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Peloponnese Tourism Organization Boosts its Promotional Actions

The Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) is boosting its promotional activities in Greece and abroad for 2019, aiming to attract more high-income travelers.

Greece is an Attractive Investment Opportunity in Med and Europe, Says Minister

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invites Greek and foreign investors to take advantage of the new prospects and invest in Greek tourism.

UNWTO Looking to Help Greece Attract More Tourism Investments

Greece and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have decided to join forces and attract more tourism investments to the country.

SETE ‘Thinks Different’ and Spreads the Word on Importance of Technology for Greek Tourism

Greece needs to move quickly to respond to the new challenges of the digital revolution, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece Teams Up with PATA to Attract More Tourists from Asian Markets

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will work more closely to strengthen Greece's presence in Asian tourist markets.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated Greece’s first theme park and museum in Thessaloniki, which is dedicated to Greek mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules.

Greece Keen on Developing Tourism Along the Silk Road

Collective action is essential for the idea of Silk Road Tourism to soon become a reality, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

UNWTO Says Greece a Showcase for its Tourism Success

UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili referred to Greece's tourism strategy as an example for other countries to follow.

National Hellenic Society Awards Kountoura for Greece-US Tourism Ties

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was awarded by the National Hellenic Society on occasion of its annual Heritage Weekend & Classic held in Las Vegas.

Attica Presented as Multidimensional Destination to French Market

In efforts to attract French city break travelers, the Attica Region promoted its multidimensional tourism products at a workshop during the IFTM Top Resa 2018 exhibition in Paris.

Greece Earned €35 Billion from Travel and Tourism in 2017, Says WTTC

Travel and tourism in 2017 contributed a total of 19.7% to Greece's GDP and amounted to 35 billion euros generated in the Greek economy, according to WTTC data.

Greece and OECD to Strengthen Cooperation in Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have agreed to strengthen cooperation in terms of know-how and best practices.

Greece Ready to Host UNWTO Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism – October 10-12

Thessaloniki, Greece, in October will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, a high level event attended by over 25 Silk Road countries.

Seoul-Athens Direct Air Link a Priority for Greece, Says Tourism Ministry

The South Korean government will support the efforts of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for the launch of a direct Athens-Seoul air link.

Kountoura in Talks for Greece Promotion in Seoul Cinema

Promoting Greece through cinema, music and fashion, was on the agenda of talks between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and officials in Seoul.

Greece’s Sustainable Tourism Practices Presented at 7th UNWTO Global Summit

Greece's practices for the sustainable development of its destinations were presented during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul.

Greek Tourism Minister Looks to Establish Athens–Seoul Direct Air Link

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her South Korean counterpart discussed the establishment of a direct air link between Athens and Soul.

Greek Hoteliers Call on Minister to Address Vacation Rentals Law Omissions 

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) is calling on the government to re-examine the legal framework covering short-term vacation rentals.

Greece Presented to European Tourism Leaders by Minister Kountoura

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented Greece's tourism policy to over 150 European leaders in tourism, during the WTTC's first Europe Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal.

Greece Wins ‘Star Family Holidays Destination’ Title by Travel Bulletin

Greece has been announced as the “Star Family Holidays Destination” at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2018 held recently in London.