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Greece January-August Tourist Arrivals Pave Way for Great Year

The strong flows of tourists to Greece are expected to continue through to the end of the year.

Greece Tops August 2023 Hotel Satisfaction Index

Greece outperformed competitor markets garnering the highest score for the quality of its hotels in August compared to rivals.

Greece’s Hotel Sector Reacts Strongly to Stayover Tax Upcoming Increase

The Greek government’s intention to increase the “stayover tax” has sparked reactions from hoteliers.

Olympia Forum IV Explores Sustainable Tourism Benefits for Greece

This year’s Olympia Forum IV focused on the benefits of sustainable tourism policies and development on local communities.

Greece Keeps Q2 Online Reputation in Tact Despite the News

Greece managed to maintain its online reputation in tact in the second quarter of the year despite negative news.

Marketing Greece: New Festival to Introduce Autumn Side of Kefalonia

The new “Stay Active Kefalonia” festival will introduce the autumn side of the Ionian island with events including hiking, sea kayaking, cycling and a marathon.

Greek Tourism Goals: Sustainable Development, Promotion of New Products, Experiences

Greece’s tourism minister has outlined her top three priorities for the industry.

Study: Seasonality Still Impacting Tourism in Greece

A recent study found that seasonality remains a challenge for the Greek tourism sector.

Greece’s Tourism Body SETE Tables Priorities Ahead of New Labor Law

Greek tourism body SETE has tabled priorities to be taken into consideration ahead of a new labor law.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Strong Dynamic to Lift Tourism Above 2019 Levels

Greek hoteliers expect strong dynamic to continue, pushing tourism performance beyond pre-Covid 2019 levels.

Greek Tourism Enterprises Say Incentives Key to ‘Green’ Transition

Greek tourism enterprises are counting on government incentives to move forward with sustainability objectives, according to a study by Deloitte and INSETE.

Greek Tourism on Track to Reach and Even Surpass 2019 Levels, Says SETE

SETE is optimistic about the course of Greek tourism this year and says the record 2019 figures may even be surpassed.

Greek Tourism Stakeholders Call for Unified 11% VAT Across Services

Greek tourism professionals reiterated their call for a unified 11 percent VAT charge across all services related to tourism and transport.

Greece is a Leading Vacation Choice Among 10 Source Markets, says Report

Greece is a leading outbound holiday destination choice in most of its main source markets, according to research by INSETE.

Investments and Infrastructure Priorities for Greek Tourism Ministry

Greece’s new tourism minister, Olga Kefalogianni, says investments, infrastructure and developing new destinations are top priorities.

Dodecanese Islands Welcome Increase in Tourist Arrivals in January-May

The Dodecanese islands welcomed 78,000 more visitors in the first five months of the year marking a 14% increase over 2022.

Greece Welcomes 1.2 Million More Air Arrivals During January-May

Greece welcomed a 29.3% increase in international arrivals by air during the first five months of the year.

Study: 70,000 Jobs Still Open as Greek Tourism Season Starts

Greece’s peak tourism season has kicked off with some 70,000 jobs still open, found a study.

BoG: Arrivals to Greece Up in Jan-April, Average Spending Per Trip Drops

Tourists to Greece appear to spending less despite an increase in arrivals in the first four months of the year.

New Investments in 2021-2022 Boost Greek Hotel Sector

Nearly 4 billion euros went into Greece’s hotel sector over the last two years with the bulk of funds invested in the construction of new hotels.