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Grekland Panorama: TUI Nordic to Exhibit at Greek Fair in Sweden

TUI Nordic is expected to give an impressive and dynamic showing during the second Grekland Panorama travel fair for Greece that will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, next year.
Posted On 28 Nov 2014

Greece Cuts Red Tape for Investors to Obtain Hotel Permits

As of 1 January 2015, hotels in Greece will receive authorization to operate in no more than 50 days from the day the necessary paperwork has been submitted for approval.
Posted On 17 Nov 2014

Philoxenia 2014: Minister Hopes Breakthrough in Thessaloniki’s Tourism Next Year

"2015 may be the year for tourism in Thessaloniki," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said Thursday, 13 November, following a meeting she had with the city's mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, on the sidelines of the 30th Philoxenia expo.
Posted On 14 Nov 2014

2015 Expected to Be Landmark Year for Tourism Investments in Greece

This year Greece was established as a global tourist destination and 2015 is expected to be a landmark year for attracting tourism investments to the country, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during a press conference at the 30th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 13 Nov 2014

Thessaloniki, Greece, To Receive Global Promotion Via Tourism Ministry, TIF-Helexpo Alliance

The Tourism Ministry and Greece's national exhibition body, TIF-Helexpo, will jointly participate in international exhibitions abroad to promote Thessaloniki, according to a memorandum of cooperation signed Thursday, 13 November, in the Greek northern city.
Posted On 13 Nov 2014

Greece: 2015 Could Be The Year For Significant Tourism Investment

New growth areas in Greece are expected to emerge from a number of important investments that are underway in many of the country's regions, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.
Posted On 20 Oct 2014

Sweden Invited To Invest In Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni invited the Swedish business world to explore the investment possibilities offered by the tourism sector in Greece. You, the business world, are invited to take advantage of the opportunities that exist for everyone's benefit:...
Posted On 15 Oct 2014

Greece Intends To Lift Obstacles That Affect Investment In Thermal-Spa Tourism

The Tourism Ministry intends to lift restrictions in current legislation that concern the operation and use of Greek hot-water springs, in order to promote private sector investment in this area.
Posted On 13 Oct 2014

Leading Greek Hotel Chains To Take Part In Grekland Panorama 2015 Expo In Sweden

Some of the biggest brands in the Greek hospitality industry have confirmed their participation in Grekland Panorama 2015, the second fair for Greece in Stockholm, and are expected to make a strong presentation to the Swedish market.
Posted On 10 Oct 2014

Greece’s Government And Tourism Sector Are On The Same Page

The importance of collective action and effective cooperation between the State and Greece's tourism sector was highlighted by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, during an open Board of Directors meeting of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) held in Athens.
Posted On 08 Oct 2014

Athens, Greece, To Welcome 35,000 Runners For 32nd Authentic Marathon

The "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic" event will attract record-breaking numbers of participants this year and provide a major economic boost for the Greek capital.
Posted On 07 Oct 2014

Reduced ENFIA Property Tax For Greek Hotels, Rooms-To-Let

The new unified property tax (ENFIA) for all of Greece's tourist accommodation establishments will be calculated at a reduced rate, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced on 18 September after working with the Finance Ministry on the matter.
Posted On 18 Sep 2014

Greece To Promote Cultural Heritage Through “Thematic Destinations”

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to enrich and improve the country's tourism offer through the promotion of "thematic destinations."
Posted On 12 Sep 2014

Crete Is Google’s First Stop To “Grow Greek Tourism”

A new initiative by Google, the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) dubbed "Grow Greek Tourism Online" will launch in Crete.
Posted On 29 Aug 2014

The GNTO Investigates Reports Of Mass Food Poisoning Of Tourists At Resort On Rhodes

Inspectors from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) were sent to Rhodes on 21 August to investigate reports that a large number of tourists suffered food poisoning at a luxury hotel on the island.
Posted On 21 Aug 2014

Google Launches Online Initiative To Turn Greece Into Year-Round Destination

Google has announced a new initiative to boost the online presence of Greek tourism businesses and help the country attract visitors all year round.
Posted On 19 Aug 2014

Greek Ministries Of Tourism And Foreign Affairs Focus On Labirint’s Bankruptcy Situation

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are closely cooperating with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the diplomatic mission of Greece in Moscow to responsibly manage the situation that has arisen with the closure of a leading Russian tour operator.
Posted On 04 Aug 2014

Fast-Track Courses For Tour Guide Certification Announced In Greece

Two fast-track courses that will provide tour guide certification will take place this autumn in Greek universities, according to an announcement made on 29 July by the Tourism Ministry.
Posted On 29 Jul 2014

32nd Spartathlon: Hundreds Of Runners From All Over The World To Take Part In Greece’s Ultra Race

Once again Greek and foreign ultramarathoners will follow the footsteps of ancient Athenian long distance runner Pheidippides and cross 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta during the Spartathlon ultramarathon race to be held this year 26-27 September.
Posted On 29 Jul 2014

Greek Parliament Passes New Tourism Bill

The draft bill for Greek tourism was voted in principle in the Parliament’s summer session on 23 July. The bill aims to improve the quality and identity of the national tourism product and is investment friendly.
Posted On 23 Jul 2014