EU Commission Encouraging Tourism on Greek Islands Impacted by Refugee Crisis; Extends Pilot Program...

The European Commission on Tuesday extended for a year a pilot program allowing Turkish visitors to get a short-term visa upon arrival at the Greek...

Tourist Arrivals to Exceed 30 Million in 2017, GNTO Sec Gen Tryfonopoulos Says

More than 30 million tourists are expected to come to Greece in 2017, secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) Dimitris Tryfonopoulos...

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...

Gfk: Germans Booking Greece Instead of Turkey for Summer Vacations

Because of political and social turmoil in Turkey, Greece can expect to see an increase in holiday travelers from Germany this summer, the German...

PM Tsipras Meets With UNWTO’s Sec-Gen Rifai: Greece Is ‘Breaking Records’ in Tourist Arrivals

With each year that passes, Greece is breaking new records in the arrival of tourists from abroad, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the Secretary...

Greece’s Vedema Luxury Resort Awarded Most Romantic Resort in Europe

Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort, was awarded most romantic resort in the Europe in Love travel Awards held in Venice. It is the first Greek...
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Greek Tourism Revenue Might Help the Country Turn a Corner, But Still a Bumpy...

Tourism in Greece is on the rise and the revenue from the tourism sector is crucial for putting the Greek economy in the green....

Zagorochoria: Escape to Nature in Its Magnificence

Zagorochoria, is a region and a municipality in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, in northwestern Greece just north-east of Ioannina. It is an awe-inspiring...

Germans’ Demand for Holidays in Greece at Its Peak

The demand for holidays in Greece is at its peak, Deutsche Welle said citing the largest German tourist agencies. More specifically, DER Touristik said...

BoG: Tourists in Greece Spent Less in 2016; Hits 15-Year Low

This week the Bank of Greece (BoG) released data showing that although tourism numbers are up in Greece, the amount of money tourists are spending...

Take a Free Guided Tour to Explore Thessaloniki!

Free guided tours to archaeological and historical sites of Thessaloniki will be organized by the 1st Municipal Community from February 22 to March 26. The aim...

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s NBA All-Star Performance Attracting Tourists to Greece

The first Greek participating in the NBA All-Star Game has not only benefited Greek basketball but the tourism sector too. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the focus...

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