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Cruise ship arrivals to Greece down in 2017, says sector group

Greece is enjoying what’s being billed as the best tourism season ever, nevertheless the cruise ship sector is apparently not keeping up and, in fact, is purportedly showing a noteworthy decrease from 2016. According to initial reports, cruise ship arrivals are down by 24 percent from the same period last …

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261 refugees & migrants arrived in Greece in last 24 hours

A total of 261 refugees and migrants arrived in the eastern Aegean islands in the last 24 hours, that is from Thursday to Friday morning. According to the Greek Migration Coordination body 139 people arrived in Lesvos, 61 in Chios, 18 in Samos, 15 in Leros and 28 in Karpathos. …

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FM Cavusoglu: No visa-free for Turks, no EU-Turkey Deal

He couldn’t be more clear. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned Europe of the consequences if the European Union fails to deliver visa-free for Turkish citizens: Ankara will back out of the EU-Turkey deal that aims to stem the refugee and migrant flows. In an article posted on German daily …

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Frontex: Number of migrants arriving in Greece dropped 90% in April, just 2,700 arrivals

The number of migrants arriving in Greece dropped 90 percent in April, EU border agency Frontex said on Friday, in a sign that a deal with Turkey to send back those who make the sea journey between the two countries is working. “Fewer than 2,700 people arrived in Greece in …

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UNHCR data Jan-Nov 2015: total 863K arrivals to Europe by sea, 715K to Greece, 3.4K dead/missing

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees published data about the arrivals of people to Europe by the sea. The data refer to arrivals from January to November 2015. A total of 862,901 people have arrived to Europe via Spain (3,592), Malta (105), Italy (143,700), and Greece (715,704). 3,485 people trying …

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Less tourists visited Greece in 2010

Five point four percent less foreign tourists chose to visit Greece in the first half of 2010.  According to data released yesterday by the Greek National Statistical Authority, 4,920,181foreign tourists came to Greece, ie.  265,017 fewer than the same period in 2009. Arrivals from Europe, which provides the largest share …

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