Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has appointed Harry Theoharis as Tourism Minister of Greece.
eece’s Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos has approved an agreement for the construction of a marina on the island of Leros.
The growth in tourism arrivals in Greece early in the 2019 season is double the world average according to data from the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO). In the period starting January of 2019 until March, international touristic flows have slowed overall. According to the UNWTO figures, global arrivals increased only 4 […]
Growing tourism has spurred Greece’s economy and attracted investor interest in large projects with high-profit potential.
According to figures compiled by INSETE, per capita spending by holidaymakers to Greece has declined drastically these last 15 years.
The island of Crete experienced a stellar tourism season for 2018 with roughly €5 billion euro being spent from January through October, according to figures from the Bank of Greece. Overall, Greece saw travel receipts exceed €15.6 billion, which is an increase of 9.9%, compared to the same period of 2017 and is primarily due […]
The Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) welcomes a new law covering thematic and special interest tourism.
Greece has been announced the second most popular destination for family holidays at the Traveler Awards 2018
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.
According to a European Travel Commission’s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2018”, 32 out of 34 reporting destinations showed growth for the summer season. In all, 1 in 4 destinations enjoyed double-digit increases in arrivals.
The islands of Crete, Kos, Rhodes, and Samos have been set as top destinations for DER Touristik clients for 2019, according to the company’s CEO of Central Europe, René Herzog.
Athens, Greece has been named the 2018 European Capital of Innovation for the innovative it’s overcome social and economic challenges.
The Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) has announced Airbnb listings in Greece skyrocketing to more than 126,000 short-term rentals as of June.
The UNWTO Silk Road Programme announced this week the selection of Thessaloniki in Greece’s Macedonia region, as the site of the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism. Slated for October, the event will run from October 10-12 2018.
The terms and conditions for the regulated operation of agrotourism (or agritourism) enterprises in Greece have been laid out in a special framework published recently in the Government Gazette and based on a joint decision by the Tourism Ministry and the Rural Development and Food Ministry.