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Greek Ministry to Promote Religious Tourism with Cruise

The Greek Tourism Ministry is working with the Church of Greece to develop religious tourism options, as part of ongoing efforts to diversify the tourism product on offer.

Greece Aims to Establish Aegina Isle into Year-round Destination

Establishing the island of Aegina into a year-round destination is a top priority, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece an Investor Magnet for Planet’s Millionaires

Millionaires seeking to invest their money are choosing Greece among 10 countries, according to the latest Henley Global Citizens Report.

Greek Island Ferry Boat Rates Increase Again

Greek ferry operators increased fares to the Greek islands by up to 10 percent this month, citing soaring fuel costs.

Greek Investments Committee Approves New Tourism Project in Saronida

A new tourism project budgeted at 840 million euros to be erected in the coastal town of Saronida, eastern Attica, has been approved by Greek authorities.

Greek Tourism Enterprises Still Short of Staff, Portal Open for Jobseekers

Tourism businesses in Greece are still short of staff with at least 2,430 job openings listed on the Public Employment Service (DYPA) portal.

Robust Traveler Flows Boost Greece Travel Receipts by 1,000% in April

Greece’s travel receipts in April increased by 1,000.4% percent to 647.0 million euros from 58.8 million euros in the same month last year, driven by a strong rise in the number of international arrivals.

Greece Welcomes First Ferry from Cyprus 21 Years Later

Greece welcomed the first passenger ferry from Cyprus this week, marking the beginning of a highly discussed maritime connection between the two countries.

Greece Welcomes 884% Soar in April Tourist Arrivals

Bank of Greece data on Monday showed an 884% increase in tourist arrivals and a 1,000% rise in revenues in April compared to the same month a year ago.

French Travelers Keen on Greece this Summer

Greece is a favorite destination for French tourists ranking number 1 in the monthly barometer released by L' Echo Touristique owned by Orchestra leisure platform. 

Cruise Industry Pledges to Take Action for Sustainable Blue Economy

Cruise industry leaders and government officials pledged during the CLIA European Summit 2022 to work together towards a sustainable blue economy.

Hotels in Greece Sign Deal to Promote Branded Greek Wines

Greece’s hoteliers have joined forces with local wine producers to promote branded Greek wines as part of efforts to upgrade the wine tourism experience.

Greece Expecting 5,000 Cruise Ship Arrivals this Year

Greece will welcome some 5,000 cruise ships in 2022, a 25% increase compared to pre-Covid 2019, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Patra Next Focus of Greece’s ‘greekend’ City Break Campaign

Patra will be at the center of the Greek Tourism Ministry’s upcoming “greekend” campaign which promotes city breaks across Greece.

Greek Tourism Body Proposes Hiring Pensioners, Teachers to Fill Staff Shortages

The Hellenic Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs (SETKE) is proposing that the government recruit pensioners and teachers to fill shortages in staff at tourism facilities across the country.

Tourism Ministry Promotes Western Greece as Next Place to Visit

The Greek Tourism Ministry is casting the spotlight on Western Greece as part of its ongoing promotion plan which includes introducing lesser-known destinations.

Brits Place Greece Among Top 3 Best Value Destinations

British travelers have placed Greece among the Top 3 travel destinations offering value for money, according to a recent Post Office survey.

Greece Strengthens Tourism Ties with Armenia at UNWTO Meeting 

Ways of further strengthening ties between Greece and Armenia were discussed during Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki’s visit to Yerevan.

GNTO Promotes Greece on Global Booking Platforms

Greece has included online platforms Expedia and Booking in its marketing drive to promote its destinations to the international travel market.

Greece to Bolster Consular Services to Meet Travel Demand from India

Greece is moving ahead with the immediate reinforcement of its consular services in India to meet the increase in visa applications for travel.