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Government push for ferry service linking Cyprus and Greece

THE GOVERNMENT is pushing for the creation of a ferry link between Cyprus and Greece, almost a decade after the last commercial passenger services were scrapped.
Famagusta Gazette: November 25, 2013

Tourism boom: Greek tourism revenues breaking records again

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

Greece sees tourism revenues rising 13 percent in 2014 to hit record

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 hotal giant Marriott to pull out of Athens

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

Kenya, Greece expand tourism bilateral relations

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 2014 is over 18m visitors

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