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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.

Cruise Travel Gave Greek Tourism a Boost in 2021

The cruise industry helped boost tourism to Greece in 2021 and is set to contribute to the country’s dynamic comeback this year, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) final data.

BoG: Greece Tourism Gained Momentum in 2021 – Final Data

Greece’s tourism sector managed to cover lost ground and regain momentum in 2021 achieving a 143.2% rise in travel receipts for the year over 2020, the Bank of Greece (BoG) reports.

ITB Berlin: Germans Picking Greece this Summer 

Greece is among the most popular destinations on the travel ‘wish lists’ of German holidaymakers, according to data by Statista, released by ITB Berlin.

ACI Sees Traffic Picking Up at Europe’s Regional Airports this Summer

Passenger traffic is expected to pick up further this summer in Europe’s smaller regional airports but challenges continue to impact the sector.

Greece’s First Travel Receipts of the Year Up by 309.8%

Travel receipts in Greece increased by 309.8% in the first month of the year generated by a 256.7% rise in inbound traveler flows, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

ITB Sees Tourism Recovery ‘In the Horizon’, New Post-Covid Trends

Last-minute decision-making and workations are among the top trends in tourism as the industry looks to achieve 46% growth in 2022, says data presented at the virtual ITB Berlin.

Report Sees Modest Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Greek Tourism

Greece is among the countries that may be impacted by the Russia-Ukraine crisis but to a lesser extent, according to data by ForwardKeys.

IATA: Europe Air Passenger Traffic to Fully Recover in 2024

Total passenger numbers to and from Europe are expected to reach 86 percent of pre-Covid 2019 levels in 2022, before making a full recovery in 2024, says IATA.

Greece Year-round Travel Flows Up by 99.4% in 2021

Greece managed in 2021 to recover more than half of 2019 tourism revenues and double the number of arrivals by extending the tourism season.

BoG: Greece Travel Receipts Recoup 58.6% of Pre-pandemic Levels

Greece’s tourism-related revenues in 2021 recovered 58.6% of pre-Covid-19 levels amounting to 10.6 billion euros, according to Bank of Greece data.

IATA: Ticket Sales Rise as Countries Do Away with Covid Controls

Confidence in travel is growing stronger as countries begin to lift Covid-19 restrictions but more needs to be done to restore full connectivity, says IATA.

Greece in Top 5 Most Resilient Tourism Destinations for the Brits

Greece is among the top five most resilient destinations for the British seeking to get away for Easter, according to a report by ForwardKeys.

WTTC Sees Tourism Covering Lost Ground in 2022, Saving Jobs

The travel and tourism industry appears to be getting closer to recovery this year, according the findings of a new study by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

IATA: Global Air Traffic Demand in 2021 Down by 58.4% Over pre-Covid 2019 Levels

IATA announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2021 showing that demand fell by 58.4% compared to 2019.

WTTC Sees Surge in Easter Bookings for Europe

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) sees a 250 percent increase in European bookings for Easter compared to 2021.

IATA Calls for Removal of All Travel Barriers

IATA, representing the world’s airline companies, is calling on national governments to swiftly ease Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Covid and Omicron Continue to Impact European Airport Traffic

Ongoing restrictions to address Covid-19 and its variants continued to impact airport traffic into 2021, according to a report by ACI Europe.

IATA: November Air Traffic Improves but Omicron May Lead to Slowdown

Global air travel managed to recover some lost ground in November but appears to be slowing down after that due to the onset of the Omicron variant.

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.