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Greece to Launch New Actions to Attract More Polish Tourists

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura announced plans to launch new actions and initiatives in 2019 to attract more Polish tourists to Greece.

Greece and Moldova Seek Ways to Boost Tourism Cooperation

Greece will explore ways to boost bilateral tourism cooperation with Moldova during the 3rd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in Chisinau.

Minister Kountoura and AHEPA Discuss a Closer Cooperation for Greek Tourism

The launch of new actions to promote Greece to the US was discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and a delegation from the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA).

Kountoura Discusses Tourism Promotion of Hydra with Island’s Mayor

Ways of further promoting Hydra as a destination to foreign markets were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the island’s mayor, Georgios Koukoudakis.

Greece Attracts Foreign TV Productions

Television crews from South Africa and Italy are expected to visit Greece in September to film in popular tourism locations such as the Ionian islands.

Kountoura Talks Tourism with Chinese Entrepreneurs

The investment opportunities of the Greek tourism market were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Chinese entrepreneurs in Athens.

Kountoura Discusses Ways to Connect Tourism and Retail

Ways of strengthening the link between tourism and retail were recently discussed during a meeting between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and ESEE President Vasilis Korkidis.

Greek PM Announces Government Reshuffle

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced a cabinet reshuffle, keeping key members of the government in place while adding 13 new faces.

Greek Commerce Body Seeks Cooperation with Tourism Ministry

Greek commerce body ESEE is calling for the support of the tourism ministry in order to strengthen the link between tourism and retail with joint initiatives.

‘Japan Week’ Festival Coming to Athens in 2019

Athens will host the Japan Week festival in November 2019, giving residents and visitors the chance to learn about the tradition and culture of Japan.

Russia Demand for Greece Travel Packages on the Rise

Sales for holiday packages to Greece are on the rise in Russia, with tour operators there expecting a plus 5 percent increase this year.

Greece Announces New Framework to Regulate Agrotourism Businesses

The terms and conditions for the regulated operation of agrotourism enterprises in Greece have been laid out in a special framework.

Cyprus Hoteliers Donate €100,000 to Attica Fire Relief Efforts

The Cyprus Hotel Association has announced that it will donate 100,000 euros to aid those affected by the wildfire that took place in eastern Attica.

UNWTO Encourages Travelers to Visit Greece

Aiming to support Greece following the devastating wildfires in the Attica region, the UNWTO is encouraging travelers to visit the country.

Athens is a Protagonist in Greece’s Tourism Development, Says Minister

With a continuous record of arrivals, Athens is among the protagonists of Greece's tourism development, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Tourism Ministry Seeks Ways to Attract Korean Travelers

Ways of strengthening the bilateral tourism cooperation of Greece and Korea were recently discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Korean Ambassador in Athens Soosuk Lim.

Tourism Investments in Greece Expected to Increase in 2018

Greece is expected to see investment activity increase in the tourism sector this year, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Austrian Seniors Choose Greece for Holidays

All the more Austrian seniors are choosing Greek destinations for their holidays with two retiree groups having already booked for the 2019-2020 period.

Minister Calls on Moscovici to Include Greek Tourism in EU Budget Planning

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici to include Greek tourism in the planning of the EU budget beyond 2020.