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New Marina Planned for Meganisi Islet in the Ionian

The Greek islet of Meganisi near Lefkada in the Ionian sea will be getting a 94-berth marina valued at 5.5 million euros.

Cities Winning Over Tourists Again After Pandemic

City destinations worldwide are winning over travelers once again after a slowdown due to Covid-19, found the latest WTTC report.

Global Tourism Recoups 65% of Pre-pandemic Levels  

Global tourism edges closer to pre-Covid levels recovering 65% percent of 2019 activity, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Eurostat: Greek Passenger Ports in EU’s Top 5 in 2021

Three Greek ports are in the EU’s Top 5 passenger ports for 2021, according to the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat.

Greece’s Regional Airports Hit Record in October Passenger Traffic

Fourteen Greek regional airports, handled by Fraport Greece, continue to see crowds and once again set a new record for passengers in a single month.

Commission Forecasts 6% Growth for Greece this Year and Drop to 1% in 2023

The Commission is forecasting 6% growth for Greece this year, double the eurozone average, but sees high energy costs and inflation leading to a considerable slowdown to 1% in 2023.

WTM: Tourism Should Focus on Equal Pay, Gender Equality Training

Equal pay and gender equality training are crucial to ensuring the tourism sector is a fair employment space, according to findings of a UNWTO survey presented at WTM London.

UNWTO Says Education, Jobs Key to Future of Tourism

Education and jobs topped the 16th ministers’ summit agenda at the WTM London 2022 travel and tourism expo.

WTM: Tourism Stakeholders See Slight Covid Impact in 2023

Tourism professionals are confident that Covid will have little impact on 2023 business activity, according to the WTM Industry Report 2022.

ForwardKeys: Greece Among Top 20 Best Performing Destinations for 2022

Greece is ranked 8th in the world as best performing destination for 2022, according to ForwardKeys data presented at WTM London.

WTM: Cost-of-living Crisis Poses Risk to Travel in 2023

Studies presented at WTM London see the rising cost of living as the greatest risk to travel business and holiday planning in 2023.

WTM: Brits Blame Gov’t for 2022 Travel Chaos, Tourism Firms Fault Airlines

Travelers and sector bodies blame governments and airlines for this year’s airport chaos, according to findings presented during the WTM London 2022 tourism expo.

Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’ Attracting More Visitors

Greece’s “success story” in tourism this year has placed the country among the world’s most popular destinations, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Hits €12.7bn in Tourism Revenues in Jan-August

Greece is fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 tourism revenue with 12.7 billion euros recorded in the first eight months of the year.

World Airlines Boosting Connections with Greece

Strong traveler demand for Greece is prompting more global airlines to add Greek destinations to their programs or increase the frequency of existing connections.

Tourism-dependent Greece Faces Energy Crisis Challenges

Credit rating agency Moody’s says that Greece is vulnerable to the market shock created by the energy crisis due to its heavy reliance on tourism.

ETC: Appetite for European Travel Still Strong Despite Rising Prices

Despite the cost-of-living crisis, Europeans are still planning to travel with Greece being among the Top 5 most sought-after destinations.

NBG Report: Greek Tourism Sector Making Healthy Post-Covid Recovery

The Greek tourism sector is making a healthy post-Covid-19 recovery fast approaching 2019 levels, according to the National Bank of Greece (NBG).

Greece Offers Funding Tools to Boost Tourism Growth

Investors active in Greek tourism can benefit from millions of euros in funding tools announced by the Greek government to help growth, says Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece Focusing on New Destinations to Extend Tourist Season

The Greek Tourism Ministry is bringing new destinations into the spotlight as part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourist season beyond summer.