Greece tourism employment now represents 10.6 percent of all jobs in the country, according to figures from the Bank of Greece and INSETE.
“I am committed to fewer taxes, many investments, for good and new jobs, and growth which will bring better salaries and higher pensions in an efficient state.” Kyriakos Mitsotakis Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis winds up his foreign visits, returning to Athens from The Hague. Rumors have it that more tax cuts are in the […]
According to data from INSETE, UK tourists lead all others in June for Greece hotel demand. Italians and Germans came in second and third.
Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has presented the Greek Parliament his ministry’s strategic objectives for going forward.
A roundup of May’s best, worst, and most helpful Greece travel and tourism news from Argophilia Travel.
According to a new survey by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) the number of visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites saw incredible increases as of 2018.
Greece is now among the top 10 European countries attracting the interest of investors seeking to tap into the hospitality market, according to a survey released last week by property brokers Tranio.
“Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”, the country’s new tourism promotional campaign has now gone live.
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 […]
Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) has announced an electronic registry so property owners leasing their homes as short-term rentals can do so online.
Despite the expansion of the Greek tourism sector, the growing inflow of tourists has failed to stimulate trade, according to findings released by the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE).
Tourists continue to flock to Greece despite the recent deadly fires outside Attica, reports German business paper Handelsblat days after the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reassured travelers that the country was a safe destination.
Bookings to Greece for the 2018 season are seeing an impressive increase compared to last year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on Friday.
News from the Hellenic Association of Municipalities with Thermal Springs promises an upswing in Greece spa and wellness tourism once regulatory goals are met. According to Markos Danas, General Secretary of the organization, the ironing out of technical specifications, distribution and setting out protected zones are the prerequisites for the development of thermal springs and spa tourism in Greece. This opens up the ultimate potential for a vast opportunity to create a medical tourism industry that could well supercharge Greece’s main economic engine.
The government of Greece has approved for 2017 a simplified visa regime for Russians arriving by ferry from Turkey to the Greek Islands of the Aegean (Rhodes, KOs, Lesbos, etc.). Dimitris Haitidis, the head of the Greek TEZ Tour, citing a source familiar with the situation.