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Central Bank Head Sees Positive Year Ahead for Greek Tourism

The Greek tourism sector is moving full speed ahead for an even stronger year, said Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras in his 2017 report.

Report Profiles Incoming Tourists to Greece in 2015-2016

The majority of tourists visiting Greece in 2015 and 2016 opted to pre-book their holidays, according to the latest study released by SETE Intelligence.

Analysts See Robust Year for Greece, Turkey Ahead of ITB Berlin Expo

Analysts are seeing positive signs for tourism in Greece and Turkey ahead of the 52nd ITB trade show set to kick off in Berlin on March 7.

STR: Greece Registers Best January Room Rate Since 2009

The average daily rate (ADR) of Greek hotels reached its best level for the month of January since 2009, according to STR, a global data benchmarking specialist.

Refugee-hit Lesvos Aiming to Recover Tourism Flows

Tourism professionals from Lesvos are expressing hope that 2018 will see visitor flows recover following the consequences of the refugee crisis.

Acropolis, National Archaeological Museum Draw in the Crowds

The Acropolis, its museum and the National Archaeological Museum in Athens are among the most visited sites in Greece, recent data showed.

More Foreign Visitors at Thessaloniki Hotels in 2017

Foreign visitors outnumbered domestic travelers choosing to stay at hotels in the northern port city of Thessaloniki in 2017.

Kuwait Visa Applications for Travel to Greece Rise 60% in 2017

Applications for tourist visas for travel from Kuwait to Greece increased by 60 percent in 2017, according to the Greek Ambassador in Kuwait, Andreas Papadakis.

Greece Expects 15% Rise in Tourists from Serbia in 2018

The number of Serbian tourists visiting Greece this year is expected to rise by over 15 percent, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

GNTO Reports Increase in Bookings to Greece from Czech Republic

Bookings to Greece from the Czech Republic have recorded a double-digit increase for the 2018 season, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Welcomed Over 27 Million Tourists in 2017, Says BoG

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in 2017 increased more than 27 million, according to the Bank of Greece.

Tourism Offsets Greece’s Current Account Deficit

Greece’s current account recorded a deficit of 1.5 billion euros in 2017 down by 418 million euros year-on-year, with travel receipts slightly increasing.

ICAP: Escalating Tourist Flows Keep Greek Hotels Afloat

Increasing tourist flows are breathing life into the Greek hotel sector which recorded stronger revenues in 2017, according to a survey by ICAP Group.

Foreign Real Estate Agents Eyeing Greek Market

Foreign real estate agencies are aiming to get a bite out of Greece's booming market by offering their services to buyers seeking for properties in Athens and other destinations.

German Travelers Embrace Greece in 2017

Greece was the "winner" among the picks of German holidaymakers in 2017, according to the Tourism Analysis survey of the BAT Foundation for Future Studies.