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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.

G20 Tourism Ministers Agree to Public-Private Actions for Sector Recovery

In a historic meeting, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, G20 Tourism Ministers addressed the current challenges to the tourism sector and the way forward.

Covid-19 Weighs on Seasonal Employment in Greece

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a considerable toll on seasonal employment, which is for the most part generated by tourism.

Study: Greeks Still Not Keen on Sharing Economy

Greeks still haven’t warmed up to the sharing economy with a mere 15 percent opting to book a short-term rental online, a Eurostat survey says.

Discipline and Planning Key for Greek Drivers Ahead of Travel

Greek drivers are more focused on discipline and planning compared to other Europeans, according to a survey by market analysts Ipsos.

Greece Tourism Revenue Slumps in November 2019

Despite an 18.2 percent rise in inbound traveler flows in November 2019, the month proved to be slower in terms of revenue, according to the Bank of Greece.

South Aegean Region: 2019 Best Year for Tourism

Achieving increasing numbers of arrivals and revenues for the fourth consecutive year, the South Aegean Region said that 2019 was its best year yet.