Growing tourism has spurred Greece’s economy and attracted investor interest in large projects with high-profit potential.
Greece has experienced a 21.9% increase in average expenditure per trip in the first quarter of the 2019 touristic season.
“Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”, the country’s new tourism promotional campaign has now gone live.
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
Caldera Yachting, a Santorini-based company offering luxury yachting services, has received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards.
According to a report from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in the UK & Ireland, pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the United Kingdom to Greece are up by 10 percent over last year. GNTO officials attribute some of the growth to gaining popularity of Greek ski resorts.
he Greek Tourism Ministry and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) just announced increased cooperation for developing best practices for optimizing Greece’s booming tourism. But is their focus sustainable for the long term?
Aiming to support Greece after the country experienced devastating wildfires in the Attica region, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Thursday, encouraged travelers to proceed with their plans to visit the country. “Tourists, stick to your travel plans and go there! Tourism means much needed income & creates new opportunities!” the UNWTO said via twitter. The […]
On Wednesday March 14th, Greece was honored as the top destination with the best beaches in Europe, by ITE Group, the organizer of the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2018 Moscow.
News from the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) informs us of approval for the very first diving park to in Crete being given the green light by officials. According to the news the part, which includes shipwrecks and 38 artificial reefs, has been approved by the Chania region’s Environment and Spatial Planning Committee.
According to the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017, Greece is has made a most impressive move to capture 24th place among world destinations.
According to the Leisure Travel Monitor, 2016 has been a banner year for Greek tourism. The German based analysts GfK measured the first eight months of 2016 Greek overseas visitors to the tune of more than 17.2 million compared with 17 million over the same period in 2015.
According to Anna Rufo, head of display sales at TripAdvisor, more people now use the world famous review site to book their vacations to Greece, than ever.
The head of Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency, Oleg Safonov says Greece may became the leader in bookings from Russians, by the end of 2016. According to Safonov, the flow of tourist from Russia to Greece may exceed 1 million before year’s end.
Last year Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made an unusual promise, to let free WiFi prevail all across Greece by this year. Now, according to the latest reports, come November the dream (some said fantasy) will be realized.