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Agrotima President Hands In Resignation

Brigkita Papastavrou, president of Greek sustainable tourism organization Agrotima (former Agrotouristiki), recently handed in her resignation to Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos, Greek press reports said. Her resignation came after a report of the public...

Agrotima Finances Under Investigation

Illegal activities were found to allegedly have taken place at the Greek sustainable tourism organization, Agrotima, according to a recent report of the public administration inspectors’ agency. Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos has sent the file to the prosecutor.

Rodos to Create Ecomuseum

The creation of an Ecomuseum (a museum without walls with natural habitats appearing as exhibition halls) on Rodos as an addition to the island's tourism product was the main topic discussed recently at the first local conference on the island.

Agritourism Gains Ground

Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos said recently that the new agritourism company "Agrotima SA" is the corporate section of the promotion and implementation of the tourism ministry's policies on issues of specific forms of rural tourism and mild recreational activities.

Fish Tourism Initiative Taken

The Municipality of Avdiron (south of Xanthi) organized its first fish tourism conference and implemented the first pilot program of fish tourism in Greece within the framework of the “Fish Tourism” plan.

Agritourism Summer Bazaar in Epidavros

Agrotouristiki and the Municipality of Epidavros last month organized a series of cultural events and exhibits for the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of agritourism activities in Epidavros.

Agrotouristiki Closes Down

The leadership of the tourism development ministry announced the closing down of its principal sector for agrotourism activity, Agrotouristiki S.A, which the ministry claims has faced long-term financial and operational programs. The general assembly of Agrotouristiki...

First Portal for Agro-Tourism

Agrotouristiki SA, the state corporation for alternative tourism development, created Greece's first internet portal on agro-tourism.