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Athens and Greece Maintain Strong Online Reputation in Q2

Athens and Greece are still garnering positive feedback online in Q2 and June, according to INSETE’s sentiment tracker for the country and its capital city.

Instagrammable Beaches, Food, Nature Drive Greece’s E-reputation in May

Greece is winning points online with social media conversations pushing the country’s e-reputation up by 64 points in May compared to rival markets under investigation.

Study: Greece Still Lagging Behind Rival Markets in Overnight Stays

Greece may be among European holiday destinations seeing a strong rebound in tourism activity this year but the country is still “lagging slightly” behind Spain, Portugal and Italy.

Athens Gastronomy, Hospitality Winning Over Tourists

Hospitality and gastronomy are winning points with travelers making Athens a highly sought-after destination, according to findings released by INSETE.

Americans Visiting Greece on 63 Weekly Flights

Americans keen on traveling to Greek destinations this summer can now do so on 63 direct flights a week from the United States to Greece.

Greek Hotels Support Economy, Jobs in 2021

Greek hotel turnover in 2021 came to 3.8 billion euros demonstrating the hospitality sector’s significant contribution to the economy.

Visa Agrees with Ministry to Send Digital Nomads to Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to attract more remote workers as part of an agreement with digital payments company Visa.

Eurostat: More Overnights Spent in EU in 2021, Greece in the Lead

Greece is among the countries that recorded the largest increases in the number of nights spent in 2021 compared to 2020, says Eurostat.

Visa Teams Up with Greece to Provide Tourism Trend Data

Visa is aiming to contribute to the recovery of the Greek tourism industry by providing data and trends as part of a new agreement with the Tourism Ministry.

November 2021 Greek Tourism Revenues Close to Pre-pandemic Levels

Greek tourism revenues in November exceeded 2020 figures and came very close to pre-Covid-19 levels, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Covid Travel Rules Most Searched For by UK Tourists in 2021

Greece and its Covid-19 travel regulations were the most searched for terms in 2021 by British vacationers, according to recent Google data.

Report: Athens, Thessaloniki Hotels Gathering Momentum

Hotels in Athens and Thessaloniki have managed to recover 39% of pre-pandemic overnight stay levels from January to September, says a report by GBR Consulting.

Greece Posts Weak Jan-July 2021 Tourism Revenue

Greece’s tourism revenue was down by 62.9% in the first seven months of 2021 compared to the pre-Covid-19 period in 2019.

Jan-Aug Tourist Arrivals in Greece Down By 51.2% Compared to 2019

The number of travelers to Greece in the first eight months of the year remained down compared to 2019 pre-Covid-19 levels, says a report by INSETE. 

Greece’s Airbnbs Rival Hotel Room Capacity, Says Study

Airbnbs in Greece have now rivalled their hotel counterparts in terms of bed capacity, according to a study released by INSETE.

Covid-19 Sends Greek Hotel Revenue Tumbling, Says GBR Report

Hotels in Greece saw revenues nosedive through the end of September 2020 as a result of restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Road Arrivals Grind to a Halt Due to Covid-19 Crisis

Arrivals to Greece by road in Q3 2020 reached only 580,000, accounting for a mere 8% of total arrivals recorded in 2019.

Athens Hotels 7-month Occupancy Down by 49.2% Due to Covid-19

Athens hotels suffered a major blow due to Covid-19 in the first seven months of the year, marking a 49.2 percent decline in occupancy rates.

Covid-19 Weighs on Seasonal Employment in Greece

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a considerable toll on seasonal employment, which is for the most part generated by tourism.

Greece Aims to Close Loopholes in Airbnb-style Rentals Law

The Greek Tourism Ministry is preparing a draft bill to regulate the short-term rental market, do away with "loopholes" and establish fair competition.