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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.

ACI Europe: Greek Airports Beat 2019 Passenger Traffic Levels in Q3

Passenger traffic through airports in Greece exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the third quarter of 2022, according to data by ACI Europe.

US Rapper 50 Cent Says ‘Greece is the Word’

US rapper 50 Cent sent the message out loud and clear from a mega-concert at Athens’ Olympic stadium this week: Greece is the word.

EIU: Greece Achieves Higher Business Environment Ranking

Greece marked the biggest improvement among 82 countries in terms of the attractiveness of its business environment, says the latest Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report.

Greece in Top 10 EU Countries with Most Tourist Beds in 2021

Greece was among the Top 10 countries in Europe with the highest number of tourist beds in 2021, according to data by Eurostat.

IATA: Passengers Want Convenience in Travel Post-Covid

After two years of Covid-19 measures, travelers want simplicity and convenience during travel, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Greece Winning Over Denmark Tourist Market

All the more travelers from Denmark are making plans to visit Greece, according to feedback collected by the GNTO during the Quality Travel Fair 2022 in Copenhagen.

These are the Top 3 Destinations in Greece for Holiday Home Seekers

Athens, the Cyclades and Halkidiki are the Top 3 destinations in Greece where international buyers are looking for holiday homes.

ETC: Appetite for European Travel Still Strong Despite Rising Prices

Despite the cost-of-living crisis, Europeans are still planning to travel with Greece being among the Top 5 most sought-after destinations.

Study: Airbnb Listings in Athens at 12,000

There are a total of 12,000 Airbnb listings in Athens with 31% of owners getting super positive reviews, found a study released by analytics firm Tourix.