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Germans and Austrians are Travelling to Greece this Summer

Despite the crisis and the somewhat dramatic developments in recent weeks regarding Greece's financial situation, German and Austrian travellers are choosing the country for their summer holidays this year.

ETOA: ‘Should People Still Make Reservations to Greece? Yes.’

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) said on Friday that it has no reports of any vacation being affected by the current situation in Greece.

DRV: German Tourists Not Changing Travel Plans to Greece

German tourists are still opting for Greece, the German Travel Association (DRV) said in an announcement on Monday.

Greece Votes ‘No’ in Bailout Referendum, PM Tsipras Announces Next Move

Over 61 percent of Greeks voted “no” to creditors’ austerity terms in Greece's referendum on Sunday. "Our immediate priority is to restore the banking stability to normality", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a public statement on Sunday night.

Eurogroup: Referendum Result ‘Very Regrettable’ for Future of Greece

"I take note of the outcome of the Greek referendum. This result is very regrettable for the future of Greece", Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the Eurogroup, said in a statement following a 'no' vote in a Greek bailout referendum.

Bookings to Greece Slump After Referendum Announcement

Following the government's announcement on June 26 to hold a referendum in Greece, holiday bookings to the country slumped by 17 percent during June 27-30.

Travel Agents: No Mass Cancellations in Greek Tourism Sector

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Thursday called for restraint and unity in the Greek tourism sector and assured that there have not been any mass tourism cancellations to Greece so far.

US-based Tour Operators Say Tourism to Greece is ‘Business As Usual’

Tour operator members of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) with travel programs to Greece are taking a “wait and see” approach to the current economic uncertainty but believe tourism will continue as usual.

AEGEAN Launches Extra Flights From London, Brussels for Greeks Who Wish to Vote in July 5 Referendum

Aegean Airlines on Thursday announced extra flights to and from Brussels and London Stansted to facilitate Greeks wishing to vote in the referendum on Sunday, July 5.

Τουριστικοί φορείς Κρήτης

Με τεράστιο αίσθημα ευθύνης και αγωνία για το μέλλον της χώρας μας, δηλώνουμε ότι η Ελλάδα πρέπει να παραμείνει στην Ευρώπη και στο Ευρώ.

Ένωση Ξενοδόχων Νομού Χανίων

Το Δ/Σ της Ένωσης μας ομόφωνα στηρίζει την ευρωπαϊκή προοπτική της χώρας μας. «Ναι στην Ελλάδα Ναι στο Ευρώ».

ΠΑ.Σ.ΕΝ.Τ. – Πανελλήνιος Σύνδεσμος Εργαζομένων στη Ναυτιλία και τον Τουρισμό

Οι εργαζόμενοι θα πουν το μεγάλο όχι στην σύγχρονη σκλαβιά και στη νέα υποδούλωση.

Why Greeks Should Say ‘YES to Greece, YES to the Euro’, Pro-Europe Movement Founders Explain

The founders of a nationwide movement called "YES to Greece, YES to the Euro", made a call for volunteers to support their effort to secure a "YES" vote at the July 5 referendum on the Greek bailout terms.

Greece’s Referendum to Go Ahead as Planned, Eurogroup to Discuss Greek Proposal After Sunday

Greece's July 5 referendum will go ahead as planned, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras informed the nation in a television address.

AEGEAN: Free Ticket Changes During Referendum Period

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced ticketing flexibility on already issued tickets due to the July 5 referendum.

What Greek Tourism Stands to Lose With a ‘No’

The day after a “no” on the July 5 referendum may find Greek tourism in a dismal predicament, according to Greece Tourism Confederation (SETE) board member Fotis Kokotos.

Greece Continues to Welcome Tourists but Sees Halt in New Hotel Bookings

Arrivals to Greece are proceeding smoothly, with few cancellations, but new bookings have not been entered in hotel booking systems so far, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told Greek SKAI TV on Monday night.

Tourism Ministry: Greece Continues to Guarantee High Standards of Service for Visitors

Tourists in Greece and travelers planning to visit will not be affected at all by the country's recent developments, the Ministry for Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism said in an announcement on Monday.

Public Transport Free in Athens Until After Referendum is Held

Transport across Athens' transit network will be free from June 29 to July 6, Alternate Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.

Greece: Tourists Will Have No Problem With Money Transactions

Banks in Greece will remain closed on Monday, June 29, and introduce capital controls after the European Central Bank froze the level of funding support supplied to local lenders.