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Previous Next Tourism: 58% of overnights stays in Greece are from EU countries

Panos - Nov 09, 2018

Greece recorded impressive figures regarding inbound tourism, with EU visitors accounting for 58% of travelers who stayed overnight in Greece out of the 4 stays. According to…

World Travel & Tourism Council head: Sector accounted for 19.7% of Greek GDP in 2017
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World Travel & Tourism Council head: Sector accounted for 19.7% of Greek GDP in 2017

Panos - Oct 09, 2018

The tourism and travel sector accounted for 19.7 percent of Greek GDP in 2017, or 35 billion euros in absolute terms, according to figures presented last week…

British Tour operators extend cheap offers to Greek islands for Autumn
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British Tour operators extend cheap offers to Greek islands for Autumn

Panos - Sep 18, 2018

British tour operators are offering affordable packages to British holidaymakers for popular destinations like Kerkyra, Rhodes and Crete extending thru October. TUI is offering 2 weeks in…

World Tourism Organisation encourages travellers to visit Greece
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World Tourism Organisation encourages travellers to visit Greece

Panos - Aug 13, 2018

In an effort to support Greece, after the devastating wildfires in the Attica region, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) urged tourists to see their plans of visiting…

Tourism, F&B sectors boost new hirings in May
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Tourism, F&B sectors boost new hirings in May

Panos - Jun 12, 2018

Businesses in Greece's tourism and food & beverage sector led hirings for a third straight month in May 2018, adding to their payroll for the summer season.…

National Tourism Organization invites 587 bloggers to promote the beauty of Greece!
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National Tourism Organization invites 587 bloggers to promote the beauty of Greece!

Panos - Jun 05, 2018

For the third year, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is organizing a program of familiarization trips which intend to make a global touristic promotion of the…

Tourism makes up 6% of Greek GDP, OECD says
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Tourism makes up 6% of Greek GDP, OECD says

Panos - May 15, 2018

With the weather improving, summer is finally on the horizon. That means hotels, restaurants and attractions in tourist hotspots across the world are preparing themselves for a…

Which Greek destinations did tourists choose in 2018?
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Which Greek destinations did tourists choose in 2018?

Panos - May 07, 2018

German, British and Italian visitors are proving the most reliable source of revenue for the Greek tourism industry, as evidenced by the hotel.gr’s reservation data, which was…

Greece Eyes Investment Boom to Lure Tourists to Its Sun And Sand
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Greece Eyes Investment Boom to Lure Tourists to Its Sun And Sand

Panos - Mar 08, 2018

For Yiannis Retsos, what’s holding the Greek tourism industry back is a lack of investment. The country—the European Union’s sixth-most visited destination in 2016 based on Eurostat…

Greek tourism hotting up over thermal springs
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Greek tourism hotting up over thermal springs

Panos - Feb 05, 2018

Greeks have been enjoying thermal springs since ancient times. Philosophers would praise their qualities in helping improve a person’s state of wellness, especially when combined with the…

Greek tourism: German travellers give huge boost to Greek revenue
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Greek tourism: German travellers give huge boost to Greek revenue

Panos - Jan 24, 2018

Greece saw a large rise travel revenues from Germany in the 11-month period from January to November 2017, making a significant contribution to a 10.7% increase in…

Tourism revenues reach 14.4 billion euros in 1st half of 2017
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Tourism revenues reach 14.4 billion euros in 1st half of 2017

Panos - Jan 23, 2018

Tourism-related revenue continued to touch double-digits in the first half of 2017, amounting to a total of 14.4 billion euros. More specifically, for the period between January…

Greece not in top 20 European destinations with highest rates of increase in arrivals for 2017
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Greece not in top 20 European destinations with highest rates of increase in arrivals for 2017

Panos - Jan 19, 2018

Greece is absent from the list of top 20 destinations in Europe with the highest rate of increase in visitor arrivals in Europe for 2017, according to…

Global tourist arrivals break 7-year record in 2017, UN Barometer reveals!
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Global tourist arrivals break 7-year record in 2017, UN Barometer reveals!

Panos - Jan 16, 2018

Global tourism recorded its highest growth in 2017, with international arrivals rising by 7%, a performance well over the 4% average since 2010. According to data by…

Tourism revenue in the first 10 months of 2017 reached 14,16 billion Euros
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Tourism revenue in the first 10 months of 2017 reached 14,16 billion Euros

Panos - Dec 27, 2017

Tour operators have almost reached the target of 14,5 billion Euros for 2017 according to the daa of the first 10 months. The figures show a two-digit…

Tourists in Greece exceed 23.5 million over first nine months
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Tourists in Greece exceed 23.5 million over first nine months

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

According to the Bank of Greece (BoG), there was a 10.3% increase in the tourism revenue for the first nine months of 2017 (January-September) which corresponded to…

The best September for Greek tourism with double-digit increase in revenues & arrivals
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The best September for Greek tourism with double-digit increase in revenues & arrivals

Panos - Nov 21, 2017

The best September with a double-digit increase in both arrivals and receipts was by far this year for Greek tourism, as the figures of the Bank of…

Tourism in Athens: Hotel capacity up, tourist satisfaction down
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Tourism in Athens: Hotel capacity up, tourist satisfaction down

Panos - Nov 16, 2017

According to data compiled by GBR Consulting, the number of visitors to Athens and the revenues for hotel owners might be on the rise, but the overall…

The Greek tourist revenue target will be between 14 to 14,3 Billion Euros for 2017
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The Greek tourist revenue target will be between 14 to 14,3 Billion Euros for 2017

Panos - Oct 26, 2017

The tourist revenue that will be generated this year will be between 14 and 14,3 billion Euros according to SETE Intelligence’s estimates. This was included the announcement…

Cultural tourism in Greece up by 61%, data shows
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Cultural tourism in Greece up by 61%, data shows

Panos - Oct 11, 2017

Greece recorded a 61% increase in bookings in 2017 (January-December) for educational and cultural trips, according to Munich-based tour operator Studiosus, a company specialising in educational and…