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Covid-19: Norway Applies Restrictions to Travelers from Some Greek Regions

Several Greek regions are included in the “dark red” and “red” categories of Norway’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map, which means travelers must quarantine upon arrival.

Greek Islands, Athens Winning Over UK Property Buyers

The Greek islands and Athens are winning over prospective property buyers from the UK, according to investment immigration firm Astons.

Nelios Sees Increase of Online Hotel Bookings in Greece

Online hotel bookings in Greece increased by 12.6 percent during the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Nelios.

WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

Lefkada Authorities Look to Extend Season Through Sea Tourism

Authorities of the island of Lefkada are interested in extending the tourism season through the development of sea travel and new theme-oriented products.

New Destinations, Fresh Products Key to Stronger Greek Tourism Dynamic

Promoting lesser-known destinations and introducing innovative products are the next step if Greece wants to capitalize on the strong dynamic of its tourism sector.

Ionian Islands: Air Arrivals to Record Double-digit Growth for Third Year

The Region of the Ionian Islands expects international air arrivals in 2018 to record a double-digit growth for a third consecutive year.

Study: Attica, South Aegean, Crete Account for Majority of Greece’s Airbnb Listings

The regions of Attica, South Aegean and Crete account for 60 percent of all Airbnb listings in Greece, according to a study released by KEPE.

Shipping Minister: Corfu-Othoni Islands Ferry Link Set for 2019

Greek Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis announced that a ferry route linking the Ionian island of Corfu with the Othoni islands would launch at the start of 2019.

Ionian Islands Expect Over 2.9 Million Tourist Arrivals by End of Season

The Region of Ionian Islands expects air arrivals to Kefalonia, Corfu, Zakynthos and Aktion to exceed 2.9 million by the end of the 2018 tourism season.

Five Greek Regions Account for Majority of Tourist Visits to Greece

Central Macedonia, the South Aegean Region, Attica, Crete and the Ionian Islands account for 84 percent of visits to Greece, according to a survey by INSETE.

Western Greece Region to Set Up Tourism Info Desks at Ports, Airports

The Region of Western Greece has announced that it would set up tourism information offices at major entrance points in the area.

Greek Hotels’ Digital Client Roster Getting Bigger in Q1

Online bookings for Greek hotels grew by 57 percent in the first four months of the year, according to data collected by Nelios and Axia Hospitality.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

New Ferry Connection for Ionian Islands Begins

A new ferry service linking all of the Ionian Islands in Greece took place on May 2, and will run until the end of October.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Ionian Islands Summer Bookings on the Rise

Bookings to the Ionian islands for the summer season have recorded a double-digit increase, according to the region’s vice governor Spyros Galiatsatos.

Ionian Isles: Best Greek Tourism Performers with More Revenue, Longer Stays

The Ionian islands and Crete are Greece’s winning destinations in terms of tourism-related revenue per visitor and duration of stay.

Greece’s Winning and Losing Destinations in First Half of 2017

An InSETE study recently examined incoming tourism for each Greek region, comparing first half data for 2016 and 2017 based on number of visits, overnights stays and revenue.

Ionian Islands Getting Ready for ‘Even Better Tourism Year’ in 2018

The Greek islands of Corfu and Zakynthos will see a number of new flights from Swedish and German cities during the 2018 tourism season.