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Greece’s Jan-Sept 2019 Tourism Receipts Concentrated in Five Regions

Five regions in Greece, including South Aegean and Crete, generated the strongest highest tourism revenue in the January-September 2019 period.

Greek Government Sets Goals for Tourism in 2020

The priorities for Greek tourism in 2020 were set by Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greek Golden Visa Generates €2bn in Investments

Greece’s investor visa program has channelled more than 2 billion euros of foreign capital into the local property market since its launch in 2014.

Marketing Greece: More Digital Campaigns and Partnerships for Greek Tourism in 2020

More digital campaigns and partnerships with local tourism stakeholders are included on the agenda of Marketing Greece for 2020.

Greece’s Meteora, Volos and Pelion to Feature on Spanish TV

The Greek destinations of Meteora, Volos and Pelion will be featured on Spain's RTVE in February.

SWOT-HCH: Registration Open for 4th Boutique Hotels Forum in Athens

Registration has opened for the 4th Boutique Hotels Forum in Athens, organized by SWOT | Hospitality Management Company and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH).

AIA Celebrates Ethiopian Airlines’ Return to Athens with Instagram Contest

Athens International Airport has launched an Instagram contest to celebrate the return of Ethiopian Airlines to the Greek market.

South Aegean Region: 2019 Best Year for Tourism

Achieving increasing numbers of arrivals and revenues for the fourth consecutive year, the South Aegean Region said that 2019 was its best year yet.

EBRD Proposes Ticketing to Limit Santorini Overtourism

Santorini authorities have teamed up with the EBRD to create a destination management plan that will keep the inflow of tourists at sustainable levels.

Greece and China Discuss New Partnerships in Culture

The potential of new partnerships between Greek and Chinese museums was recently discussed during a meeting of Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni with Chinese art experts.

Flybe Seals Rescue Deal with UK Government

UK regional airline Flybe and the British government have reached an agreement that will save the struggling airline.

Argo Group and Global Marine Travel Enter into Strategic Partnership

The Argo Travel Group and Global Marine Travel have entered into a strategic partnership aiming to provide their customers with enhanced marine travel services.

Greece to Establish National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development.

Hotel Chamber Chief: Distributing Tourist Traffic Across Greece Top Priority

Distributing tourist traffic evenly across Greece should be a top priority for 2020, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Greece Paves Way for New ‘Business Visas’

Greece may soon be offering third country nationals wishing to participate in conferences and events, a new business visa.

PwC: 2020 a Year of ‘Slowbalisation’ for the Global Economy

PwC predicts that 2020 will be a year of ‘slowbalisation’ for the global economy, with trade tensions expected to create challenges for global supply chains.

Lipsi Island Releases Video to Promote Tourism Offerings

Aiming to attract more tourists this year, the Municipality of Lipsi has launched a video promoting the area’s tourism offerings and unique natural beauty.

Celestyal Head Honored for Supporting Greece’s Cruise Tourism

Celestyal Cruises President Kostakis Loizou was honored for his contribution to the Greek cruise industry by the Association of Cruise Ship Owners and Maritime Agencies (EEKFN).

BoG: New Actions Needed to Maintain Greek Tourism Dynamic

Greek tourism stakeholders need to take action in order to maintain the positive momentum of the sector, the Bank of Greece said.

Alonissos Promoted as a Must-visit Destination for Families to UK market

The island of Alonissos in the Sporades group is highlighted as a must-visit destination for families in the online edition of UK travel magazine “Family Traveller".