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Rhodes, Kos Popular Vacation Spots for Brits and Germans

Travelers from the UK and Germany are choosing Rhodes and Kos to holiday this year, shows data from the South Aegean Tourism Initiative body.

Demand for Short-term Rentals in Greece Exceeds 2019 Levels

Demand for Airbnb-style rentals in Greece is set to exceed pre-pandemic 2019 levels this summer, according to AirDNA’s Market Review for Europe.

Tourist Arrivals Keep Rising on South Aegean Islands

Arrivals at the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Karpathos and Mykonos exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the first half of May, according to data by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Pick Up Pace in May, Outdo 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Rhodes are up by 6.5% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, according to data announced by South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Region Closer to Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the South Aegean Region, which includes such popular islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, surpassed pre-Covid-19 levels in the period to April 30.

Airbnb Bookings for Summer in Greece Up by 232%

Bookings for Airbnbs in Greece this summer are up by 232% placing the country in the lead in Europe in terms of overall booking performance through to March 1.

Italian Travelers Send Greece Encouraging Signs 

Greek tourism professionals are seeing encouraging signs from Italy with more Italians either searching or already booking their holidays to Greece.

Report Sees Modest Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Greek Tourism

Greece is among the countries that may be impacted by the Russia-Ukraine crisis but to a lesser extent, according to data by ForwardKeys.

South Aegean Islands Winners in Greece’s Race for Tourism Recovery

The South Aegean islands, which include Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini, broke all records this year attracting over 3 million visitors.

South Aegean Islands Break 2019 Visitor Record in October

The South Aegean islands in October broke all records to date, surpassing 2019 visitor numbers and exceeding all expectations.

South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.

Road Arrivals to Greece Pick Up Pace in August

The number of road arrivals to Greece gained momentum in August exceeding the 1 million mark, according to INSETE data.

Greece Among Top Mediterranean Tourism Destinations for Germans

Greece together with Spain, Turkey and Egypt won over German tourists this summer with demand still strong, according to data by booking platform ANIXE.

Covid-19: Greece Benefits from Announcing Travel Opening Early

Announcing its opening to travelers and setting out clear Covid-19 guidelines has given Greece a head start in tourism recovery, according to ForwardKeys.

Tourist Demand for South Aegean Islands Going Strong

Tourist demand for the South Aegean islands is robust but vigilance is required in view of Covid-19 developments, said the region's governor George Hatzimarkos.

International Flights to Greece Shoot Up in July

Inbound flight activity to Greece surged in July, with international arrivals up by 146.8% against the same month in 2020, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority said.

July Brings More Traffic Through 14 Greek Regional Airports

Traffic through 14 regional Greek airports picked up pace in the first half of the year boosting performance for Fraport Group.

Over 1 Million Tourists Chose South Aegean Islands So Far

Over 1 million international tourists spent their holidays in the South Aegean Region in the last three months, including on such islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos.

Greek Tourism Revenue Still Down in April But Higher than 2020

Travel receipts in Greece reached a mere €43 million in April generated by 107,000 travelers who came to the country in the midst of Covid-19 measures.

Mykonos, Santorini, Kos, Rhodes Welcome 64,000 Arrivals in May

Greece's South Aegean islands welcomed a total of 64,000 visitors in May, on 520 charter flights.