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Thomas Cook: Mykonos Among Six Top LGBTQ Getaways in Europe

The Cycladic island of Mykonos is one of the six destinations in Europe, singled out by Thomas Cook as a leading LGBTQ holiday getaway.

Greek Ministry Bets on Sports Tourism for Exposure

Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas underlined the significance of sporting events for local communities and the economy during a conference recently held in Patra.

Austrian Seniors Choose Greece for Holidays

All the more Austrian seniors are choosing Greek destinations for their holidays with two retiree groups having already booked for the 2019-2020 period.

Greece’s Paggaio Readies ‘2019 European City of Sport’ Bid

The municipality of Paggaio near Kavala in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, has set its sights on becoming a European City of Sport for 2019.

Kos: Action Plan to Emerge as Health Tourism Destination

Aiming to turn Kos into an attractive health tourism destination, the island's municipality has announced a new development plan.

Greek Health Tourism Field Attracting Foreign Investment Activity

Foreign investment activity is being recorded in Greece's health tourism field, according to the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

KEDE Proposes Creation of ‘Hippocrates Cluster’ to Boost Health Tourism in Greece

KEDE President George Patoulis has proposed the creation of a cluster to boost health travel services and attract more medical and wellness tourists to Greece.

Major Mystras Investment Aims to Attract Wellness Tourism to the Peloponnese

A 20-million-euro tourism investment aims to establish Greece as an ideal wellness destination and attract “seasoned” travelers to the Peloponnese.

Aegean Islands Promoted as Wedding Destinations for Chinese Tourists

The South Aegean Region is reaching out to the Chinese market, with a focus on promoting Rhodes and other islands as ideal wedding tourism destinations.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

New Legal Framework for Greek Thematic Tourism Forms in the Works

The Greek Tourism Ministry has prepared a new legal framework for thematic tourism activities that will be made public soon for stakeholder consultation.

Halkidiki Trails Up for International Certification

Hiking trails in Halkidiki are up for official certification by the Europeans Ramblers Association (ERA) following a workshop that laid out the requirements on the project.

IMTJ: Greece Can Grow its Medical Tourism Business

Greece can grow its medical tourism business, considering its record of arrivals in 2017, IMTJ President Keith Pollard said during the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 in Athens.

Elitour Unites Greek Doctors to Establish Greece as Ideal Medical Tourism Destination

Elitour is uniting Greek doctors from all over the world in its aim to establish Greece as a tourism destination offering the best medical, health and wellness services.

GDPR Regulation to Change Health Travel Practices

Health travel professionals must redesign their security risk strategies in view of a new privacy law known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25.

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.