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Athens, Crete and Kalamata Lead the Way as Popular Greek Destinations

Athens, the island of Crete and Kalamata, in the central Peloponnese, were the three Greek destinations that drew the crowds in 2014, according to a SETE Intelligence report.

Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greece 11-Month Passenger Numbers Up to 43 Million

Greek airports recorded increased air traffic in 2014 with a total of 43 million passengers making their way through Greek airports from January to November, according to figures released by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Vie for 2021 European Cultural Capital

The Greek culture ministry announced on Wednesday, the launch of website ecoc2021.culture.gr, inviting Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital in 2021 to submit applications.

Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

Kalamata, Greece, Welcomes New 5-Star Hotel “Horizon Blu”

The 5-star Horizon Blu, a new luxurious hotel in Kalamata of the Messinia region in the Southern Peloponnese, Greece, recently opened its doors to the public.