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Piraeus Port Event Informs Travelers of Their Rights

The European Consumer Center of Greece (ECC-Net) recently held an information event at the port of Piraeus to inform ferry travelers of their rights.
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Survey: Greeks Will Stay Home Again This Summer

Although Greece may be getting ready to welcome 17 million foreign tourists this year, according to forecasts, the Greeks themselves will most likely stay home this summer.

Greeks Stay Home This Summer

Six in 10 Greeks said they would not take a vacation this summer due to the financial crisis, a recent nationwide survey conducted recently by the General Consumer Federation of Greece (INKA) said.

Tourists Complain of Price Gouging

The Greek consumer group INKA announced last month that it received 7,100 complaints from tourists between the start of the year and the end of June. Most complained of excessive charges for poor-quality services.

No Increase Expected in Domestic Travel this Year

Hoteliers that count on a substantial rise in domestic travel this year because of the Games may be disappointed. According to research released last month by Greece's major consumer protection group, at least one in three Greeks has no intention of taking the traditional summer...

Tourism Sector Hopes For Last-minute Bookings

The tourism sector had best hope for a barrage of last-minute bookings if Greece's consumers' federation is correct in its forecasts. Four out of every 10 Greeks will not take summer holidays this year, mainly to save money, while most of those who do go away will stay in their...