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Angela Gerekou Appointed New President of the Greek National Tourism Organization

Angela Gerekou has been appointed as the new president of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), according to an announcement by the Tourism Ministry.

Ministry Takes Action to Promote Halkidiki Tourism to Foreign Markets

The Tourism Ministry has announced measures aimed at promoting Halkidiki’s tourism offerings to its target markets.

Greek Gov’t Considers Allowing Municipality Say-so in Airbnb Policies

The Greek government is considering handing over responsibility of short-term home sharing policies to local authorities.

Travelers from Finland to Greece Set for 11% Rise

A 20 percent rise in travelers to Greece from Finland last year is set to further increase by an additional 11 percent in 2019, according to data released by the GNTO.

Rhapsody Travel Among Best Performing Greek Companies in 2018

Athens-based Rhapsody Travel has been included among the Best Performing Companies for 2018 at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Charalambos Karimalis, President GNTO

GNTO President Charalampos Karimalis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

36th Athens Marathon Breaks Participation Record – 55,000 People to Run in November

Some 55,000 runners will participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on November 11, compared to 51,000 participants in 2017.

Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.

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).

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

GNTO Reports Increase in Bookings to Greece from Czech Republic

Bookings to Greece from the Czech Republic have recorded a double-digit increase for the 2018 season, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

8th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival Honors Greek, Foreign Filmmakers

The Amorgos Tourism Film Festival recently took place on the Island of Amorgos with the participation of filmmakers from 25 countries around the world.

New President Appointed for Greek National Tourism Organization

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has appointed civil engineer Charalambos Karimalis as the new president of the GNTO.