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Greece Attracts 8.6 Million Tourists in January-August, Sees Revenue Reach €6.6 Billion

Greece in January-August welcomed over 8.6 million inbound travelers, pulling in tourism revenue that reached almost half of the total earnings of 2019, according to Bank of Greece data.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Ready to Make its Comeback

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” will make its comeback to the Greek capital during November 13-14, following its absence last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites to Stay Open During Winter

Athina Luxury Suites, a boutique hotel on the Greek island of Santorini, will remain open all year long to welcome travelers also during the winter season.

International Travel Flows to Greece Continue Steady Trend

International arrivals to Greece are maintaining the momentum of previous months marking a 110.5% increase in September compared to the same month a year ago.

MarBella Corfu Hotel on CNT’s ‘Top 10 Resorts in Greece’ List

Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards has placed the MarBella Corfu hotel among the Top 10 Resorts in Greece for 2021.

World Animal Day: City of Athens Shows it Cares

The City of Athens celebrated World Animal Day 2021 with events at its shelter for stray animals in the Votanikos district.

Twin Influencers Promote Greece on China Central Television

Greek twin influencers Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou promoted Greece’s natural beauty and culture through a 4-minute video on China Central Television (CCTV).

Poll: Athens Grand Walk Project Disappoints Residents

The “Grand Walk” project of Athens, which aims to unify the city’s archaeological sites and create bicycle lanes, has failed to win over the Greek capital’s residents, a survey reveals.

Olympic Yacht Show 2021 Aims to Give Maritime Tourism a Boost

The Olympic Yacht Show 2021, scheduled to take place in Sounio during October 1-5, will promote Greece’s maritime tourism sector to the international market.

Registration for 2021 Athens Marathon Event Opens September 1

Registration for this year’s “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” opens on September 1 on the event’s official website.

Athens Expands Street Art Program

The Athens Municipality has expanded its street art program with the addition of another impressive mural in the district of Gazi.

Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort Ready to Welcome Guests to Santorini

The brand new five-star Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort is ready to welcome its first guests to the area of Kamari on the island of Santorini.

Athens View Balcon: A Delicious Break at Elia Ermou Hotel

The Elia Ermou Athens and its in-house restaurant, the Athens View Balcon, are a welcome addition to the Greek capital’s hotel scene.

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.

Port Authority Takes Actions to Make Piraeus Sustainable

The Piraeus Port Authority is aiming to implement a series of actions that will upgrade the country’s largest port bringing it in line with “green” policies.

Op-Ed: ‘A New Era of Tourism’ – Harry Theoharis

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Op-Ed: ‘Paradigm Shift, a Priority to Make Tourism Thrive in the Coming Decade’ – Vicky Loizou

Vicky Loizou, the Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy & Development, shares her vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Op-Ed: ‘Our Biggest Threat Would Be Our Own Failure to Act’ – Kostas Bakoyannis

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Op-Ed: ‘The Pandemic Crisis Brought Radical Changes to the Tourism Field’ – Konstantinos Zervas

Thessaloniki Mayor Konstantinos Zervas shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Op-Ed: ‘Covid Acted as an Accelerator of Change for Tourism’ – Angela Gerekou

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou shares her vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.