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Greece Prepares for ‘Challenging’ Year in Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is preparing to address a number of challenges for tourism in 2023, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said during a recent interview.

Greece Bets on Athenian Riviera to Boost Tourist Arrivals

The Greek Tourism Ministry is counting on the Athenian Riviera to attract thousands of travelers to Greece and particularly to Athens.

Greece’s Attractiveness Score for Private Business Ventures Rises

Greece is emerging as an attractive destination to do business, improving its attractiveness score in 2022, according to a survey released by PwC.

Greece to Tighten Rules on Multiple Airbnb Rentals

Airbnb operators leasing out dozens of properties in Greece will be seeing changes to the legal framework, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Europe’s CEOs Revising Business Plans in View of Challenges

CEOs in Europe are adjusting business plans to cope with challenges including inflation, Covid-19 and geopolitical instability, found a survey released by EY.

Greece’s 2022 Tourism Revenues Set to Exceed Forecasts by €3bn

Greece’s tourism revenues for 2022 are set to exceed forecasts by 3 billion euros, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Eurobank: Greece’s Tourism Sector a Top Foreign Investment Magnet

Greece’s tourism sector is one of five industries expected to attract foreign investment through to 2025.

New Marina Planned for Meganisi Islet in the Ionian

The Greek islet of Meganisi near Lefkada in the Ionian sea will be getting a 94-berth marina valued at 5.5 million euros.

Athens in Top 10 Most Attractive European Cities for Hotel Investments

Athens is among the most attractive European cities for hotel investments in 2023, found a survey released by Deloitte.

AEGEAN to Boost Air Connectivity Between France and Greece in 2023

Greece’s flagship carrier AEGEAN will be increasing seats for the French market in 2023 to meet strong demand.

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Extend Flights to Greece Past Summer

Saudi Arabia has agreed to extend direct flights to Greece in the coming period, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

InvestEU Takes Off in Greece, Provides Funding for Key Projects

The newly launched InvestEU program, a new EU budgetary instrument, will support key investments in Greece.

Nisyros, Lesvos Thermal Springs on Greece’s Natural Resource List  

Thermal springs on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Nisyros have been recognized as natural resources by a joint ministerial decision.

Autumn Tourism to Greece on Upward Trend, Says Minister

The Greek Tourism Ministry’s priority to extend the season is paying off with fall arrivals to Greece remaining strong, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Property Bodies, Airbnb-style Rentals Hosts React to STR Bill

Greek property owners and hosts are calling on the government to re-examine proposed legislation covering Airbnb-style rentals in Greece.  

Eurostat: Greek Passenger Ports in EU’s Top 5 in 2021

Three Greek ports are in the EU’s Top 5 passenger ports for 2021, according to the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat.

Greece’s Regional Airports Hit Record in October Passenger Traffic

Fourteen Greek regional airports, handled by Fraport Greece, continue to see crowds and once again set a new record for passengers in a single month.

Greece’s Golden Visas Going to China, Turkey and Russia Investors

Investors from China, Turkey and Russia have benefitted most from Greece’s golden visa program, according to data from the Greek government.

Resilience Funds Drive Tourism Projects in Greece

“Greece 2.0”, the country’s national recovery and resilience (RRF) plan, will be funding major hotel investments budgeted at 106 million euros out of a total of 41 projects.

ForwardKeys: Greece Among Top 20 Best Performing Destinations for 2022

Greece is ranked 8th in the world as best performing destination for 2022, according to ForwardKeys data presented at WTM London.