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Greek Tourism Continues to be on a Roll

October is an “incredible month” for Greek tourism as a number of destinations are seeing high occupancy rates, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Strong Tourist Flows Boost Greek SME Business

Small and medium-sized enterprises in Greece are benefitting from the country’s increasing tourist activity this year, gaining support after two years of Covid-19 slowdown.

GNTO Launches ‘Sustainable Greece’ Platform for UK Users

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has launched a new platform for the UK market, promoting sustainability initiatives and best practices taking place in Greece.

September Regional Airport Arrivals in Greece Up by 7.2%

Tourist arrivals into autumn are going strong with Greece’s regional airports marking a 7.2% increase in September, compared to the same month in pre-Covid 2019.

Culture and Sustainability Focus of Greece’s Tourism Strategy

Culture and sustainability are at the center of Greece’s tourism strategy for the next day, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Planned Airline Seats to Greece Still Strong Into October

Greece’s post-Covid recovery is going strong according to planned seats on incoming flights for October, as indicated by INSETE’s recovery tracker.

Chania, Crete, to Host Council of Europe’s 11th Cultural Routes Advisory Forum

The Council of Europe will hold its 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum during October 5-7 in the city of Chania on Crete.

Poll: Greeks See Government Doing Good Job in Tourism Sector

Almost 80 percent of Greeks in a new poll said the government was doing a good job in strengthening the tourism sector.

‘Athens Full of Tourists’ as Greece Extends Tourism Season

Despite it being the end of September, Athens is still “full of tourists” from all over the world, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Celebrates World Tourism Day 2022

The need to “rethink tourism” in Greece was highlighted by the country’s key tourism figures on World Tourism Day 2022.

UNWTO: Protecting People and Places Global Tourism Priority

Held around the theme of ‘Rethinking Tourism’, World Tourism Day 2022 emphasized the sector’s unique potential to drive recovery and deliver positive change for people everywhere.

Swedish Market Shows High Demand for Greece this Fall

The Swedish market will be supporting Greek tourism into autumn with a particular interest in sports-related holidays, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

GNTO Teams Up with Michelin Guide to Promote Greek Gastronomy

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has joined forces with the prestigious Michelin Guide for the further promotion of Greek gastronomy through its guide books.

France Tourist Arrivals to Greece Up 23% this Year Compared to 2019

Tourist arrivals from France to Greece in 2022 so far are up by 23% over the record-breaking year 2019, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced from the IFTM-Top Résa expo in Paris.

Ryanair Wants to Invest in Greece but with Lower Airport Charges

Ryanair is interested in investing more in the Greek market but airport charges are too high, according to the airline's CEO, Eddie Wilson.

Greece’s July Tourism Revenues Reach €3.7bn, Exceed 2019 Levels

Greece’s tourism industry is very close to recovering this year with a growing number of international arrivals and revenues exceeding pre-Covid levels.

Minister: Direct Flights from US to Greece to Continue in the Winter

Talks are underway between the Greek Tourism Ministry and US airlines to secure direct flights from America to Greece for the fall and winter season.

Greece Looking to Attract Travelers from France and Sweden in Autumn, Winter

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias will meet with leading airlines and tour operators in Paris and Stockholm in an aim to attract more visitors to Greece in the autumn and winter months.

Kikilias: New Promo Campaign for Greece to Focus on Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability, environmental protection and smart mobility will be among the main themes of Greece’s upcoming tourism campaign, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has announced.

Greece a Top Holiday Choice for American Travelers in 2022

Greece this year is welcoming more American tourists thanks to the increased number of direct flights from the United States to Athens.