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Turkey Lifts Greece-bound Boat Ban

A ban on all Greece-bound Turkish-flagged boats was lifted, following a meeting between Greek Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis and Turkish Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan.

Kountoura Sees Great Potential for Thessaly Region via Tourism

Offering fresh experiences and attracting investments are key to making Thessaly a year-round sustainable destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said.

China, Greece Discuss Tourism, Business Travel, Investments

More investments and cooperation in tourism were at the center of talks between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and SRCIC Chairman Jianzhong Lu.

Greek Thematic Tourism Projects to Get ‘Interreg’ Funding

Greek thematic tourism projects are to receive funding through the EU’s Interreg V (Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020) program.

Athens to Host French Conference ‘Force de Vente Tourisme’ by Selectour

Athens is getting ready to host some 200 travel agents from abroad at the 13th tourism sales conference "Force de Vente Tourisme" of Selectour, a leading French network of independent travel agencies.

Boat Ban to Top Turkish Transport Minister’s Agenda in Athens

Turkey’s Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan will arrive in Athens to discuss the decision to ban all Turkish-flagged yachts from travelling to Greece.

Kountoura: Greece a Bridge for Cooperation Between East and West via Tourism

Greece’s role as the link between East and West was the focus of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s address during the EU-Eurasia-China Business summit.

TUI Invests in Greece: 10 New Hotels and More Cruise Ship Visits

Travel giant TUI plans to expand its presence in Greece by opening 10 new upscale hotels and adding more visits from its cruise ships to Greek ports.

Emirates Supports ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 in Athens

Emirates will support and sponsor the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the annual international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), to be held in Athens in April.

Greece-led OECD Meeting Urges Sustainable, Social Inclusive Tourism Practices

Greece chaired the 100th session of the OECD Tourism Committee meeting that focused on “ecologically sustainable and socially inclusive” tourism.

Turkey Hopes Transport Minister’s Athens Visit to Resolve Boat Ban Issue

Turkey expressed its wish to lift a ban on Greece-bound yachts and ferries when the country’s transport minister, Ahmet Arslan, visits Greece this month.

North Aegean Governor Urges Resolution of Turkish Sailing Restriction

North Aegean Governor Christiana Kalogirou is calling for immediate action in order for Turkey's ban on Greece-bound yachts, sailboats and ferries to be lifted.

Greece Top Choice for French Travelers, 2018 Pre-bookings up by 10%

Greece is among the top three destination choices for French holidaymakers with the number of arrivals in 2017 up by 15 percent compared to 2016.

Diane Kochilas Sets the Greek Table on US Public Television

The sights, sounds and tastes of Greece will travel to the US with "My Greek Table” set to air on American Public Television on October 6.

Greece Celebrates World Tourism Day 2017

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Greek key tourism figures gave their messages, marking the importance of the sector for Greece.

Greece Looking to Make Crete an All Year Round Tourism Destination

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the national and regional tourism policy that sees to promote Crete as a 365 days a year destination.

Greece’s Tourism Video Wins Special Award at Zagreb Tourfilm Festival 2017

The Greek National Tourism Organization’s video “Greece – A 365-day Destination” won a Special Award at the 6th Zagreb Tourfilm Festival.

Greece-Russia Tourism Year Takes Off

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Russian Alternate Culture Minister Alla Manilova recently inaugurated the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Greece Wins UNWTO ‘Best Video in Europe’ Award

Greece scooped the "Best Video in Europe" award at the UNWTO Tourism Video Competition 2017 with its “Greece – A 365-day Destination” production.

Greece Makes Proposal to Reactivate Joint Tourism Committee with Italy

Greece has proposed the reactivation of the Joint Tourism Committee with Italy to strengthen bilateral tourism activities between the two countries.