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UNESCO to Celebrate 50th World Heritage Convention with Conference in Delphi, Greece

The celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNESCO’s historic World Heritage Convention will take the form of a conference in Delphi, Greece, during November 17-18.

Free Entrance to Greek Museums, Sites on October 28 National Holiday

State-run museums, monuments and archaeological sites in Greece will offer free entrance to all on the ‘Ohi Day’ national public holiday on October 28.

Culture Declared a ‘Global Public Good’ at UNESCO’s Mondiacult 2022

Culture was recognized as a “global public good” at the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development – Mondiacult 2022 held in Mexico.

Greece Looking to Promote Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Tourism, Hospitality Executives

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to promote lifelong learning opportunities for tourism and hospitality executives in Greece, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Deloitte: Digital Nomads, Technology, Innovation to Define Future of Hospitality

Innovation, technology and digital nomads are affecting global travel trends and will eventually define the future of hospitality, says Vasilis Kafatos from Deloitte.

Investing in Human Capital Key to Greece’s Tourism Success Story, Says HotelBrain Head

The success of Greece’s tourism product hinges on its human resources, making upskilling and education key factors for tourism enterprises, according to HotelBrain President Panos Paleologos.

Greece Partners with Google to Accelerate Sustainable Development of Tourism SMEs

The Greek Tourism Ministry and Google will launch a joint educational program aiming to accelerate the sustainable development of SMEs in Greece.

GNTO: Greek Tourism Receiving Positive Messages for 2022

Greek tourism is expected to have a much better performance in 2022 compared to the past two years, GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis said while speaking at the 7th Delphi Economic Forum.

International Cycling Tour of Hellas to Shine Spotlight on Many Greek Cities

The International Cycling Tour of Hellas will kick off from Crete in April and pass through nine Greek cities before reaching the finish line in Ioannina on May 1.

Ancient Greek Experience Renamed A.G.E. in Group Rebrand

Athens-based travel group ‘Ancient Greek Experience’ recently unveiled its new logo after rebranding to the more global company title ‘A.G.E. Travel Group’.

Sweden’s ‘First Class Magazine’ Highlights Greece as Ski Destination

Sweden’s ‘First Class Magazine’ highlights Greece as an ideal destination for winter sports.

Central Greece Destinations to be Promoted as Ideal for City Breaks

The Tourism Ministry announced plans to promote the destinations of Central Greece for city breaks and launch a tourism campaign for Northern Evia.

Greece is Strengthening Link Between Culture and Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is slowly strengthening the connection between culture and tourism, managing this way to create “brands” for its tourism product, says Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

GNTO Supports Two Significant Sports Tourism Events in August

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two significant running events scheduled to take place in central Greece during August.

Greece Donates ‘Charioteer of Delphi’ Replica to Qatar

Greece has donated an exact replica of the "Charioteer of Delphi", also known as Heniokhos, to the city of Doha in Qatar.

British Press Promotes a Number of Greek Destinations for Travel this Year

A number of British newspapers and travel magazines are promoting Greece as a tourism destination to visit in 2021.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

Lonely Planet Names Greece ‘Best Sustainable Food Destination’ for 2021

Lonely Planet has given Greece the title of the world’s most sustainable food destination for 2021.

Time for Central Greece to Claim its Share of Tourists, Says Ministry

Aiming to promote the lesser-known destinations of Central Greece, the Tourism Ministry said it would be making financial tools available for investments in the area.

Bettany Hughes Begins Filming of ‘Wonders of Greece’

British historian Bettany Hughes recently arrived in Thessaloniki to start filming the "Wonders of Greece", her latest TV project that will focus on the country’s culture and landscape.