Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev may allow Skorpios Island, which is owned by his daughter, to be used as a backdrop for "Nemesis," a new movie on the life of late shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.
"It is extremely important for our country that personalities who have contributed significantly to art and European culture, such as Jeremy Irons, visit Athens and Greece," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said today on the visit of the Oscar-winning British actor in Athens.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai give their messages on the occasion of World Tourism Day (WTD) on 27 September 2013 under the theme "Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future."
The importance, good practices, international experience and institutional framework of social entrepreneurship will be presented to the public next week through the introduction of a new initiative of the City of Athens and the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency.
The City of Athens signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) during the second World Tourism Cities Expo held 11-14 September at Beijing's Wangfujing Pedestrian Street.
TUI tour operators will bring an additional 300,000 tourists to Greece next year, thus exceeding two million visitors, the CEO of TUI Travel PLC, Peter Long, was reported to have said during his recent visit to the country.
The declared World Heritage Site of Mycenae, Greece, located about 90 kilometers southwest of Athens, has been chosen by American news network CNN as one of the 15 most important - but lesser known - archaeological destinations in the world.
The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is planning to promote the Saronic Gulf as a single tourism destination to Greeks and international travelers in order to boost arrivals to its several islands such as Hydra, Poros, Aegina and Spetses.