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Kountoura Congratulates Greek Team for Win at Deaf European Football Champions League

Following their win in the European Deaf Football Championship for the second consecutive year, the Panathlitikos Deaf Association (POK) was welcomed on Tuesday at the Tourism Ministry in Athens by Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Kountoura Discusses Events for “Year of Russia in Greece” and “Year of Greece in Russia” in 2016

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met today with Russian Deputy Minister of Culture Alla Manilova in Moscow to further advance ties between Greece and Russia.

Alternate Tourism Minister to Promote Greece in Russia

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Moscow on Tuesday to attend the Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) in Russia.

ITB Berlin Opens, Greece Optimistic for 2015 Tourism Season

Greece will aim this year to win more visitors from Western Europe, the Unites States and Germany, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura told the press on Wednesday, the opening day for ITB Berlin.

Greece Gets Ready to Attend ITB Berlin 2015

Greece is getting ready to attend the ITB Berlin 2015, the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, with quite a few events planned. ITB Berlin 2015 will take place from March 4 to March 8.

Minister Kountoura Sets Priorities with Kos Mayor, Sector Authorities

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with Kos Mayor Giorgos Kyritsis, the president of the Kos Marina Sevastianos Maragos and the president of the Kos Hoteliers Association Konstantina Svinou to discuss tourism related matters affecting the Dodecanese island ahead...

Cruise Tourism in Greece: Kountoura Briefed on Heraklion Port Authority’s Accomplishments

The president of the Heraklion Port Authority, Ioannis Bras, yesterday proposed the launch of a National Cruise Council in Greece, during a meeting in Athens with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Minister Kountoura Discusses with Greek Tourism Sector Representatives

The heads of Greece's tourism sector associations outlined their positions in a meeting today with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Breakfast Gaining Ground

The Greek breakfast concept is gaining momentum with all the more regions joining the initiative in efforts to promote eating Greek as well as local products.

Alt. Minister Kountoura Outlines Priorities for Greek Tourism

“Tourism for All” is Greece's basic philosophy for tourism, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the debate on the government's policy statements in Parliament.

Summer Holidays in Greece Concern for UK Press

Described by the Independent as a “political earthquake that is rumbling from the Aegean across Europe”, the January 25 victory of the leftist Syriza party in Greece, seems to have created a backlash of distress amongst British tourists as to whether it will be wise to continue...

Greece: Olga Kefalogianni Hands Over Tourism Portfolio to Elena Kountoura

Greece's Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura took over her new post from Olga Kefalogianni at a special ceremony held today in Athens.

Elena Kountoura Takes Over Greek Tourism

Greece's tourism portfolio is now part of the new Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism Ministry it was announced today. Elena Kountoura has been appointed Alternate Minister of Tourism