Most Greeks (73%) can only dream about having summer vacations this year, while for many vacation time will be considerably reduced, according to a nationwide survey
July 11, 2013
Turkish tourists are rushing to the Greek islands on cruise ships as the accommodation and food and drink prices in the crisis-hit country have plummeted since the crisis.
Hurriyet Daily News: July 3, 2013
Aegean Airlines on Monday announced new scheduled flights to London to meet increased passenger demand during the summer period.
July 3, 2013
Holiday sector hits all-time high as nation savaged by austerity reinvents itself
Guardian: June 26, 2013
Mickey Mouse, Minnie and other well-loved Disney characters will be among the passengers disembarking from the cruise ship "Disney Magic" that is due to sail in to Piraeus port for the first time on Friday.
June 24, 2013
Greece is recovering and Greek tourism is "visibly improved" in relation to last year, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said in an interview with the U.S. television network CNN on Friday, during her visit to New York.
June 8, 2013
Delta Air Lines will reintroduce daily direct flights between Athens' "Eleftherios Venizelos" International Airport and New York's JFK International Airport beginning on Sunday, June 2.
June 2, 2013
Tourists are returning to Greece, where the political situation is calmer; the currency is more stable; and hotels are offering big discounts.
The Seattle Times: June 2, 2013
The sun was blazing above the Acropolis, draping the ivory pillars of the Parthenon in a golden sheen.
New York Times: May 23, 2013
Clare Mann and crew grapple with a tricky stern-to anchor and teenage high-jinks exploring Greece’s most easterly islands.
The Telegraph: May 10, 2013