"In the last several years, there's been sort of an acceleration of an economic turnaround," said Liz Alderman at the New York Times. "We're basically at a point now where Greece is essentially booming."
With its sunshine and turquoise waters, Greece draws travelers worldwide. Now the government is promoting lesser-known islands.
In spite of a recent upsurge in cases of COVID-19, heavily indebted Greece has handled the pandemic more effectively than many of its European partners.
They say overcrowded camps of migrants are driving away tourist business.
With Brexit looming and amid economic uncertainty, Europe faces some strong headwinds.
As the country prepares to exit years of IMF-EU bailouts, views differ on the European Union's common currency.
Some Greeks fear their country may struggle once bailouts end.
The country's economy is improving, but many still bear the scars of the crisis.
"When you treat one European people as expendable and as collateral damage in a kind of war, a dirty war...you're condemning Europe to constant fragmentation and disintegration at the economic, financial and moral level."
These past few years have been rough for the European economy. The Greek debt crisis; shaky banks in Italy; widespread unemployment in Spain. Now, though, there are signs that things are picking up. The European Central Bank, which frames economic policy for the eurozone — the 19 countries that use the euro as their currency […]