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January-April Passenger Traffic to Greece Up by 384% 

Greek airports handled 8.1 million passengers in the first four months of the year, up by 383% over the same period in 2021, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Sojern: Global Travelers Picking Greece for Summer Vacation

Greece is winning over more holidaymakers from around the globe who are making plans for summer, according to Sojern.

Greek Airports Welcome 299.1% Rise in Int’l Arrivals for January-March

Greece’s airports recorded a surge in arrivals in the first quarter of the year welcoming a total of 4.49 million passengers on 56,323 flights.

Greece Set to See Tourism Revival in 2022 Despite ‘Omicron’

Greece is among the European tourism destinations expected to recover losses due to Covid-19 thanks in large part to its high vaccination rates.

Greece Manages to Extend Tourist Season into November

Greece managed to extend its tourist season by several months this year achieving a 344.2% increase in traveler flows in November over the same month in 2020.

Poll: Greece Among Top 10 European Destinations for Source Markets

Greece is in the top 10 European destinations of choice for travelers coming from key source markets, an INSETE study found.

Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

Greece Study: Rising Demand for Luxury Tourism is Back

Demand for high-end tourism in Greece including accommodation at luxury resorts, is gaining ground despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Crete Tops Kayak’s ‘Best Islands of Europe’ List

Crete is at the top of travel site Kayak’s “Best Islands of Europe” ranking, singled out for its affordable prices, fine weather and sandy beaches.

July Brings More Traffic Through 14 Greek Regional Airports

Traffic through 14 regional Greek airports picked up pace in the first half of the year boosting performance for Fraport Group.

Greeks Put Vacation Plans on Pause Due to Covid-19

Covid-19 and the faster-spreading Delta variant has put the holiday plans of Greeks on hold with one in two opting to stay home, according to a nationwide study.

Oxford Economics: Greece Tourism Recovery Gathers Speed

Greece is following in the footsteps of Europe, where the rebound in tourism post-Covid-19 is already underway, according to Oxford Economics.

Covid-19: Greece Overnights Among Hardest Hit in EU

Greece reported a 74% drop - among the highest declines in the EU - in the number of overnight stays between April 2020 and March 2021.

Inbound Air Traffic to Greece Gains Ground in June

Incoming air traffic to Greece is set to pick up pace this month with more than 800,000 seats booked for June.

Greece Sees Upbeat Travel Demand from France

French demand for travel to Greece appears to be picking up, said Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis after an official visit to Paris.

Sojern: Travelers Have Sights Set on Greece Despite Covid-19

Potential travelers still have their sights set on Greece in the coronavirus era, according to data released by digital travel solutions provider Sojern.

Sojern: Covid-19 Brings Last-minute Bookings Back into the Picture

Greece and Switzerland appear to be on people’s minds despite the lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest data by travel solutions provider Sojern.

Eurostat Records Drop in Greece Overnight Stays for 2019

The number of overnight stays at Greek accommodation facilities dropped by 3 percent in 2019, according to figures released by Eurostat.

Travelers from Turkey Choose Alexandroupolis in 2019

The Northeastern Greek town of Alexandroupolis emerged as a favorite travel destination for visitors from Turkey in 2019, marking an 11% rise.

Winter Evolving into Popular Tourism Season for the EU

EU countries are seeing a rising demand for their winter tourism products with visitors choosing to stay an additional 18.9 million nights last year, according to Eurostat.
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