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Athens Marathon Takes Home Four Honors at ‘Events Awards 2018’

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, a significant sports event held annually in Athens, received four honors for excellence at the Events Awards 2018.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Tourism Ministry Seeks Ways to Attract Korean Travelers

Ways of strengthening the bilateral tourism cooperation of Greece and Korea were recently discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Korean Ambassador in Athens Soosuk Lim.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Kountoura Discusses Tourism Policy with Greek-American Students

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently discussed issues related to tourism with a delegation of Greek-American students visiting Athens.

Athens Wins Three Honors at World Travel Awards Europe Gala 2018

Athens has received three honors in the 25th World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018, which was recently held in the Greek capital.

Bookings from South Korea to Greece Up 10%

Greece’s popularity among travelers from South Korea is on the rise, as bookings from the country have increased by 10 percent since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO.

DNA Travel Expands Network of Partners in Athens and the Cyclades

DNA Travel is expanding its network of associates in Athens and the Cyclades, aiming to offer advanced transportation services to Greek and international travelers.

GNTO Accelerates Greece Promo Drive with FAM Trips

The GNTO is continuing its promotion of Greece through a series of familiarization (FAM) trips organized for foreign journalists, bloggers and tour operators.

Central Macedonia Shows its Best in ‘3rd Greek Weekend’ in Belgrade

The Region of Central Macedonia presented the tourism offerings of its destinations, during the 3rd Greek Weekend fair held in Belgrade.

Greece Wins a ‘Tourism Oscar’, Named Top 2018 Destination in Mediterranean and SE Europe

SACEN International announced Greece as the leading tourism destination in the Mediterranean and southeastern Europe for 2018.

Greece Continues to Take Home Awards for ‘365-day’ Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization’s video “Greece – A 365-day Destination” has won two awards in tourism film festivals in Latvia and Bulgaria.

French Tourists’ ‘Love’ for Greece to Spur Traffic by 10-12%

Inbound travelers from France are set to rise this year by approximately 10-12 percent, according to data of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

GNTO: Greece will Welcome More Tourists from Ukraine in 2018

Greece expects to see an increase in arrivals from Ukraine of up to 25 percent in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Minoan Lines Collects Seven Tourism Awards

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines received seven accolades at the prestigious Tourism Awards 2018 in Athens.

HotelBrain Wins 13 Awards for Management and Hospitality Services

Greek hotel management company HotelBrain and 12 hotels in its portfolio received a total of 13 honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Ministry, South Aegean Region will ‘Run for Tourism’ on Rhodes

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and South Aegean Region executives will “Run for Tourism” during the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon in April.

Wyndham Grand Athens Receives Gold Tourism Award for Best City Hotel

The five-star Wyndham Grand Athens was honored with the gold award for "Best City Hotel" at the prestigious Tourism Awards 2018.

Tool Wins Gold for ‘Nafplio Virtual Tour’ Web App

Tool, a digital marketing services company, was honored at the Tourism Awards 2018 for its innovative Nafplio Virtual Tour web application.

Greece Named Second Favorite Cruise Destination in the World

Greece has been honored as the second Favorite Cruise Destination in the world at the Wave Awards 2018, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.