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New App to Offer Israelis Visiting Greece Insight into Jewish Past

Israelis visiting Greece will be able to learn about the history of Greek Jewish communities through a new app being developed by the Bar-Ilan University.

Interview – George Galitis: ‘Mega Airlines Studies’ Diplomas Guarantee Success in Aviation Sector

George Galitis, the owner of Mega Airlines Studies, introduces the training center's 2019 courses and refers to the challenges faced by aviation today.

Ioannina’s Silversmithery Museum: A Gem to be Admired

The Ioannina Silversmithing Museum showcases Epirus' silver working tradition, which played a key role in the region’s economy and cultural identity.

Les Roches Announces a New Master in International Hotel Management

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, among the top institutions in hotel management education worldwide, will launch a new Master program as of September 2019.

More Greeks Choose Tourism Studies Thanks to Best Career Outlook

All the more young people in Greece are choosing to study tourism thanks to its strong professional outlook, according to the Labor Ministry's Ergani system.  

Greek Exhibitor TIF-Helexpo Promotes Family-friendly Thessaloniki 

Greece’s national exhibitor TIF-Helexpo is looking into ways to expand activities and events held on the Thessaloniki International Fair grounds to include children and families. 

Greece Gaining Ground as Education Destination for US Students

Greece ranks high as an education destination for US students, with 4,351 visiting the country in the 2016-17 academic year, which is a 21.1 percent increase.

Sommet Education and ‘Traveller Made’ Develop Talent for Luxury Travel Industry

The Sommet Education group and luxury travel network Traveller Made have entered into a partnership to develop talent for the luxury travel industry.

Metropolitan College Presents Tourism Faculty at Philoxenia – Hotelia Expos

The Metropolitan College presented the educational programs of its Tourism Faculty to the visitors of the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, held recently in Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki to Welcome School for Tourist Guides in 2019

A school for tourist guides will open next year in the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Tourism and Education: UNWTO Signs MoU with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The UNWTO is looking to collaborate with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and benefit from its skills, knowledge and experience for tourism.

Les Roches: New Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management

Les Roches is offering scholarships for Greek and Cypriot hospitality professionals interested in the Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management.

INSETE Handbook to Aid Greek Tourism Enterprises in Waste Management

SETE's research department INSETE has released a handbook on "Recycling and Solid Waste Management” for tourism enterprises.

Thessaloniki, Harokopio Universities Launch Post-grad Tourism Studies Programs

Thessaloniki's Aristotle University and Athens' Harokopio University have launched post-graduate programs in tourism, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Applications Open for Athens Tour Guide Schools, Vocational Training Units

The Athens Tour Guide School and eight vocational training units are accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year through to September 14.

Greek Environmental Groups Call for Immediate Fire Prevention Measures

Environmental groups in Greece are calling on officials to bring those responsible for the “deadliest fires in Greek history” to justice.

AEGEAN Announces Pilot Scholarships for 100 Greek Students

Aegean Airlines is granting scholarships to 100 Greek students seeking to become pilots and is accepting applications until September 7.

Applications Open for Tourism Training Programs in 13 Greek Cities

Waged-workers or short-term unemployed seeking to further their education can apply as of Monday, July 16, for state-run post-graduate programs in tourism.

Strategy Key to Tourism Growth, Says Greek Hotel Chamber Head

Ensuring the sustainability of tourism enterprises through far-reaching strategies is key to a competitive product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

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.