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Greece Sees More Arrivals by Air, Road in Jan-Aug

International tourist arrivals to Greece by air continued to show a strong upward trend in August as well as during the first eight months of the year, InSETE’s latest report showed.

Aegean Sees July Passenger Traffic Figures Soar

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines announced increased passenger traffic for July 2015, handling a total of 1,473,568 passengers, up by 19 percent compared to the same month last year.

Over 3,000 Local Businesses Turn to Google’s Grow Greek Tourism for Training

Some 3,000 tourist sector enterprises benefitted from the know-how of Google’s ambitious Grow Greek Tourism Online initiative, which kicked off last September.

SkyGreece Connects the Greek Diaspora of North America to Homeland

The Greek diaspora of New York will finally get its wish for a direct connection to Athens as SkyGreece Airlines officially announced that its first direct Athens - New York route will launch on June 19.

Grace Mykonos, Santorini Welcome the Summer Season in Style

Grace Group’s Mykonos and Santorini luxury units have opened their doors to visitors, treating them to the finest in Greek hospitality, local cuisine and hands-on cultural happenings through their latest Bespoke Experiences.

Greece @ ITB 2015 – Photo Report by GTP

The 49th edition of ITB Berlin, held in March at Messe Berlin in Germany, gave quite a promising outlook for the 2015 tourism season in Greece.

Grace Group’s Messinia Tourism Project Gets Green Light

A massive tourism project in the region of Messinia, southern Greece, has received the go-ahead by the municipality following examination of its environmental effects.

Google Plans to ‘Grow Greek Tourism Online’ in 6 More Destinations

Google's initiative dubbed “Grow Greek Tourism Online” will expand to six more destinations in Greece, it was announced at a press conference on Tuesday.

ITB 2015: Aegean Airlines Shows Support to Greek Tourism

Aegean Airlines will invest in brand new aircraft this year and launch multiple new routes and services to support the quality of the Greek tourism product.

Greece is the Word in Sweden After Grekland Panorama Steals the Show

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings took Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when some 11,000 visitors flocked to the 2nd Grekland Panorama, which took place at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, making it one of the largest tourism expos...

Kalamata Airport Launches 18 New International Connections

Kalamata Airport will connect 18 new international destinations with the central Peloponnese, the municipality announced last week.

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.