Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis previews ten-year plan for tourism in Greece focused on quality, sustainability and authenticity.
According to figures compiled by INSETE, per capita spending by holidaymakers to Greece has declined drastically these last 15 years.
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’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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister of Greece, Antonis Samaras has announced Greece will invest €500 million euru in tourism infrastructure per year over the next six years. Last month, at the 22nd annual general assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Samaras outlined the funds from the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), as well as private sector investment.
As a traveler, you know what it’s like to be new in town, unfamiliar with just about everything around you. Sure, going to review sites and doing your homework via Frommers’ guides and so forth, these resources can generally prepare you for your trip, but the research is not really all that much fun. Now imagine you are headed to Pafos, Cyprus. Even Frommers knows little or nothing about this gem in the Mediterranean.
Sea, sun, tanned skin, and pumping house; a combination not uncommon on the Greek Islands, known the world over as little slices of vacation heaven dotting the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean. But, many people travel to Athens and want to have a taste of this unique atmosphere without going too far out of the city. Cariocas is the answer.
Some 10 million international tourists visited Greece so far this year. This number shows slight losses over 2009’s downward trend, giving pause to market experts and officials. 2009 was a very bad year for the industry in Greece, and the news that things are not progressing despite great prices and incentives is not good.
Greek officials meet with Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies in initial steps to create a Greek school of tourism. HATTA expresses complete satisfaction with the progress made at this early meeting to engage the school travel market niche.