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Greece’s Religious Tourism at the Center of Talks Between Minister and Archbishop

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Greek Archbishop Ieronymos are looking to highlight Greece's religious tourism treasures.

GNTO Spreads the Word about Greece’s Alternative Tourism at TourNatur 2019

Greece’s year-round alternative tourism products were presented at Germany’s TourNatur 2019 expo by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Diving Tourism Regulations in Greece to Change

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced that it intends to make changes to the institutional framework that concerns diving tourism in Greece.

NatTour Launches ‘Greek Bike Specialist’ Seal for Tour Operators

Aiming to promote cycling tourism in Greece, NatTour has launched the “Greek Bike Specialist” seal, a new certification for travel agencies and tour operators.

Royal Caribbean’s Amplified ‘Freedom Of The Seas’ to Debut in 2020

Royal Caribbean's bolder and reimagined "Freedom of the Seas" ship will redefine island hopping in the Southern Caribbean, starting in spring 2020.

Europe Food, City Experiences Winning Over Tourists – Study

Gastronomy experiences and city life are the two main factors attracting tourist crowds to Europe, a recent ETC study reveals.

Accessible Tourism a Priority for Greece

Ensuring accessibility in tourism and improving the services offered to people with disabilities are key for the development of Greece’s tourism product, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.

Kaiafas Thermal Springs Approved, Set to Re-open

The Kaiafas Thermal Springs, in the Peloponnese, are one step closer to re-opening after Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis approved a decision declaring them as being “therapeutic”.

Kongres Magazine Places Thessaloniki High as Conference Destination for 2019

Thessaloniki is among the top 10 conference destinations that can host up to 2,000 attendees, according to Kongres, a leading meetings industry magazine in Europe.

Hellenic Trade Council Secures Promotion of Greece in South China

The Hellenic Trade Council has secured the promotion of Greece and the showcasing of Greek products in the city of Dongguan in South China.

Greece’s Menalon Trail Set to Grow and Include People with Disability

Greece’s Menalon Trail, was re-certified earlier this month, with plans underway for the first trail for people with disability.

Greek Church Updates Minister on Religious Tourism Actions

Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis was briefed on the role of the Greek Church in the development and promotion of pilgrimage tours in Greece.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

‘Aegeo Spas’ Honored for High Quality Spa Management Services

Aegeo Spas, a leading spa management company in Greece, has received a number of awards in 2019 for the high quality of its wellness centers and services.

Parnitha Casino Relocation to Enter Next Phase in Fall

The terms for the relocation of the Parnitha Casino to Marousi - scheduled for completion by 2021 - will go up for public consultation in the coming fall.

Experiences Net: New Company Taps into Greece’s Niche Tourism Products

Athens-based “Experiences Net” recently launched operations, aiming to tap into the vast potential of the Tours & Experiences market in Greece.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

Greece’s Privatization Agency Pushes Forth Two Rhodes Tourism Projects

Greece’s privatization agency has paved the way for the completion of a property sale on Rhodes for the creation of a tourism project that will include a golf course.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.