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More than 14 Million Foreign Tourists in Greece in January-November 2021

The number of inbound travelers to Greece almost doubled during the first 11 months of 2021 compared to 2020, shows Bank of Greece data.

Greece Aiming to Make Mykonos and Santorini Sustainable Tourism Destinations

The Tourism Ministry is preparing a study aiming to ‘transform’ Mykonos and Santorini into sustainable destinations.

Eurostat: Greek Tourism Shows Promising Recovery Signs Compared to 2020

Greece this summer showed the most promising signs of tourism recovery, after Malta, in terms of the number of nights spent in hotels compared with 2020, according to Eurostat.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

GNTO: Greece Achieves Tourism Goals in 2021 but More Challenges Ahead

Greece achieved its main goals for this year’s tourism season but is still up against challenges, says GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis.

Greek Tourism Shows Recovery but Dangers Still Lurk, Says Report

Greek tourism recovered significantly in summer 2021 but the Covid-19 risk still remains, as well as future negative effects of wildfires, according to Alpha Bank.

Greek Tourist Arrivals at 60% of 2019 Levels

Greek tourism figures this season are moving higher than expected with international arrivals already surpassing 60 percent of 2019 levels.

GNTO Expects Greek Tourism to See a Good Year

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is optimistic that Greece’s tourism sector will see a much better year than it did in 2020.

Egypt Praises Greece’s Steps to Open Up for Tourism

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany has praised the steps Greece is taking to open up for tourism in May.

Covid-19 an Obstacle for 2021 Greek Tourism Forecast, Says Hotels Chief

No forecast can be made at the moment on how Greek tourism will progress this year, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Greece Laying Groundwork for Return of Serbian Tourists in 2021

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is on an official visit to Serbia to lay the groundwork for Greece to welcome back Serbian tourists for the 2021 season.

Qatar Airways to Resume Flights to Mykonos for Summer 2021

Qatar Airways has announced that it is resuming its service from Doha to Mykonos, Greece, for the summer season.

Greece Presents Tourism Campaign at ITB Berlin NOW 2021

Greece's campaign for 2021 is based on a three-year action plan of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Opening will be Based on Three Pillars

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has unveiled the three pillars for Greece's tourism opening in 2021.

Greek Tourism Professionals Expect Slow post-Covid-19 Recovery, Says MRB

Greek tourism professionals are expecting a slow post-Covid-19 recovery, with only 2% appearing optimistic that the sector will bounce back in 2021, says MRB.

Public-Private Cooperation Holds the Key to Greek Tourism’s Future in post-Covid-19 Era

Public-private cooperation in Greece will play a key role in the country's tourism promotion and communication to markets abroad in the post-Covid-19 era.