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Israel Technology Firms Interested in Greek Tourism Projects

Israeli tech firms have expressed interest in working with Greece to promote tourism synergies through new technologies.

Greece Expects Visitor Numbers from Israel to Soar in 2019

More than 700,000 travelers from Israel are expected to visit Greece in 2019, according to figures released by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek Tourism Trade Bodies Sign Labor Deal for 2019 Wages

Some 25,000 individuals employed in room and apartment rentals, and in the F&B sector, will now be receiving monthly wages of up to 771 euros.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Dwindling Tourism Figures

Thessaloniki hoteliers are troubled over a slight decline in the number of Greek and international travelers to the city in 2018, as revealed by a recent study.

Travelers from Finland to Greece Set for 11% Rise

A 20 percent rise in travelers to Greece from Finland last year is set to further increase by an additional 11 percent in 2019, according to data released by the GNTO.

‘Greek Breakfast’ to Take Center Stage at HORECA 2019

The “Greek Breakfast” initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will take center stage at the 14th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA, during February 8-11 in Athens.

Strong Tourism Flows, Travel Receipts for Greece in November 2018

Greece's travel receipts rose by 42.4% year-on-year in November 2018, driven by a 6.2% rise in inbound traffic and increased spending per trip by 35.8%.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Greece Travel Receipts Up by 8.4% in Jan-Sept 2018

Travel receipts for the nine months to September 2018 increased by 8.4 percent compared to the same period in 2017, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

Snowfall Disrupts Travel as New Cold Front Grips Greece

Greece is set to face a new cold front later on Monday, after a weekend of heavy snowfall and blizzards which caused disruption to travel as temperatures dropped below zero in most parts of the country.

More Greeks to Travel Abroad for the Holidays

More Greeks this year will travel abroad for the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to figures gathered from travel agencies throughout Greece.

Condor Adds New Routes to Greece for Summer 2019

German airline Condor will fly from Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Hanover to a number of Greek destinations, according to its summer flight schedule that starts at the end of March 2019.

Expensive Tickets, Delays, Accessibility Top Greek Train Complaints

Overpriced tickets, delays and inefficient accessibility are the top complaints by commuters using Greek trains, according to a study by Greece’s Railways Regulatory Authority (RAS).

TUI Hotels and Cruise Segments Drive Growth in 2018

TUI Group has presented double-digit earnings growth in 2018 - for the fourth consecutive year - driven by the strong performance of its hotels and cruise products.

Outwardness, Investment Key to Greek Tourism Development

Greece’s investment opportunities were analyzed during events in London, Berlin and Barcelona, by the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, George Tziallas.

Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Three Greek Cities Among World’s 100 Hottest Travel Spots in 2018

Athens, Heraklion on Crete, and Rhodes are included in the world’s 100 most popular travel destinations, according to Euromonitor International.

Polish Demand for Greece on the Rise, More to Come in 2019

Greece welcomed 960,000 visitors from Poland during the January-September 2018 period, remaining at the top of the Polish market.

New Faces: Christina Mitsopoulou, Sales & Reservations Manager at ‘Mykonos Pearls’

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Christina Mitsopoulou, the Sales & Reservations Manager at 'Mykonos Pearls', a fast-growing company that manages selected villas on Mykonos.