Tourism Bodies in Lesvos Decry EC’s Decision to Halt Special Visas for Turkish Tourists

Tourism bodies and municipal authorities in the northern Aegean reacted angrily to a letter by Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos informing them that the...

Passenger Traffic Up 10.4% at Athens Airport in January 2017

Passenger traffic in the Athens International Airport grew 10.4 percent to reach 1.2 million in January this year, compared with the corresponding month in 2016. Domestic...

Ryanair Reduces Seats for Athens, Thessaloniki

Ryanair is acting against the Greek government by announcing on Tuesday the reduction of Seats in Athens. The Irish company has found itself at...

Medical Tourism Is a Golden Opportunity for Greece

The necessary institutional interventions that will help the development of medical tourism in Greece dominated the recent meeting of the Department of Medical Tourism...

South Aegean Awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2019

South Aegean was awarded "European Region of Gastronomy 2019" promoting Greece, the Aegean and the Greek tourism at an international level. South Aegean received the...

Enjoy the Flamingos of Lefkimmi Wetlands

 Flamingos refuse to migrate and remain at the wetland of Alyki Lefkimmi, Corfu, throughout the year. Two hundred hectares, including a small lagoon and an...

BoG: Lowest Revenue From Tourism in Three Years

According to figures from the Bank of Greece (BoG) released on Monday tourism revenues drastically decreased in 2016 compared to previous years. The data shows...

Celestyal Cruises: Samos Is Top Destination Among Cruise Passengers

Celestyal Cruises announced the addition of the Greek island of Samos to its 3 and 4-day Iconic Aegean itineraries after evaluating more than 85,000...

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...

Skala Sikamnias Among Top 2017 Destinations

Skala Sikamnias is among the top destinations for 2017, according to travel magazine AFAR. Skala Sikamnias is a small fishing village on the island of...

Greece #1 Holiday Destination for Austrians in 2017

Austrians chose Greece as their number one place for holidays for medium distance destinations in 2017, while bookings for trips abroad increased by 30%,...
Greek tourism change of nationalities

Tourism Is National Champion of the Greek Economy, ISETE Report

Tourism has contributed significantly to the Greek economy, according to an INSETE report. It has become a true national champion in the race for...

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