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Nat Geo Traveler Russia: Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for Family Holidays

Greece has been announced as the second most popular destination for family holidays by the Russian edition of the National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Greece’s Tourism Success will Continue, Says Minister

The success of Greek tourism will continue, following the unprecedented development of the last four years, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Full-scope Greek Tourism Bill Paves Way for Growth

A draft law covering thematic and special interest tourism, the upgrade of tourism training and the strengthening of entrepreneurship in tourism has been tabled in Greek parliament.

Tourism Elite to Discuss Greece at ‘Next is Now’ Forum in Athens

Key international tourism figures and Greek sector professionals will come together in Athens to analyze the role that tourism should play in reconstructing the Greek economy.

Greek Draft Law on Thematic Tourism Tabled in Parliament

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura gave an update on the ministry's efforts to further develop tourism in Greece through new legislative interventions.

‘Greece-Russia Year of Tourism’ Ends with Big Music, Dance Event in Athens

The Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 initiative wrapped up with a big music and dance event held at the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron).

Greece Commits to Design, Development of New Tourism Routes in the Balkans

Greece’s leading role in the design and development of new tourism routes in the Balkan countries, topped the agenda of an international conference recently held in Sofia.

Greece: Best Heritage Destination by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

Greece was named “Best Heritage Destination” at India’s Best Awards 2018, organized by the prestigious travel magazine Travel + Leisure India & South Asia.

Rhodes to Host ‘ASTA International Showcase’ Event in 2019

The island of Rhodes in 2019 will host the ASTA International Showcase, an event organized by the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA).

ASTA: Greek Tourism Ministry Most Supportive in the World

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has lauded Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for her support in promoting tourism and fostering ties between Greece and the US.

Greece in ‘High Spirits’ at WTM London 2018 Expo – Photo Report

With the traditional market of the United Kingdom showing growth, Greece is expecting a new record of British arrivals in 2018.

Greek Tourism’s Success Story Told to the World

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spread the word on Greek tourism's success story, during a series of events held during the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Thessaloniki to Welcome School for Tourist Guides in 2019

A school for tourist guides will open next year in the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Minister Kountoura Promotes Greek Tourism in 15 Seconds

Minister Elena Kountoura was quick to respond when CNN International's Richard Quest asked her to promote Greek tourism... in just 15 seconds.

Greece Shares Best Tourism Practices at WTM London 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during WTM London 2018, shared Greece's best practices and actions implemented to overcome challenges and achieve tourism growth.

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019

The booking behavior of British holidaymakers for Greece does not seem to currently have a "Brexit effect".

Greece Presents New Tourism Growth Plan at WTM London 2018

Greece's new growth plan for the "next day in tourism" was presented to the world on the opening day of the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Greece’s Best Goes to WTM London 2018 Tourism Expo

The best of Greece, including its best tourism practices, will be presented to the world at the WTM London 2018 expo, set to open on Monday, November 5.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Kountoura Highlights Investment Opportunities in Greece at 3rd EU-Arab Summit

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura highlighted Greece's investment opportunities in tourism, during the 3rd EU-Arab World Summit in Athens.