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Domestic Travel in Greece Shows Drop in 2016

Less Greeks traveled in their own country last year, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greece’s Tourism Set to Withstand the Country’s Economic Woes

Greek tourism is showing strong signs of resilience, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in an announcement on Monday.

What Nationalities Are Visiting Thessaloniki? – Top 10 List

"Thessaloniki remains one of the most popular international destinations for the second consecutive year as it managed once more to win over more visitors," the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.

Thessaloniki, Greece: Hotel Overnights Increase, But Not Room Rates

Overnight stays in Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, recorded a 15.68 percent increase during the first half of 2014 compared to last year, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said on 30 July.
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Hoteliers On Santorini To Offer Discounts To Greeks

The Santorini Hoteliers Association has urged its members to offer rooms at special prices to Greek visitors this summer.

Domestic Tourism Leaves Unclear Picture In August

Special offers at Greek destinations and discounts on hotel prices did the trick during the peak August holiday season as Greek holidaymakers did in fact travel domestically although in obviously lesser numbers compared to last year, press reports said last month.

Domestic Tourism Down In 2010

Customer arrivals decreased by 2.6 percent and overnights fell by 2.1 percent at hotels and campsites during the January-September 2010 period, compared with the year before, according to recently released figures of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greeks Stayed Home For The Holidays

Many Greeks chose to stay home this past holiday season and avoided traditional Christmas and New Year domestic destinations as travel within the country declined some 25 percent, Yiorgos Telonis, president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) told...

Astir Resort Expects Five Billion From Stock Float

Greece's National Bank, owner of the Astir Hotel Company, has placed the three-hotel group on the Athens Stock Exchange. The initial public offering last month places 14.7 billion drachmas within the group's coffers. This cash will be used mostly to initiate a five-year...