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Greek Thermal Medicine Meet Explores Ways to Tap into Hot Spring Tourism

The significant potential of Greece’s thermal springs as part of a wider wellness tourism product was highlighted at the 5th Conference of Thermal Medicine in Kamena Vourla.

8th German-Greek Assembly Puts Spotlight on Greece’s Health Tourism

Greece’s health tourism product was highlighted during the 8th German-Greek Assembly held in Hersonissos on Crete.

China Seeks Assisted Reproduction Knowhow from Greece

China has requested Greek know-how in assisted reproduction (AR) and reproductive medicine in efforts to boost declining birth rates after introducing the two-child policy in 2016.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

Kos: Action Plan to Emerge as Health Tourism Destination

Aiming to turn Kos into an attractive health tourism destination, the island's municipality has announced a new development plan.

KEDE Proposes Creation of ‘Hippocrates Cluster’ to Boost Health Tourism in Greece

KEDE President George Patoulis has proposed the creation of a cluster to boost health travel services and attract more medical and wellness tourists to Greece.

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

ΚΕΔΕ: 16 CityLabs πριν τον 2ο Μαραθώνιο Καινοτομίας City Challenge

Με 16 City Labs σε ισάριθμες πόλεις, η ΚΕΔΕ προσκαλεί τις τοπικές κοινωνίες να συμμετάσχουν στον Μαραθώνιο Καινοτομίας με πρωτότυπες προτάσεις.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

Greece Needs National Strategy to Develop Medical Tourism

Ways of developing medical tourism in Greece were discussed during a conference titled “Health Tourism and Local Authority”, which was recently held in Athens.

NOSTOS Forum 2017 to Focus on Alternative Tourism, Sustainability

Aiming to inform, educate and encourage the exchange of ideas, the NOSTOS Forum 2017 will take place on October 13 in the town of Nafpaktos.

Increased Number of Hosted Buyers, Exhibitors to Attend NOSTOS 2017 Expo

Greece’s alternative forms of tourism will be in the spotlight at the NOSTOS 2017 exhibition that will take place in Nafpaktos during October 13-16.

‘Greek Tourism Expo 2017’ Puts Health Tourism High on Agenda

A conference focusing on health tourism will be held during the 4th Greek Tourism Expo that will take place on December 8-10 in Athens.

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Ithaki Health Conference Introduces Int’l Medical Tourism Center

Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis announced the creation of Greece's International Medical Tourism Center, which will be based in the Greek capital.

Health and Wellness Next on Tourism Ministry Agenda

Ways of establishing Greece as a leading health and wellness destination top the agenda of talks between the Tourism Ministry and the Athens Medical Association.

Chicago Meet Explores Greece’s Potential as Top Europe Medical Travel Destination

Greece is expected to emerge as a leading medical tourism destination in Europe, as it aims to increase the number of travelers seeking medical services by 2025.

Local Authorities to Get Involved in Promotion of Greek Health Tourism

Alternate Minister Elena Kountoura and the president of the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE) Yiorgos Patoulis last week explored the role of the country's local authorities in regards to health tourism.