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Greek Tourism Officials Hold Talks with Leading Russian Tour Operators on 2016 Season

Representatives of leading Russian tour operators recently briefed Greek tourism officials on their plans for 2016 - where Greece is concerned - and on the flow of Russian tourists to the country.
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Greek Hotel Chamber to Address Pressing Issues at 5th General Assembly

Pressing challenges that concern Greek hoteliers and new trends in the international hotel scene will be presented and discussed at the 5th General Assembly of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Friday, February 12, during the 11th HORECA at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition center.
Posted On 02 Feb 2016

Minister Kountoura Inks Greece-Israel Tourism Pact

Boosting tourism to Greece via cruise travel and package deals were two of the actions that Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Israeli counterpart Yariv Levin agreed on during her visit to Jerusalem within the framework of the Greece-Israel High-Level Cooperation...

Top Guns Call on Gov’t to Stop Over-taxing Greek Tourism

As the 2016 tourism season begins, Greece's top sector officials are calling on the government to commit to no more taxes, claiming that over-taxation is driving the country’s healthiest sector to the edge.

Greece Looks to Strengthen Tourism Ties with Korea

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Ambassador of Republic of Korea Mr Ahn Young-Jip have expressed their willingness to boost bilateral cooperation in the tourism field.
Posted On 27 Jan 2016

UNWTO Expresses Support for Greek Tourism

Geopolitical developments and the refugee situation were the main topics discussed between Greece's Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the UN World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) secretary general, Taleb Rifai, in a meeting during the 36th International Tourism Trade...
Posted On 21 Jan 2016

Greece’s Tourism Minister Kountoura Meets Spain’s Queen Letizia

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Wednesday met with Queen Letizia of Spain during the opening ceremony of the 36th International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR at Feria de Madrid.
Posted On 20 Jan 2016

FITUR 2016: Kountoura to Promote Greece as a Destination in Spain

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Spain on Tuesday to promote Greece during the International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR, which will run January 20-24 in Madrid.
Posted On 19 Jan 2016

Minister Kountoura Discusses Tourism Development of Greek Islands

The tourism development of the Greek islands and the strengthening of cruise tourism were the main topics discussed in a meeting held in Athens on Thursday between Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the Secretary General for the Aegean and Island Policy, Ioannis Giannelis.
Posted On 14 Jan 2016

Minister Kountoura: Three Airlines to Run Direct NY-Athens Flights

Delta, United and American airlines would be handling passenger traffic to Greece in the upcoming summer season.

Greece to Push for Tourism Season Extension in 2016

Extending Greece's tourism season from March 1 to November 30 will be a top priority for the Tourism Ministry and the GNTO in 2016.
Posted On 22 Dec 2015

Society of Cretans in Traditional Costume Sing Christmas Carols to Alt. Tourism Minister Kountoura

The Society of Cretans in Traditional Costume on Tuesday sang traditional Christmas carols to Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura at the Tourism Ministry.
Posted On 22 Dec 2015

Greek Tourism Expo Takes Sector a Step Further

One-hundred hosted buyers from 25 countries talked tourism and more in over 3,800 Β2Β meetings during the 2nd Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier this month.

Kountoura Attends ‘Greek Day at the NYSE’, Talks Tourism in New York

The New York Stock Exchange, in collaboration with Capital Link, held “Greek Day at the NYSE” on Tuesday, following the 17th Capital Link Forum that took place at the Metropolitan Club on Monday.
Posted On 16 Dec 2015

Kountoura Invites International Investors to Do Business in Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited international investors to explore the significant opportunities of Greek tourism and increase exchanges with Greece, while speaking at the 17th Capital Link Forum on “Investing for Growth” in New York on Monday.
Posted On 15 Dec 2015

Kountoura to Attend Capital Link Forum in New York, Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Dimitris Mardas will attend the 17th Capital Link Forum on "Investing for Growth" in New York on Monday, December 14.
Posted On 11 Dec 2015

Skiathos Moves Full Speed Ahead with Tourism Hoopla

The alternative forms of tourism, the wide array of accommodation facilities, the accessibility and the year-round potential were at the center of the Skiathos Municipality Tourism Development Committee’s strategy presented during the Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015

Peloponnese Promo ‘Lures’ with Local Delicacies

It may boast a vast variety of tourism options and destinations, but the Peloponnese Region won over the crowds at the Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier this month, with… food.
Posted On 11 Dec 2015

S. Aegean Region Preps for Longer Tourism Season

Extending the tourism season, reaching out to new markets and strengthening incoming tourism from Russia were the key issues Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura discussed with South Aegean Region Deputy Prefect for Tourism, Marietta Papavasiliou, during the 2nd Greek...

Kountoura Focuses on Key Culture Issues Ahead of 2016 Tourism Season

With the 2016 season on her agenda, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently held a meeting with Culture Minister Aristides Baltas to discuss key culture issues that are directly related to tourism and fall under his ministry's responsibility.
Posted On 08 Dec 2015