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International Travel Flows to Greece Continue Steady Trend

International arrivals to Greece are maintaining the momentum of previous months marking a 110.5% increase in September compared to the same month a year ago.

SETE: Greek Tourism Should Team Up with Other Sectors to Bolster Economy

Tourism should involve other sectors in efforts to bolster the Greek economy, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

May 2021 Travel Flows to Greece Soar by 413.7%

Incoming traveler flows to Greece surged by 413.7% to 285,000 arrivals in May, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Metaxas Group: Making the World a Better Place

Metaxas Group presented its sustainability report and future plans during an immersive media event on the island of Crete.

Tourism Enterprises Among Greece’s Top Startuppers

Enterprises active in tourism are among the top startups in Greece, according to data by Elevate Greece.

Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Opens Under Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment

The Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki hotel is open and offering safe hospitality services to guests under the brand's global Care and Cleanliness Commitment program.

Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens Opens Doors to Visitors

The Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens, a landmark historic hotel located near the city center, is ready to welcome its guests back to the Greek capital.

Tsikeli Hotel Meteora Ready to Open its Doors

The Tsikeli Hotel, located in the area of Meteora in central Greece, is ready to open its doors and receive guests as of May 13.

Greece to Release Extra Covid-19 Aid for Coastal Shipping

Greece’s passenger shipping sector is set to receive 12 million euros to address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Think-tank Sees Slower Growth, Tourism in 2021 

Greek think-tank IOBE has revised downward its forecast for Greece's economy and tourism activity in 2021.

Coronavirus Slashes Thessaloniki Hotel Numbers in 2020

The number of hotel visitors in the Greek northern city of Thessaloniki was down sharply in 2020, compared to a year earlier, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Consumer Confidence Picks Up Marginally in December

Greek consumer confidence picked up slightly in December, as the economic climate index reached 91.5 points against 91.0 points in November 2020, according the IOBE think tank.

Greece Needs to Reposition its Tourism Product, Say Hospitality Experts

Greece needs to reposition its tourism product and improve connectivity in order to emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis, according to hospitality experts.

Greek Professionals Expect New Tourism Trends After Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to bring new trends in travel and tourism, emerging from the desire of travelers for safe and vivid experiences.

Covid-19: Cyprus to Lift Travel Ban for 56 Countries as of January 15

The Cypriot government has released a list of 56 countries that will be given relaxations for travel to Cyprus as of January 15.

Brown Hotels to Open 20 Properties in Greece and Cyprus

Brown Hotels is planning to expand its portfolio of properties with the opening of over 20 new properties in Greece and Cyprus.

ACI Europe: Over 6,000 Air Routes in Europe Still Not Restored

More than 6,000 air routes previously operated from Europe’s airports have not been restored since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an ACI Europe report.

Athens Attends Major International Tourism Exhibitions

The Athens Development & Destination Management Agency in 2020 participated in leading international tourism exhibitions to promote the Greek capital to MICE professionals.

YouGov: 3 in 10 Brits do not Plan to Travel Next Year

Three in 10 Brits do not plan to travel at all in the next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data released by YouGov.

Two Katikies Hotels Among First in the World to Get Health Security ‘Seal of Approval’

Greek hotels Katikies Santorini and Katikies Mykonos are among the first in the world to become Sharecare Health Security Verified with Forbes Travel Guide.