Greece received a welcome boost to its beleaguered economy this October as the country welcomed more autumn tourists than ever before.
eTN: November 20, 2013
Greek tourism revenues are expected to rise 13 percent to a record 13 billion euros in 2014, the main industry body told Reuters on Tuesday, boosting chances the crisis-hit country will emerge from a deep recession next year.
Reuters: November 19, 2013
American hotel giant Marriott International will pull out of Athens after a 30-year run, a local representative for the hotel said on Friday.
GlobalPost: November 8, 2013
Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie has said Kenya will learn from the successes of Greece as it seeks to market itself as a top tourism destination.
The Standard Digital News: November 7, 2013
Greece's target for foreign tourism arrivals next year is over 18 million euros, daily Kathimerini reports quoting the president of the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis as saying. Air arrivals are likely to rise by as much as 1 million.
November 1, 2013
Northern Greece is ideal for the undecided: It’s the perfect place for lounging on the sun-soaked beaches of the Aegean by day and shivering in the rain-soaked mountains of the Balkans by night.
Washington Post: September 16, 2013
Tourists visiting Greece for their summer holidays have given a big unexpected boost to the recession-hit Greek economy, official data showed on Friday.
AFP: September 6, 2013
(Reuters) - Nearly 2 million foreign visitors flew to Greece's main airport during the summer season, data showed on Wednesday, a boost for the Mediterranean country which relies on tourism to help pull itself out of an economic crisis.
Reuters: September 4, 2013
Spending by tourists in Greece surged in June, central bank data showed on Monday, confirming forecasts that a record summer season could give the debt-laden country a welcome injection of foreign cash.
Reuters: August 19, 2013
Greece's 1,400 islands -- 230 of them inhabited -- are one of the Mediterranean's most beautiful assets.
CNN: August 16, 2013