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Greece: September Hotel Occupancy Levels on Crete, Rhodes Reach 65%

Tourists are still coming to Greece with September occupancy levels on the islands of Rhodes and Crete at 65 percent.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Santorini Tourism Plan to Focus on Sustainability

The Greek government is looking into more sustainable tourism practices for Santorini in view of the island’s soaring popularity.

Athens Needs a Metropolitan Conference Center to Boost Tourism Offering

Greece’s tourism minister and PCOs agree that Athens needs a metropolitan conference center for its further tourism development.

Minister Calls on Greek Hoteliers to ‘Be Ready’ for Early Tourism Start in 2022

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias is encouraging the country’s hoteliers to “be ready” to welcome tourists for the 2022 season as of March.

Minister Kikilias: Investments Next Step for Greece Tourism Growth

Investments play a major role in the efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product and achieve growth, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Betting on Tourism to Create New Jobs

Greece is setting its hopes on tourism and on investments in the sector to create new jobs that will support local communities and families.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Recovery in 3 to 5 Years

Greek hoteliers hit by the Covid-19 crisis will start recovering losses in three to five years’ time, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Attica Promises Year-round Memorable Travel Experiences to French Travelers

The multiple travel experiences that the destinations of Attica offer its visitors were presented during the IFTM Top Resa expo in Paris.

Greece Continues Partnership with WTM London, Ready to Promote its Best to UK Market

The Greek National Tourism Organization will once again sponsor the International Media Centre at WTM London 2021, which will run in November.

Hoteliers: Sustainable Hospitality a Priority for Greek Tourism

Sustainable hospitality should be at the center of all tourism services offered in the post-Covid-19 era, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Halkidiki Shows its Alternative Tourism Forms to French Market

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization presented the destination’s alternative forms of tourism to French travel professionals during the IFTM Top Resa expo in Paris.

Travel Giant TUI Schedules First Greece Arrivals in March 2022

Travel giant TUI has agreed to schedule the first tourist arrivals to Greek destinations in March 2022.

Minister: Greece’s Tourism Season Not Over, Visitors Still Coming

Tourist flows to Greece are still robust despite Covid-19, but the achievement is not by chance, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Aiming to Launch 2022 Tourism Season on April 1

The official start of the summer 2022 tourist season in Greece will be April 1, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has announced.

Greek Tourism Minister Wraps Up Paris Visit, Optimistic About French Market

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias wrapped up his visit to Paris during which he made important contacts at the IFTM Top Resa 2021 exhibition.

Greece Targets French Off-season Tourists 

Greece is taking steps to attract travelers from France beyond summer and into winter, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said from the IFTM Top Resa expo in Paris.

Greece Aims to Link Tourism with Trade

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to redefine the conditions that will enhance the connection between tourism and trade in Greece.

Minister Kikilias to Promote Greece at France’s ‘Top Resa’ Tourism Expo

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias is going to France to promote Greece at the IFTM Top Resa 2021 tourism expo in Paris.

Greece to Allow Cruise Ships from Turkish Ports, Indoor Hotel Pools to Operate

The Greek committee of Covid-19 experts has given its approval for Greece to allow the arrival of cruise ships from Turkey and the operation of indoor swimming pools in hotels.