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Greece Heading for a New Record Breaking Tourism Year in 2024

Greece is heading for a new record year in tourism in 2024, industry officials say, pointing to early bookings. The current trajectory of airline reservations, encompassing both sold tickets and seats allocated by airlines for the upcoming season, indicates a...

The Times Names Best Greek Islands to Visit

The Times published its list of the best Greek islands to visit, highlighting destinations beyond the famous Mykonos and Santorini. From the stunning beaches of Skiathos to the historical richness of Rhodes, each island offers a unique experience for the...

Greece Among Europe’s Top Five Most Expensive Airbnb Destinations

Greece is one of the five European countries with the most expensive Airbnbs. Prices have skyrocketed over the past twelve months. A recent report from travel analytics company AirDNA found a surge in European travel, with average daily rates (ADR)...

Greece Among World’s Top 3 Countries to Travel to

Greece placed third in the 2023 Reader's Choice Awards for best countries to visit. Nine Greek islands also made it in Europe's top 20 islands. The rankings were recently published by the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler, with readers participating...

Mykonos Port Full of Massive Cruise Ships

On Tuesday, June 27, Mykonos Port was seemingly at full capacity as five sizeable cruise ships were anchored side by side. Although a surge in tourists on the Greek island is nothing new, the sight of so many vessels...

Greece to Introduce New Laws for Airbnbs

Hotel owners in Greece demanded that the government intervene to impose restrictions on the growth of the Airbnb sector, which has exploded in recent years, in the country. Tourism is Greece’s most important economic activity, accounting for at least a...

Greece Sees Strong Rebound in Summer Tourism

Greece’s tourism sector is witnessing a robust comeback, pointing to a record year that may surpass pre-pandemic levels, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said. In an interview with the newspaper Kefalaio on Saturday, he noted that, only a few months ago,...

Greece Travel Αrrivals Reach One Million Per Week In August

Greece will be welcoming one million travelers every week this period of summer, Tourism Minister Kikilias told an interview with AMNA.

Short-Term Rental Bookings Skyrocket in Greece

Greece recorded the highest increase in short-term rental bookings of any country in Europe so far this summer, as tourism has surged. Greece leads the way in Europe for Airbnb-style rentals, which were up by 26.5 percent in the third...

Why Greece’s Tourism Industry Is Doing So Well?

After two years of lockdowns, tourism in Greece is making a strong comeback with officials claiming that 2022 tourism revenues will reach 90 percent of their pre-pandemic 2019 level during which the country saw receipts of 18 billion euros...