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Greece Sees Ιnbound Visitors Up, Travel Receipts Down in January 2018

Inbound visitors to Greece in January 2018 increased by 16%, but travel receipts declined by 3% year-on-year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Kountoura Expects Over 30 Million Tourists in Greece in 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects the number of international tourist arrivals to Greece in 2018 to surpass last year's record.

Greece Wins Over More Chinese Tourists in Jan-Feb 2018

Greece welcomed more Chinese travelers during the first two months of 2018, with tourism professionals expecting even larger growth in the coming months.

SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".

Study Reveals Russian Travel Trends, Greece a Top Choice

Greece is among Russian travelers’ top choice, according to the RusIndex released at this year’s MITT by market researchers Ipsos Comcon.

WTTC: Tourism and Travel Accounts for 1 in 5 New Jobs in 2017

Travel and tourism accounted for some 7 million new jobs globally in 2017 or one in five, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Greece’s Passenger Traffic Up in First Two Months of 2018

Greece’s airports welcomed 3.85 million passengers during the first two months of 2018, a 3.2 percent increase year-on-year, according to HCAA data.

MITT 2018 Reveals Strong Bookings for Halkidiki

Pre-bookings for Halkidiki from Russia are on the rise according to insight gathered by the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) during the MITT fair.

Greece Back on Russian Travelers’ Bucket List

Russians are adding Greece to the top of their holiday agenda this summer, with Russian tour operators pointing to a 17 percent rise in the number of visitors for 2018.

German Tour Experts Concerned About Greece Room Capacity

German tour operators are concerned about a shortage of rooms at Greek destinations in view of an increase in summer sales from Germany.

Greek Tourism a Global Force Among OECD’s Top 10

Greece is ranked 10th among 49 other countries with the largest number of tourism arrivals in 2016, according to the OECD annual report.

CLIA: German, UK, Ireland Markets Driving European Cruise Growth

German, UK and Ireland markets are driving European cruise travel growth up by 2.5 percent compared to 2016, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Long-haul Europe-bound Tourism on the Rise in 2018

Long-haul inbound tourism in Europe gained momentum in 2017 driven by increased pre-bookings, paving the way for a strong 2018.

Greece Expects More Cruise Arrivals in 2018

Greece is expected to welcome an increase in passenger arrivals through cruise ship calls this year, according to leaders of the global cruise industry.

Demand for Athens Center Property Peaks

Demand for Athens center properties is increasing with investors planning to transform their buys into offices, boutique hotels and Airbnb-style units.