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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...

Workers in Greek Tourism Sector Strike Against ‘Meager Wages’

Hundreds of striking workers in the Greek tourism sector gathered outside the Labor Ministry to demonstrate against "flexible work and meager wages." The Tourism and...

Greece Assumes Presidency of OECD Meeting on Tourism

Greece assumed the presidency of the OECD meeting on tourism and policies for sustainable development to be held in October 2017 in Paris. It is...

First-half Figures Reveal Passenger Traffic Increase at Greek Airports by 10.3% Compared to 2016

According to figures released by the civil aviation authority, over 21.94 million passengers have passed through Greece's airports from the beginning of the year...

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