SURVEY: Greece in the Top 10 countries sought by travellers for budget holidays

Greece is included in the ranking of countries where travellers seek bargain holidays, according to the findings of a new survey by Price of Travel. Specifically, as the travel cost database reveals, our country comes in seventh place in the list of destinations that travelers turn to for affordable holidays, gathering 5,800 searches per month […]

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Greek island among the best destinations in Europe for holidays this year

Thassos is included in the list of the 20 best European destinations in 2024, published by the European Best Destinations (EBD), based on the votes of more than one million travellers from 172 countries. In particular, Thassos is placed 20th in the ranking, with EBD describing it as “an adventure in an earthly paradise”. The […]

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12 Greek hotels among the elite of global tourism | Forbes Star Awards

Twelve Greek hotels are among the world’s top hotels for 2024, according to the 66th annual Forbes Star Awards by Forbes Travel Guide, which honors the best hotels, restaurants, spas and cruise lines worldwide. Travel guide Forbes has presented its highly anticipated Star Awards 2024, recognising the world’s top hotels, restaurants, spas and cruises based […]

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Express visa for Turks to visit Greek islands strengthens cooperation between the two countries

The regulation exempting Turkish citizens from the visa requirement to visit ten Greek islands in the eastern Aegean is an important step towards strengthening friendship and cooperation between the two nations, Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Kostas Fragogogiannis said. Securing the approval of the European Commission towards the end of last year, Greece decided to allow […]

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The growth and marketing through Jet2 “embrace” and promote Greek economy

Through the marketing and implementation of the Jet2.com and Jet2holidays development project, new route additions were created that serve the United Kingdom travelers but also help promote Greece as an ideal destination. As a result of enormous expansion, supported by a heavyweight joint-marketing campaign with Greek National Tourist Office (GNTO), the United Kingdom’s largest tour […]

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ShortStay Conference 2024, 9 & 10 February 2024, Ancient Eleonas Conference Center

The time, where the changes in legislation and taxation of the short-term rental industry are staggering, the ShortStay Conference comes for the 6th consecutive year to be the useful and necessary tool for owners and managers of short-term rental properties who want to be informed with validity and grow safely. The ShortStay Conference 2024 will […]

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Lower occupancy rates, but increased prices and revenues for Greek hotels in 2023

Greek hotels recorded higher prices and better revenue performance in 2023 compared to 2019, despite lower occupancy rates. According to data on hotel performance collected by GBR Consulting, the recovery of occupancy levels in Athenian hotels was interrupted in 2023, with demand for Athens at record levels. Room rates, however, have increased significantly since June […]

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Efforts towards a strategy for the development of cruise tourism in Greece

Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni held a meeting with top officials to strengthen the cruise sector in Greece. The aim is to upgrade port infrastructure and develop tourism policies for sustainable tourism development in the Mediterranean. At the initiative of the Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni, a meeting on the strategy and policies in the […]

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GBR: Investment “fever” in the Greek hotel industry | Greece is “leading” in the tourism investment sector

The investment “barrage” in the Greek hotel industry will continue in 2024, along with the entry of international “players” operating in luxury tourism, raising the level of the country’s hotel product, as the latest data from the research company GBR Consulting confirm. In January 2024 it was announced that H Hotels Collection, Hatzilazarou Group, acquired […]

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Volotea transports over 1.3 million passengers in Greece in 2023, plans 14% capacity increase for 2024

In 2023, Volotea operated more than 8,500 flights, maintaining an average seat load factor of 93%, and continued its partnership with Aegean Airlines expanding its codeshare flights to 95 routes. For 2024, Volotea plans to put on sale its largest-ever seat offering, with 1.6 million seats available. Volotea, the fastest-growing independent European airline over the […]

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