Travel

Athens Airport Sees Rise in Passenger Traffic

More than 13.3 million Greek and foreign travelers have used the Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos so far this year.

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BUSINESS & TECH

Southern Greek Islands Account for Half of All Tourist Spending

Islands of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese together with Crete accounted for almost as much tourist spending as the rest of Greece in 2017.

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Travel

Local Hotels Slash Rates as Turkey Booms

As Turkey's tourism recovers, Greek hoteliers who reserved rooms for high profit margins are being forced to lower their prices, say market experts.

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Destinations

City of Athens and Mastercard Partner to Offer Unique Experiences

The campaign “Athens Exclusive Experiences for Mastercard Cardholders” seeks to familiarize visitors with the capital and its lesser-known attractions.

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Statistics

Tourism Prospers Despite Heavy Tax Burden

Tourism continues to lead efforts to revive the Greek economy, but experts warn that high taxation renders Greece vulnerable to competition.

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Statistics

Major Growth in Tourism Arrivals and Revenues in Q1

The first quarter of 2018 saw arrivals increase by 13.8 percent year-on-year, according to figures from the Bank of Greece.

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Statistics

Tourism Ever More Vital to Greek Economy

A study by the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation shows more tourism can be a cure for the recession.

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Destinations

Hotel Rates Climb on Mykonos and Santorini

High demand means that luxury hotels on Mykonos and Santorini are able to charge higher rates than their Mediterranean rivals in other countries.

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