One Dead, Many Injured as Bus Carrying Greek Tourists Crashes in Romania
One person died and 24 were injured as a bus carrying Greek tourists crashed in Bucharest, Romania on Friday. According to preliminary reports, 47 people were aboard the bus. Those injured have been taken to local hospitals for treatment. The passenger...
Greece to Reopen on Friday, “Putting Lockdown Behind Us”
Greece will do away with most of its existing lockdown restrictions, including those prohibiting travel between regions, on May 14.
Greek Tourists in Bulgaria’s Bansko Dropped by 15-20%
“According to initial information, there is a 15% to 20% decrease in the number of Greek tourists at the Bulgarian mountain resort of Bansko over the past months because of the blockade of the Bulgarian-Greek border,” said Bansko Mayor...
Greeks Abroad Facing Problems Due to Capital Controls
The Greek government’s decision for the closure of banks across the country has brought on an absolute paralysis. Apart from the many issues that Greek citizens face in their daily lives, Greeks who are currently abroad -- students, businessmen...
Only 5% of Tourists in Rhodes are Greek
A dramatic decrease in the number of Greek tourists has been recorded in many popular tourist destinations such as Rhodes or Naxos. This indicates that even though statistical data show an increase in tourist arrivals, the economic crisis has...
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...
Bloomberg Predicts Record Tourist Arrivals in Greece for 2014
A recent article in Bloomberg predicted that in 2014, a record of tourist arrivals is expected in Greece, with revenues reaching 13 billion euros. According to Andreas Andreadis, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), "forecasts show that...
Greece Launches Large-scale Private Scheme to Lure Tourists
An association of private business activists has started an unparalleled image campaign in Greece with a view to further boosting tourism in the cash-strapped nation. The scheme is also meant to fuel employment. For the first time in its history,...
Greek Tourists Celebrated Christmas in Bansko of Bulgaria
Despite the economic turmoil in Greece, many Greek tourists celebrated Christmas in Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko. According to the local mountain rescue service, "The town was quite crowded. All ski runs were open and safe". "We chose Bansko, because the...