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Best Hotels for LGBT Travelers Listed in ‘Gay September in Greece’ Campaign

The best Greek destinations and hotels for gay travelers are presented in the "Gay September in Greece" international campaign by Travel by Interest.

Greek Tourism Officials Hold Talks with Leading Russian Tour Operators on 2016 Season

Representatives of leading Russian tour operators recently briefed Greek tourism officials on their plans for 2016 - where Greece is concerned - and on the flow of Russian tourists to the country.

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.

Happening Now: #GreekSummer – New National Campaign to Boost Bookings to Greece

A new national communication campaign, which highlights Greece's actual image and aims to boost last minute bookings to the country, has been launched.

Arrivals to Greece Rise 6.7% in First Half

International arrivals at Greece's main airports increased by 6.7 percent during the first six months of the year, according to data released on Thursday by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

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.

Austrians Opt For Greece Even At The “Last Minute”

Greece tops the list of the 10 most popular tourism destinations for the Austrians this year, the Austrian Tourism Press Association recently said in a recent announcement.

Tourism Minister Targets UK Market

Jointly funded campaigns in the UK media between British tour operators and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) to promote Greek tourism and attract last-minute bookings are underway, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told the UK media in late July during her first...

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

Hotel Chamber: Tourist Arrivals Drop In Greece

Tourist arrivals have dropped 10 percent throughout Greece, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Yiorgos Tsakiris said at a press conference in mid-May while presenting data gathered from the country’s hotelier associations.

Tourism Minister Speaks At EU Meeting

The tourism industry's role amid the current global economic crisis was discussed in Brussels recently at the European Union Competitiveness Council. The discussion was set up by the initiative of the Greek government.