New Record for Greek Tourism: Around 26M Arrivals in 2015

The difficult economic situation in Greece, the instability of the political system and the imposition of capital controls do not appear to have affected...

Andreadis: SETE Aims to Make Greece One of the World’s Top 10 Tourism Destinations

Greece’s largest tourism business association (SETE) aims to make the country one of the top 10 tourist destinations worldwide, its chief Andreas Andreadis said...

A Million Tourists In Greece In Q1

While 2012 was a disappointing year for tourism with people staying away in the face of protests, strikes and riots against austerity, the year...

Greek Travel Show to be Held on May 19-21

The Greek Travel Show will be held for the first time, from May 19 to May 21, 2017, at Helexpo Maroussi. The aim of the...

Passenger Traffic at Athens International Airport ‘Took Off’ in June

A 21.9% increase, compared to June 2014, was recorded in passenger traffic at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos," which welcomed 1.88 million passengers. According to AIA data,...

No Summer Vacation For 1 out of 4 Greeks

The Eurobarometer results released in Brussels showed that one in four Greeks (26%) do not intend to go on vacation this year because of...

German Media: Greece Records Tourism Boom Amid Crisis

It is no secret that if it was not for tourism, the Greek economy would be in even worse shape than it is today....

Refugee Crisis Causes Drastic Drop in Tourism on Lesvos

The refugee crisis has taken a heavy toll on the Aegean island of Lesvos, which this year saw a sharp decline in tourist arrivals,...

SETE Reports Tourism Air Arrivals Increase 9 Percent in 2016

As the final numbers are tallied, data released from the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) shows that 2016 was a fruitful year...

Finance Ministry Reportedly Bans Beach Parties on Greek Islands

The Greek party is over - at least on paper it is. According to Greek media reports, the country's Finance Ministry informed all involved parties in the Greek islands,...

Horseback Riding Tours on Hydra

Hydra is an enchanting Greek island known for its restaurants lining the main port and the inevitable flashback to the turn of the century...

Greek Police Campaign for Tourists: ‘Stay Safe in the City of Athens’

The Attica General Police Directorate on Thursday set a pavilion at the Acropolis archaeological site providing information to foreign visitors for a safe stay...

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