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Corinth’s Isthmus Tourist Info Kiosk Sees Visitor Numbers Rise

More than 9,500 tourists in August and September visited the revamped Isthmus Tourist Info Kiosk near the Corinth Canal in Greece.

Travel Packages to Greece Selling Strong in Germany, Says DRV

German tourist demand for Greece is going strong, according to holiday package sales which have increased by 22% this year compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

Jan-Sept Passenger Traffic at Greece’s Regional Airports Beats 2019 Levels

Passenger traffic through 14 Greek regional airports during the first nine months of the year exceeded pre-Covid 2019 levels by 3.1%.

Greek Health Minister Says Covid-19 Pandemic Still Not Over

The Greek Health Ministry is concerned about a new wave of Covid-19 expected in the coming months.

Melia Hotels International Set on Doubling Portfolio in Greece

Spanish hospitality group Melia Hotels International aims to double its portfolio of hotels in Greece by 2025.

ACI Europe: Greece August 2022 Passenger Traffic Outdoes 2019 Levels

Greek airports saw passenger traffic in August exceed pre-Covid 2019 levels by 4.5%, according to data released by airport trade body ACI Europe.

Brown Hotels Boosts Presence in Greece with More Units

Brown Hotels will be opening nine new design hotels in Greece expanding its collection of boutique hotels in the country.

Greek Poet Yiannis Ritsos’ Monemvasia Home to Become Museum

The home of one of Greece’s greatest contemporary poets and thinkers, Yiannis Ritsos (1909–1990), will be turned into a municipal museum.

Greece in Top 10 Destinations for Long-haul Travel by December

Greece is among the destinations for potential long-haul vacationers from 6 markets who are planning to travel by December 2022.

Strong Tourist Flows Boost Greek SME Business

Small and medium-sized enterprises in Greece are benefitting from the country’s increasing tourist activity this year, gaining support after two years of Covid-19 slowdown.

Short-term Rentals Regulations in Europe Expected by Year-end

The European Commission is expected to present rules for Airbnb-style rentals in Europe by the end of 2022.

GNTO Launches ‘Sustainable Greece’ Platform for UK Users

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has launched a new platform for the UK market, promoting sustainability initiatives and best practices taking place in Greece.

September Regional Airport Arrivals in Greece Up by 7.2%

Tourist arrivals into autumn are going strong with Greece’s regional airports marking a 7.2% increase in September, compared to the same month in pre-Covid 2019.

Study: Greeks’ Travel Choices Shift Over 2005-2021 Period

Impacted by the economic crisis over the 2005-2019 period, Greeks’ preferences in travel shifted from higher cost destinations to neighboring, lower-cost countries, according to a study.

Greece Evolving into Leading Yachting Destination

Greece is securing a spot on the global map of top yachting destinations following marina upgrades, according to the Tourism Ministry’s secretary general, Olympia Anastasopoulou.

Attica Region Counts on Healthy Cities to Promote Wellness Tourism

Healthy cities and regions can play a decisive role in the development of health and wellness tourism policies, says Attica Region Governor George Patoulis.

ACI: World Air Travel to Achieve Full Recovery in 2024

Global air travel is expected to fully recover Covid-19-induced losses in 2024, according to ACI, the trade association of the world’s airports.

South Aegean Islands Welcome 5.4 Million Arrivals So Far in 2022

The South Aegean Region, which includes popular destinations such as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, and Mykonos, welcomed 5.4 million arrivals so far this year.

Appetite for Cruise Holidays Outdoes Pre-pandemic 2019 Levels

Interest in cruise travel is picking up fast exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data presented during the 5th Adriatic Sea Forum in Bari, Italy.

Greek Hotels Outshine Rival Markets in Customer Satisfaction

Greek hotels managed to beat competitor markets in customer satisfaction for eight consecutive months, according to data by ReviewPro.