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Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

Greek Seamen Go Ahead with 24-hour Strike – No Ferries on September 3

The Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation has decided to go ahead with a 24-hour nation-wide strike on Monday, September 3, adding that they are considering additional action.

Die Presse Warns Greece’s Reliance on Tourism Risky

The Greek tourism sector may have helped the country emerge stronger from the crisis but Austrian paper Die Presse claims reliance may prove to be risky in the coming years.

New Ministry Seal to Certify Greek Enotourism Enterprises

Wineries open for visitation across Greece will be awarded a special seal indicating that they abide by the standards for the operation of wine tourism enterprises.

Chinese Drive H1 Tax Free Transactions in Greece 

Tax Free transactions in Greece are increasing as a result of strong tourism flows to the country, with the Chinese leading the way, according to Planet consultants.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.

Fraport Expects 14 Greek Airports to Record Rise in 2018 Passenger Numbers

Greece’s 14 regional airports are set to record a high single digit rise in passenger numbers this year, according to Fraport Group.

ABTA Warns Traveling Brits to Avoid Hiring Quad Bikes

Citing dire statistics on road accidents, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on all Brits to avoid hiring quad bikes for their transport.

Fraport Says Greek Airports Investment to Pay Off in the Long Term

Fraport's decision to take over the management of Greece’s 14 regional airports “remains 100 percent correct", says the group's CEO.

Opinion – Fear-mongering: Against Travelers’ Best Interests

Opinion: To capitalize on a nation’s or destination’s tragedy to create false perceptions, serve dubious interests or perpetuate prejudice, is unethical. Fear-mongering is never in the best interests of the traveler.

Greece Remains Safe Travel Destination

In view of the fatal wildfires this week in Greece, tourism authorities are reassuring visitors that travel is safe and all the necessary measures are in place.

Greece’s Regional Airports Generate Strong 2017 Revenues for Fraport

The 14 regional airports in Greece managed by Fraport, have generated 233.3 million euros in revenue and 14.4 million euros in earnings in 2017.

Rhodes Records Rising Tourist Figures in June

Rhodes welcomed 34,238 more visitors in June, compared to the same month in 2017, posting a 9.27 percent rise, according to airport operator Fraport Greece.

Piraeus Port Event Informs Travelers of Their Rights

The European Consumer Center of Greece (ECC-Net) recently held an information event at the port of Piraeus to inform ferry travelers of their rights.

Survey: Majority of Travelers to Greece Pay by Credit Card

The majority of foreign travelers to Greece pay by credit card for their transactions, according to Mastercard's Global Consumer Tracker study.

New Technologies, Human Touch Take MICE Travel to Next Level

Event apps and virtual assistants will be as much a major part of the MICE travel experience as will human interaction, say WorldHotels executives.

Eurobarometer: Greeks Low on Travel in the EU

A mere 26 percent of Greeks traveled to another EU country in the last 12 months, according to a Flash Eurobarometer study, titled “The End of Roaming Charges One Year Later”.

Fraport Ups Investments at 14 Regional Airports in View of Rising Arrivals

In view of increasing arrivals, Fraport Greece will accelerate its renovation works at the 14 Greek regional airports under its management.

Summer Loading… at Athens Concert Hall Garden Concerts

The Athens Concert Hall welcomes summer season with plenty of song, art and theater events, from June 14 to September 22, in its garden.

Henley Index: Japan Passport World’s Most Powerful

Japan’s passport is the most powerful with holders enjoying access to the highest number of countries in the world, according to the 2018 Henley Passport Index.