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  • Santorini is trying to minimize over-tourism problems

    Published on : Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Greece’s south eastern mainland Santorini is seeking to limit the number of visitors in a bid to battle against mass tourism.     This Greek island creaks under the strain as in last year there were 2 million holiday makers …

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  • Wine tourism in Santorini sets a new trend

    Published on : Thursday, April 26, 2018

    The sunset cruises, picturesque blue-domed churches and overwhelmed vacation cottages carved into a 300-meter cliff have made Santorini as successful place in tourism. But now the wine tourism in this Greek island is setting a new trend.   From the …

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  • Greece setting a trend in tourism with 20% increase in international arrivals

    Published on : Saturday, April 7, 2018

    Greece is setting a trend in global luxury and leisure tourism. So that the Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects an additional 2 million visitors in 2018.     The tourism minister told that the excellent course of the last three …

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  • The Guardian regrets for offering Greece £2,500 holiday package

    Published on : Friday, March 30, 2018

    Yesterday the title removed an advert for the “Greece and The Euro” trip – which would have discovered the effect of financial and refugee emergencies on the country – from its online holiday listings.   After the trip was shared …

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  • Greece bagged as best beach destination in Europe at Russia Tourism Exhibition

    Published on : Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Greece, popular for the historical tourism becomes the top vacation destination with the best beaches in Europe. The country has been awarded to the Greece authorities at Russian tourism exhibition by Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition.   The tourism …

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  • Tourism ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt discussed on cruise tourism

    Published on : Saturday, March 10, 2018

    The Tourism Ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt had a trilateral meeting with his Greek and Egyptian counterparts Elena Koundoura and Rania Al Mashat in Berlin on the sidelines of the international tourism fair ITB Berlin 2018, aiming on the …

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  • Greek tourism seeks tourism investment to lure international tourists

    Published on : Thursday, March 8, 2018

    Greek tourism industry is looking huge investment to attract more tourists.   In the year 2017, there were about 30 million tourists visited Greece from the month of May to September, which was in huge number.   Tourism is Greece’s …

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  • Greece hosts Lucerne World Travel Forum for the first time

    Published on : Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    After a proposal by Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, Greece was selected to host the Lucerne World Travel Forum for the first time.   The WTFL 2018, which is a prestigious annual meeting of world tourism leaders, was co-organized by the …

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  • Germans prefer Greece and Turkey as summer destination

    Published on : Thursday, March 1, 2018

    German holidaymakers prefer Greece and Turkey most as holiday destination in summer, a study revealed.     Here the summer bookings to Greece by Germans has risen about 40 percent which is higher than a year ago by the end …

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  • 2018 summer shows increase of 41% for bookings for Greece

    Published on : Friday, February 23, 2018

    The summer of this year denotes a strong increase of 41% in early booking for Greece.   Data shows that there is a general trend for a dynamic return of European tourists to Turkey and Egypt this year. Bookings for …

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  • Greece & its unexplored possibility of MICE tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    MICE Tourism is an ideal example that shows how the great prospect of Greek hospitality sector has the chance of getting fully recognized as long as on a national level, a rational plan is executed and its fate is not …

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  • For German tourists, Greece remains the most popular destination in 2017

    Published on : Friday, February 9, 2018

    In 2017, Greece remained the 6th most popular tourist destination for Germans, according to Greece’s Gfk survey on trends in German tourism. According to the survey’s data, the share of German travelers who opted for Greece as their main holiday …

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  • Tremors felt in Athens, no reports of injury

    Published on : Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Central Athens and its suburbs felt the tremors of a moderately strong earthquake at 2024 GMT. The fire brigade officials have confirmed that there is not report of any immediate death, injury or damage.       Gerassimos Papadopoulos, researcher …

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  • Greece struck by 5.1 magnitude earthquake

    Published on : Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    UK holiday hot spot in Greece was hit by a series of earthquake and warnings have been issued that more could be on the way.       Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city was struck by magnitude 5.1 on the Richter …

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  • 3m Brits gear up to book holiday, post snow descend

    Published on : Thursday, December 28, 2017

    According to a new research from ATOL three million people are set to book their holiday this week due to December’s snowy weather which has accelerated the holiday booking period for one in five consumers.     The spike in …

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  • Greece hoping for exceptional tourism in 2018 after 30 million visitors in 2017

    Published on : Monday, December 18, 2017

    Greece is a destination that entices visitors from all across the globe. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the current year has been phenomenal in terms of international arrivals and might outpace 2016’s record of 28 million visitors with an …

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  • Greece all set to promote its medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    Keith Pollard, expert of the medical tourism sector and managing editor of the International Medical Travel Journal believes that Greece has to work really hard to go through and develop its medical tourism market. He expressed this while addressing a …

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  • US travellers seem to have the best impressions of Greece

    Published on : Friday, December 8, 2017

    American users of a leading travel website TripAdvisor have offered Greece the best reviews among the tourists who utilize this platform regularly marking a sharp contrast to the Italians who are responsible for the worst ones.   Users from the …

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  • Global travel experts increasingly focus on managing overtourism

    Published on : Friday, November 24, 2017

    Overtourism has now become a buzzword in some popular destinations such as Venice and Barcelona where the former one is planning to divert the passenger cruise liners while the latter is all set to cut down on the apartment rentals. …

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  • EU’s poorest member Bulgaria is sending thank you card to visitors

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    When, Europe is triggered with anti-tourism sentiments, Bulgaria is the only country, where the government is sending the thank you post cards to some of the record number of visitors.     The “Thank you for choosing Bulgaria!” cards, showing …

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