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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.

Greece Sees Air Arrivals Rise Slightly in April

Greek airports recorded a slight increase of 1.75% in the number of international arrivals in April this year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

INSETE: Greek Hotels Get Positive Traveler Feedback in 2020

Travelers to Greece were satisfied with the hotel services offered in 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey by INSETE.

Coronavirus Injures Greece’s Tourism Revenue in 2020

Covid-19 measures and travel bans cost the Greek tourism sector 13.89 billion euros in 2020, according to the Bank of Greece.

Study: Greeks Cut Domestic Holidays Short in 2019

Almost half of all Greek nationals were unable to go on holiday in 2019 for more than a week due to financial reasons, a study by INSETE reveals.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 2020 Traffic Plunge by 71%

Covid-19 drove passenger traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports down by 71.4 percent in 2020 against 2019, according to managing company Fraport Greece.

Greece Air Traffic Nosedives to 30-year Low in 2020

Air traffic to Greece in 2020 dropped to a record 30-year low of 19.7 million arrivals as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Covid-19 Resurgence Forces Europeans to Put Travel Plans on Hold

Europeans are reluctant about traveling during the holiday period due to renewed lockdowns and increasing Covid-19 cases, a European Travel Commission study found.

Greece’s 11-month Air Passenger Traffic Nosedives

Measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 have hit Greece’s incoming air traffic hard driving it down by 68.7% in the January-November period.

AIA, Fraport Greece Airports Passenger Traffic Hits Low in November

November passenger traffic at a number of Greece’s airports was severely impacted by the ongoing containment measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

Intra-European Travel Interest Strong for 2021, Says ETC

Europeans are still interested in traveling and appear to be planning trips in 2021 despite Covid-19 resurgence, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Greece a Top 5 Choice for 2020 H2 Intra-European Travel

Greece ranks fourth among the Top 5 destination choices for Europeans seeking to travel in the next six months, according to an ETC study.