Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni expressed reservations about the effectiveness of the increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent.
Greece can become an international destination for medical tourism in the coming years, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni underlined while speaking at the "Medical Tourism in Practice - Thessaloniki" conference on Thursday.
Qatar Airways gave Thessaloniki, Greece, a taste of Middle Eastern hospitality and five-star services at this year's Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, organized by TIF-Helexpo in November. The airline participated in the Greek expo for the second consecutive year.
Greek tourism's progress, prospects and contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) were the focus of a meeting in Athens between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Bank of Greece governor Yiannis Stournaras.
Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni underlined the crucial role of the transport sector in the development of the tourism industry and invited all industry players to invest and contribute to the "national affair" of ensuring that the Greek tourist product is known for its...
"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.
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni focused on the new development perspective of Greek tourism and revealed the country's strategic plans for the sector until 2020, during the opening ceremony of the 30th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition on 13 November in Thessaloniki.
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.
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.
Greece has the ability to attract visitors all 12 months of the year through a multi-layered development of the tourism sector, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during the award ceremony of the World's Best Marathon Runner of the year held at the Athens College in...
Greece has made a shift towards tourism service quality, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Friday, 7 November, while giving a speech during the European InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) conference held in Athens.
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni referred to positive and optimistic estimates for tourism in 2015, during an interview on Bloomberg Television, on the second day of the World Travel Market in London.