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Greece to Move Towards Human-centered Tourism Model

Greece's main goal is to move towards a more human-centered tourism development model, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Travelers from Finland to Greece Set for 11% Rise

A 20 percent rise in travelers to Greece from Finland last year is set to further increase by an additional 11 percent in 2019, according to data released by the GNTO.

Monemvasia Unveils New Tourism Identity

The Municipality of Monemvasia has presented a new tourism strategy that includes a new logo inspired by the stone of the destination's Castle City.

Gorgiani Guesthouse Invites Travelers for Unique Getaways in Western Fthiotida

Travelers looking for tranquility, but also alternative forms of tourism, will be more than satisfied with a stay at the Gorgiani Guesthouse in Western Fthiotida.

Greece’s Alternative Tourism Choices Draw Attention at Matka 2017 Expo

The stand of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) attracted a large crowd at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair that recently ran in Helsinki, Finland.

Kountoura Points to Alternative Tourism as Next Big Thing

Adventure tourism is the next big thing, according to Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, who added that tapping into new markets will take Greece one step closer to achieving the goals set for the next year.

Thessaloniki Paves Way for ‘Tourist in Your Town’ Initiative

A two-day event to explore alternative forms of tourism will take place in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, on September 6-7, on the American Farm School campus.

Greece’s 1st Alternative Tourism Expo in Nafpaktos Come October

Active, explorer and adventure travel options in Greece will take center stage during the 1st Greek Alternative Tourism exhibition to run October 14-17 in the coastal town of Nafpaktos in western Greece.

Greece to Push for Tourism Season Extension in 2016

Extending Greece's tourism season from March 1 to November 30 will be a top priority for the Tourism Ministry and the GNTO in 2016.

Syriza’s Policy for Greek Tourism

Prior to the elections of September 20, the leftist Syriza party said that if elected, it would introduce a tourism policy in Greece that will include a fair tax system, the establishment of a Tourism Chamber, support to domestic production and assistance to the sector’s small...

Travel Channel to Show the World the ‘Tourism Experience’ of Central Macedonia, Greece

Greek destinations of the Region of Central Macedonia will “travel” around the world via international broadcaster Travel Channel.

Kountoura Outlines Greek Tourism Policy

During her speech at the Economist conference in Athens, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura listed the main objectives of the government's tourism policy and said that the main target is to extend the season.

Poros: A Destination with Endless Holiday Options

The Municipality of Poros this year has announced a comprehensive tourism development strategy that will focus on holding events and cultural activities, reducing car circulation on the island in the evenings, restoring local transport via boat rides and extending the tourist...

Spyrou Hotels Set on Bringing German Holidaymakers to Skopelos

Aiming to boost incoming tourism to the Northern Sporades island of Skopelos, the Spyrou Hotels Group announced the launch of promotional activities that will include an ecotourism workshop on ways of tapping into alternative forms of tourism as a means of extending the season.

Greece Aims To Make Central Macedonia An Irresistible Attraction For Tourists

The Region of Central Macedonia can become an irresistible attraction for tourists from around the world once scheduled infrastructure projects are complete, according to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
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Kefalogianni Invites Canadians To Holiday In Greece

"Today we see also see American and Canadian tourists (in Greece) along with the Europeans that are returning," Greek Tourism Minister said during a recent interview to Canada’s business and financial news network Business News Network (BNN).

Marios Trivizas

The international exhibition of Philoxenia, a meeting point for tourism and entrepreneurship, is conducted in the interim of the Greek financial crisis.

Ski Tourism Analyzed At Forum

Chaotic bureaucracy, ski resorts that do not bear the appropriate GNTO seal due to land-use matters and the strong competition from neighboring countries are just some of the problems of Greek ski tourism, experts stressed at a recent forum held in Athens for the development of...

Greek Tourism 2010 Overview

Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis recently announced that legislation on alternative forms of tourism should be completed this year and expressed his hope that 2011 would be the development year for Greek tourism.

New Model For Tourism Discussed At Conference

The year 2011 will find Greek tourism with improved arrivals and overnights and also an increase in revenue, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the 3rd European Tourism Conference in late November 2011 in Thessaloniki.
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