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Greece Expects Growth In Tourist Arrivals From Scandinavian Market This Year

Arrivals to Greece from all Scandinavian countries are expected to grow this year by an average 10-11 percent, the Greek Tourism Ministry concluded after the first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece, Grekland Panorama, wrapped up in Stockholm.
Posted On 17 Feb 2014

Greece Discusses Best Practices For Spa Tourism With Hungarian Officials

The best practices for spa tourism and details concerning the certification of Greece's thermal springs were discussed recently in a meeting held in Athens between the Greek Tourism Ministry and representatives of the Government of Hungary.
Posted On 23 Jan 2014

Greece’s Main Tourism Body Calls For Simplified Schengen Visa Procedures

Visa applications should be processed within 48 hours of their submission, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) underlined in a recent letter to the Greek Tourism Ministry.
Posted On 22 Jan 2014

Greek “Fast Learning” Program For Tour Guide Certification Announced

A "fast learning" program that will provide tour guide certification to history and archaeology university graduates will begin in February 2014 in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 08 Jan 2014

Greece’s Official Tourism Website To Get Upgrade, New Features

The Greek Tourism Ministry plans to upgrade the country's official tourism website with NSRF funding and launch a site featuring the latest tools and technology to attract more visitors.
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Austrian Experts Give Greece A Lesson On Winter Tourism

Greek and Austrian experts discussed important issues relating to strategic actions for the development of winter tourism in Greece, during a workshop in Athens.
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Greek Tourism Ministry Launches New Cooperation To Promote Dodecanese Religious Sites

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Metropolis of the Dodecanese are launching a cooperation to promote and develop religious tourism, according to a protocol signed on 4 December.
Posted On 04 Dec 2013

Greek Tourism Ministry-Union of Hellenic Chambers Form Cooperation

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.
Posted On 19 Nov 2013

Athens Classic Marathon: A Guaranteed Tourism Attraction

The 31st Athens Classic Marathon held on 10 November without doubt contributed to Athens’ image as a tourism destination as it was broadcast all over the world.
Posted On 12 Nov 2013

Greek Tourism Ministry Teams Up With Church of Crete To Promote Religious Tourism

Religious tourism in Greece will undergo further development through a cooperation protocol signed recently between the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Church of Crete.
Posted On 07 Nov 2013

Greece Aims To Attract More Tourists From the U.S.

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.
Posted On 03 Oct 2013
Greek tourism education

GTP’s Guide to Tourism Education in Greece

GTP Special on Tourism Education in Greece.
Posted On 01 Oct 2013

Jeremy Irons Receives Warm Welcome In Athens From Tourism Minister

"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.
Posted On 20 Sep 2013

Jeremy Irons In Athens To Attend European Premiere Of “Night Train to Lisbon”

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons will attend tonight’s European premiere of his new film “Night Train to Lisbon” in Athens.
Posted On 20 Sep 2013

Jeremy Irons To Attend European Premiere Of “Night Train to Lisbon” In Athens

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons will arrive in Athens this evening to attend tomorrow's European premiere of his new film "Night Train to Lisbon."
Posted On 19 Sep 2013

Greeks Go To Russia To Promote Medical Tourism

This autumn, 15 Greek businesses will promote their services in a workshop in Moscow to increase their clientele and establish Greece as a medical tourism destination for Russians.
Posted On 19 Sep 2013

Greece To Host University Students From Canada, Develop Educational Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a hospitality program and host students from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
Posted On 17 Sep 2013

2014 Can Be An Even Better Year For Greek Tourism

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.
Posted On 08 Sep 2013

Greece Wins Two Awards In Chinese Expo

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.
Posted On 02 Sep 2013

Ministry Announces Action Plan For Greek Tourism

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.
Posted On 29 Aug 2013