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Quality Transport Infrastructure to Lure Property Investors to Athens

Enhanced transport infrastructure across Attica and in Athens is set to stimulate the interest of foreign buyers seeking to invest in property, according real estate broker Tranio.

SETE Intelligence: Air Arrivals Growth Continues in Greece

International arrivals to Greece by air are continuing to grow, according to the latest monthly bulletin of SETE Intelligence, which includes data for April 2018.

Piraeus Port Moving Up as Robust Container Handler

The Piraeus port is in the top seven of Europe’s container ports and among the world’s fastest growing, according to shipping insight platform PortEconomics.

Tourism Minister: Demand for Greece is Now Stronger than Ever

Demand for Greece as a destination is now stronger than ever, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the 26th General Assembly of SETE.

SETE Chief Sets Out Four Priorities for Greek Tourism

SETE President Yiannis Retsos has listed four priorities the Greek Tourism Confederation is setting for the next period to boost the sector.

Greece Among Top 5 European Countries with Excellent Bathing Water Quality

Greece is among the five European countries where 95 percent of bathing waters were assessed by the European Environment Agency as being of “excellent” quality.

VesselsValue Presents the Champions of Greek Shipping

In view of the upcoming Posidonia 2018 exhibition, VesselsValue recently released a snapshot of Greek shipping and its protagonists, who have consistently maintained the lead in the international shipping industry.

Survey Lists Airlines with Best Customer Reward Programs

Reward seats for frequent flyers are now easier to get with availability at almost 74 percent, compared to 66 percent eight years ago, according to a survey by CarTrawler.

Greece in Top 10 Most Popular Countries for Russian Property Buyers

Greece is among the top 10 most popular countries among Russian property buyers, according to Tranio, an international overseas property broker.

Trivago: South Aegean Islands Top Summer Choices for Foreign Holidaymakers

South Aegean destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos top the preferences of foreign holidaymakers this summer, according to trivago.

Greece Among ‘Most Excellent’ Places to Travel Worldwide, Says TripAdvisor

Greece is among the “Most Excellent" global tourism destinations that have the highest percentage of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients.

Greece Presents Ambitious Post-bailout Tourism Plan

A development plan drawn up by the Greek government, concerning the next steps for when Greece exits its bailout program, includes tourism among top priorities.

Greek Airports See 6.4% Rise in Passenger Flow in January-April

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority released data for the first four months of 2018 that shows a continuous upward trend in the passenger flow at Greek airports.

Henley Index: Japan Passport World’s Most Powerful

Japan’s passport is the most powerful with holders enjoying access to the highest number of countries in the world, according to the 2018 Henley Passport Index.

Acropolis in Athens Once Again Applauded by Travelers on TripAdvisor

The Acropolis in Athens is among the top 25 landmarks in the world, ranking 16th on the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Landmarks list.