Schengen Rules Threaten Greek Tourism

The Greek government's decision to re-introduce Schengen agreements for its borders and rules adopted under them is seen by some as a threat to...

Turkish Tour Operators Visit Trikala

Representatives from some of the biggest Turkish tour operators visited the city of Trikala to discuss the prospects of establishing a prosperous cooperation that...

Korean Tourist Says Greek Police Beat Him

South Korean back packer Hyun Young Jung, who had been traveling through Europe for more than a year before reaching Greece, has claimed he was...

Greek Tourism Dropped Off in 2012

According to Expansion newspaper, there were 400,000 fewer tourists to Greece last year, according to data including international arrivals at Greek airports. Tourism officials...

Tourist Flows Slow at Greek-Bulgaria Border

While Greece continues to be an attractive destination for Bulgarians during the Christmas holidays, this year saw a marked decline in the number of...

Piraeus Will Host 710 Ships in 2013

Over 710 cruise ships are expected to reach the harbor of Piraeus this year. This is what the President and CEO of PPA SA, George...

Marketing Greece to Promote Tourism

Marketing Greece, a non-profit organization aiming to promote Greek tourism at an international level, is gearing up a program to bring visitors back after...

Triposo Says Antiparos 2013 Hot Spot

The travel app Triposo has released its 2013 TripGeist, an algorithmic look at what the company says will be popular destinations in the coming...

GNTO Probe: 12M Euros Missing

Investigators are scouring the books of the scandal-hit Greek National Tourism Organisation after the arrests of five former officials charged with attempting to steal...

Athens Looks On The Bright Side

They may be in the grip of a crushing recession and riven by bitter internal political divisions, but Greeks are always trying to look...

Greek Tourism Officials Charged With Fraud

With Greece struggling to lure more tourists from the country’s biggest revenue raiser, five people, including a former executive at Greece’s National Tourism Organization...

Greece’s Tourism Revenues Fall 4%

Despite on-again, off-again pronouncements from the government that it’s serious about improving the tourism infrastructure and devising new campaigns to lure visitors, Greece’s tourism...

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