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Greece’s New Tourism Drive to Focus on Sustainability  

Greece’s new tourism campaign will focus on sustainability, environmental protection, green entrepreneurship and the blue economy, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has announced.

Greece Partner Country of Finland’s Matka 2023 Travel Expo

The Matka Nordic Travel Fair, one of northern Europe’s largest travel events, returns in January 2023 in full force with Greece as its partner country.

European Tourism Issues Discussed in Thessaloniki

Sustainable tourism and the labor shortage/skills gap in the industry were the main issues discussed at the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ recent semi-annual meeting in Thessaloniki.

French Travel Agents Invited to Discover Off-season Greece

French tour operators and travel agents were invited to discover off-season Greece and explore its city break options, during the annual Selectour conference in Athens.

Greece Headlines Sweden’s Travel News Market 2022

Images and colors of Greece were seen throughout the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre during the recent Travel News Market event in Sweden.

European Travel Agents to Discuss Major Tourism Issues in Thessaloniki

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) has chosen Thessaloniki for its semi-annual meeting to discuss important challenges of the industry.

Greece to Open GNTO Branch in Melbourne, Australia

Α new Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) branch will be opening in Melbourne, Australia, Greek officials have announced.

Greece Targets New Markets to Mitigate Russia Losses

Greece is reaching out to new tourism markets for the year ahead as part of its strategy to mitigate losses incurred by the Russia-Ukraine war.

Wave Awards: 175,000 Cruise Passengers Vote for Greece as Favorite Destination

Greece was named a “Passengers’ Favorite Cruise Destination” at the Wave Awards 2022, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

France’s Selectour to Hold Annual Conference in Athens

French travel agents will be in Athens this week for the 12th Selectour Conference.

Greece Bets on Sports Tourism to Boost Revenues, Add Value

Greece is aiming to further tap into sports tourism to enhance the country’s tourist offering and boost revenues.

Greece Sets Developing Wedding, Luxury Tourism as Priority

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is taking action to establish Greece as a top wedding and luxury tourism destination.

GNTO to Promote Salamina Island as History Destination

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is looking to promote the island of Salamina as a history and culture destination.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Thessaloniki to Host ECTAA’s Semi-Annual Meeting 2022

Thessaloniki in Northern Greece will be the host destination of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) Semi-Annual Meeting 2022 during November 22-25.

WTM: Greece Inbound Travel from UK has Exceeded 3 Million Visitors

More than 3 million British travelers have visited Greece so far this year, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told SKY News on the sidelines of WTM London 2022.

Greece Attending WTM London 2022 with a ‘New Face’

WTM London 2022 will see the best of Greece presented to the UK market and the rest of the world from the revamped Visit Greece/GNTO stand.

US Rapper 50 Cent Says ‘Greece is the Word’

US rapper 50 Cent sent the message out loud and clear from a mega-concert at Athens’ Olympic stadium this week: Greece is the word.

Greek Tourism Promoted in Israel Through Basketball

Greece will be promoted as a tourism destination through the platforms of Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced.

Greece Focusing on New Destinations to Extend Tourist Season

The Greek Tourism Ministry is bringing new destinations into the spotlight as part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourist season beyond summer.