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Interview – Savvas Perdios: ‘Cyprus Tourism Product Needs to Be Enriched, Rebranded’

Cyprus Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios outlines the island's tourism policy, noting the need to rebrand the product to face rising competition.

TUI China Invites Greeks to Holiday in Beijing

Tour operator TUI China, an affiliate of leading travel and tourism group TUI, is aiming to attract outbound Greek tourists to China.

Epirus, Greece, Announces Action Plan To Extend Tourism Season

The Region of Epirus has launched a strategic marketing plan to extend the tourism season and give Epirus the title of the "ideal destination for all four seasons."

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cuts New Year’s Vasilopita

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association cut the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake) last week at the Grand Hotel Palace.

Greek Tourists Opt For Turkey

Turkey has emerged as one of the most popular tourism destinations abroad for Greeks, according to tourist arrival figures recently released by Turkey's statistical office.

Greek Tourists Pick Destination-Cyprus

Some 100,000 Greek tourists picked Cyprus as their holiday destination in the first three quarters of 2007. According to official statistics presented by the Cyprus Tourism Organization (CTO), there was 15 percent more tourism movement from Greece to Cyprus during this period...

Confusion Over Entry to Turkey with New ID Cards

The ministry of public order recently announced their concern with an issue on locals crossing the Greek-Turkish border. Greek citizens are legally allowed to cross the border into Turkey with the presentation of the new national identification card on which information is...

Greek Tourism Revenue Data from Brussels

Greek tourism recorded a net revenue gain of 7.4 billion euros in 2003, according to the official Eurostat data published last month in Brussels. The revenue from tourists who visited Greece came to 9.6 billion euros in 2003, while Greek tourists spent around 2.2 billion euros...