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Greece Has Historic Month Of October 2013 Arrivals

Greece experienced its best October of all time last month in terms of international arrivals to Greek airports, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).
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SETE: Data Confirms Estimates Of Record Year For Greek Tourism

International tourism arrivals in Greece posted a 13 percent increase in September 2013 compared το the same month in 2012, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) announced on 7 October.
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Greece On Pace For Record Year In Tourism

International arrivals increased by 10.5 percent this September compared with the same month last year, according to data released on 6 August by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).
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Foreign Tourist Arrivals To Greece Expected To Surge This Fall

More foreign tourists are said to visit Greece this fall and the country is expected to “collect” three times the amount of tourism revenue it gained during the April-May period, the Greek press said Tuesday, 27 August.
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International Travelers Flocking To Greece, Data Shows

The Greek tourism industry observed a significant increase in international arrivals in July Kathimerini understands.
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Aegean Reports Increase In May-July International Traffic

Aegean Airlines recorded a 22 percent increase on its international flights during the May-July 2013 period.
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Santorini: Most Popular Greek Destination For 2013?

The island of Santorini ranked first in international arrivals out of all of Greece's destinations during the first half of the year, according to recent figures from the country's airports.

Bank of Greece Governor On Greek Tourism

"Greek tourism must become more competitive," Bank of Greece Governor Yiorgos Provopoulos said Tuesday, 9 July, while speaking at a tourism conference in Athens.
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Greece Sees Int’l Arrivals Growing In Half-Year 2013

International arrivals to Greece increased by 9.5 percent in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period last year, according to data released by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).
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Greek Tourism On Track To Surpass 17 Million Arrivals This Year

Recent data on international arrivals at some of Greece's most popular destinations during the month of June has suggested that numbers may possibly surpass the initial forecast of 17 million foreign tourists in Greece this year.
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Athens’ Image Improves, Arrivals Up In May

International arrivals at Athens International Airport were up by 10 percent last month compared to the same month last year, according to data released recently by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

Airport Arrivals Show A Slight Drop

International arrivals at Greek airports dropped some 2.5 percent in the first eight months of the year, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

Greece Lags Behind Competitors During First Half Of The Year

Greek tourism was not at its best in the first half of the year compared to competing countries such as Turkey, Cyprus and Spain, the Greek press said last month. This was mainly due to negative publicity abroad during the two election periods.

Professionals Cautious On 2011 Domestic Tourism

Tourism professionals appeared satisfied with bookings during the Athenian exodus of the 28 October weekend holiday when compared with those recorded in previous years for the same period, the Greek press said last month.

Konstantina Bei

It is true that the 27th Philoxenia is organized during a rather difficult time for the country. The year soon to end was a year during which Greece was economically shaken.

Athens Arrivals Drop, AIA Too Expensive

Athens experienced a 4.67 percent decrease in international arrivals in September compared to the same month in 2010, according to recent figures released by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

Record Foreign Arrivals Expected In Greece This Year

Foreign arrivals to Greece this year are expected to reach, if not surpass, some 16.5 million, the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, informed Prime Minister George Papandreou during a meeting held in late August. So far,...

Greek Tourism Slows Down From Initial Expectations

Although Greek tourism professionals were optimistic in regards to this year’s season, especially after its impressive opening in April as international arrivals that month reached the rate of 24.04 percent, their initial expectations seem to be falling short in regards to...

VAT Reduction Keynote At Philoxenia 2010

The 26th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held this year on 18-21 November at Helexpo in Thessaloniki, roughly hosted 500 exhibitors from Greece and 12 other countries (Egypt, Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Cyprus, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia).
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