Tourism Ministry

AI app for tourists to be unveiled next Monday

In terms of AI integration in public administration, Greece is "at a good level," Digital Governance Minister Dimitris Papastergiou said on Tuesday at the annual conference on "Shaping the Future of AI," organized by the Digital World Summit Greece at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, under the auspices of the United Nations, the Ministry of Digital Governance and the Municipality of A

Some 50 cruise ships visit Turkish ports in three months

A total of 50 cruise ships visited Turkish ports in January-March, up from 42 in the same period of last year, according to the latest numbers from the Transportation Ministry.

The number of cruise passengers visiting the country rose from 34,112 to more than 61,000 in the first three months of 2024.

Foreign tourist arrivals surge 13 percent in first quarter

Foreign tourist arrivals increased by 13.2 percent in January-March to more than 7 million, while tourism revenues in the first quarter of 2024 rose 5.4 percent year-on-year to $8.78 billion, separate data showed on April 30.

Including the Turks residing abroad, more than 9 million people visited Türkiye in January-March, according to the numbers of the Tourism Ministry.

Thessaloniki airport sees increased number of tourists

The number of international arrivals at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport posted a significant increase last year compared with 2022, while the tourism season launched earlier for the cruise sector in the northern port city this year and the prospects are very encouraging for 2024, Deputy Tourism Minister Elena Rapti announced in a video call at a conference organized by the Regional Union of Mu