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Central Greece Destinations to be Promoted as Ideal for City Breaks

The Tourism Ministry announced plans to promote the destinations of Central Greece for city breaks and launch a tourism campaign for Northern Evia.

Enhancing the Athens Tourism Experience a Ministry Priority

Ways of enhancing the Athens tourism experience were discussed during a recent meeting between Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias, municipal authorities and trade associations.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Revenues Reaching €12bn

Greece’s travel receipts for 2021 are already above initial projections of 5-6 billion euros and are expected to reach 12 billion euros.

Greece Expects 35% More UK Tourists in 2022

Visitors from the UK to Greece next year are expected to increase by 35% compared to 2021, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told the Financial Times.

Greece Sees Upward Trend in Early Bookings for Summer 2022

Holiday bookings for summer 2022 for travel to Greece are already on the rise, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Beats 2021 Target, Recoups 50% of 2019 Tourism Revenues

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to promote off-season travel and new destinations in Greece after the sector managed to achieve its goal for 2021.

Greece will be Open All Year Round for Tourists, Minister Kikilias Tells CNN

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told CNN’s Richard Quest that Greece in 2022 will be open all year round to welcome tourists.

Minister Kikilias Tells Sky News Greece’s Tourism to Recover Fully in 2022

Greece’s tourism sector is aiming to fully recover significant losses incurred by Covid-19 in 2022, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias tells Sky News.

easyJet: 500,000 More Air Passenger Seats to Greece in 2022

easyJet is to add 500,000 air passenger seats to Greece in 2022, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced from the WTM London expo.

Greece, UNWTO Discuss Sustainable Tourism at WTM London Expo

Adopting sustainable practices in tourism topped a meeting agenda between Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili at WTM London 2021.

WTM: UK Tour Operators Ramp Up Capacity for Greece in 2022

UK tour operators are adding flights and holidays across Greece in 2022 and 2023 to cater for recovering levels of demand from British holidaymakers.

Greece and Britain Discuss Facilitating the Movement of Citizens

Facilitating the movement of citizens between Greece and Britain is an issue of major importance, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

WTM: Jet2 Agrees to Add 600,000 Airline Seats to Greece in 2022

Jet2 agreed to boost the number of airline seats to Greece by 600,000 in 2022, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced from the WTM London exhibition.

Hotel Occupancy 100% for October 28 Holiday Weekend in Greece

The October 28 national holiday in Greece sent occupancy levels through the roof, reaching 100% at major mainland spots and winter destinations.

German Travel Agents Come Closer to Greek Tourism at DRV Conference

Some 450 members of the German Travel Association got to know Greece during the DRV 2021 conference held in Messinia during October 28-31.

Greece will Highlight City Breaks and High-end Tourism at WTM London Expo

The Greek Tourism Ministry will promote Greece as a destination for city breaks and an ideal choice for high-end tourism, at the WTM London 2021 expo.

Greece Gears Up for WTM London 2021 Tourism Expo

The best of Greece will be presented to the world at the WTM London 2021 tourism and travel expo, set to open on Monday, November 1.

German Tourism Professionals Give Greece a Vote of Confidence

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias invited German tourism professionals attending the DRV conference in Messinia, to discover other destinations and experiences in Greece.

Greek Minister Kikilias Talks Tourism With UAE Ambassador

The possibility of launching an air route connecting Dubai with Thessaloniki was discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and UAE Ambassador Sulaiman Hamed Salem Almazroui.

German Tour Operators, Travel Agents Coming to Greece for DRV Conference

Leading tour operators and travel agents from Germany will be in Greece between October 28-31 to participate in the German Travel Association’s (DRV) 2021 conference at Costa Navarino.