Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
A team of respected Greek tourism professionals, with years of experience at leading Greek and multinational travel organizations, constitute SWOT, a new company for the management and development of tourism enterprises.
The four new metro stations on Vouliagmenis Avenue -Ilioupoli, Alimos, Argyroupoli and Elliniko- on the southern extension of line two (red line) will open and begin serving passengers in late July, it was recently announced.
The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels honored the Greek hotel association’s that were first to sign the “Greek Breakfast” local quality pact and this way promote the country’s gastronomy through their hotel members and contribute to the enrichment of Greece’s tourism product.
“It remains our goal for 300 hotels to have enrolled in the Greek Breakfast program by the end of this year,” the program’s supervisor, Giorgos Pittas, said on 10 June during the official presentation in Athens of the progress of the “Greek Breakfast” program.
"Today we see also see American and Canadian tourists (in Greece) along with the Europeans that are returning," Greek Tourism Minister said during a recent interview to Canada’s business and financial news network Business News Network (BNN).
The possibility of introducing a year round direct air link between Athens and Toronto was focused on during talks Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently held with leaders of airline companies in Canada.
International arrivals at Athens International Airport were up by 10 percent last month compared to the same month last year, according to data released recently by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).