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Greece: Ministers Discuss Stronger Cooperation on Medical Tourism

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas recently discussed ways to develop and promote Greece as a medical tourism destination.

Greece, Russia Pondering European Pilgrimage Route

Greece may be joining Russia in the creation of a European pilgrimage route bringing Serbia on board as well, Russian Deputy Culture Minister Alla Manilova said last week, adding that the project will be implemented as part of cooperation with the Council of Europe.

Athens Aims to Tap into Dental Tourism

Identifying ways to establish the Greek capital as a dental tourism destination, was the focus of a recent meeting between Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the founders of the Athens Dental Tourism Cluster.

Greece Looks to Develop Framework for Medical Tourism Products

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the University of Patras and the regions of Western Greece and the Peloponnese to establish a framework to develop and market national medical tourism products.

Run Greece Larissa Event Off to a Good Start

The Central Greek city of Larissa is the first stop in the annual Run Greece events with over 4,500 runners ready to test their mettle this Sunday, on March 27.

Tapping into Greece’s Thermal Springs for Tourism

Thermal springs in Greece can bring in tourism revenue and tourists all year round, according to experts attending a special event held on Tuesday in Athens marking World Water Day celebrated annually on March 22.

World’s Top Spots to Hit Instagram in 2015

Boasting more than 400 million monthly users uploading some 353 million travel-related posts, it’s no wonder Instagram is gaining ground over Twitter thanks to the engaging power of the visual. But which destinations across the globe topped posts in 2015?

Fitness and Fun with Active Sundays Across Greece

Put the Sunday blues behind you and join the Active Sundays team in weekly day trips across Greece which promise to get you motivated and keep you content.

Ready, Set, Ski… at Parnassos World Snow Day Events

Gear up for this year’s Parnassos Ski Week through to January 31 at the Parnassos Ski Resort in central Greece, dedicated this year to the future generation of snow-loving athletes.

Greece’s Variety Cruises Vies for Best Boutique Cruise Line Award

A Greek owned company, Variety Cruises, is competing against 19 leading operators in the USA Today’s online readers’ choice contest for the Best Boutique Cruise Line.

CoR Seeks to Set Up Varied Tourism Services for Seniors

The EU’s CoR (Committee of the Regions) in charge of natural resources is calling on the Commission to make senior tourism central to Europe's digital agenda, adopting in the process a cross-sectoral approach that will involve different organizations in areas such as healthcare,...

PCOs See Interest Rise for Greece at IBTM, Global Industry in Good Shape

Greece was a key destination of interest for visitors and buyers at this year’s IBTM World, formerly EIBTM, despite the challenges the country is currently facing, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Greece Gaining Ground as Medical Tourism Destination

Greece is establishing itself as a sought-after medical tourism destination, the Greek Medical Tourism Council (ELITOUR) said following its participation in this year’s IMTEC (International Medical Tourism Exhibition Conference) 2015, held in Dubai earlier this month.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Reach Out to LGBT Travelers

As part of its ongoing strategy to attract all the more visitors to the northern port city, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association is opening up to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) market through the promotion of new initiatives.

Hotelier Workshop: Thessaloniki Hotels to Get Closer to Global Gay Travel Market

Greek online platform Destsetters announced on Wednesday that it will hold a special hotel workshop for the first time in Thessaloniki for hoteliers interested in tapping into the global LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) travel market.

ELITOUR to Market Greece as Medical Tourism Destination in Dubai Expo

Greece will be promoted as an upcoming medical tourism destination through ELITOUR's gold sponsorship in the leading medical tourism conference IMTEC in Dubai, UAE.

Church of Greece, Travel Agents Team Up to Promote Pilgrimage Tours

In efforts to promote religious monuments, monasteries and holy sites, the Church of Greece and the country’s travel agents have jointly set up a committee that will work towards attracting faith tourism to Greece.

All the More Say ‘I Do’ in Greece

Greece is steadily growing into a leading destination for those ready to tie the knot, with all the more resorts and boutique hotels across the country and on its isles ready to offer everything from legal arrangements to the best cake.

Medical Tourism Gaining Ground in Greece

Greece is gaining ground as a medical tourism destination thanks to the quality and variety of medical services offered, the friendlier costs and the wide array of holiday choices.

Destsetters Photo Project Captures Rainbow Rome by Lens

As part of its ongoing strategy to reach out to niche travel markets, Destsetters teamed up with acclaimed photographer Christos Drazos to promote Rome as a dynamic gay & lesbian travel market, while at the same time focusing on luxury, gastronomy and wellness offerings.