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Greek Hotel Chamber Presents New Classification System

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has introduced a new classification procedure for accommodation in Greece, which aims to ensure reliability, innovation, transparency and accountability.

A Message to Foreign Visitors in Greece By Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Thursday delivered a televised message to tourists currently in Greece and to travelers that are planning to visit.

Minister Kountoura Urges Media to Stop Hurting Greece’s Image

Greek tourism is resilient to the current political situation, with very few instances of cancellations. “Our goal is to protect and guarantee that tourism remains operational,” Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said in a televised statement on Thursday.

Hospitality Forum & Awards Pave Future for Greek Tourism

With over 250 participants, this year’s Hospitality Forum & Awards, organized last month by Ethos Media events and Hrima magazine, laid the groundwork for tourism to work as a driver of economic growth by indicating funding solutions.

Kountoura Outlines Greek Tourism Policy

During her speech at the Economist conference in Athens, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura listed the main objectives of the government's tourism policy and said that the main target is to extend the season.

Tedious Visa Procedures Sends Turkish Travelers Away From Greece

Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Prefect Giorgos Pavlidis recently stated that thousands of tourists are being turned away due to the time-consuming procedure, which is leading to a loss in revenue and business.

Video: Minister Kountoura Informs Tourists on New Special Problem-solving Tourism Team in Greece

In a televised message to tourists in Greece, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura informs that the Tourism Ministry has launched a special team to address any possible problems related to tourism.

Greece’s Tourism Season is Progressing Steadily, Minister Tells Int’l Media

The tourism season in Greece is progressing steadily and without any problems, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has informed international audiences through interviews to foreign media outlets.

Greek Minister Kountoura Talks Tourism With Al Jazeera

Greece's tourism industry continues to prove its resilience and sees visitor numbers rising compared to last year, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura informed the Al Jazeera television network.

Minister Kountoura Spreads the Word: Summer Now in Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is spreading the word to the world with interviews in international media, including Bloomberg and Russia-24, and invites holidaymakers to summer down in Greece.

GNTO Campaign ‘Welcomes All to Greece’

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is extending a warm welcome to incoming travelers with its latest campaign running at airports and ports across the country: 'Welcome to Greece'

Minister Kountoura Meets Up with Crete Tourism Authorities

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with regional authorities and local sector professionals on the island of Crete, during her visit there this week, where she discussed investment, infrastructure, development and improvements and promotion of the tourist product.

Alternate Tourism Minister Welcomes Chinese Media Tour to Athens

A media tour of China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency entitled “Chinese Dream, Silk Road Dream”, which aims to spread awareness of China’s friendly policies towards other countries, made a stop in Athens, Greece.

Singer Alkistis Protopsalti Assumes Duties of Greek Interim Alternate Tourism Minister

Greece’s interim Alternate Tourism Minister Alkistis Protopsalti took over her new post from Elena Kountoura during the Tourism Ministry handover ceremony held on Friday evening in Athens.

New Greek Government Announced, Tourism Posts Unchanged

Following the parliamentary elections in Greece on September 20 that were marked by the victory of Syriza, the new cabinet and changes to the composition of ministries were announced late Tuesday.

Greek Tourism Portfolio Once Again Handed Over to Elena Kountoura

Greece’s Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura took over her post from interim minister Alkistis Protopsalti during the Tourism Ministry handover ceremony held on Wednesday in Athens.

Greece Marks World Tourism Day 2015

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Greek key tourism figures give their messages to mark the contribution of the sector to Greece's economy.

Greece Strengthens Ties with French Market at B2B Expo in Paris

Greece's Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was recently in France and attended the country's leading international B2B tourism exhibition IFTM Top Resa 2015 to strengthen Greek-French relations and build partnerships for the launch of new agreements.

ABTA: British Travellers Love Greece

Greece is a traditionally popular destination for British travelers, according to the chairman of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Noel Josephides.

Peloponnese, Greece, Successfully Hosts ABTA 2015 Travel Convention

Over 500 key players of the UK travel industry forged new relationships with the Peloponnese during the highly successful ABTA 2015 Travel Convention that took place at luxury resort Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese during October 12-14.