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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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TUI chief: Interest in buying up to 10 hotels in Greece

Panos - Oct 09, 2017

German tourism giant TUI announced this month that it's eyeing the purchase of 10 new hotel units in Greece, on the back of already accounting for no…

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Greece 2nd most popular destination globally in online searches!

Panos - Sep 21, 2017

Greece is the second most popular holiday destination in the world in terms of the volume of internet searches from travelers from around the world. According to…

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U.S. Tourist Arrivals Up in 2017

Panos - Aug 30, 2017

The arrival of U.S. tourists is steadily on the rise in 2017, while reservations for 2018 are also positive, according to a Tourism Μinistry announcement. Greek Tourism…

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Survey Shows Decisive Role of Tourism in Greece’s Economic Recovery

Panos - Aug 29, 2017

Tourism, a traditionally strong pillar of Greece’s economy, holds a decisive role in the country’s efforts to recover from the current debt crisis, a survey carried out…