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IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

Menalon Trail Paves Way with 1st Greek Hiking Path Meet

Menalon Trail is Greece's first to receive the European LQT certification, as announced during the 1st Greek Trails Conference - 3rd European Leading Quality Trails meeting.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Nostos 2017: Nafpaktos Puts Focus on Alternative Tourism to Extend Season

The Municipality of Nafpaktos in Western Greece is going forward with a plan focused on alternative forms of tourism to extend its season.
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

Greece Looking to Tap into Benefits of Sports Tourism

The Culture Ministry's General Secretariat of Sports is seeking ways to create integrated packages for sport and leisure and promote major athletic events.

Halkidiki Tourism Pros Call on Gov’t to Clamp Down on Illegal Campers

Tourism professionals in Halkidiki, northern Greece, are calling on the government to take measures and as of 2018 effectively deal with illegal campers.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Cruise Operators, Passengers Rate Greek Ports

The ports of Chios, Lesvos, Mykonos, Piraeus and Santorini are among the Greek ports leaving behind not so favorable impressions, according to a report.
Posted On 27 Jul 2017

Signature Travel: Educational Tourism from India is Gaining Ground in Greece

Greece seems to be gaining ground as an ideal destination to host educational tourism programs for students in India, according to Signature Travel.
Posted On 18 Jul 2017

‘Greece Offers Great Experiences,’ says Russian Cosmonaut Novitskiy

Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy met with Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and applauded Greece for "the great experiences it offers" its visitors.
Posted On 13 Jul 2017

SEGAS, Attica Region Team Up to Promote Fitness, Sports Tourism

Encouraging mass participation in sports and promoting Attica as a sports destination are at the center of an agreement between SEGAS and the Attica Region.

Ithaki Health Conference Introduces Int’l Medical Tourism Center

Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis announced the creation of Greece's International Medical Tourism Center, which will be based in the Greek capital.

Health Tourism Tops Greek Tourism Ministry’s Agenda

New investments and infrastructure works regarding the development of health, wellness and thermal tourism are included in the Tourism Ministry's agenda.

Greece Readies Legal Framework for Health Tourism

A legal framework to cover health tourism in Greece is the next step in a series of actions by the Tourism Ministry to expand the thematic travel sector.
Posted On 25 May 2017

Health and Wellness Next on Tourism Ministry Agenda

Ways of establishing Greece as a leading health and wellness destination top the agenda of talks between the Tourism Ministry and the Athens Medical Association.

Greece Expects More Happy Campers this Year

Camping sites across Greece are expecting an increase in the number of vacationers, with bookings picking up pace for the summer season.

Diaspora Greeks to Gain Access to Cheaper Medical Services via New Portal

The Greek Health Tourism Confederation is offering Diaspora Greeks from New York and Montreal the option to access medical services in Greece at a friendlier cost via vitabooking.com.

Medical Tourism: A New Segment at ITB Berlin 2017

For the first time ITB Berlin will fully devote a platform to medical tourism, which has become an important fast-growing market.
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Travel Trends 2017: What Next?

At the dawn of the new year, travelers are making dreams and tourism professionals are making plans for the days ahead. And by the looks of things, travel is taking a turn for the more genuine. Adventure and hands-on experience go hand-in-hand this year leaving the good old...

Athens Doctors Say ‘Guardian’ Story a Blow to Greece’s Health Tourism

The Athens Medical Association (ISA) is calling on the government to immediately step up efforts to put the Greek health system in order, following a shameful report in the Guardian this week titled ‘’Patients Who Should Live are Dying: Greece's Public Health Meltdown’’.

Thermal Springs Key to Boosting Wellness Tourism in Greece

On December 17, experts and local authorities will meet for the 2nd Panhellenic Conference of the Thermal Medicine Academy to discuss ways to tap into the more than 700 thermal springs across Greece to promote wellness tourism and attract travelers to Greek destinations all year round.
Posted On 09 Dec 2016