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Greece Explores Ways to Support Air Connectivity with the UK

The need of an incentive strategy to support air connectivity and passenger flows to Greece from the UK was highlighted by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

GNTO Supports Open Water Sports Tourism Events Promoting Greek Islands

Aiming to promote Greece’s islands as leading sports tourism destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will support three major water sport competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.

Evia to Host Skyllias & Hydna Authentic Marathon Swim Event in July

The Greek island of Evia in July will host the Skyllias & Hydna Authentic Marathon Swim event, which will look to highlight the area's history and sports tourism options.

The Future of Greek Tourism to be Discussed at 5th Delphi Forum

The future of tourism and its sustainable development will be among the main issues to be analyzed during the 5th Delphi Economic Forum in Delphi during March 5-8.

UNWTO Secretary General to Make Official Visit to Athens, Greece

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, will make an official visit to Athens, Greece, on Monday, February 17.

Greece. Always in Season: New Campaign Aims to Attract Tourists All Year Round

The GNTO's new campaign "Greece. Always in Season" will promote Greece through a series of actions including roadshows, a Greek tourism ambassador network and the use of digital tools.

Greece-bound Austrian Tourists Set to Rise in 2020

The number of Austrian travelers to Greece is expected to rise this year, says the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Corfu’s ‘Achilleion’ and Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace Explore Partnership Opportunities

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is looking to establish a partnership between Corfu’s "Achilleion" and Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace.

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.
Angela Gerekou, President Greek National Tourism Organization
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Angela Gerekou, President, Greek National Tourism Organization

Greek National Tourism Organization President Angela Gerekou shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Greece to Expand Tourism Studies Options and Programs

Focused on improving the quality of tourism services, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced plans for the upgrade of tourism studies across all levels.

GNTO Looks to Take Ionian Islands Tourism in New Direction

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is aiming for the Ionian Islands to follow a new direction towards sustainable tourism development.

School for Tourist Guides to Open on Corfu

A school for tourist guides will open on the Ionian island of Corfu next year, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

‘Dive in Blue Growth’ Event Focuses on Development of Diving Tourism in Greece

The development of diving parks and visitable underwater areas in Greece was discussed at the "Dive in Blue Growth" conference in Athens.

WTD 2019: Greek Tourism Celebrated at Public Event in Athens

Greece on September 27 celebrated World Tourism Day (WTD) 2019 with an event at Syntagma Square in Athens where everyone was invited.

GNTO: Culture Essential for Greece’s Tourism Promotion

Cultural activities in Greece will play a big part in the country's promotion as a tourism destination, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

GNTO Head Gerekou Ready for New Era in Greek Tourism

The Greek National Tourism Organization has entered a “new era” and will support tourism startups, innovation and new ideas, says GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

Athens Hosts Int’l Workshop with Space, Aviation Experts

Athens is currently hosting more than 100 aviation and space experts, who attend the 24th International Workshop on Radiation Monitoring on International Space Station (WRMISS).