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New Greek tourism campaign urges travelers to #staysafe and keep dreaming of Greece
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New Greek tourism campaign urges travelers to #staysafe and keep dreaming of Greece

Panos - Mar 18, 2020

The new campaign by “Marketing Greece” urges international travelers to “#staysafe” during these difficult times due to the coronavirus pandemic — while continuing to dream and plan…

Greek tourism: Average spending per trip increases by €61 during 2019
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Greek tourism: Average spending per trip increases by €61 during 2019

Panos - Jan 20, 2020

Based on final data, the balance of travel services in January-September 2019 posted a surplus of €14,095 million, up 12.7% from a surplus of €12,507 million in…

Greek Tourism 2019: South Aegean islands the top destination among all regions
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Greek Tourism 2019: South Aegean islands the top destination among all regions

Panos - Jan 16, 2020

Tourist arrivals in the islands of the South Aegean reached new historic levels in 2019, surpassing the record performance of 2018, the South Aegean Region said in…

16% of all Greek businesses related to tourism sector
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16% of all Greek businesses related to tourism sector

Panos - Jan 10, 2020

Out of the total 265,212 businesses operating in Greece, those directly or indirectly related to tourism amount to 42,193, or 15.9% of all businesses, according to the…

Virtuoso – Luxury tourism: Greece among top destinations in the world for 2020
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Virtuoso – Luxury tourism: Greece among top destinations in the world for 2020

Panos - Oct 21, 2019

Travelers in 2020 are seizing the day and prioritizing trips now, powered by the belief that customized experiences are the best investment of their money and time,…

INSETE study: 20% growth in tourism arrivals in Greece during 2016-18 period
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INSETE study: 20% growth in tourism arrivals in Greece during 2016-18 period

Panos - Oct 14, 2019

The latest study by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) research arm, INSETE, on Wednesday revealed an increase in the number of arrivals in the country by roughly…

Greek Tourism: Favorable sector for Chinese investments
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Greek Tourism: Favorable sector for Chinese investments

Panos - Sep 30, 2019

A mutual desire to further strengthen bilateral relations with emphasis on economic cooperation was at the heart of Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’ meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister…

Tourism slows down in Greece after five record years
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Tourism slows down in Greece after five record years

Panos - Jul 11, 2019

Tourism traffic this summer in Greece is slightly slower than last year, according to surveys, air arrival data, and hoteliers, ekathimerini.com reports. The strongest pressure has been…

A thriving tourism industry boosts birth rates in Greece
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A thriving tourism industry boosts birth rates in Greece

Panos - May 08, 2019

The links between the demographic issue and tourism will be discussed during a seminar on 12 May, in the Kastellaki Hall of the Chamber of Heraklion, as…

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1,4 billion two years ahead of forecasts
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UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1,4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Panos - Jan 24, 2019

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totaling 1,4 billion. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated the…

Handelsblatt: Tourism helping Greece recover from econ crisis
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Handelsblatt: Tourism helping Greece recover from econ crisis

Panos - Dec 31, 2018

Handelsblatt credits a booming tourism sector as helping recession-battered Greece recover, while also pointing to a return of real estate buyers in holiday areas. In an extensive…

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