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UNWTO to Hold Secretary General Election for 2022-2025 Term

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is starting the new year with the election for the position of Secretary General for the 2022-2025 term.

Greek Minister in Madrid for UNWTO’s Global Tourism Crisis Committee Meeting

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will attend the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee's first meeting of the year, which will take place in Madrid, Spain.

Webinars on ‘Dark Tourism’ Guided Tours Announced by FEG and Clio Muse

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) and Clio Muse Tours are organizing 30 educational webinars on dark tourism guided tours.

Ambassador Pyatt Announces US Campaign to Commemorate Greece’s Bicentennial

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has announced the launch of a year-long campaign by the US Mission to commemorate the 200 years since the Greek War of Independence.

Life-size Replica of Athens’ Herodion Shines at China’s Harbin Ice Festival

An impressive life-size replica of Athens’ Herod Atticus Odeon, made exclusively of ice, is on display at the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival in China.

Hospitality Challenge Online Events to Focus on Future of Tourism

The World Tourism Organization and Sommet Education are organizing the Hospitality Challenge Pitch, a series of online events focusing on the future of tourism.

Athens Welcomes 2021 with Colorful Light and Fireworks Show

Athens, Greece, welcomed the New Year with a live-stream virtual light and fireworks show amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

GNTO’s Fragakis Receives Merit Award for Promotion of Greek Tourism in 2020

Greek travel agents honored GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis with an award for merit for his contribution to the promotion of Greek tourism in 2020.

GNTO Supports Promotion of Over 200 Greek Tourism Businesses in Virtual Expos

A total of 209 Greek tourism enterprises in 2020 had the opportunity to participate in leading international virtual tourism fairs with the support of the GNTO.

Greek Professionals Expect New Tourism Trends After Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to bring new trends in travel and tourism, emerging from the desire of travelers for safe and vivid experiences.

GNTO Promotes Greece on Chinese Social Media

The GNTO promoted Greek destinations to the Chinese market through a social media campaign held by Sina Weibo.

#AgapiMouGrecia: New Project Shows Greece’s Authenticity to Italian Market

#AgapiMouGrecia, a series of live digital events that aim to "build a bridge" between Italy and Greece, has kicked off online.

Athens Attends Major International Tourism Exhibitions

The Athens Development & Destination Management Agency in 2020 participated in leading international tourism exhibitions to promote the Greek capital to MICE professionals.

Meet The Best Greece: The Stars of Greek Luxury Travel on Stage in October 2021

The B2B tourism event "Meet the Best Greece" will take place on Crete in October 2021 with a selection of leading Greek travel suppliers and top International buyers.

Public-Private Cooperation Holds the Key to Greek Tourism’s Future in post-Covid-19 Era

Public-private cooperation in Greece will play a key role in the country's tourism promotion and communication to markets abroad in the post-Covid-19 era.

Athens Christmas Sends Out ‘Light’ to City’s ‘Hidden Heroes’

“Light to those who truly bring light into our lives” is the motto behind this year’s virtual Christmas tree lighting ceremony held in Athens in the midst of lockdown.

Greek Tourism Minister Tables Safe Travel Proposals at UNWTO Crisis Meet 

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis presented 5 proposals for tourism's recovery, during the UNWTO's 7th Global Tourism Crisis Committee meeting.

Greece Comes Closer to Arab World with Joint Tourism Actions

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has proposed joint actions to strengthen connectivity between Greece and the Arab countries.

Covid-19 and Sustainable Tourism on Agenda of ITB Virtual Convention

Travel industry experts, on December 10, will discuss how the pandemic has impacted sustainability efforts in tourism, during the ITB Virtual Convention.

GNTO Promotes Greek Tourism to Italian Market Through Digital Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in December will promote Greek tourism to the Italian market through digital events.