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Attica Vineyards Take Center Stage for Wine Tourism Day in Greece

Marking World Wine Tourism Day, Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki visited wineries in the Attica region which were open to visitors free of charge.

Commission Forecasts 6% Growth for Greece this Year and Drop to 1% in 2023

The Commission is forecasting 6% growth for Greece this year, double the eurozone average, but sees high energy costs and inflation leading to a considerable slowdown to 1% in 2023.

GNTO to Promote Salamina Island as History Destination

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is looking to promote the island of Salamina as a history and culture destination.

Greece’s South Aegean Region Presents ‘Green’ Initiatives at WTM

The South Aegean Region presented its sustainability agenda at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 tourism expo in London.

Greece’s Reputation for Travel Experiences Going Strong in Q3

Greece remained competitive in the third quarter of the year garnering a score of 8.91 in terms of traveler experience, study finds.

Amalia Hotels Group Revamps Website to Enhance Customer Experience

The Amalia Hotels Group recently presented its revamped and upgraded website, following contemporary trends that aim to enhance customer experience.

Greece’s Golden Visas Going to China, Turkey and Russia Investors

Investors from China, Turkey and Russia have benefitted most from Greece’s golden visa program, according to data from the Greek government.

Resilience Funds Drive Tourism Projects in Greece

“Greece 2.0”, the country’s national recovery and resilience (RRF) plan, will be funding major hotel investments budgeted at 106 million euros out of a total of 41 projects.

ForwardKeys: Greece Among Top 20 Best Performing Destinations for 2022

Greece is ranked 8th in the world as best performing destination for 2022, according to ForwardKeys data presented at WTM London.

European Commission: New Rules for Short-term Accommodation Rentals

The European Commission has presented a set of proposed rules to regulate short-term accommodation rentals and help authorities ensure balanced tourism development.

Northern Greece Tops WTM’s ‘Most Underrated Destinations’ List

Northern Greece, which includes cities such as Thessaloniki and Halkidiki, is among the “most underrated destinations”, according to a poll presented during WTM London 2022.

IATA: Global Air Travel Demand Robust in September

Strong demand for air travel in September kept the sector’s recovery on track with global traffic at 73.8% of September 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Greek Hoteliers Make Education Deal with West Attica University

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation has joined forces with the University of West Attica to upgrade tourism education and increase job opportunities in the hospitality sector.

Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’ Attracting More Visitors

Greece’s “success story” in tourism this year has placed the country among the world’s most popular destinations, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Celebrates Return of 15 Ancient Cycladic Treasures from Stern Collection

Greece has welcomed the return of 15 ancient Greek treasures from the Stern Collection in the United States to Athens’ Museum of Cycladic Art.

Greece and The Met Team Up to Promote Cycladic Culture

Greece and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) have agreed to work together for the promotion and study of Cycladic culture.

Greece Hits €12.7bn in Tourism Revenues in Jan-August

Greece is fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 tourism revenue with 12.7 billion euros recorded in the first eight months of the year.

World Airlines Boosting Connections with Greece

Strong traveler demand for Greece is prompting more global airlines to add Greek destinations to their programs or increase the frequency of existing connections.

Tourism-dependent Greece Faces Energy Crisis Challenges

Credit rating agency Moody’s says that Greece is vulnerable to the market shock created by the energy crisis due to its heavy reliance on tourism.

Piraeus Port Authority Makes Cruise Tourism a Top Priority

The Piraeus Port Authority is moving ahead with actions to establish Greece’s largest port into a major homeport in the Mediterranean.