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Bolivia Wants to Learn from Greek Tourism

Bolivian President Evo Morales, during his recent visit to Athens, said he would like for his country to learn from Greece's tourism success.

Greek Tourism Ministry, GNTO Support Rhodes Marathon

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are supporting the 6th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon that will take place on Rhodes in April.

Greece Sees High Demand from Russian Holidaymakers

Early bookings of Russian holidaymakers for travel packages to Greece are up by 15 percent, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

WTTC Impressed by Greek Tourism Sector Growth Rate

The Greek tourism sector is growing over three times faster than the wider economy, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Greece @ ITB Berlin 2019 – Photo Report

Following its participation in this year’s ITB Berlin exhibition in Germany, Greece once again is expecting its tourism numbers to see a rise from the German market.

Greece’s Key Role in Tourism Policy-making Tops Minister’s ITB Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with stakeholders, officials and counterparts on the sidelines of ITB Berlin, with the aim to establish Greece as a leading decision-maker in tourism.

German Tourists Will Choose Greece for 2019 Holidays

The German demand for holiday trips to Greece is expected to continue in 2019, following two years of increase in arrivals from Germany to the country.

Greek Tourism Campaign Gets Germany Saying ‘Oh My Greece’

Greece’s tourism promotional video “Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling” received a warm round of applause at the ITB Berlin 2019 trade show.

Greece Kicks Off ITB Berlin 2019 with ‘Greek Breakfast’

Greece kicked off ITB Berlin 2019 with a presentation of the award-winning 'Greek Breakfast' initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Tourism Sector in Germany for ITB Berlin 2019 Trade Show

The vast majority of Greece's tourism professionals will be in Germany these days to attend the must-see event in Berlin, the ITB Berlin 2019 exhibition.

Promoting Greece High on Tourism Minister’s ITB Berlin Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will attend the ITB Berlin 2019 trade show with a full agenda that includes her participation in major industry events to represent Greece.

Kountoura Optimistic About Greece’s Tourism Progress in 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is optimistic about Greece’s progress in the tourism sector in 2019, following the country's record year in 2018.

‘Celebrating Her’ Awards: Kountoura Wins for Greece’s Tourism Strategy and Resilience

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will be honored at this year's IIPTI Global Awards “Celebrating Her”, for Greece's tourism strategy and resilience.

Lesvos Gets First Official Thermal Spring

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has signed a decision for the official recognition of the hot spring “Therma” of Geras bay on the island of Lesvos in Greece.

Norwegian Launches Direct Athens – New York Flights for Summer 2019

Norwegian has announced direct flights between Athens International Airport (AIA) and New York’s JFK Airport for summer 2019.

Greece Expects Visitor Numbers from Israel to Soar in 2019

More than 700,000 travelers from Israel are expected to visit Greece in 2019, according to figures released by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Hellas Cert Says Greek Tourism Law Revisions to Create Certification Problems

Hellas Cert, a Greek association of inspection bodies, is calling on the government to re-examine a law that changes the way rented rooms are certified.

Greece Increases Funding for SMEs in Tourism by €200 Million

Funding for Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) active in tourism will increase by 200 million euros, according to the ministries of economy and tourism.

Greece Looks to Lessen Impact of Brexit on Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to lessen the impact of Brexit on travel and tourism in case of a no-deal scenario between the UK and the EU.

Greece Sees 80% Rise of Tourists from India in 2018

Greece has reported an 80 percent rise in arrivals from India in 2018 over 2017, following the Greek Tourism Ministry's strategy to make the country a sought after destination for Indian travelers.