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Foreigners Account for 67 Percent of Visitors to Acropolis Museum

Some 1.4 million people have visited the Acropolis Museum from June 2016 to May 2017 and according to figures that new Acropolis Museum Director and Professor of Archaeology Dimitris Pantermalis announced on Tuesday, foreigners make up 67 percent of...

Greek Islands Eager to Satisfy Partiers

Greece’s islands are among the most popular holiday destinations in the world and offer a vast majority of activities to satisfy even the most demanding visitors. The islands’ 24/7 party culture attracts more and more visitors year by year,...

Greece's April Tourism Data Points to a Succesful Summer

Shortly before the tourist season officially begins, statistics for April support estimates by tourist agents and large tour operators that Greece will be among the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean this summer. According to the most optimistic estimates, Greece may be...

Austrians Arriving in Mykonos to Promote Greece Abroad

Austria is highly recommending tourism in Greece, especially the Greek island of Mykonos, as during the next week Austrian journalists and tour operators are to visit the island and shoot a commercial, targeting to promote Greece and its islands...

'Athens Insiders' Give Tourists a Different City Experience

How to set Greece in motion is the center of countless discussions, with main ideas focusing around two themes: tourism and faith in “new blood.” Just a few days ago, U.S. magazine “New York Times” featured a story on...

Athens Cheapest and Most Popular European Capital

A recent survey by the travel search engine “trivago” of its users placed Greece’s capital city of Athens at the top of this year's preferred Easter destinations for foreign tourists. The website revealed that Athens is found to be the...

ELSTAT: Greek Tourism Recording Growth in 2013

A new report published on Thursday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) points to an increase in tourist arrivals of 15.2 percent during January-September 2013 compared to the same period in 2012. Arrivals from European countries, which account for 88.7...

Foreign Tourist Arrivals Expected to Surge this Fall

More foreign tourists are said to visit Greece this fall and the country is expected to ''collect'' three times the amount of tourism revenue it gained during the April-May period, specialized Gtp website reports today. According to Greek press reports,...

Tourists Flock to Messinia

Russian, Italian, British and German tourists are boosting tourism in Messinia, a regional unit in the southwestern part of the Peloponnesse, Greece. Air connection with Milan and Moscow has created  promising expectations of a big tourist flow for the...