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Greek Tourism Minister Supports Cooperation between Greece and Turkey

The new Greek Minister of Culture and Tourism Olga Kefalogianni gave her first ever interview to Turkish daily Hürriyet Daily News supporting the strengthening of the bilateral cooperation between the two countries in terms of tourism. Tourism is one of...

Greece's Hotels See Reservations Fall, Tourists Wary

ATHENS – With early projections for bookings showing as much as a 50 percent drop, Greek hoteliers are preparing themselves for as much as a 10 percent decline in business this year as the country struggles to right itself...

Fewer EU Tourists In November 2011, but New Tourist Market Emerges

The Central Bank of Greece announced on Tuesday a drop in the number of German tourists visiting Greece in November 2011, which resulted in a 12.5 percent fall in German tourism compared to November 2010. Receipts from German visitors recorded...

Tourism and Exports still Growing

Tourism and exports are the only sectors of the Greek economy that are managing to deliver any positive news during the general crisis in the country this year, as daily Kathimerini reports today. Bank of Greece data for the...

Tourism and Technology Celebrated in Greece

Tourism and technology will be the discussion topics during the event celebrating the establishment of the International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourism Greece (IFITT) which is part of the ΙFITT global community (www.ifitt.org). The event takes place on...

Cheap Flights and Mideast Unrest Gives Greek Tourism Record Year

ATHENS – A year of economic unrest, protests, riots, taxi and port worker strikes shutting down transportation and blocking access to planes and ships didn’t keep Greek tourism figures from rising to a record high of 16.5 million visitors,...