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4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

Kountoura Expects 2017 to be a ‘Great Year’ for Greek Tourism

If all goes well, Greece will experience a great tourism season this year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently told the Greek media.
Posted On 23 Mar 2017

Ministry Joins Forces with Greek Island Representatives to Boost Tourism

The Tourism Ministry is focusing on actions to boost tourism on Greek islands that experienced a string of negative publicity due to refugee flows.
Posted On 21 Mar 2017

Full Speed Ahead for Greek Cruise Tourism

New cruise products and theme-based experiences were on the agenda of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s meetings at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference.
Posted On 21 Mar 2017

PM Tsipras, SETE Say Greek Tourism Stronger than Ever

The prospects of Greek tourism and the actions required to keep the momentum going topped the agenda of a meeting held between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis.

All Set for the Greek Hospitality Awards 2017

The winners of the Greek Hospitality Awards 2017 will be announced on Thursday, March 23, at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center in Athens.
Posted On 20 Mar 2017

MITT 2017 Shows Signs of Stronger Russian Travel Interest in Greece – Photos

All the more Russian travelers are selecting Greece as a holiday destination, according to feedback collected at the recent MITT 2017 exhibition in Moscow.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Kountoura Presents Greek Cruise Potential at Seatrade Meet in US

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura focused on the growth potential of cruise tourism to Greece at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Florida.
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Kountoura: Greece Among Top Destinations for German Tourists in 2017

Following the recent ITB Berlin expo, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura states that Greece is among the top destinations of German travellers this year.
Posted On 12 Mar 2017

Kountoura: Greece’s Tourism Growth is Not Accidental

Following two consecutive years of record-breaking results, 2017 is turning into another year of dynamic growth for Greece as a global attractive tourism destination, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

TUI: Crete to Become Model Destination for Sustainable Food on Holiday

The TUI Care Foundation and Futouris have launched a joint project on Crete that aims to link the most important economic factors of the Greek island - tourism and agriculture.

Silk Road Destinations Committed to Sustainable Tourism

The 7th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers Meeting held at ITB Berlin focused on how to foster sustainable tourism development along the Silk Road.
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

ITB 2017: Strong Demand for Travel from Germany to Greece

Bookings for travel packages to Greece are recording an increase of some 70 percent this year compared to 2016, according to the president of the German Travel Association (DRV), Norbert Fiebig.
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Greece Gears Up for ITB Berlin 2017 Travel Trade Show

Greece will be exhibiting at a new space at the ITB Berlin 2017 travel trade fair that opens its doors on Wednesday, March 8.
Posted On 07 Mar 2017

Greece – Kuwait Join Forces in Tourism

Greece and Kuwait have entered the next phase of bilateral cooperation in tourism after parliament ratified a relevant bill.

Greece has Potential to be Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism Development

Greece has the potential to be a frontrunner in sustainable tourism development in the coming years, according to UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai.
Posted On 06 Mar 2017

Mission of Experts from Abroad to ‘Count’ Greece’s Tourism Receipts

The UNWTO will send a mission of experts to Greece to examine the discrepancy between the country's international arrivals and tourism earnings in 2016.
Posted On 03 Mar 2017

UNWTO: Year 2017 Looks Promising for Greek Tourism after ‘Impressive Record’ in 2016

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai says he is by far much more optimistic and full of hope for the future of tourism in Greece.
Posted On 02 Mar 2017

PM Tsipras: Greece is ‘Breaking Records’ in Tourist Arrivals

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has informed UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai that "year by year Greece is breaking records" in tourist arrivals.
Posted On 28 Feb 2017

Greece Seeks to ‘Feature’ in Bollywood Film Productions

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is seeking to cooperate with Bollywood for potential filming projects to be run in Greece.