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Greece Hears Good News at France’s IFTM Top Resa Tourism Trade Show

Greece should expect an increase in incoming tourism from France this year and in 2017, French tourism industry representatives informed Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura during the international travel and tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa 2016 in Paris.
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Israeli Travel Agents to Explore Greece at ITTAA Annual Convention in Athens

Travel experts from Israel and Greece will work together to increase tourism between both countries during the ITTAA Annual Convention 2016 that will take place in Athens in November.
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Minister Kountoura Goes to Paris to Promote Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will promote Greece at France's international travel and tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa 2016 in Paris that will take place September 20-23.
Posted On 19 Sep 2016

Alibaba Athens Event Aims to Boost Greece – China Online Trade

Greek entrepreneurs keen on opening up to the Chinese market will have a chance to meet with representatives from the world’s largest e-commerce group, Alibaba, who will be in Athens for an event on September 14.
Posted On 09 Sep 2016

6th Athens Open Air Film Festival to Wrap Up with ‘Amadeus’ on Aegina

The 6th Athens Open Air Film Festival on August 30 will travel to the island of Aegina and is inviting film fans, residents and visitors to a special screening.
Posted On 26 Aug 2016

Masterchef Italia Cooks Greek Style in Santorini

MasterChef Italia, the Italian version of the popular culinary talent show MasterChef, chose Santorini for an episode of its sixth season.
Posted On 19 Aug 2016

Travel Channel International Promotes Destination ‘Greece’ to 74 Countries

Greece's sea and sun, gastronomy, luxury, city breaks and island lifestyle will "travel" to 74 countries and tens of millions of homes around the world through the world’s leading international travel broadcaster, Travel Channel International.
Posted On 09 Aug 2016

Greek Property Owners Prefer Tourists to Tenants

At the prospect of making an added 50 or 60 euros a day, Greek property owners are preferring to lease to tourists instead of long-term tenants as more and more are joining sharing economy platforms.
Posted On 02 Aug 2016

Greece Draft Law: Hefty Fines for Illegal Home Rentals to Tourists

According to a draft law currently being examined at the Greek finance ministry, individuals found renting properties to tourists illegally will be subject to hefty fines.

GNTO to Gauge Traveler Satisfaction at 11 Greek Airports

Aiming to ensure the best quality services are offered to travelers visiting Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced this week the launch of a survey across 11 Greek airports, inviting research companies to make their bids for the project.

East Aegean Isles Top GNTO Promo Agenda

Topping its agenda of priority destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has planned a series of fam trips in efforts to restore the image of the Eastern Aegean islands, which have suffered damage due to ongoing media coverage of the refugee crisis.
Posted On 14 Jul 2016

German Tourism Market Confirms Support to Kos at FVW Workshop 2016

Germany’s leading tour operators and travel agents recently attended a three-day major destination marketing event on Kos and explored ways to boost the island's image and increase sales of travel packages to the destination.
Posted On 11 Jul 2016

Italy, UK to Learn All About Samos

As part of its ongoing campaign for the promotion of Greece abroad and its strategy to support and boost tourism in the islands of the eastern Aegean, the Greek Tourism Ministry has announced two press trips to the island of Samos.
Posted On 01 Jul 2016

US Journalists to Spread the Word about Rhodes and Kos

The tourism department of the Region of the South Aegean is hosting a press trip for American journalists on the islands of Rhodes and Kos.
Posted On 24 Jun 2016

Latest Trends & More @ Philoxenia & Hotelia November Expo in Thessaloniki

Jot the date: November 18-20. That’s when Greece’s largest tourism sector event, the joint Philoxenia - Hotelia fair, opens its doors to professionals and public at the TIF-Helexpo center in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.
Posted On 22 Jun 2016

Greece Strengthens Tourism Collaboration with Russia

Boosting tourism flows between Russia and Greece as well working together on actions that will strengthen the ongoing collaboration in tourism between the two countries, including the issue of three- and five-year visas, was on the agenda of talks recently between Alternate...
Posted On 21 Jun 2016

Greece ‘Enticing’ Saudi Investors with 5-year Visa

Greece is extending the so-called golden visa to Arab nationals investing more than 250,000 euros in property. The investor visas offer five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments.
Posted On 10 Jun 2016

GNTO Exhibits in Seoul, Plans to Promote Greece Through TV and Film

As part of its strategy to approach the markets of South Korea and Southeast Asia, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is participating in the Korea Travel Fair (KOFTA) in Seoul from June 9 to 12.
Posted On 09 Jun 2016

Greek Isle Kos Welcomes ‘FVW’ Workshop, German Tourism Pros

FVW, Germany’s leading trade magazine for tourism and business travel, will be holding its annual workshop on the Dodecanese island of Kos between June 29 and July 2.

Boosted Greek Consular Services Meet Russian Visa Demand

Greek consular services in Moscow are meeting the increased demand for visas by Russian nationals wishing to travel to Greece, Alternate Foreign Minister Nikos Xydakis said on Tuesday, adding that the goal is to further increase tourist flows from Russia.