The tourist season was great

The leaders of the Civil Aviation Authority (Υπηρεσίας Πολιτικής Αεροπορίας, ΥΠΑ) are very pleased with the tourism season this year, having received the latest statistics. According to them, passenger traffic in August 2021 increased by 77.7%, while arrivals from abroad recorded an increase of 82.6% compared to the corresponding month of 2020. This suggests that […]

Expert: vacationers will bring "problem"

The government and the committee of epidemiologists talk about the criticality of the situation and argue that in the next ten days it is necessary to turn the tide in the battle against the pandemic. The main problem is the return of tourists in August from vacations home. The number of new infections associated with […]

Greek tourism – respect

Greek tourism is showing clear signs of resilience and recovery despite this summer’s challenges. According to the latest figures from Eurocontrol, the European Aviation Safety Agency, Athens International Airport ranks among the top 10, serving the most arrivals and departures daily between 5-11 August. What Eurocontrol data showEleftherios Venizelos Airport has the second smallest drop […]

More than 12,000 travelers stuck: return from islands with mandatory self-check

As the Minister of Shipping Yannis Plakiotakis said in an interview with SKAI channel, the control over passengers will continue to be thorough, strict and will last all summer. Among other things, the minister said that more than 12,000 people have not been allowed to board the ferry since the port was taken under control. […]

Germans vote for Corfu – who chooses the island for vacation

In July alone, the arrival of 1,623 commercial flights at the Ioannis Kapodistrias airport of Corfu was recorded. Dimitris Roussos, President of the CAA Employees Association of Corfu, told APE-MPE, “The people of Germany were the first to arrive on vacation. For example, 320 flights arrived from Germany in July with about 48,000 passengers, which […]

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