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GNTO President Shows Support to ‘Clean it Like Greek’ Initiative

GNTO President Angela Gerekou recently attended the beach cleanup initiatives of the Aquahelp Foundation on the islands of Patmos, Arki and Lipsi.

GNTO: Covid-19 an Opportunity to Move Towards Sustainable Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic could serve as a springboard to accelerate Greece’s transition to more sustainable tourism practices, GNTO President Angela Gerekou said.

Greece’s Authentic Marathon Swim Event Awarded for Successful Organization

The Authentic Marathon Swim sports event has won a total of five accolades at the Tourism Awards 2021, for last year's successful race.

GNTO Brings Greek Gastronomy into its Tourism Promo Plan

Greek and Cypriot gastronomy and products are set to take center stage in the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) communication strategy.

GNTO Supports Virtual Events Promoting Crete and Thessaloniki

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two virtual events that will promote the popular destinations of Thessaloniki and Crete.

Angela Gerekou Appointed to Advisory Board of World Tourism Forum Institute

The World Tourism Forum Institute (WTFI) has welcomed Greek National Tourism Organization President Angela Gerekou to its advisory board.

Greece is a ‘Tourism Brand’ to Invest in, Says GNTO President

Greece is a high end destination with unique investment opportunities, GNTO President Angela Gerekou informed investors.

Greece’s New 1821 App Features Revolution Sites and Monuments

A new free app on landmarks and monuments related to the 1821 Greek War of Independence was launched by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO as part of this year’s bicentennial celebrations.

Greece’s ‘Authentic Marathon Swim’ Scheduled for July 2-4

The Authentic Marathon Swim will return for the second consecutive year at Artemision, Greece, during July 2-4.

Greece, San Marino Discuss Strengthening Tourism Cooperation

The tourism ministers of Greece and San Marino are exploring ways for the joint promotion of their tourism industries.

GNTO Includes Agritourism in Greece’s Promotional Strategy

The Greek National Tourism Organization is planning to run a mini campaign to promote agritourism activities in Greece.

GNTO Chief: Greece Aiming for Sustainable Tourism Growth

The strategy for the tourism development and promotion of Greece in the post-Covid-19 era was presented at the ITB Berlin NOW 2021 virtual expo.
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Angela Gerekou: Equality cannot be postponed

On occasion of International Women’s Day, women in Greek tourism have been invited to tell us what the greatest challenge is for the industry in the post-Covid-19 era.

Athens will be Host Destination for World Tunnel Congress 2023

Athens in May 2023 will host the World Tunnel Congress (WTC), the annual event of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AIES).

GNTO Aims to Give Greek Gastronomy the Attention it Deserves

The Greek National Tourism Organization is looking into ways to promote Greek gastronomy and connect local cuisine and products with tourism.

GNTO Explores Ways to Promote Athens Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is exploring ways to boost the promotion of Athens to international markets.

Greece Honored Country at Int’l Art Expo in China

Greece will be the honored country at an international art exhibition that will take place this year in Hainan, China, during February 8 – December 8.

Sports Tourism in Spotlight at ‘Front Runners 3.0’ Web Conference

The benefits of sports tourism in Greece was among the topics discussed at the “Front Runners in Sports Management 3.0” web conference.

GNTO to Boost Greek Tourism Development Through Research and Studies

The GNTO has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the University of Thessaly to support tourism development through scientific research and studies.

Greek Tourism Ministry/GNTO Voted ‘World’s Leading Tourist Board’ at WTA 2020

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO have won the "World's Leading Tourist Board" title at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.