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Greece’s 8-month Tourism Revenue Down by €10.5bn

Greece's tourism sector saw revenue drop by 10.5 billion euros in the first eight months of the year, according to Bank of Greece data.

Greece Still Attracting Travelers in October

The airports of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini and Mykonos so far have welcomed over 130,600 visitors in October.

Study: Americans, Canadians Eager to Travel Again

Americans and Canadians are eager to travel again, with the majority already planning to take a holiday in 2021, according to a recent study.

Covid-19 Drives Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Down by 1m in 8 Months

Covid-19 has cost Thessaloniki hotels more than 1.05 million overnight stays in the first eight months of 2020, a decline of nearly 80%.

Study: Coronavirus Affecting Leisure Travel More

Leisure travel appears to be among the hardest-hit segments with business travel the least affected by the coronavirus pandemic, a study reveals.

Air Travel: Consumers Still Wary About Flying but Industry Experts Positive

Industry experts may be confident about the resumption of travel after the Covid-19 pandemic, but travelers appear to be fearful of getting on planes.

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.

GBTA Study: Covid-19 to Dent Business Travel Forecasts

The coronavirus epidemic may very well cost the business travel industry some $559.7 billion annually, or 37% of its total 2020 forecasted global spend, a GBTA study reveals.

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.

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.

ITB-IPK Study Predicts Slower Growth for Global Tourism

International tourism is set to grow again this year but at a slower pace, with city breaks and round trips winning over the crowds more than ever.

Long-haul Markets Still Have Travel to Europe High on Agenda

Europe is winning over travelers from across the globe despite trade tensions and a weakening global economy, a recent study reveals.

Greece’s Coordination Committee for Cruise Affairs Sets Agenda

Greece's coordination committee for cruise affairs has resumed responsibilities, with its agenda focusing on the sector's challenges and growth prospects.

Greek Ports Welcome More Cruise Ships in Jan-June 2019

Cruise travel to Greek destinations picked up pace in the first six months of the year driving a 10.1 percent increase in total receipts, according to the Bank of Greece.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Troubled about Slow Jan-Aug Performance

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are concerned about a decline in overnight stays recorded in the first eight months of the year.

Survey: Travelers Want Value, Personalization, Digital Products, Ease

All the more travelers across the globe are focusing on value, personalization and technologies that make travel easier, according to Travelport’s Global Digital Traveler Research 2019.

Greek Passport Opens Doors, Among World’s Strongest

Greece's passport is among the world’s top four strongest allowing access to 166 countries, according to Arton Capital's Passport Index.

Greece’s Travel Receipts Rise in January-June

For the first half of the year, revenue in Greece from travel receipts grew by 15.3 percent against the same period in 2018, according to the Bank of Greece.

Travel Receipts ‘Save’ Greece’s June Current Account Surplus

Stronger net travel receipts in Greece in june drove a 338 million euro improvement in the services surplus, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.