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Greece: Ministers Discuss Stronger Cooperation on Medical Tourism

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas recently discussed ways to develop and promote Greece as a medical tourism destination.

Greek Hotel Chamber, Foreign Ministry Join Forces via Tourism Tool Trip2Athens

As part of its ongoing strategy to better promote Athens and Attica, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) entered a deal this week with the Foreign Ministry to include e-tourism platform Trip2Athens under the umbrella of the ministry’s economic diplomacy program Agora.

Kountoura to Represent Greece at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas will represent the Greek Government at the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) that will take place June 16-18 in Russia.

Greece Strengthens Shipping Ties with Korea at Maritime Cooperation Forum in Athens

The current state and the prospects of the shipping industry, the latest technological advances in the shipbuilding sector and the opportunities for commercial and financial cooperation between Greece and Korea in the maritime sector were among the main topics discussed at the...

Greek Shops to Offer 20% Discount to Tourists from Four ‘Honored Countries’

Starting from 2016, certain Greek shops every year will offer a 20 percent discount to tourists from four "honored countries".

Tapping into Greece’s Thermal Springs for Tourism

Thermal springs in Greece can bring in tourism revenue and tourists all year round, according to experts attending a special event held on Tuesday in Athens marking World Water Day celebrated annually on March 22.

Kountoura Attends ‘Greek Day at the NYSE’, Talks Tourism in New York

The New York Stock Exchange, in collaboration with Capital Link, held “Greek Day at the NYSE” on Tuesday, following the 17th Capital Link Forum that took place at the Metropolitan Club on Monday.

Kountoura to Attend Capital Link Forum in New York, Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Dimitris Mardas will attend the 17th Capital Link Forum on "Investing for Growth" in New York on Monday, December 14.

Greece Wants to Make Life Easier for Foreign Investors

Greece will simplify the "fast track" law in order to attract foreign investment, according to an announcement made by Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas.

Mykonos and Santorini May Face VAT Hike

The Greek Government may increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for the popular islands of Mykonos and Santorini, according to Alternate Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas.