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Greece Hears Good News at France’s IFTM Top Resa Tourism Trade Show

Greece should expect an increase in incoming tourism from France this year and in 2017, French tourism industry representatives informed Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura during the international travel and tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa 2016 in Paris.

Minister Kountoura Goes to Paris to Promote Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will promote Greece at France's international travel and tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa 2016 in Paris that will take place September 20-23.

Masterchef Italia Cooks Greek Style in Santorini

MasterChef Italia, the Italian version of the popular culinary talent show MasterChef, chose Santorini for an episode of its sixth season.

Athens and Ancient Olympia to Star in Israel’s ‘Game Theory’ TV Documentary Series

The Panathenaic Stadium, the National Archaeological Museum and Ancient Olympia will appear on the Israeli version of the "Game Theory" documentary series.

German Tourism Market Confirms Support to Kos at FVW Workshop 2016

Germany’s leading tour operators and travel agents recently attended a three-day major destination marketing event on Kos and explored ways to boost the island's image and increase sales of travel packages to the destination.

Greek Tourism: Minister Kountoura Expects Positive 2016 Summer Season

Greece's tourism industry is expected to post growth this year, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on Tuesday during a press conference in Athens.

US Journalists to Spread the Word about Rhodes and Kos

The tourism department of the Region of the South Aegean is hosting a press trip for American journalists on the islands of Rhodes and Kos.

Greece ‘Enticing’ Saudi Investors with 5-year Visa

Greece is extending the so-called golden visa to Arab nationals investing more than 250,000 euros in property. The investor visas offer five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments.

ILHA Holds 1st European Luxury Hospitality Summit in Athens

Prominent hospitality leaders and professionals from Europe came together last month in Athens at the 1st European Luxury Hospitality Summit of the International Luxury Hotel Association (ILHA).

GNTO Expects Record Year for Greek Tourism, SETE Appears Skeptical

The secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, recently expressed confidence that Greece will achieve a new record in tourism this year, following a record-breaking 2015.

Greece wants to Attract more Visitors from Saudi Arabia

Aiming to boost Greece's promotion in Saudi Arabia to attract more visitors, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently exchanged views with tourism professionals visiting Athens from the Middle Eastern market.

Greece Sees Positive Signs from Russian Market at MITT 2016

Moscow’s International Travel and Tourism Exhibition – MITT recently wrapped up its 23rd edition with many positive signs for Greece.

Travel Agents See High Interest for Greece at ITB 2016

A tourism delegation of Greek travel agents visited Berlin during the ITB trade show on March 9-13 to promote Greece, exhibit their services and discuss partnerships with foreign tour operators.

Evrytania Hoteliers Aim to Attract More Visitors from Israel

Aiming to boost arrivals from Israel to the mountainous region of Evrytania in central Greece, the area's hoteliers association recently participated in the recent International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) in Tel Aviv.

Greece and Iran Lay Foundations for Cooperation in Tourism

Strengthening the foundations of Greece-Iran tourism ties was the focus of a recent meeting between Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Iran's Vice President and Head of Tourism Organization, Dr. Masoud Soltanifar, in Tehran.

Kountoura Looks to Tehran Expo to Boost Tourism Relations with Iran

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Iran on Monday to represent Greece in the Tehran International Tourism Exhibition (TITE) which will take place February 16-19.

Israel Tour Operators Choose Greece

Leading tour operators of Israel are planning to have Greece as the venue for their annual conference this autumn, the Greek Tourism Ministry said in an announcement on Thursday.

Greece to Attend Israel’s Tourism Fair IMTM 2016

The secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO), Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, will attend the opening ceremony of the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM), which will run February 9-10 at the TLV Convention Center in Tel Aviv.

Greek Tourism Officials Hold Talks with Leading Russian Tour Operators on 2016 Season

Representatives of leading Russian tour operators recently briefed Greek tourism officials on their plans for 2016 - where Greece is concerned - and on the flow of Russian tourists to the country.

Greek Travel Agents Eye Iranian Market

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) and the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) have set eyes on the Iranian market and announced that they will strongly engage in the coming period to attract travelers from Iran...