Tag: Tourists

Booking.com: 72% of tourists call for green travel to save the planet for posterity
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Booking.com: 72% of tourists call for green travel to save the planet for posterity

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

As the world gears up to celebrate Earth Day on 22 April, Booking.com has released findings from its annual sustainable travel report. Research reveals almost three quarters…

Tourists from Australia spend more than other nationalities in Greece
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Tourists from Australia spend more than other nationalities in Greece

Panos - Nov 21, 2018

Tourists from “down under” are the biggest spenders among all visitors to Greece, according to the latest study by INSETE, the research institute of the Greek Tourism…

How do undecided tourists choose their destination?
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How do undecided tourists choose their destination?

Panos - Jun 11, 2018

Two out of 5 travellers choose a holiday destination regardless of factors such as festivals, events or other obligations, without committing to a particular travel plan on…

Greece in top 10 online searches for Russian tourists in January
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Greece in top 10 online searches for Russian tourists in January

Panos - Feb 27, 2018

Greece was ranked among the top 10 destinations with the highest rate of online searches on Russian online travel platform Yandex for January 2018. The search data,…

SETE says it expects a record 28 million tourists in 2017
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SETE says it expects a record 28 million tourists in 2017

makis - Mar 20, 2017

Visitor numbers to Greece will top 35 million a year by 2021, while tourism revenues will range between 19 and 20 billion euros, contributing 6 or 7…

Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete
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Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Police have reported that on Friday evening they arrested two tourists for prancing around in the nude at Crete’s international airport in Irakleio. A 37-year-old Belgian man…

SETE expects tourist arrivals up 6% and revenue up 6.4% in 2016
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SETE expects tourist arrivals up 6% and revenue up 6.4% in 2016

makis - Aug 04, 2016

The association of tourist businesses (SETE) expects international tourist arrivals to exceed 25 million, having increased by about 6%, for the 2016 season. SETE also expects revenue…

Tourists arrested on Zakynthos for using counterfeit banknotes
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Tourists arrested on Zakynthos for using counterfeit banknotes

Panos - Jul 01, 2016

Five Britons, four of them 20 and one 21 year old, were arrested on Wednesday (29/06/2016) in the village of Laganas on Zakynthos alleged to have used…