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.
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.
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.
The investment department of the Greek Tourism Ministry is currently reviewing a series of major investment proposals, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while presenting the new draft bill for tourism to a special parliamentary committee.
Athens will be the host city for a joint conference in September on "Tourism and Culture Development," organized by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Athens Festival have decided to launch a cooperation to promote Greece abroad through the Greek festival's program of events.
Greece's lesser-known destinations will be promoted at this year's ITB international tourism exhibition in Germany, in an effort to attract tourists all year around, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.
On the occasion of the Greek Presidency of the EU Council, the European Commission, the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization will organize a High Level Conference on Coastal and Maritime Tourism, as well an an Informal Ministerial Meeting in Athens.
Greece’s record-breaking tourism season in 2013 has the Government and tourism professionals seeing eye to eye on the importance of tourism for the country’s economy. This article contains recent statements made by Greek key tourism figures and their expectations for this year's...