Data Shows More Tourists Came to Greece in 2019 But Stayed for Fewer Days

The Hellenic (Greek) Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) published new data on Friday regarding the number of tourists who visited Greece between January and September of...

Trikala’s ”Mill of Elves” Expects to Welcome More than a Million Visitors this Christmas

Greece, of course, is not especially well-known for its Christmas attractions, right? Well, that may have been true in the past. But this year, the city...

Greece Vows to Tighten Controls on Santorini Donkey Rides

The Greek government has promised to tighten already-existing controls regarding the use of the donkeys for tourist rides on the island of Santorini following...

More Than 130,000 Travelers Explore Crete’s Samaria Gorge Every Year

Samaria Gorge, on the Greek island of Crete, is one of the main reasons why foreign visitors choose Crete as a holiday destination, according...

Greece Voted Best Beach Holiday Destination for 2019 by Russian National Geographic Traveler Magazine

Greece came first recently on the list of the best beach holiday destinations for 2019 in a vote of Russia's National Geographic Traveler magazine...

Vikos Gorge: Greece’s Grand Canyon (video)

It is known as "Greece's Grand Canyon," and its dizzying cliffs are a wonder of the natural world in Greece. Although in depth it...

Athens Continues to Increase its Share of Greece’s Tourism Market

According to recent data, the city of Athens continues to increase its share in Greece's tourism market, establishing itself solidly as a tourist destination...

Arachova, Mainland Greece’s Wintertime Gem

If you are one of those who believe that all Greece has to offer is beautiful sandy beaches and crystal-clear salt water under the...

Passenger Traffic in Greek Airports Rises Even Further in 2019

Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew by 5.1 percent in the period from January - October this year, totaling 60,262,301 passengers, the Greek Civil...

Tourism in Greece Expected to Break New Records in 2020

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis declared on Monday that after several years of increases in its number of visitors, Greece is expected to break even more...

Greece, China Agree to Double Number of Flights, Add New Routes

Chinese airliner Juneyao Air Co. will launch direct flights connecting Shanghai to Athens in July, the Greek Tourism Ministry said on Monday. Juneyao and Greece...

Missing Tourist in Greece Found Alive and Well at Sea

A 45-year-old woman who went missing on Friday from the island of Folegandros was found on a dinghy on Sunday, many nautical miles from...

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