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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

Road to one of Greece's most popular beaches to be closed for repairs

A decision by regional authorities to close the road that leads to one of Greece's most popular beaches on the Ionian island of Cephalonia as it undergoes repairs raised a storm of reactions from local tourism businesses on Tuesday.
eKathimerini: June 17, 2014

Aegean Airlines lands in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA) welcomed the first flight of Aegean Airline from Athens. The 168-seat Airbus A320 received a water cannon salute on arrival.
Travel Daily News: June 16, 2014

European tourists choose Halkidiki for their vacations

European tour operators' bookings in Halkidiki, northern Greece, showed considerable increase in 2014, according to an announcement issued by the Halkidiki Tourism Organisation on Wednesday.
June 6, 2014