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Lavender Agritourism Project Promo Launches in Evros, Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting the lesser-known Greek destination of Evros with the “Vast Purple of Evros” agritourism project showcasing the cultivation of lavender in the area.

Greece Strengthens Tourism Ties with Armenia at UNWTO Meeting 

Ways of further strengthening ties between Greece and Armenia were discussed during Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki’s visit to Yerevan.

Athens Airport Workshop Brings Sustainability to the Table

During an Athens International Airport (AIA) workshop, tourism and travel stakeholders discussed ways to transition to more sustainable practices as part of the post-Covid-19 “new normal” for air travel.

Greece Gets Tough on Employee Rights Violations Ahead of Tourism Season

Special units from Greece’s Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) will be carrying out heightened checks at hotels to ensure that labor laws and security regulations are being implemented.

Tighter Safety Rules for Hotels in Greece, More Inspections

Starting this month, Greece’s Labor Inspection Body will be carrying out checks at hotels to ensure laws and safety regulations are being implemented.

Greece Sees Robust Arrival Numbers in First Months of 2022

International arrivals to Greece increased sharply in the first two months of 2022, recording a 261.6% rise over 2021 to 2.6 million passengers.

Spotlight on Athens Marathon #iAMAuthentic this Weekend

Everything is ready for the 38th Athens Marathon. The Authentic, which kicks off for the first time this weekend after the outbreak of Covid-19.

SETE Chief: Positive Greek Tourism Performance a Plus but Liquidity Still a Problem

Greece may have exceeded tourism forecasts for 2021, but hotels are still up against limited liquidity, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Think-tank Expects 4% Growth for Greece in 2022

The Greek economy is slated to grow at a rate of 4% in 2022, according to the Foundation of Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE).

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.