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Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.
George Patoulis, Governor of Attica Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: George Patoulis, Governor of Attica Region

Attica Region Governor George Patoulis highlights his plans to promote Attica as an all year round destination and share the region’s eternal charm with the world.

Greek Thermal Medicine Meet Explores Ways to Tap into Hot Spring Tourism

The significant potential of Greece’s thermal springs as part of a wider wellness tourism product was highlighted at the 5th Conference of Thermal Medicine in Kamena Vourla.

Attica’s ‘City Break’ Side Promoted to Russian Tour Operators

Attica’s tourism offerings and city break options were introduced to leading Russian tour operators in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Athens Marathon: A Celebration of Sports, Culture, Tourism

The 37th Athens Marathon will take place in the Greek capital during November 9-10 and once again will promote Greece's sports ideals, culture and tourism.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.

Important Personalities Honored for Spreading the Word on Greek Health Tourism

Personalities from Greece and abroad, who have contributed to the promotion of Greek health tourism, were honored by Ithaki Mayor Dionysis Stanitsas.

China Seeks Assisted Reproduction Knowhow from Greece

China has requested Greek know-how in assisted reproduction (AR) and reproductive medicine in efforts to boost declining birth rates after introducing the two-child policy in 2016.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

Mykonos Mayor Sues Minister, Calls for More Police in Summer

Mykonos Mayor Konstantinos Koukas has pressed charges against former alternate public order minister Nikos Toscas and the head of Greek Police for failing to ensure order on the island.

KEDE Proposes Creation of ‘Hippocrates Cluster’ to Boost Health Tourism in Greece

KEDE President George Patoulis has proposed the creation of a cluster to boost health travel services and attract more medical and wellness tourists to Greece.

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

Elitour Unites Greek Doctors to Establish Greece as Ideal Medical Tourism Destination

Elitour is uniting Greek doctors from all over the world in its aim to establish Greece as a tourism destination offering the best medical, health and wellness services.

IMTJ Summit to Bring Key Medical Tourism Decision Makers to Athens

Key decision makers involved in the medical tourism market will attend the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 between May 21 and 24 in Athens.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

Greece Needs National Strategy to Develop Medical Tourism

Ways of developing medical tourism in Greece were discussed during a conference titled “Health Tourism and Local Authority”, which was recently held in Athens.

Conference to Focus on Health Tourism Benefits for Greek Local Authorities

The benefits of health tourism for Greek local authorities will be focused on during a conference on January 8 in Athens.

Greece Still Needs Actions to Achieve Medical Tourism Growth

Greek experts, academics and authorities explored ways to tap into the growing health tourism market, during the Greek Tourism Expo recently held in Athens.
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