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Greece Presents Priority Areas to Get ‘ESPA 2021-2027’ Funding

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined the priority areas that will benefit from a new round of EU funding, known as ESPA, during a conference held recently in Kalamata.

Lavender Agritourism Project Promo Launches in Evros, Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting the lesser-known Greek destination of Evros with the “Vast Purple of Evros” agritourism project showcasing the cultivation of lavender in the area.

Attica Region Plans to Set Up Destination Management Organization

The Region of Attica is finalizing actions required to establish a Destination Management Organization (DMO) for the promotion of the areas in its responsibility. 

Athens Agora: The ‘Largest Open Mall’ Aims to Attract More Visitors to Greek Capital

The ambitious Athens Agora project or “largest open mall”, a joint initiative of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen, Athens Municipality and the Greek National Tourism Organization, is aiming to attract more visitors to the Greek capital.

Greece Counts on International Film Productions for Extra Promotion

The importance of film productions for the promotion of Greece was highlighted by Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou while at the Nu Boyana Film Studios in Thessaloniki.

Greece Tourism Resilient to Shock, Ready for Strong Summer

Despite market shocks, including Covid-19 and the Russia-Ukraine war, Greek tourism is resilient showing signs of a strong recovery, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece Sees Opportunity in Sustainable Tourism Products

A key priority for Greece is to achieve a “top of mind” brand name by offering the very best in sustainable tourism options, according to GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

Eurobank Sees Five Challenges for Greek Tourism in 2022

Greek tourism's recovery and the main challenges the industry will face this year topped the agenda of an online event held by Eurobank on Thursday.

GNTO ‘Symposium’ Event Explores Greek Culture – Food – Tourism Connection

Linking the tourist experience with Greek culture and cuisine was the focus of the 1st GNTO Symposium dubbed “Greece – Land of the Good Life”.

GNTO Supporting Major Greek Tourism Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) supports events that promote Greece’s tourism product and highlight its growth potential.

Greece Sets Sustainable Goals for Tomorrow’s Tourism

Sustainable practices and infrastructure are keys for Greece to move successfully into the future providing tourism services of the highest quality, according to Greek tourism bodies.

Greece Explores Blockchain Technology for Tourism Safety

Blockchain technology can ensure safety and transparency in tourism, according to Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou.

Ukrainian Film About Everyday Life in a Mount Athos Monastery Coming to Greek Cinemas

A film by Ukrainian director Aleksandr Zaporoshchenko about the everyday life of monks in a Mount Athos monastery will soon start screening in Greece.

Greece Can Become World Yachting Leader

Greece can become a global leader in luxury yachting in 2022, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Secretary General George Vernicos.

Yachting & Sailing Tourism a Top Priority for Greece

Greece aims to further develop yachting and sailing tourism through a series of actions that include modernizing marinas and upgrading infrastructure.

Greece Looks Toward India’s Film Industry to Promote Tourism

The possibility of Greece becoming a major shooting destination for Bollywood productions was among the topics discussed between the GNTO and representatives of the Embassy of India.

Tourism Should Be Accessible for All, Says GNTO President

Accessible tourism is a right and should be a given, GNTO President Angela Gerekou said during the recent "Tourism for All" conference held in Italy.

Greece Looking to Link Wine Tourism with Experiences

Greece is looking into ways to incorporate the Greek wine experience into the overall travel experience, says GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

GNTO to Form Digital Hub, Launch Special Promo Campaigns for Greek Tourism

The GNTO has announced plans to form a digital hub and also launch campaigns to promote Greek destinations for winter tourism and city breaks.

GNTO Looking into ‘Creative Tourism’ Potential of Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization is exploring Creative Tourism, a form of tourism that showcases the creativity of a destination through local products and handicrafts.