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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.

UNWTO Chief to Visit Greece on February 28

At the invitation of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, the Secretary General of the UNWTO Taleb Rifai will pay an official visit to Greece.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

OTM 2017: Greece Aims to Attract More Tourists from India

Aiming to tap into one of the world’s fastest growing markets with 20.38 million outbound tourists in 2015, Greece participated in this year’s OTM show held in Mumbai.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Greece Makes Debut at OTM 2017, India’s Largest Travel Trade Show

Greece is making its debut at the Outbound Travel Mart (OTM) 2017, India’s biggest travel trade show that is held every year in Mumbai.
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Minister Kountoura Calls for United Stand for Greek Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on sector professionals and the country's productive forces to cooperate more closely to strengthen Greek tourism.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Challenges at 6th General Assembly

Greek hoteliers discussed the challenges of the industry during the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels' 6th general assembly on Friday.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

GNTO President Spyros Alexiou Resigns

Spyros Alexiou, the president of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), has resigned from his position, it was announced on Friday.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Greek Hoteliers Want Rules for Airbnb-type Rentals to Come into Force

The Hellenic Hotel Federation is requesting for the law containing rules for Airbnb-type rentals to finally come into effect in Greece.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Minister Kountoura Includes Religious and Academic Tourism on Agenda in Chicago

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura exchanged views with Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, during her recent visit to the US to promote Greece.
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels: Topics of 6th General Assembly

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has announced the topics to be discussed at its 6th General Assembly on February 10 during the HORECA 2017 exhibition.
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Positive Signs for Greek Tourism as Pre-bookings Grow

Tourists from Germany, Russia and the UK have already made plans to visit Greece this summer pushing the number of pre-bookings into positive territory and offering sector professionals a glimpse of what’s in store for 2017.
Posted On 31 Jan 2017