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Greece’s Regional Airports Exceed 2019 Traffic Levels

Traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports exceeded pre-Covid 2019 levels in 2022, handling a total of 31 million passengers.

Next Steps for Crete Waterway Network and Seaplane Ports

Crete is swiftly moving forward with procedures to launch works on a waterway network and seaplane ports.

Alpha Bank: Maintaining Tourism Demand Vital for Greek Economy in 2023

Maintaining strong tourism demand in 2023 is a key challenge for the Greek economy, according to the latest data released by Alpha Bank.

Next Step for Greece: Investing in Silver, Accessible Tourism

Greece plans to invest more in connecting culture with travel and in new segments such as senior and accessible tourism.

Studies Underway to Restore Venetian Port of Heraklio

Studies are underway ahead of restoration works on the Venetian Port of Heraklion on Crete, according to a recent Greek culture ministry announcement.

Minister: Greek Tourism Off to a Dynamic Start in 2023  

Greece’s tourism sector is off to a dynamic start expected to generate increased revenue in 2023, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Four Greek Cities in Euromonitor Top Cities Report

Four Greek cities have moved up in this year’s Top 100 city destinations, according to a report released this week by Euromonitor International.

Greece to Launch Tender for Metro Line 2 Extension

Greece set to launch a tender for the extension of Athens Metro Line 2 Anthoupoli-Ilion segment, according to the country's infrastructure ministry.

Video: Greece Tourism Back Stronger Than Ever

The Greek tourism ministry has released a video with actions taken over the year that helped the sector recover after Covid-19.

Study: Greece’s Shipping Fleet a Global Leader

Greece’s shipping fleet remains a global leader in terms of size and number of active companies, according to the latest report released by Petrofin Research.

Greece Closer to Mapping Out All Forest Land

The Greek environment ministry announced this week that approximately 90 percent of the country’s forest land had been mapped out.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Occupancy Slowdown in H1 2023

Greek hoteliers are expecting occupancy levels to drop in H1 2023, according to the European Accommodation Barometer carried out by Statista.

Attica Region: Hundreds of Infrastructure Works to Start in 2023

Hundreds of infrastructure projects, including road, anti-flooding works and energy upgrades, are set to kick off in the Attica region in 2023.

AEGEAN Invests Millions in New Technical and Training Hub

AEGEAN will create the first technical support services and training hub in Greece, housed in a former Olympic Air technical base at Athens International Airport.

The Economist Names Greece Top Performer for 2022

The Economist ranks Greece as the top economic performer this year among 34 countries.

Investment Activity in Athens Soaring

The Greek capital is becoming an investor hot spot with investment activity expected to increase by 156%, according to the Municipality of Athens.

Greece Sees Available Airbnb-style Rentals Rise in 2022

The number of properties available online for short-term accommodation rental increased in 2022, according to data by the Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA).

Greek PM Aiming to Make Greece a Top Global Tourism Destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he envisions making Greece “a world leader in tourism and tourist experiences”.

Greece Encourages French Investments in Tourism

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki encouraged French investment activity in tourism during the “Investing in the Future” forum in Paris.

Demand for Luxury Villas in Greece Breaks Record, Says Report

Demand for luxury villas in Greece broke all records with 26.3% of all purchases made on the islands of Mykonos and Corfu, according to data by Greece Sotheby’s International Realty.