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The Top Three Greek Islands Russian Tourists Choose for 2017

More Russian tourists are visiting the Greek islands than in past tourist seasons and have a significant increase in demand for all-inclusive tourists packages,...

Greece Offers Incentives to Russian Tourists

"We will do everything to ensure timely visa issuance (for Russian citizens) by adding personnel and certainly by speeding up procedures," said Greek government...

Greek-Russian Initiative for Summer Cruises in Greece

A Greek-Russian initiative concerning the tourism sector and cruises for Russian tourists from the port of Sochi to Thessaloniki, with a stop in Istanbul,...

Russia Introduces New System for Issuing Schengen Visas

A new fingerprint scanning procedure will be introduced on September 14, 2015, for Russian citizens who wish to issue short-term stay Schengen visas. In...

Russians’ Cutting Back on Vacations Hurt Greek Economy

The Russian currency's exchange rate depreciation, as well as bureaucratic issues, have greatly affected the flow of Russian tourists to Greece. According to the...

Up to 40% Less Russian Tourists Will Arrive in Greece

The summer tourist season has finally started, however tour operators reported a significant decline in tourists arriving from Russia. The tourist flow from Russia...

40% Decrease in Russian Vacation Bookings to Greece

A 40% decrease was recorded in the sale of Russian vacation packages to Greece for this summer, according to a recent interfax.ru article. Furthermore, high...

Bulgarians Are Living the ‘Greek Dream’

Bulgarians may not be considered “high level” tourists — their average per capita expenditure per trip does not exceed 500 euros — but this year, they've flooded...

2.5 Million Germans Expected in Greece for 2014

Greece is expected to welcome 2.5 million German tourists within 2014, about 230,000 more than 2013. According to International Tourism Fair’s data (ITB), which...

Greek Health Tourism Showcased in Russia

Leading Greek clinics and medical centers, as well as hotels and resorts that exploit the benefits of thermal springs in Greece are to participate...