“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 […]
Tourism in Greece
A recent Passengers Survey of the Statistical Service of Cyprus shows arrivals of tourists in Cyprus reached 550,971 for July 2019 or an increase of 2.1% year on year. July 2019 had the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus in any specific month. In addition, from January – July 2019 arrivals of […]
Data from Expedia’s first Solo Travel Report reveals 60% of travelers plan to take a solo trip within the next two years.
Angela Gerekou’s appointment as the president of the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) could boost Greece’s biggest economic sector.
Cyprus Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios and Egyptian Minister for Tourism Rania al Mashat announce increased tourism cooperation.
Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has presented the Greek Parliament his ministry’s strategic objectives for going forward.
The Greek economy benefited from Airbnb by 1.4 billion US dollars in 2018, the online rental platform pointed out in statistics released for over 30 countries.
The entire island of Makronissos, off the coast of Attica, was declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council
A new sea link between the port of Piraeus, initially with Mesta on Chios island and afterward with the port of Sigri on Mytilene is effect.
The island of Ithaca has banned plastic bags and has distributed replacement textile ones free of charge in a move toward sustainability.
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 […]
According to booking platform Adrenline-Hunter.com, Greece was voted the third destination in the world for outdoor activities for the summer of 2018. The report from the specialty travel provider put France in its top spot, due to the country’s wide range of climbing activities in the Alps and surfing in the Atlantic. Spain came in […]
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Hotel has just been awarded Europe’s Best Historic Hotel by Historic Hotels Worldwide for 2018.
According to news this week from the 8th Annual Hellenic-German Assembly, Greece’s health tourism prospects were the central focus discussed at meetings in Hersonissos, Crete. But, an initiative by German banking and investments interests
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have issued the joint communication “Tourism, Trade and the WTO” affirming the importance of enhanced global cooperation on trade & tourism, and encouraging greater participation of the tourism sector in trade policy.