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Nearly 30 Million People Chose to Holiday in Greece in 2022

Almost 30 million people chose to holiday in Greece last year with more than 4 million Brits leading the way.

Tourists to Greece Generate €17.63bn in Travel Receipts in 2022

The number of travelers to Greece in 2022 rose by 89.3% to over 27 million, generating a total of 17.63 billion euros in travel receipts.

Greek Travel Receipts from UK, French, German Markets Rise in 2022

Tourism revenues generated by travelers to Greece from the UK, France and Germany increased in 2022 compared to pre-Covid 2019.

Dozens of Infrastructure Projects to Take Greek Tourism into New Era

One billion euros in infrastructure projects, including ports, marinas and ski resorts, are set to take Greek tourism into the new era.

Rhodes Co-Lab Plan Sets Out Actions to Make Greek Island Sustainability Model

In five years, the Greek island of Rhodes is expected to have developed into a global model of sustainable tourism.

GNTO: Authentic Experiences Can Enhance Greek Yachting Tourism

Authentic experiences on yachting and sailing trips could further enhance the Greek tourism offering, according to GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

Three New Destinations Join ‘Greek Breakfast’ Initiative

Three new Greek island destinations have joined the “Greek Breakfast” program aimed at showcasing local products.

Greece Promotes Alternative Forms of Tourism that Protect the Environment

In line with recent trends, Greece is investing in alternative forms of tourism and targeting the constantly increasing wellness market.

Greece to Channel €4bn into Western Macedonia Development Projects

A new railway link is just one of the 380 projects included in the Greek government’s development plan for Western Macedonia.

Greece Allocates Funds for Tourism Infrastructure Upgrades

Greece is planning to move ahead with tourism upgrade projects worth approximately 150 million euros.

Greece Taps into Digital Innovation to Enhance Tourism Experiences

Tapping into digital innovation to enhance the tourist experience is a top priority for the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Offering Exceptional Customer Service High on Priority List of Greek Travel Agents

HATTA, the association representing travel agents in Greece, has signed a cooperation agreement with the EBETAM certification body, aiming to offer exceptional customer service to travelers.

Greece Seeks to Open Cheese and Dairy Factories to Tourists

Cheese and dairy factories in Greece will soon be open to tourists as part of the overall experience.

Travelers from Belgium and Germany Considering Greece for 2023

Interest in visiting Greece this summer is on the rise in Germany and Belgium, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Welcomes More Than 4 Million Cruise Passengers in 2022

Cruise tourism to Greece picked up pace in 2022 with 48 Greek ports welcoming 4.38 million passengers.

GNTO to Support Ioannina, Epirus, as Top Tourist Destination

Promoting Ioannina in Epirus as a city break destination is among the goals of the GNTO for the northern Greece town.

Balkan Market to Pick Greece This Year

More travelers from Balkan countries are expected to visit Greece this year, boosting the number of road arrivals to the country by 40% over 2022.

Economist: Greece Moves Up 9 Spots in EIU Democracy Index

Greece moved up nine spots in the EIU Democracy Index, very near to being upgraded to a “full democracy”.

Western Macedonia Ready to Implement New Tourism Promo Plan

Sustainability and destination awareness are at the core of the Western Macedonia region’s new tourism promotion strategy.

GNTO’s Corporate Website Goes on the Air

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced that its new corporate website is now operational.