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Greece @ ITB 2017 – Photo Report by GTP

Following its participation in this year's ITB Berlin exhibition, Greece is expecting its 2017 tourism numbers to see a rise from the German market.
Posted On 20 Mar 2017

Edible ‘Gifts from Greece’ to Tantalize NY’s James Beard Foundation

Five chefs from Mykonos and Rhodes will bring the tastes of Greece to the James Beard Foundation culinary arts organization in New York on Thursday.
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

ITB Feedback Reveals German Interest in Thessaloniki

German travelers are all the more keen on visiting Thessaloniki, the city's hotel association said following the ITB Berlin travel show last week.
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

ITB Berlin 2017: Positive Economic Forecasts Give Global Travel Industry a Boost

The positive forecasts for the European economy has given the travel sector a boost, according to the organizers of the ITB Berlin exhibition.
Posted On 13 Mar 2017

Kountoura: Greece Among Top Destinations for German Tourists in 2017

Following the recent ITB Berlin expo, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura states that Greece is among the top destinations of German travellers this year.
Posted On 12 Mar 2017

Quality, Authenticity, Consistency Will Keep Greek Tourism at the Top

Ionian Islands Region Vice Governor Spyros Galiatsatos says that quality, authenticity and consistency will keep travelers coming to Greece.

‘Gifts from Greece’ Initiative at ITB to Woo LGBT Travelers

A new project named "Gifts from Greece" has kicked off and involves a series of international promotional activities to draw in the LGBT crowd to Greece.

Kountoura: Greece’s Tourism Growth is Not Accidental

Following two consecutive years of record-breaking results, 2017 is turning into another year of dynamic growth for Greece as a global attractive tourism destination, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

Tourists in Greece Should Expect Authentic Experiences this Year

"Greece is really the trend... Greece is experiencing a renaissance", according to Thomas Ellerbeck, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the TUI Care Foundation.
Posted On 09 Mar 2017

Time for Greece to Capitalize on Safety, Its Strong Point

It’s time for Greece to capitalise on its new strong point - security, Michalis Vamiedakis, Crete Tourism Commissioner told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the ITB Berlin on Thursday.

Evrytania: The ‘Alps’ with a Touch of Greece

Greece is much more that sea and sun and Evrytania is the place to discover the alternative side of Greek summer and more, according to Sofia Flega, secretary of the Evrytania Hoteliers Association.

Evia Hoteliers Head Says Island Under-promoted

The Greek island of Evia has been under-promoted and in many cases its potential underestimated, Miltiades Chelmis, president of the Evia Hoteliers Association, told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during ITB Berlin.

Qatar Airways Launches Customizable QSuite Concept at ITB Berlin

Doha-based Qatar Airways presented QSuite at ITB Berlin this week breaking new ground in business class travel.

ITB 2017: Strong Demand for Travel from Germany to Greece

Bookings for travel packages to Greece are recording an increase of some 70 percent this year compared to 2016, according to the president of the German Travel Association (DRV), Norbert Fiebig.
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

SETE Optimistic on 2017 Greece Tourism Outlook

"The indications for Greece are optimistic, bookings are at a very positive rate at the moment," the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the first day of the ITB Berlin trade show on Wednesday.
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Small Luxury Hotels CEO Says Greece ‘Still Value for Money’

For Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) CEO Filip Boyen, Greece is excellent value for money, it has exactly what it takes to become a leading luxury destination.

Geoparks Models for Sustainable Tourism Growth, Catalyst for Change

Tourism development means protecting natural resources by ensuring that local populations gain appreciation of and benefit from their geological heritage.

New Generations, New Mentalities to Take Greek Tourism to Next Level

''New generations, new mentalities will take Greek tourism to the next level,'' Angela Fakou, head of the Ios Tourism Board told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the ITB Berlin on Tuesday.

ITB is About Getting Feedback & Forecasts for a Better Product

''The ITB is a very important tool for us, it’s about getting feedback and forecasts and then using all the information to improve your services,’' Michalis Reisis, member of the Karpathos Tourism Committee, told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the sidelines of the ITB on...

Tourism Opens our Hearts and Minds: UNWTO Secretary-General at ITB Berlin 2017

"Tourism can transform our world and build better understanding in a world living a deficit of tolerance", said UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin.
Posted On 08 Mar 2017