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New Marina Planned for Meganisi Islet in the Ionian

The Greek islet of Meganisi near Lefkada in the Ionian sea will be getting a 94-berth marina valued at 5.5 million euros.

Greece – Saudi Arabia Take Actions to Boost Tourist Flows

Saudi Arabian airline companies are planning to increase flights to Greek destinations in 2023.

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Extend Flights to Greece Past Summer

Saudi Arabia has agreed to extend direct flights to Greece in the coming period, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

SETE Conference to ‘Reimagine’ Greece’s Tourism Success

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will “reimagine” Greece’s tourism success at its annual conference that will be held this year on December 15.

Greek Hotels a Big Part of Greece’s Tourism Success in 2022

The hotel sector contributed greatly to Greece’s tourism success in 2022, according to the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greece’s New Tourism Drive to Focus on Sustainability  

Greece’s new tourism campaign will focus on sustainability, environmental protection, green entrepreneurship and the blue economy, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has announced.

European Tourism Issues Discussed in Thessaloniki

Sustainable tourism and the labor shortage/skills gap in the industry were the main issues discussed at the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ recent semi-annual meeting in Thessaloniki.

French Travel Agents Invited to Discover Off-season Greece

French tour operators and travel agents were invited to discover off-season Greece and explore its city break options, during the annual Selectour conference in Athens.

Greece Takes Actions to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is aiming to evolve into a remote work destination with authorities taking actions to facilitate the move, according to the conclusions of a conference by Marketing Greece.

Greece 9-month Tourism Revenues Closer to 2019 at €15.5bn

Tourism revenues in Greece for the January-September period reached 15.5 billion euros, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels but not exceeding them.

Autumn Tourism to Greece on Upward Trend, Says Minister

The Greek Tourism Ministry’s priority to extend the season is paying off with fall arrivals to Greece remaining strong, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Philoxenia 2022 Opens in Thessaloniki for a Whole Weekend of Greek Tourism

The 37th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition in Thessaloniki, northen Greece, has opened its gates for a weekend dedicated to Greek tourism.

Greek Hoteliers See Big Challenges Coming in 2023

Greek tourism may have seen more revenue than expected this season, but the country’s hoteliers are bracing themselves for challenges in 2023.

Greek Property Bodies, Airbnb-style Rentals Hosts React to STR Bill

Greek property owners and hosts are calling on the government to re-examine proposed legislation covering Airbnb-style rentals in Greece.  

Greece Mulls Energy Measures to Support Tourism Businesses

Greek tourism SMEs will be able to tap into 100 million euros in energy support from the government’s new “Exoikonomo – Epicheiro” (Save - Do Business) plan.

Greece’s Short-term Rental Market Booming But Costing State Millions of Euros, Says Study

Greek hoteliers are calling for stricter rules to be imposed on Airbnb-style rentals in Greece, following a revealing study by Grant Thornton.

Athens’ Audio Walks by Google Show and Tell City’s Secrets, Stories

Google has launched curated audio walks that aim to highlight the unexplored sides of Athens and showcase the city as an all year round tourism destination.

WTM: Greece Supports ‘PlasTICK’ Solution to Reduce Single-use Plastics in Hotels

Greece has joined forces with Common Seas, a not-for-profit organization based in the UK, aiming to significantly reduce plastic waste in its hotels.

WTM: Greece Inbound Travel from UK has Exceeded 3 Million Visitors

More than 3 million British travelers have visited Greece so far this year, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told SKY News on the sidelines of WTM London 2022.

Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’ Attracting More Visitors

Greece’s “success story” in tourism this year has placed the country among the world’s most popular destinations, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.