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Greek Ministry to Promote Religious Tourism with Cruise

The Greek Tourism Ministry is working with the Church of Greece to develop religious tourism options, as part of ongoing efforts to diversify the tourism product on offer.

Greece Aims to Establish Aegina Isle into Year-round Destination

Establishing the island of Aegina into a year-round destination is a top priority, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Investments Committee Approves New Tourism Project in Saronida

A new tourism project budgeted at 840 million euros to be erected in the coastal town of Saronida, eastern Attica, has been approved by Greek authorities.

Robust Traveler Flows Boost Greece Travel Receipts by 1,000% in April

Greece’s travel receipts in April increased by 1,000.4% percent to 647.0 million euros from 58.8 million euros in the same month last year, driven by a strong rise in the number of international arrivals.

Greece Welcomes 884% Soar in April Tourist Arrivals

Bank of Greece data on Monday showed an 884% increase in tourist arrivals and a 1,000% rise in revenues in April compared to the same month a year ago.

French Travelers Keen on Greece this Summer

Greece is a favorite destination for French tourists ranking number 1 in the monthly barometer released by L' Echo Touristique owned by Orchestra leisure platform. 

Cruise Industry Pledges to Take Action for Sustainable Blue Economy

Cruise industry leaders and government officials pledged during the CLIA European Summit 2022 to work together towards a sustainable blue economy.

Greece Expecting 5,000 Cruise Ship Arrivals this Year

Greece will welcome some 5,000 cruise ships in 2022, a 25% increase compared to pre-Covid 2019, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

‘Meaningful Tourism’ to Take Sustainable Travel to a New Level

Meaningful tourism is a global emerging trend expected to take sustainable travel to a whole new level, according to tourism experts.

Patra Next Focus of Greece’s ‘greekend’ City Break Campaign

Patra will be at the center of the Greek Tourism Ministry’s upcoming “greekend” campaign which promotes city breaks across Greece.

Record Number of American Tourists Coming to Greece this Summer, Says US Ambassador

The surge in demand for airline tickets from the United States to Greece this summer is remarkable, according to America's new Ambassador to Greece George Tsunis.

Tourism Ministry Promotes Western Greece as Next Place to Visit

The Greek Tourism Ministry is casting the spotlight on Western Greece as part of its ongoing promotion plan which includes introducing lesser-known destinations.

Brits Place Greece Among Top 3 Best Value Destinations

British travelers have placed Greece among the Top 3 travel destinations offering value for money, according to a recent Post Office survey.

Greece’s Duty Free Shops See Increase in May 2022 Turnover

Greece's welcoming of passenger traffic from major international markets boosted the turnover of its Duty Free shops in May.

Greece to Bolster Consular Services to Meet Travel Demand from India

Greece is moving ahead with the immediate reinforcement of its consular services in India to meet the increase in visa applications for travel.

Thessaloniki Welcomes 250% Rise in Cruise Arrivals

Τhe Thessaloniki Port Authority has revised upwards its figures from an expected 180% increase in cruise ship arrivals to a 250% rise.

Tourism Investments in Greece Reveal Unknown Destinations 

Greece is shifting its tourism strategy to showcase lesser-known destinations and attract foreign investments, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Aiming to Attract Higher Spending Travelers

Attracting holidaymakers who are willing to spend more is a key priority for Greece, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

New Greece Promotional Campaign Stirs Emotions 

Greece’s new campaign “You Will Want to Stay Forever” goes beyond the depiction of the country’s popular destinations, telling a story.

Greece Welcomes 100,000 Tourists from Israel in April

Over 100,000 tourists from Israel came to Greece in April, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).