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All the more Czech vacationers eyeing Crete in 2019

All the more Czech travelers have their sights set on visiting Crete this year, with prebooking figures on the rise, according to data collected by Crete Region authorities at the Holiday World Praha travel fair held in Prague last month.

China explores teaming up with Greece in tourism

Increasing inbound tourism from China is a ministry priority, as is introducing direct air links between destinations in the two countries, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during a recent meeting with a delegation from the…

Tourism contributed €52.3 billion to Greek economy in 2009-2016

Tourism, one of the top four industries in Greece, generated revenue in the 2009-2016 period, contributing 52.3 billion euros – or 1/10th of the country’s 2016 tax revenues – to state coffers, according to a study published by the Greek…

Ayia Napa Mayor Karousos: Tourism should be a national priority

Tourism should be a national priority, Ayia Napa Mayor Yiannis Karousos said on Friday. “The decline in tourist arrivals from Russia is now confirmed, since the most recent estimates speak of a reduction of more than 32 per cent from this…