The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Union of Hellenic Chambers agreed on 19 November to create a joint committee and conduct meetings on a regular basis to establish their cooperation on tourism issues.
Making Greece an attractive destination for Americans is one of the main priorities of the Greek Tourism Ministry, the U.S. media was informed recently by the country’s Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.
"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.
Next year can be even a better year for Greek tourism, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on 7 September on the sidelines of the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair opening in Thessaloniki where she accompanied Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) was honored with two awards at CITE 2013 - China (Guangdong) International Tourism Industry Expo 2013, held in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, from 30 August to 1 September 2013.
The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will launch targeted marketing actions to extend the country’s tourism season until the end of the year and make the best of the last-minute holidays period.
The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will soon promote Santorini via a social media campaign to boost the island's image, which was tainted last week due to a black out that ended up lasting several days.
The Greek Tourism Ministry on 16 July honored the Municipality of Marathon for recently receiving the accolade for top sustainable tourism destination in Greece for 2013 in the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.
The important role of taxi drivers – usually the first point of contact for tourists in a foreign country – on Greece’s tourism image was the subject of a meeting held Monday, 15 July, at the Greek Tourism Ministry at the initiative of Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.
Twelve environmental organizations criticized the Greek Tourism Ministry and said it was "destroying nature" throughout Greece with the new bill for Greek tourism that was recently tabled in Parliament.
The Greek Tourism Ministry announced its "national plan for tourism" that aims to increase international arrivals to 24 million by 2020 so Greece will be among the 10 most recommended worldwide tourism destinations.