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Greece Sees Rise In Arrivals In Almost All Main Airports In 2013

Tourism in Greece bounced back last year after dismal 2012 figures, according to recently released data from the country’s main airports covering the January-December 2013 period.

Kefalogianni Briefs Foreign Press On Tourism Priorities Under Greece’s Presidency

"Greece is a perfectly safe country for all visitors," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told foreign journalists covering EU affairs, during a press conference at the Zappeion Megaron in Athens.

SETE Appoints New General Manager

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has announced the appointment of Alexandros Lamnidis as new general manager. He replaces George Drakopoulos, who has left the association after 20 years in service.

2nd UNWTO Global Knowledge Network Forum Call For Papers

On 28-30 May 2014, the 2nd UNWTO Global Knowledge Network Forum will gather in Anahuac, Mexico, to discuss innovation in tourism in recognition to its central role to further increase the sector’s contribution to sustainable development worldwide.

Costa Navarino To Host Biggest Triathlon Event In Greece

An international event for triathlon enthusiasts will take place in Fall 2014 at the region of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Participates In “Clean Hands” Program

Porto Carras Grand Resort recently announced its support and participation in the program of the nonprofit organization that collects used soap from hotels, "Clean Hands."

“Coexistence” Art Experience At Sofitel Athens Airport

Greece and France meet up once again through a unique art exhibition named "Coexistence," a collection of sculptures and paintings by Greek sculptor Nikos Benos-Palmer and French contemporary artist Anne Anderruthy.

Υπουργείο Τουρισμού: Ταχύρρυθμο πρόγραμμα κατάρτισης ξεναγών

Το υπουργείο Τουρισμού ανακοίνωσε ότι ξεκινά ταχύρρυθμο πρόγραμμα για κατάρτιση απόφοιτων των πανεπιστημιακών τμημάτων ιστορίας και αρχαιολογίας και χορήγηση άδειας επαγγ...