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Acropolis Restoration Projects to See Funds from ‘Greece 2.0’ Recovery Plan

Restoration projects to the Acropolis in Athens will be carried out over a period of four years with funds from the “Greece 2.0” recovery plan.

Greece Sees Impressive Rise in Foreign Direct Investments in 2021

Greece is gaining ground as an attractive investor destination recording a 74.3% increase in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2021.

Greece – Romania Agree to Boost Road, Student Tourism

Greece and Romania are looking to boost tourism flows through cooperation on a number of tourism-related initiatives.

Ukraine Closed to Civilian Flights, Greece Monitors Crisis

Ukraine closed its airspace to civilian flights this morning after Russia launched an attack on the eastern part of the country. Greece is monitoring the crisis.

Greece Prepares to Meet New Post-pandemic Tourist Demands

A 10-year strategy to meet new traveler demands in the post-Covid-19 era is the next step to ensure Greece maintains its competitive edge as a leading tourism destination.

Greek Tourism Ministry Monitoring Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias informed that the ministry was closely monitoring the Russia-Ukraine crisis to address any backlash on tourism.

Greece in Top 5 Most Resilient Tourism Destinations for the Brits

Greece is among the top five most resilient destinations for the British seeking to get away for Easter, according to a report by ForwardKeys.

Covid-19: Greece Allows 100% Capacity at Vaccinated-only Conferences and Events

Greece has eased Covid-19 protocols for conferences and events allowing 100% capacity at exhibition spaces for vaccinated-only participants.

Greece Expects Tourists to Spend More this Year

Greece’s tourism minister, Vassilis Kikilias, sees a strong year ahead for the country, following encouraging feedback from travel and tourism operators worldwide.

Tourism Minister: 2022 Bookings for Greece Up in January Over Pre-Pandemic 2019

With Greece’s early booking levels in January up 30% over the same month in pre-pandemic 2019, the Tourism Ministry expects a considerable increase for the months ahead.

Greece’s Regions Unite to Launch Tourism Season Next Month

Greek regional governors are prepared to welcome the first tourists in Greece next month responding to the Tourism Ministry’s call for the extension of the season.

Covid-19: Facilitating Meetings and Events Tourism Next on Greece’s Agenda

The Greek Tourism Ministry will propose the easing of Covid-19 protocols for business events in an effort to rekindle MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) activity.

Greek Tourism Ministry Sets Thermal Springs, Marina Goals

The Tourism Ministry plans to further develop Greece’s thermal-spa tourism product and also upgrade marinas in Greek destinations.

Greece Aims to Attract Tourists from India, South Korea, Arab Countries

Greece is looking to enter new markets such as India, South Korea and the Arab countries, as part of its national strategy to strengthen the tourism sector.

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.

Greece Beats 2021 Target, Recoups 50% of 2019 Tourism Revenues

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to promote off-season travel and new destinations in Greece after the sector managed to achieve its goal for 2021.

Minister Kikilias: Investments Next Step for Greece Tourism Growth

Investments play a major role in the efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product and achieve growth, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Sees Tourism Revenue Reaching €12bn, Aims to Keep Tourists Coming into Fall

Greece is expecting tourism-related revenue this year to reach some 12 billion euros, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Minister Announces Four-pronged Tourism Strategy

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias has announced a four-pronged tourism strategy aimed at boosting Greece’s economy and stimulating growth.

‘Tourism can be the Doctor of Greek Economy’ this Year, Says Minister

Targeted and efficient use of EU funds are key to restoring tourism to Greece post-Covid-19, which will in turn bolster the economy, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.