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‘Greece-Russia Year of Tourism’ Ends with Big Music, Dance Event in Athens

The Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 initiative wrapped up with a big music and dance event held at the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron).

Russia Demand for Greece Travel Packages on the Rise

Sales for holiday packages to Greece are on the rise in Russia, with tour operators there expecting a plus 5 percent increase this year.

Greece Sees 17.3% Rise in Arrivals from Russia in Jan-May 2018

One million Russian tourists are expected to visit Greece this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Russia & CIS office.

MITT 2018: Is Russia Your Next Source Market?

Greek tourism professionals are invited to introduce themselves to Russian tour operators and travel agents at the MITT 2018 exhibition in Moscow.

Moscow Citizens Mostly Traveled to Greece in 2016

Outbound travelers from Moscow mostly traveled to Greece in 2016, according to a report presented during the MITT 2017 exhibition in Russia.

Thessaloniki: Free Russian Language Lessons for Greek Tourism Workers Continue

The Municipality of Thessaloniki has renewed its agreement with Mouzenidis Group and extended the program that offers free Russian language lessons to Greek workers in the tourism industry.

Greece Welcomes More Russian Tourists, Turkey Spillover

The number of Russian travelers to Greece and the resultant spending has given the Greek economy a much-needed boost with arrivals up by 47.6 percent at 83,000 and spending increased by 8.7 percent or 54 million euros in the first five months of the year, according to data...

Greece Must Issue 7,000 Visas a Day to See More Russian Tourists

If Greece does not reach the target of issuing 7,000 visas on a daily basis for the Russians then it will not see increased arrival numbers from that market, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.