TOURISM

Tourism minister expects over 30m tourists in 2018

Tourism minister expects over 30m tourists in 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/03/2018 1
The Greek tourism minister, Elena Kountoura, is expecting the number of visitors to Greece this year to exceed 30m, surpassing the figure of 30.5m set...
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Greek Tourism Confederation predicts further increase for 2018

Greek Tourism Confederation predicts further increase for 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/03/2018 3
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is confident of a further increase in tourism for Greece in 2018. The country has seen a year-on-year increase ...
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The first phase of mainland-island power grid link is completed

The first phase of mainland-island power grid link is completed

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/03/2018 0
The first phase of a power grid, linking some of the islands to the mainland was, inaugurated by Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras earlier this week...
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Emirates passes one-year mark of year-round Athens-New York route

Emirates passes one-year mark of year-round Athens-New York route

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/03/2018 0
The UAE airline Emirates last week passed the one-year anniversary of year-round direct flights from Athens to New York. Emirates, the fourth largest ...
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Greece awarded top destination at MITT 2018

Greece awarded top destination at MITT 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/03/2018 2
Greece was named as the top destination with the best beaches in Europe at the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) earlier this ...
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ITB Berlin Trade and the Athens Tourism Partnership

ITB Berlin Trade and the Athens Tourism Partnership

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/03/2018 1
The Athens Tourism Partnership has continued its collaboration with the ITB Berlin Trade show, which is taking place in the German capital, according ...
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Demand for properties in the centre of Athens increases

Demand for properties in the centre of Athens increases

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/03/2018 4
Demand for properties in the centre of Athens is on the up according to GTP. Many investors are buying with the intention of turning their purchases i...
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World Tourism Forum to take place at Costa Navarino

World Tourism Forum to take place at Costa Navarino

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/03/2018 31
The 6th World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) is taking place today (Friday) at the resort of Costa Navarino, in the southwestern Peloponnese and will co...
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Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum top list of most visited sites in Greece

Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum top list of most visited sites in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/02/2018 33
The Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum are among the most visited sites in Greece. GTP reported that the recent da...
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Thessaloniki aims to upgrade its International Exhibition Centre

Thessaloniki aims to upgrade its International Exhibition Centre

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/02/2018 0
Officials of Greece’s second city Thessaloniki have begun the process of revamping its International Exhibition Centre, according to GTP. The tender i...
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Greece welcomed over 27m tourists last year as Easyjet announces new routes

Greece welcomed over 27m tourists last year as Easyjet announces new routes

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/02/2018 0
The Bank of Greece announced this week that Greece welcomed a record 27+m tourists last year, according to GTP. Bank of Greece figures revealed that t...
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Greece continues to prove popular for German tourists

Greece continues to prove popular for German tourists

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/02/2018 0
In what was yet another record-breaking year last year in terms of tourism for Greece, research has shown that German tourists/holidaymakers were in a...
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Direct ferry links between Ionian Islands to commence this year

Direct ferry links between Ionian Islands to commence this year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/02/2018 30
There will be direct links between the Ionian Islands beginning in May this year, according to GTP. While there have been direct links between many is...
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Athens International Airport traffic increases yet again

Athens International Airport traffic increases yet again

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/02/2018 0
Athens International Airport once again reported an increase in passenger traffic for the beginning of 2018 having seen off a record year last year. I...
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Privatisation to boost Greek economy by some €2bn

Privatisation to boost Greek economy by some €2bn

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/01/2018 5
The SYRIZA-led government, ironically so opposed to privatisation due to their ideologies, are estimating that various privatisation projects, which s...
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