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Greece to Form National Strategic Plan for Tourism

The Greek Government will form a National Strategic Plan for Tourism, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura informed the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Athens at Your Fingertips in China’s Top Online Search Engine

Chinese holidaymakers have the chance to learn more about Athens through a 50-page online guide on the country’s top tourism search engine: qunar.com.

Thessaly Region Aims to Set Up Tourism Promotion Body

The Region of Thessaly, central Greece, announced plans for the creation of a promotion body which will primarily focus on attracting tourism to the region through the Nea Anchialos Airport.

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.

New Policing Plan for Athens Announced

A special policing plan will soon launch in the historic center of Athens to combat delinquent behavior and upgrade the Greek capital's image, according to the Secretary General for Public Order Dimitris Anagnostakis.

Russian Tourists Keen on Athos Wine and Religious Tourism

Religious tourism and enotourism were at the center of the Mount Athos Area Organization’s latest promotional efforts during the 22nd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT) held in Russia, last week.

Blue Palace Resort & Spas’ Ultimate Greece Experience Offers Fitness and More

Recognizing the vital role of fitness and nutrition in today’s hectic lifestyle, Crete’s luxury Blue Palace Resort and Spas has focused this year on offering guests the latest in fitness technology and the finest in Greek cuisine.

Athens International Airport Collects ‘Airport of the Year’ Award

Athens International Airport (AIA) was named "Airport of the Year" in the 10-30 million passengers category at the Air Transport News (ATN) 2015 awards ceremony that took place in Geneva on Saturday.

Young Face of the Week: Panagiotis Nikiforou – Owner, Scala Vinoteca Restaurant, Athens

This week, GTP introduces Panagiotis Nikiforou, the owner and operation manager of the Scala Vinoteca, a fine dining wine restaurant located in central Athens.

Περιφέρεια Αττικής: Διήμερο εντατικό σεμινάριο «Τουριστικής Προβολής και Ανάπτυξης σε Τοπικό Επίπεδο»

Η Περιφέρεια Αττικής διοργανώνει στις 26 και 27 Μαρτίου 2015 διήμερο εντατικό σεμινάριο με τίτλο «Σχεδιασμός της τουριστικής προβολής και ανάπτυξης σ...