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As the sun begins to set on the villa holidays  Zante 2107 it appears as if the Greek tourism industry has plenty to celebrate.

This year Greece has received record breaking numbers of visitors with over 30 million visitors to it’s islands and mainland. To put it into perspective this is three times the Greek population!Villas holidays Zante Shipwreck Beach Asteri Collection


Elena Kountoura , the tourism minister presented to the Panhellenic Exporters Association mid July. Between “January and May there had been a noticeable increase in arrivals, revenues and occupancy rates. This has  lead to summer bookings in some areas rising by as much as 70%. Travel receipts grew by 2.4% or €23m (£20m).” (Guardian , 1st July 2017)


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Speaking to villa owners, shopkeepers and restaurant managers in Zakynthos this summer it was fantastic to hear that a busy and successful summer was being reported and sales were up. Arrivals from UK visitors alone have increased by 40% this year. This year, 2017 , Conde Naste ranked Greece in its top 3 most popular traveller destinations. This trend is set to continue into 2018 with many villa owners and hoteliers already sold out for July and August.


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Areas such as Agios Nikolaos, Volimes in Zakynthos are focusing their efforts on improving the quality of the offerings for tourists and extending the holiday season.   The Asteri Collection in this stunning corner of North East Zakynthos is an example of increased investment in high quality villas. These villas are now opening their doors to guests from Easter right the way through until the beginning of November.


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With warm temperatures and good direct flights its seems to make sense to give guests as long a season as possible.Also to give them more in which to visit this beautiful country. Fabulous new restaurants are opening up and offering customers great choice and improved service. The airport has improved its security hall, café and toilet facilities. Additionally the road improvement scheme on the island is well underway.


Villa holidays Zante Asteri Collection Zakynthos GreeceThis wave of popularity continues  is set to grow. It is expected that other resorts on Zakynthos and Cephalonia will begin to extend its tourism season from 2018. Airlines such as Easy Jet have responded to consumer demand. Flights are now scheduled right until the beginning of November. This extension encompasses the English half term is a perfect time for last blast of sun before winter.

If you want to book for 2018 then what are you waiting for? CONTACT the Asteri Collection: helen@astericollection.ccom

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Asteri Collection

In an area of outstanding natural beauty on the unspoilt corner of North East Zakynthos you will discover an idyllic spot to spend your Zakynthos experience. Hugged by hills covered in Cypress and Olive trees with views overlooking the sparkling Ionian ocean this is the home of The Asteri Collection.

These three beautifully designed villas have been inspired by the traditional Greek ‘sugar cube’ houses and are a study in bohemian luxury. Here you will find stunning views, luxurious interiors and elegant landscaping.

Private and secluded yet within walking distance of the famous Peligoni Club and the local beach and restaurants of Agios Nikolias these villas cater for all ages and welcome families. Here you can experience laid-back luxury at its best.