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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...

Travel Receipts from U.S. Tourists in Greece Drop 30% in First 5 Months

Greek tourism industry professionals are concerned over a 30% drop in travel receipts and arrivals from the United States for the January-May period compared...

Popular Tourist Resort in Crete Bans Boozy British Youngsters

Hoteliers in Malia, Crete have become fed up with the unruly behaviour of young –mainly British – holidaymakers and are refusing to accept bookings. Ninety-five...

Athens: Greek-Australian Attacked by Hooded Men for Shopping on a Sunday

On Sunday new protests against shops opening on Sundays occurred in Greece's capital by unionists and employees. Following the end of one of the...

Greek Police Campaign for Tourists: ‘Stay Safe in the City of Athens’

The Attica General Police Directorate on Thursday set a pavilion at the Acropolis archaeological site providing information to foreign visitors for a safe stay...

Tourists Locked-Out From Ancient Athenian Sites

Thousands of foreign visitors faced closed doors at the main archaeological sites of Athens on Thursday morning due to a work stoppage by guards. The...

Arrival of Four Cruise Ships to Katakolo; Breather for the Local Economy

Four cruise ships carrying 8,733 tourists and 3,416 crew members docked at the port of Katakolo, Greece. The tourists visited the archaeological site of Ancient...

Missed Opportunities for Greek Tourism; 346 Million Euros Less than Expected

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) warns that tourism revenue for this year is in danger of being at a much lower level despite an...

Website Teaches Foreigners Greek and Rewards With Discounts

"Glossopolis" is a website that teaches foreigners Greek and rewards them with discounts in participating businesses when they visit Greece. The platform goes beyond the...

After Lesvos, Chios Shows Plunge in Tourist Arrivals Due to Last Year’s Refugee Crisis

International tourist arrivals on the island of Chios tumbled 71.6 percent in July compared to the same month of 2015, a decline which is...

Hundreds of Turkish Tourists Trapped on Chios Due to System Failure [video]

Hundreds of Turkish tourists remained trapped for hours at passport control on Chios island after a breakdown of the computer system. It was after the...

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