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Video: Greece Tourism Back Stronger Than Ever

The Greek tourism ministry has released a video with actions taken over the year that helped the sector recover after Covid-19.

Study: Greece’s Shipping Fleet a Global Leader

Greece’s shipping fleet remains a global leader in terms of size and number of active companies, according to the latest report released by Petrofin Research.

Unemployment in Greece Hits 20-year High in November

The end of the tourism season cost Greeks thousands of jobs, according to data recently published by the Greek Labor Ministry’s Ergani employment system.  

Greece Closer to Mapping Out All Forest Land

The Greek environment ministry announced this week that approximately 90 percent of the country’s forest land had been mapped out.

Greek Winter Destinations ‘Sold Out’ for the Holidays

Popular winter destinations have won over Greeks for the holidays, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Occupancy Slowdown in H1 2023

Greek hoteliers are expecting occupancy levels to drop in H1 2023, according to the European Accommodation Barometer carried out by Statista.

Greece 10-month Travel Receipts Mark Significant Rise

Tourists visiting Greece this year spent more in the first 10 months of the year to October, according to the latest data published by the Bank of Greece.

Attica Region: Hundreds of Infrastructure Works to Start in 2023

Hundreds of infrastructure projects, including road, anti-flooding works and energy upgrades, are set to kick off in the Attica region in 2023.

Greece Opens Ioannina Lake Protection Plan for Public Comment

As part of actions to better manage Lake Pamvotida in Ioannina, Greek authorities opened an environmental study for public consultation.

Greek Hotels Dominate GRI Guest Satisfaction Index in November

Greek hotels outperformed rival markets in customer satisfaction in November, managing to remain in the lead for 11 consecutive months.

Greece to Release Transport Subsidy for Eligible Islanders, Businesses

The Greek shipping ministry has announced that it will be disbursing subsidies valued at 30 million euros to eligible islanders and island-based businesses.

AEGEAN Invests Millions in New Technical and Training Hub

AEGEAN will create the first technical support services and training hub in Greece, housed in a former Olympic Air technical base at Athens International Airport.

Corfu Airport to Close for Upgrade Works

Corfu International Airport will close down during January 2023 for upgrade works on its runway, airport operator Fraport Greece has announced.

The Economist Names Greece Top Performer for 2022

The Economist ranks Greece as the top economic performer this year among 34 countries.

Investment Activity in Athens Soaring

The Greek capital is becoming an investor hot spot with investment activity expected to increase by 156%, according to the Municipality of Athens.

New Deal to Boost Film Tourism to Greece

Greece’s film body EKOME has teamed up with the state’s investment promotion agency regarding a deal expected to boost film production and tourism to the country.

Greece Sees Available Airbnb-style Rentals Rise in 2022

The number of properties available online for short-term accommodation rental increased in 2022, according to data by the Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA).

Greek PM Aiming to Make Greece a Top Global Tourism Destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he envisions making Greece “a world leader in tourism and tourist experiences”.

Greece Encourages French Investments in Tourism

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki encouraged French investment activity in tourism during the “Investing in the Future” forum in Paris.

WWF: Greeks’ Awareness of Environmental Issues Rising

Greeks are becoming more sensitive to environmental protection issues, a WWF study found.