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Twin Tourism Exhibitions Philoxenia and Hotelia in Thessaloniki

The 33rd international tourism exhibition Philoxenia and the international hotel equipment exhibition Hotelia opened on Friday in Thessaloniki. The most important tourism-industry event in Greece,...
Chora of Antiparos - Ten things to do in Antiparos (photo by Gabi Ancarola).

Ten Things to do in Antiparos

  The Greek island of Antiparos is nestled in the center of the Aegean sea, only minutes away from the larger island of Paros. Despite...

Turkey to Forbid Tourist Ships with Turkish Flag to Aproach Greek Ports

On Tuesday, Turkey's Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan, banned Turkish leisure boats from reaching the Greek islands; with which they are mainly interconnected, during the...

Tourists in Greece Spend Less than in Spain and Cyprus

Foreign visitors to Greece in June spent far less than they did in Spain or Cyprus, a Kathimerini newspaper report says. On average, each visitor...

‘Greece, a 365-Day Destination’ Aims at Top Spot in UN Film Competition (video)

A video highlighting Greece’s natural, historical and cultural assets has been submitted by the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) at a competition being run...

Santorini Buckles Under Weight of Too Many Tourists

Santorini residents are beginning to get frustrated as the island's infrastructure cannot handle the tremendous influx of tourists, with two million visitors expected to...

Greece’s Account Surplus Drops in June, But Tourism Revenues are Up

Greek current account surplus shrank in June, but tourism revenues were up, according to a Bank of Greece report released on Monday. The shrinking is...

Meet the ‘Greeters’: Smiling Volunteers Assisting Tourists in Athens

They have sprung up on the streets of Athens, welcoming their guests. They are the "Greeters" and their moto is "May I help you?" In...

Cruise Ship Arrivals Drop in Greece Amid Turkey Concerns

Cruise ship arrivals in Greece have dropped due to the continued political instability in Turkey. According to Kathimerini news daily, passenger traffic at the port...

Chinese Tourists and Investors in Greece Piling Up

Chinese tourists are currently “invading” Greece in big numbers. Last year, 150,000 Chinese travelers visited the country. Usually they travel in groups, but more...

The Best Places to Visit on Your First Trip to Greece

If you are a first-time visitor to Greece you want to know what not to miss. There are many different places that get all...

More Than 26 Million Tourists Expected in Greece in 2017

Tourist arrivals are expected to exceed 26 million this year from 24.8 million in 2016, the Institute of Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in...

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