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Tourism, Investments Tops Greek PM’s Saudi Arabia Visit

Greece and Saudi Arabia are looking to enhance bilateral cooperation in the areas of investments and tourism.

Royal Jordanian to Increase Frequency Between Amman and Athens

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, is expected to increase frequency between Amman and Athens in November.

Greek Tourism Ministry to Invest Recovery Funds in Human Resources

Investing in Greek tourism’s human resources is a top priority in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Moody’s Says Tourism Behind Greece’s Resilience to Covid-19

Greece’s resilience to the Covid-19 shock is a result of a strong tourism industry, according to credit agency Moody’s.

Major Hotel Brands Have Big Plans for Greece

Major international hospitality brands, including Meliá and Accor, are betting on Greece and announcing plans to further expand in the Greek market.

US Facilitates Travel, Eases Vaccine Restrictions on Nov. 8

Traveling to the United States is expected to get easier starting on November 8 when a set of new travel rules take effect.

German Tour Operators, Travel Agents Coming to Greece for DRV Conference

Leading tour operators and travel agents from Germany will be in Greece between October 28-31 to participate in the German Travel Association’s (DRV) 2021 conference at Costa Navarino.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Strong Tourism Plan for 2022

Looking to cover lost ground after two years of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, Greece has a dynamic plan that aims to attract more tourists in 2022.

Greek Islands Lead Tourism Recovery at Home and in Europe

The Greek islands were the country’s first destinations and among the first in Europe to enter recovery phase after nearly two years of Covid-19, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.

Greece and Jordan Rekindling Tourism Ties

Jordan Tourism Board members and Greek tourism officials are exploring ways to restart tourist flows between the two countries in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Airbnb-type Rentals Boost Destination Attractiveness, Say Europeans

Europeans believe that short-term rentals contribute to the attractiveness of a tourism destination and positively affect accommodation rates, says a Eurobarometer survey.

Greece: September Hotel Occupancy Levels on Crete, Rhodes Reach 65%

Tourists are still coming to Greece with September occupancy levels on the islands of Rhodes and Crete at 65 percent.

Greece Needs Plan to Address Climate Change Impact on Tourism

Greece needs a 30-year adjustment plan to address climate change before it negatively impacts tourism and agriculture, says diaNEOsis.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Transport Infrastructure Overhaul

Greece is moving swiftly ahead with an overhaul of its transport infrastructure aiming to meet the demands of the post-Covid-19 era.

Eurocontrol Says Greece, Europe Air Traffic Rebound Possible by 2023

Eurocontrol is forecasting that airline traffic to Greece may likely return to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in 2023 given that Covid-19 is brought under control.

Santorini Tourism Plan to Focus on Sustainability

The Greek government is looking into more sustainable tourism practices for Santorini in view of the island’s soaring popularity.

Digital Nomads Rank Greece Highly for ‘Wellbeing’

The sense of “wellbeing” appears to be a strong incentive for digital nomads to move to Greece, according to an HSBC survey.

Minister Calls on Greek Hoteliers to ‘Be Ready’ for Early Tourism Start in 2022

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias is encouraging the country’s hoteliers to “be ready” to welcome tourists for the 2022 season as of March.