connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Lefkada Authorities Look to Extend Season Through Sea Tourism

Authorities of the island of Lefkada are interested in extending the tourism season through the development of sea travel and new theme-oriented products.

Loutraki Conference Underlines Importance of Waterway Network for Greece

The importance of seaplanes for travel in Greece topped the agenda of the first conference on waterways held in Loutraki recently.
off

Music Festival To Launch During 78th Thessaloniki International Fair

Greek music channel MAD TV will head north this September to Thessaloniki with the most popular Greek artists for the MAD NORTH STAGE FESTIVAL, a unique 9-day festival that will coincide with the 78th Thessaloniki International Fair (7-15 September 2013).
off

Greek Municipalities Invited To Share Good Tourism Practices

The Central Union of Municipalities in Greece (KEDE) is inviting Greek municipalities to help build a “good tourism practice” databank by submitting their successful initiatives in regards to the development, management and promotion of tourism at a local level.

Plans For Seaplanes Emerge Again

A joint ministerial decision with the Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry to establish waterways in Greece (and this way attract seaplane companies to strengthen the transport of Greece’s border areas) is under preparation, according to an announcement made by the...

Minister Wants Out Of Schengen Visa Procedures

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos recently highlighted the importance of free movement of tourists around the world and underlined the need to change the Schengen visa procedure in order for it “to stop being a burden on tourism.

Cabotage Said To Finally Be Lifted

The Development, Competitiveness and Shipping Ministry plans to table a law in Parliament soon and fully lift cabotage restrictions for non-European Union flag cruise ships, the Greek press said recently.

SETE Releases “Must Do” List For Tourism-Related Ministers

President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, appeared quite outspoken last month and received a round of applause from the audience on the first day of HAPCO's 7th Pan-Hellenic Conference, held at Aegli Zappeion in Athens on 8 December 2011.

Ports And Marina Exhibition In View Of 2004

The International Exhibition "Ports 2001" for the construction, development and management of ports in view of 2004 took place on September 27-28, 2001 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium.

Attica Beach Properties Ready For Modern Development Projects

Most of the organized beach properties in the Athens region are soon to be leased to the private sector for development and management. So far, 10-year lease agreements have been signed for the beach properties at Alimos and Vouliagmenis between Hellenic Tourism Properties and a...