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Mysterious Illness Hits Posh Greek Resort

Resort denies the outbreak is foodborne, but guests not convinced
The Daily Meal: August 21, 2014

Tourism ministry on Russian tour operator Labirint bankruptcy

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) are closely monitoring all developments related to the bankruptcy of Russian tour operator Labirint.
August 5, 2014

German 'Der Spiegel' sees increased tourism inflows to Greece

2014 could be another record year as far as arrivals in Greece are concerned, the head of Munich's tour operator Attika Reisen Michael Karavas told Der Spiegel magazine.
August 5, 2014

Tourism is the ‘backbone of recovery’ for Greece says HotelBrain founder

Supported by the fact that tourism represents 18% of the Greek GDP – the room for growth, support and sustainability has been at the forefront of the recovery strategy.
Travel Daily News: August 5, 2014

Over 15,000 Russians stranded in Greece over bankrupt tour operator

Over 15,000 Russian tourists have been stranded in Greece due to the bankruptcy of Russian tour operator Labirint.
Journal of Turkish Weekly: August 5, 2014

Greece Loses Russia Travelers to Agency Flop

For the Greece tourism sector sanctions against Russia may have already spoiled the end of an otherwise record summer touristic season.
Argophilia Travel News: August 4, 2014

Downgrading the training for tour guides in Greece: a bad decision

Any citizen of a European Union country holding a university degree in archaeology and history can become a Greek tour guide almost overnight by paying ‘crash course’ expenses and passing an examination (in Greek).
Travel Daily News: July 21, 2014

International tourist arrivals up 17.1% in first half

International arrivals increased 17.1 percent or by 760,000 in the first six months of the year, boding well for the achievement of the Greek Tourism Enterprises Association (SETE) target for 19 million international arrivals in 2014.
July 9, 2014

Greece forges template for economic recovery as tourists pour in

After six stark years of recession, debt-stricken Greece is drawing in holidaymakers at record-breaking rates
Guardian: July 6, 2014

Only one in four Greeks will go on vacation, survey finds

Only 25 percent of Greeks will go on vacation this summer according to a nation-wide survey published on Monday.
eKathimerini: June 23, 2014