connect with us
Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

WTM: Younger Travellers First to Return After Covid, Should be Seen as an ‘Investment’

Younger travellers were the first to return after Covid and collectively had the most disposable income, according to experts discussing youth tourism at the WTM London expo.

Study: People to Seek the ‘Right Balance’ with Travel in 2023

Travelers next year will be seeking to find the ‘right balance’ in a world of contradictions, says the annual travel predictions report released by Booking.com.

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.

International Arrivals to Greece Hit 15.4 Million in January-July

A total of 15.4 million people visited Greece in the first seven months of 2022 via air or road fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data released by INSETE.

UK Post Office Poll: Athens a Best Value City Break for Autumn

Athens, Greece, is one of the top destinations to visit in Europe this fall, offering the best value for money compared to 19 European cities.

Inflation Keeps Hotel Prices Down in Most of Europe But Not in Greece

Hit by inflation, hotel prices in Europe this year have dropped below 2019 levels with the exception of Greece, according to data by tourism intelligence provider Mabrian.

Report: Greek Tourism Models Must Change to Meet New Traveler Trends

Sustainability, new technologies and inclusive services are key priorities for Greek policymakers and tourism stakeholders in the post-Covid-19 era, highlights a report by Alpha Bank.

Study: Russia-Ukraine War Leaves Tourism to Greece Untouched

Greece’s tourism sector appears to be resilient to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war, according to a study released this week by Alpha Bank.

ETC Sees Full Comeback for Domestic Travel in Europe this Year

Domestic travel is expected to recover fully in 2022 as the Covid-19 pandemic gradually subsides, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Alpha Bank Report Sees Robust Tourism Rebound for Greece

Tourism is set to recoup losses and go positive following two years of Covid-19 restrictions and measures, found a report released by Alpha Bank.

Americans Visiting Greece on 63 Weekly Flights

Americans keen on traveling to Greek destinations this summer can now do so on 63 direct flights a week from the United States to Greece.

Europe Expecting 600% Rise in American Travelers, Athens a Top Choice

American travelers have a soft spot for Europe this year and Athens is among the top 10 choices for their summer holidays, according to a report by Allianz Partners.

World Travel Monitor: Tourists Choose Greece in 2021 for its Sea and Sun

Greece posted double-digit growth in 2021 winning over international travelers seeking to get some sea and sun, according to the latest World Travel Monitor by IPK International.

ETC: Tourists Visiting Greece in 2021 Stayed Longer

Travelers to Greece extended their holidays last year making the country the best overall performer in terms of nights spent in Europe, according to the latest report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

UNWTO: 2021 Int’l Tourism Arrivals to Remain 70-75% Below 2019 Levels

International tourist arrivals in 2021 are set to remain 70-75% below 2019 levels, marking a similar decline as in 2020, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Santorini Breaks Tourist Records Despite Covid-19

The world-famous Greek island of Santorini broke all tourism records in September despite Covid-19, according to data released by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

UNWTO Poll: Experts Expect 2019 Tourism Levels in 2024

Nearly half of sector experts expect to see international tourism returning to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in 2024 or later, says the UNWTO Panel of Experts.

Deloitte Study Sees Lasting Impact of Covid-19 on Europe’s Hotel Industry

The repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic on Europe’s hotel industry are expected to last longer than initially assessed, according to Deloitte.

Covid-19 Drives Athens Airbnb Demand Down in 2020

Demand for Airbnb short-term rentals in Athens plunged in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, driving revenue down by 80%, according to an EY report.

EY: Greece Tourism Must Adapt to ‘New Normal’ After Covid-19

Greece will need to redesign its tourism strategy in order to address the Covid-19 impact and the subsequent new trends in travel and consumer behavior, according to a study by EY.