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NSRF Funds for Greek Tourism SMEs Available in September

Funds of 120 million euros from a new NSRF program for the creation of new tourism SMEs in Greece, will be available as of this September.
Posted On 16 Jul 2017

Minister Kountoura Includes Religious and Academic Tourism on Agenda in Chicago

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura exchanged views with Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, during her recent visit to the US to promote Greece.
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

C. Macedonia Region’s ‘Path of Apostle Paul’ Project to Get EU Funding

In efforts to attract religious-pilgrimage tourism, the Central Macedonia Region will promote its “Path of Apostle Paul” project through participation in the EU’s Cultural Routes as Investment for Growth and Jobs (Cult-RInG) program.
Posted On 08 Dec 2016

Greece Strengthens Tourism Collaboration with Russia

Boosting tourism flows between Russia and Greece as well working together on actions that will strengthen the ongoing collaboration in tourism between the two countries, including the issue of three- and five-year visas, was on the agenda of talks recently between Alternate...
Posted On 21 Jun 2016

Greece, Russia Pondering European Pilgrimage Route

Greece may be joining Russia in the creation of a European pilgrimage route bringing Serbia on board as well, Russian Deputy Culture Minister Alla Manilova said last week, adding that the project will be implemented as part of cooperation with the Council of Europe.
Posted On 13 Jun 2016

Greek Tourism Officials Hold Talks with Leading Russian Tour Operators on 2016 Season

Representatives of leading Russian tour operators recently briefed Greek tourism officials on their plans for 2016 - where Greece is concerned - and on the flow of Russian tourists to the country.
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Meteora Promoted as Religious Tourism Destination Via Trivago

Destination marketing company Visit Meteora and hotel comparison website Trivago Greece have embarked on a cooperation to promote Meteora as a religious tourism destination.
Posted On 13 Mar 2015

Travel Agencies, Greek Church Join Forces to Promote Religious Tourism

Board members of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) met with the Holy Synod, the ruling body of the Greek Orthodox Church, last week to discuss the potential and promotion of religious tourism.
Posted On 16 Feb 2015

FoodTouristica Show Casts Spotlight on Greek Culinary Tourism

Greek gastronomy, the Mediterranean Diet and its products - olive oil, wines and masticha - will be the focus of the 2015 Med FoodTouristica show to be held on May 15-17 at the former Hellenikon airport.
Posted On 31 Dec 2014

The Footsteps of St. Paul the Apostle in Greece Presented at WTM 2014

At the Greek stand, on the second day of the World Travel Market in London, representatives of the Church of Greece presented a religious publication that follows the footsteps of Saint Paul, the Apostle, in Greece.
Posted On 04 Nov 2014

Greece Talks About Developing Special Interest Tourism On Crete

"Tourism in Crete is a key area of wealth," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said at a conference held to explore possibilities of developing special interest tourism types to create a development strategy for South and inland Crete.
Posted On 17 Oct 2014

Renovated Resort Hotels In Tolo, Greece, Welcome Visitors This Autumn

Greek resort hotels Paradise Lost and Frini located in Tolo, a seaside village ideal for family or romantic vacations in Greece, were recently renovated and are welcoming visitors interested in various forms of tourism.
Posted On 29 Sep 2014

Religious Experiences Promoted On Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos has released a new brochure to promote the area's churches and monasteries to assist travelers interested in religious tourism.
Posted On 03 Jul 2014

Greece To Promote Religious Tourism At MITT 2014 Expo In Moscow

In a bid to strengthen religious tourism, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will host the Church of Greece in a special area in its stand at the Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) that will take place 19-22 March in Russia.
Posted On 17 Mar 2014

MidEast Travel Strengthens Ties With Holy Synod of the Church of Greece

Greek travel agency MidEast Travel & Tourism has been named "selected partner" to the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, following a competition among Greek tourism enterprises.
Posted On 24 Jan 2014

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

Philoxenia 2013 Set To Open In Thessaloniki

In its 29th year, Philoxenia, Greece's meeting point for the development of strategies and business alliances among tourism professionals, will open its doors on Thursday 21 November 2013 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.
Posted On 19 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
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Philoxenia 2012 Highlights

Parallel events on the occasion of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.
Posted On 26 Nov 2012
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Paris Mavridis, President and CEO HELEXPO

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Philoxenia this year declares its openness by attracting trade visitors from four continents and will introduce its new, dynamic, identity at the International Exhibition Center of Thessaloniki on 22-25 November 2012. With its long presence in the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2012
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