TOURISM

One in two Serbs going abroad will come to Greece, official says
ECONOMY

Greece is the Serbs’ “favorite destination this summer,” the president of the parliamentary Serbia-Greece Friendship Group and president of the Tourism Committee of the Serbian parliament, Veroljub Arsic, told visiting Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Friday. 


Costa Cruises offers wide range of options and services this year
CRUISE TOURISM

Costa Cruises presented on Friday its offer for Greek cruise enthusiasts who during the season will have different opportunities to embark from the port of Piraeus choosing from several eight- to 15-day Eastern Mediterranean itineraries on board Costa Venezia and Costa Deliziosa.

Aegean to launch Athens-Eindhoven service
ECONOMY

Aegean Airlines is enriching its summer schedule with a new destination, Eindhoven Airport in the Netherlands, bringing its total to more than 140 in 44 countries.


Tourism minister meets with seven European ambassadors
ECONOMY

Greece’s strong tourism ties with Scandinavian countries was the focus of a meeting held between Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and seven ambassadors at the residence of Swedish Ambassador to Greece Johan Borgstam on Monday.

Flights at over 90% of 2019 in January-April
TOURISM

Passenger traffic at Greek airports soared 383% to reach 8.1 million in the January-April period, compared with the same period in 2021 when only 1.7 million were recorded due to Covid restrictions, the Civil Aviation Authority said on Monday.


Crete tops the list in Airbnb frenzy
ECONOMY

Greek tourism is already showing strong momentum this year, capable of approaching the golden year of 2019, based on data from Airbnb reservations.

Cyprus and Greece focus on more markets
TOURISM

Greece and Cyprus are now focusing on other tourism markets to fill the gap left by the lack of visitors from Russia and Ukraine due to the ongoing war, the competent ministers from Cyprus and Greece said last week while addressing a business forum in Ayia Napa.



Hotel market split into 2 tiers
TOURISM

The average occupancy rate and price per room reveal a two-speed hotel market in Greek tourism, as is also reflected in the preferences of foreign visitors to this country.

Condor welcomed back after 25 years
ECONOMY

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias welcomed the return to the Greek market of Condor, at a meeting he held in Athens on Tuesday with the airline’s head of strategic planning, Paul Schwaiger.


Fifty airlines to fly to Cyprus this summer
TOURISM

Cyprus’ Hermes Airports unveiled its summer 2022 flight schedule to/from Larnaca and Paphos airports, marking the return of various connections to and from the island.

Half a million US tourists expected this year
TOURISM

Never before has Greece had half a million tourists from the United States in one year, or more than 60 direct weekly flights between the US and Athens, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told Skai Radio, adding that the government expects significant revenues from the sector in 2022.