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Greek Prime Minister: Tourism "Champion of Economy"

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras sent out a message of optimism on Wednesday evening while addressing the general assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). "Our wager is to perform miracles and we can win it only if we...

Damanaki Wants EU Cooking Contest

Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, has recommended a gastronomic  competition between cities or regions of the EU. The participating countries would compete for the title European Culinary Excellence and the competition will be annual or...

Merkel Tells Germans: Take Greek Holidays

She's known to many Greeks beleaguered by austerity measures that she supports as an enemy, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel is advising Germans that they should take vacations in Greece this year. That came as tourism bookings from Germany are...

Tourism Bookings Look Good for Greece

After a rough 2012 when tourists, scared off by political and social unrest and images of protests, strike and riots stayed away in droves, 2013 is shaping up to be a rebound year with more than a million more...

Bookings Show Tourists Coming Back

General Secretary for Tourism Apostolos Liaskos said that after a big downturn in crisis-stricken 2012 that visitor bookings show an increase of 15-20 percent, encouraging news for the country's most important revenue driver. Addressing a general meeting of the Hellenic...

Greece Expects 1M More Tourists in 2013

Coming off a tough year in which many tourists stayed away because of political and social unrest, Greece is expecting a big rebound in 2013 with an increase of about one million more visitors, officials said, basing their estimates...

Greek Tourism Rebounds, But Still Down

Relative political calm during the summer following June elections eased fears of a Greek exit from the Eurozone enough to help save the tourism season from a catastrophe, with revenues down 5 percent, far less than the 15 percent...

Greek Companies Urge Europe: Give Greece a Chance

ATHENS – As Greece takes regular bashings in media around the world and is struggling to stay alive during an economic crisis and deep recession, more than 20 of the country’s biggest businesses have teamed up to take out...