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Greece Among Top Mediterranean Tourism Destinations for Germans

Greece together with Spain, Turkey and Egypt won over German tourists this summer with demand still strong, according to data by booking platform ANIXE.

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Thessaloniki Still Struggling to Increase Hotel Stays

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, is struggling to attract visitors, recording only 531,806 overnight stays in the first 8 months of the year, down by 0.04% over the same period in 2020.

Visitors to Greece in July Increase by 240.2% Bolstering Revenue

The number of incoming travelers to Greece in July increased by 240.2% year-on-year to some 2.8 million, according to the Bank of Greece.

July Tourism Revenues in Greece Achieve 61.4% of 2019 Levels

Greece’s travel receipts in July achieved 61.4% of their July 2019 levels, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Santorini Among Top Rated Locations for Airbnb Stays

Santorini is among the top 25 highest rated locations for Airbnb bookings, according to a list presented by Big 7 Travel and assessed by Money.co.uk.

BoG: Greece Travel Receipts Up by 51% in January – June

Travel receipts in the first six months of the year increased by 51 percent and by 851.8 percent in June, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Study: Visitors to Crete Satisfied with Covid-19 Safety

Eight in 10 foreign travelers to Western Crete said they feel safe with regard to Covid-19 and expressed their satisfaction with overall adherence to health protocols.

Crete and Rhodes Top Choices for TUI Travelers this Summer

Two Greek islands - Crete and Rhodes - are top destinations of choice for travelers in addition to the Balearic Islands, according to holiday operator TUI Group.

Travelport Study Says Restoring Trust Key to Industry Recovery

Restoring trust in travel can go a long way towards boosting industry recovery and stimulating purchasing behavior, a study by Travelport found.

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.

Greece’s Travel Receipts Still Down in March Due to Covid-19

Greece’s tourism-related revenue fell by 63% in March and by 86.1% in the first three months of the year still impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

ETC Says Full Travel Recovery Expected After 2024

The European Travel Commission (ETC) expects international arrivals to Europe this year to remain 46% below 2019 levels, predicting that full travel recovery should not be expected before 2024.

Greece Records Massive 90% Plunge in Jan-Feb Tourism Revenue

Tourism revenue in Greece for the first two months of the year nosedived by 90 percent, according to provisional data by the Bank of Greece.

Study: Crete’s Positive Health Record Attracts Travelers

The Greek island of Crete is winning over prospective travelers thanks to its effective management of the coronavirus pandemic.

Corfu Among Top 5 Int’l Destinations for UK Travel in 2021

Corfu is among the top 5 international destinations of choice for UK nationals planning to travel this year, according to analytics firm ForwardKeys.

Covid-19: Greece’s Airports Among Hardest Hit in Europe 

Airports in Greece were among those hit hardest by Covid-19 restrictions in 2020, according to European industry trade association ACI Europe.

Sector Professionals Say Greek Tourism on Hold

Greek tourism professionals are expecting the season to open after May, depending on the vaccination rates for Covid-19 and the effectiveness of containment measures.

Survey: Greece Among Top 3 Booking Choices for US Travelers

Greece is among the top three international destinations that American travelers are booking, according to a survey by the USTOA.

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.