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Greece has Tourism Education Upgrade on the Agenda

The Tourism Ministry aims to update Greece's tourism education in view of the sector’s leading role as a pillar of the Greek economy.

Celestyal Cruises Supports Educational Events on Samos

Celestyal Cruises is supporting a series of educational events for the students and teachers of Samos, within the framework of the “Archimedes” program.

Mega Airlines Studies Honored as Top Authorized Training Center by IATA

Greek educational organization Mega Airlines Studies once again has been honored as Europe Top Performing Authorized Training Center by IATA.

WTTC and GTTP Partner to Attract Young Talent to Travel and Tourism Industry

The WTTC and the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP) have announced a partnership to attract young talent to the travel and tourism industry.

Memorandum Connects Greek Students with SUNY Maritime College in New York

Greek students from the National Merchant Maritime Academy of Hydra will be able to transfer to SUNY Maritime College to earn a Bachelor of Science in Marine Operations.

Glion–GEM: Special Offer for Applicants of Dual-degree MBA-MSc in Hospitality

Interested parties that apply for Glion and GEM's dual-degree MBA-MSc in Hospitality before May 31, 2018, will receive an early bird special discount.

Glion Institute: New Dual-degree Program with Grenoble Ecole de Management

Glion Institute of Higher Education has announced a dual-degree MBA-MSc program with Grenoble Ecole de Management, effective September 2018.

Zakynthos Aiming to Set Up Tourism School in March

The Municipality of Zakynthos in collaboration with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) announced plans to set up a tourism school on the island.

‘SETE Training’ Partners with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne to Hold Seminars in Greece

SETE Training has partnered with the Ecole Hòtelière de Lausanne to hold specialized training seminars for hospitality professionals in Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Body Reiterates School Break Proposal

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a 2014 proposal that foresees a fixed vacation period in late winter for schools.

Kourneta Covers Public Tourism Education Progress in Greece

The Tourism Ministry’s priorities for the strengthening of tourism education in Greece, were presented by the Secretary General of Tourism, Evridiki Kourneta.

SETE Announces ‘On Tour’ Tourism School Initiative

SETE has announced the launch of the 'On Tour' Tourism School, an initiative that will provide seminars to Greek tourism professionals, employees and students.

Greece’s InSETE and Cornell University Partner in Tourism Studies

InSETE has partnered with Cornell University in the field of vocational training for Greek tourism industry’s employees and professionals.

School of Tourist Guides Reopens in Athens

The Athens School of Tourist Guides is set to reopen after it remained closed for seven years, the Ministry of Tourism announced.

Greek Universities, Paris I–Panthéon Sorbonne Offer Master’s in Tourism

A Master's degree program in sustainable tourism development has been launched by the Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University.

Kountoura Talks Tourism with Greek-American Students

American Hellenic Institute President Nick Larigakis and a delegation of Greek-American students recently visited Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura in Athens.

Les Roches, Glion Institute Introduce Swiss Hospitality Education to Greece

Hospitality management schools Les Roches and Glion Institute of Higher Education recently held their first “Open Day in the Athens Riviera”.

University of Piraeus Opens Department of Tourism Studies

The University of Piraeus announced the establishment of the Department of Tourism Studies, which aims to provide students with education on tourism and hospitality.

Greece Included in EU’s IdEATE Project for Tourism Training

Greece was introduced to the IdEATE project that aims to improve the skills of tourism workers and thus increase the competitiveness of enterprises in Europe.

Kourneta: Upgrade of Tourism Education in Greece is Among Ministry’s Priorities

Tourism education is a priority area of focus for the Greek Tourism Ministry, according to the General Secretary of Tourism, Evridiki Kourneta.