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Promotion of Health and Wellness Tourism on Greece’s Agenda

The Tourism Ministry is interested in promoting health and wellness tourism in its aim to establish Greece as a 365 days a year destination.

Greece’s Winter Tourism Prospects Presented at UNWTO Congress

Greece's policy for winter tourism was presented to experts attending the UNWTO's 10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism.

Lovegreece.com Salutes Greek Wines with Athens Event

Some of Greece’s finest wines were presented during a special wine tasting event recently held in Athens by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Thermal Springs in Greece: An Opportunity for Investors

Investors were recently informed on Greece's effort to develop its thermal springs, an untapped and rich national resource.

Greece Sets Legal Framework for Thalassotherapy Centers

The technical and operational specifications for the development of thalassotherapy centers in Greece have been announced.

Peloponnese Gastronomy on the Menu of ‘Sympossio 2018’ Event

Aldemar Resorts has announced the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018 event, which this year is dedicated to the gastronomy culture of the Peloponnese.

Greece Flirts with Netflix, Disney, Paramount

Aiming to attract film producers to Greece, Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas visited Netflix, Disney and Paramount during his trip to the US.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

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.

Ellaktor Sells Stake in Athens Resort Casino

Greek construction firm Ellaktor has sold a 30 percent share of Athens Resort Casino SA to Karenia Enterprises Company Ltd for 13.5 million euros.

Greek Casino Law Causes Commotion

Authorities on Santorini and Mykonos have expressed their opposition over revisions to a legal framework, covering the licensing procedures and operation of casino ventures.

First Steps Towards Kaiafa Lake Area Overhaul 

The invitation for the modernization of infrastructure at Kaiafa Lake in southwestern Greece, including the area’s thermal springs, was issued on Monday.

Draft Bill Lays Out Framework for Greece Casino Operation, Taxation

A legal framework covering the licensing procedure and operation of casino ventures in Greece is up for discussion in an omnibus bill tabled in parliament.

Greek Gov’t Setting the Scene for Foreign Film Productions

The Greek government, through its relevant ministries, is paving the way for a framework that will offer foreign film producers incentives to shoot in Greece.

Greek Spa Tourism Needs Regulatory Framework to Take Off

Technical specifications and setting out protected zones are the prerequisites for the development of thermal springs and spa tourism in Greece.

PM Tsipras: Kalymnos’ Diving Tourism a Top Priority

Tapping into Kalymnos’ vast diving legacy as well as newly emerging tourism experiences such as climbing, are among the government’s top priorities.

Florina’s Lehovo Region to Get Hiking Trail Network

The town of Lehovo in Florina, northwestern Macedonia, will get its own hiking path network aiming to highlight the region’s cultural and natural wealth.

New Healing Hotel ‘Euphoria Retreat’ to Open in Mystras

The Healing Hotels of the World group will cooperate with Greek entrepreneur Marina Efraimoglou for the opening of a wellness and healing retreat in Greece.

Health Tourism on Agenda of Greek and Australian Municipalities

The Central Union of Municipalities of Greece has signed a cooperation agreement with the Municipal Association of Victoria in Australia.

Number of Certified Thermal Springs Rises in Greece

The Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee in Greece recently certified two more thermal springs in the areas of Grevena and Fthiotida.