Takes Nikki Beach Porto Heli by Storm

The night of September 9 was one to remember when Greek superstar Antonis Remos took the stage at the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli.

Tourism Minister Expects Record Rise in Arrivals to Greece

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said she expects a record rise in the number of arrivals this year and increased revenue thanks in large part to the ministry’s targeted actions.

SETE: Greece’s Jan.-Aug. 2016 Incoming Traffic Marks Upturn

Incoming traffic through Greece’s main airports escalated in the first eight months of the year up by 6.5 percent or by an additional 753,000 arrivals, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said on Wednesday.

Greece Ups Investor Visas, Aims to Bring in Cash

Greece is increasing the number of “golden visas” to individuals investing more than 250,000 euros in property, aiming to boost state coffers while offering five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments.

Attica Region Lays Out Tourism Goodies for Global Travel Agents, Media

In efforts to highlight the sea tourism options available in the Attica Region and see them included in international tour packages, local authorities are currently running a series of fam trips and promotional activities.

HotelBrain Family Grows, Welcomes 16 New Units Onboard

Greek hotel management company HotelBrain has added 16 new member hotels to its roster, expanding its business activity to include leasing accommodation units under its new subsidiary, HotelBrain Capital.

Insider Says Greece Cruise Traffic to Shrink Next Year

Cruise traffic in Greece is expected to decline by 30 percent in 2017 resulting in fewer tourists and dwindling tourism revenues, according to Andreas Stylianopoulos, responsible for cruise travel at the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Signature Travel Taps into Educational Tourism from India to Greece in 2017

Greek travel agency Signature Travel has announced the launch next year of educational tourism programs to Greece for students in India.

Marbella Corfu Renovates for 2017, Tells WTM London

After five years of extensive refurbishment works, the five-star MarBella Corfu is ready to tell the world and will invite visitors to see for themselves during this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London.

Greek Hotel Nine-Month Earnings on the Rise

Despite dwindling revenue figures from tourism, hotels across Greece are seeing a 10 percent rise in earnings in the first nine months of the year, according to GBR Consulting.

WTM 2016: Halkidiki Set to Attract UK, Dutch Tourists in 2017

The region of Halkidiki in northern Greece is ready to welcome visitors from the UK and Holland next year, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization said upon its return from the World Travel Market (WTM) London.

Thessaloniki Wins Over Brits at WTM London 2016

All the more British tourists are seeking to visit Thessaloniki for its “city break” offerings including cultural, nightlife and culinary options, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Greece’s 9-month Tourism Revenues Down by 5.5%

Revenue from Greece’s travel services dropped by 703 million euros in the first nine months of the year with the travel trade balance recording a 7.1 percent decline at 10.472 billion euros against 11.269 billion euros in 2015, according to tentative data released by the Bank of...

Destination Athens Gains Ground at WTM London 2016

Greece's capital Athens won over the crowds at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London, held November 7-9, as a major city break destination offering diverse options for today’s traveler.

Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region Expects 2017 Tourism to Pick Up Pace

Tourism to the region of Eastern Macedonia - Thrace is expected to pick up pace in the coming year, with regional authorities citing increased pre-bookings as well as the addition of new airline routes to the Megas Alexandros Airport in Kavala.

Hotel Revamp Hints and More at Athens Event

Secrets and tips on how to best renovate a hotel business, the latest trends in design and client/visitor needs were the focus of the “Hotel Renovation & Supplies” day event held in Athens.

Reduced Overnights Knock Down Greek Tourism Revenues

The decreasing numbers of overnight stays is the factor determining revenues in tourism, according to a recent study conducted by SETE Intelligence, the research institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation.

Runway Works at Thessaloniki Airport Pushed Back to October 2017

The Greek transport ministry has stepped in and postponed runway works at Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport beyond the upcoming summer season.

Atalanta Marine in Exclusive Partnership with Black Pepper Yachts

Greek yachting experts Atalanta Marine has joined forces with France’s Black Pepper Yachts as its exclusive dealer in Greece and Cyprus, the company announced.