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Virtuoso: Greece Among World’s Top 10 Travel Destinations for Summer 2019

Greece is included on luxury travel network Virtuoso’s Top 10 list, as one of the world’s leading destinations for summer 2019 based on future bookings.

WTTC: Meaningful Experiences, Sharing and Connectivity Top Travel Trends in 2019

Meaningful experiences, environmentally-friendly products and services are set to be this year’s key areas of focus in tourism according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

European Destinations Prefer Quality Over Quantity, Says Report

Popular European cities are wooing more upmarket, niche and cultured travelers and fewer mass-market tourists, according to a report released by Euromonitor International.

International Tourism Maintains Strong Momentum in H1 2018

International tourist arrivals grew by 6 percent in the first six months of 2018 after a record year of growth in 2017, according to UNWTO’s latest barometer.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

IATA Expects Significant Growth in Aviation Jobs

Job opportunities in the aviation industry are expected to significantly increase in the next years, according to a survey released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Sabre: European Travelers to Spend More on Holidays in 2018

A significant percentage of European travelers plan to spend more on holidays in 2018 compared to 2017, according to a survey released by Sabre Corporation.

Eurostat: Small Enterprises Support Half of EU Workforce

Small enterprises in 2015 provided jobs for about 50 percent of the workforce in the European Union, according to data released by Eurostat.

CLIA: German, UK, Ireland Markets Driving European Cruise Growth

German, UK and Ireland markets are driving European cruise travel growth up by 2.5 percent compared to 2016, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Survey: 1 in 3 Greek Students Plans to Set Up Shop

One in three Greek university students has plans to start their own business in the future demonstrating a positive perception of entrepreneurship, according to a recent survey presented during the 26th “The Greek Economy Conference” this week.

Survey: 37% Of Britons Want Parthenon Marbles Returned To Athens

A new survey by YouGov international market research agency has revealed that 37 percent of Britons think the classical Greek sculptures should be returned to their country of origin.

Tourists Leave Some 100 Million Euros In Tips In Greece

Foreign visitors leave some 100 million euros in tips every year to employees working in Greek hotels, restaurants and other services in the tourism sector, according to a new survey carried out by travel website Tripadvisor.

Seven Out Of Ten Greeks Will Not Take A Vacation This Summer

Seventy-five percent of Greeks will skip their summer vacation this year and stay home, according to the annual nationwide survey conducted by the General Consumer Federation of Greece (INKA).

Greeks Favor Paris For Valentine’s Day

The city of Paris, France, is the first choice of the Greeks for a Valentine's Day getaway, according to a recent survey conducted by Travelplanet24.

Survey: Thessaloniki Scores Big In Popularity But Low In Hotel Occupancy

Thessaloniki may have high visitor satisfaction ratings but the Greek Northern city is lagging behind in occupancy and average room rates compared with 26 other European cities.

South Aegean Islands Greeted Most Visitors To Greece In September 2013

The Region of South Aegean was dubbed "champion" in terms of tourism arrivals and revenue for the month of September 2013, according to a recent survey.

Greece Saw Tourist Arrivals Up In August But Less Money Spent By Visitors

Tourists did flock to Greece in August but it seems that they did not spend much money, according to a survey conducted by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the TNS ICAP and Quantros companies.
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U.S. Survey: Greek Men Among The Sexiest Nationalities

Greek men are among the world’s sexiest nationalities, according to a recent survey by a travel dating site that picked out the world’s sexiest men and women.