Minister Theoharis also said people inside and outside Greece have sent the message that the opening of tourism is very important.
Greek Hoteliers Ready to Acclimate to “New Normal” After COVID-19
Greece’s major hotel chains are looking at proactive plans for booking rooms in order to create a natural social-distancing atmosphere.
Wizz Air Announces Routes from London-Luton to Greece
The low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced its newest routes from London-Luton to Greece and other destinations for this summer.
SETE Calls for Emergency Measures Over Covid-19 Pandemic
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has called on the Greek government to implement a series of COVID-19 related emergency measures.
Greek Tourism Minister Theoharis Pushing Direct Athens-Boston Air Link
Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis was in Boston this week discussing the possible creation of more solid airline linkages.
Athens Becomes Top European City Break Destination
The Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (InSETE), aays Athens is becoming a leading European city break destination.
Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis Lays Out Ten-Year Plan
Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis previews ten-year plan for tourism in Greece focused on quality, sustainability and authenticity.
INSETE Frames Greece’s Prime Tourism Woes
According to figures compiled by INSETE, per capita spending by holidaymakers to Greece has declined drastically these last 15 years.
Visitors to Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Boomed in 2018
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 Switches On Registry for Short-term Rentals
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.
Greek Commerce Body Says Tourism Doesn’t Boost Retail
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).
ELSTAT: Greece Sees High Rise in 2017 Tourist Arrivals, Overnight Stays
A significant increase was recorded in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels, similar establishments and tourist campsites in Greece last year compared to 2016, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday.
Airlines Forced to Reschedule Greece Flights Over Strikes
The most recent strike of public transport employees, as well as sailors and doctors, has caused airlines like Russia’s Aeroflot to reschedule or even cancel flights. And another strike of subway workers, bus drivers, tram and trolleybuses, is expected today.
Greece Becomes Favored Russian Tourism Destination
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.
AEGEAN Air Relays Olympic Flame of Hope
The “Flame of Hope” has taken off for Brussels via AEGEAN Airlines A3620 after having visited the Greek cities of Komotini, Kavala, Thasos, Thessaloniki and Athens.