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Sabre: European Travelers to Spend More on Holidays in 2018

A significant percentage of European travelers plan to spend more on holidays in 2018 compared to 2017, according to a survey released by Sabre Corporation.

Tourism Investments in Greece Expected to Increase in 2018

Greece is expected to see investment activity increase in the tourism sector this year, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Domestic Tourism Down as Greeks Strapped for Cash

Only one in two Greeks will be able to go on holiday this year due to financial difficulties, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

IATA: Passenger Demand Continues Strong Growth in May 2018

Global passenger traffic results for May 2018, showed that demand rose by 6.1 percent compared to the same month in 2017, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Austrian Seniors Choose Greece for Holidays

All the more Austrian seniors are choosing Greek destinations for their holidays with two retiree groups having already booked for the 2019-2020 period.

Greece Favorite Holiday Spot for the French

French travelers have got a soft spot for travel, with Greece topping their bucket list, pushing Spain and Italy to the side, according to a survey by tourism consultants Protourisme.

INSETE: Greece Received 8.3 Million Road Travelers in 2017

Travelers visiting Greece via road reached 8.3 million in 2017, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s intelligence body INSETE.

Greece-based CEOs: Tourism, Food Services to Top Investor Interest

Tourism and F&B services are the key areas of interest for investors seeking to place their money in Greece, according to market experts and company CEOs.

Athens Popular Airbnb Option, Rental Registry Set to Launch

Athens is among the most popular destinations for travelers seeking accommodation via online sharing platforms, according to data recently released by Inside Airbnb.

Survey: Majority of Travelers to Greece Pay by Credit Card

The majority of foreign travelers to Greece pay by credit card for their transactions, according to Mastercard's Global Consumer Tracker study.

New Technologies, Human Touch Take MICE Travel to Next Level

Event apps and virtual assistants will be as much a major part of the MICE travel experience as will human interaction, say WorldHotels executives.

Greek Consumer Confidence Weaker in June, Says IOBE

The economic climate in Greece showed signs of decline in June, down to 102.5 points from 104.2 in May, according to the Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE).

Less Tourism for the Greeks in 2016 Due to Financial Constraints

Greeks took the least number of trips in 2016 with the majority citing financial concerns, according to a new study released by Eurostat.

Greece Top Choice for Luxury Holiday Home Rental in the Med

Interest for high-end properties on the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros is peaking this summer, according to an annual report released by Algean Property.

Greece Sees 17.3% Rise in Arrivals from Russia in Jan-May 2018

One million Russian tourists are expected to visit Greece this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Russia & CIS office.