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UPDATE: Ministers’ Summit Focuses On Lifting Travel Barriers At WTM 2012

The coordination between tourism and other governmental portfolios – home affairs, finance, transport or infrastructure – was unanimously pointed out as key to addressing current obstacles to stronger tourism growth during the 6th UNWTO/World Travel Market (WTM) Ministers’ Summit...
Posted On 07 Nov 2012

WTM 2012 – “Greece, All Time Classic” Introduced To The UK

Greece’s new communication strategy for Greek tourism was presented yesterday, 5 November, to Greek and foreign journalists attending the 33rd World Travel Market (WTM) in London, UK, during the traditional press conference given by the Greek delegation.
Posted On 06 Nov 2012

WTM 2012 – GNTO Pavilion Inaugurated By Special Guest

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and renowned UK author Victoria Hislop inaugurated the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) pavilion at the 33rd World Travel Market (WTM) in London, UK, yesterday, 5 November.
Posted On 06 Nov 2012

WTM 2012 Ready To Open

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, on 5-8 November 2012 will open its doors to the international travel trade sector on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London.
Posted On 02 Nov 2012

EC Vice President Tajani On Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni requested for the European Commission’s support on tourism issues during a meeting with Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, held today, 29 October, in Athens.
Posted On 29 Oct 2012

EU Task Force Head Discusses Greek Tourism

The extension of the Greek tourism season was one of the main issues discussed yesterday, 24 October, by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Horst Reichenbach, head of the Task Force of the European Commission in charge of providing technical assistance to Greece.
Posted On 25 Oct 2012

Tourism Minister: German Tour Operators Contract Amendments Not Helping

The restrictive clause German tour operators are adding to their contracts with Greek hoteliers in case Greece exits the euro, was one of the main issues Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni discussed with German Deputy Economy Minister Peter Hintze, during her official visit...
Posted On 22 Oct 2012

Greece Targets Medical Tourism

A bill that will put an end to legal uncertainties and cover any gaps that hinder the development of medical tourism in Greece should be completed by the end of this year, according to an announcement made during the presentation of a study by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels,...
Posted On 18 Oct 2012

Kazakhstan Expresses Interest To Invest In Greece

Greece will soon sign a bilateral cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan on tourism issues, the Greek Tourism Ministry said today, Monday, 15 October.
Posted On 15 Oct 2012

Olga Kefalogianni On Greek Tourism, Bloomberg TV

“Tourism has shown to be the most resilient of all the economic factors in Greece,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently told Bloomberg Television during her visit to New York, US.
Posted On 14 Oct 2012

Tourism Minister Discusses Crisis Management With Former NY Mayor

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni discussed issues of security, crime and crisis management with former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, during a meeting today, Wednesday 10 October, in New York, US.
Posted On 10 Oct 2012

Greek Tourism Minister Highlights Priorities At NY Forum

Attracting and supporting Greek tourism investments is the Tourism Ministry’s top priority and part of the government’s plans to revive the Greek economy, the country's Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said today, 9 October, during her speech at the 1st Greek Investment Forum...
Posted On 09 Oct 2012

Minister Kefalogianni To Take Part In 1st Greek Investment Forum In N.Y.

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for the U.S. tomorrow to participate in the 1st Greek Investment Forum scheduled to take place 9-11October at Bloomberg's headquarters in New York City, the Tourism Ministry announced today.
Posted On 05 Oct 2012

Greece, Abu Dhabi To Strengthen Bilateral Ties In Tourism

Greece and the United Arab Emirates on Monday, 1 October, agreed to strengthen their bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector, according to a press release by the Greek Tourism Ministry.
Posted On 01 Oct 2012

Greek Tourism Ministry Unites Greek History With Music On World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization yesterday, 27 September, hosted a special concert of the Orchestra of Colors at the New Acropolis Museum.
Posted On 28 Sep 2012

GNTO Office To Open in Istanbul, Turkey

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni on Thursday, 27 September, announced the establishment of a Greek National Tourism Organization branch in the Sismanoglio Megaro in Istanbul. The minister’s announcement followed a meeting she had with her Turkish counterpart, Ertuğru...
Posted On 28 Sep 2012