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US Tourists to Greece Up by 50% in June

Arrivals to Greece from the US, increased by 50 percent in June compared to record year 2019, reflecting a positive upward trend.

GNTO to Showcase Mani Through its History, Culture, Food

The GNTO is looking to establish the region of Mani into a leading tourism destination with a focus on culture, gastronomy and history.

Greece: New Rules for Tourists Infected with Covid-19

Tourists to Greece that find themselves infected with Covid-19 will not be required to quarantine, according to a new government decision issued this week.

Minister: Tourism Driving Greece Growth Beyond Eurozone Average

Tourism is Greece’s “strong card”, set to generate revenues in 2022 that will boost the economy despite the challenges, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece – Moldova Tighten Ties in Tourism

Greece and Moldova have agreed to strengthen ties in tourism with joint actions that will boost tourism flows between the two countries.

Athens Airport June Traffic Nears Pre-Covid Levels

Athens Airport nearly touched pre-pandemic passenger figures in June, reaching 2.43 million in total, still down by 6.8 percent over 2019.

Greek Tourism Ministry Aims to Rebrand ‘Byzantine Lady’ Kastoria

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced plans to rebrand the lake-side town of Kastoria and promote it as a key tourist destination in Western Macedonia.

Greece’s Brand Name Stronger Than Ever

Greece's brand name is stronger than ever and Athens is making a comeback, said Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias, adding that efforts were paying off.

Athens Airport on Track to Full Recovery

Air traffic through Athens Airport is approaching pre-Covid levels with Greece expecting tourists into December, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Fyli, Athens Aiming to Become an Alternative Tourism Destination

Developing Fyli in Athens, into an alternative tourism destination was the focus of a meeting between GNTO President Angela Gerekou and Fyli Mayor Christos Pappas.

Nafpaktos Attracting Investor Interest in Tourism

The city of Nafpaktos is a top ministry priority and among destinations for strategic tourism development, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Inches Closer to More Tourist Arrivals, Revenues

Greece is recovering Covid-19 related losses, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels in terms of arrivals and revenues, recent data shows.

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 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.

Greece Presents Priority Areas to Get ‘ESPA 2021-2027’ Funding

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined the priority areas that will benefit from a new round of EU funding, known as ESPA, during a conference held recently in Kalamata.

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.

Lavender Agritourism Project Promo Launches in Evros, Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting the lesser-known Greek destination of Evros with the “Vast Purple of Evros” agritourism project showcasing the cultivation of lavender in the area.

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.