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Greece Takes Presidency of UNWTO Commission for Europe

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) elected Greece as President of its Commission for Europe (CEU) for 2019-2021.

MR&H Forum Returns to Athens, Aims to Explore Greece’s Tourism Opportunities

Greece's dynamic tourism growth will take center stage at the MR&H Forum, scheduled to be held in Athens, during October 29-31.

Greece Shares Tourism Best Practices in Belgrade

Greece's best practices in tourism were presented by the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, George Tziallas, during the annual Adria Hotel Forum in Belgrade.

Greek Hotel Chamber Announces Tourism Startup Accelerator

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will launch a "Travel - Hospitality Accelerator", a first-of-its-kind program to accelerate tourism startups in Greece.

Tourism Minister Rings NYSE Bell at Special Wall Street Greece Day Event

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura rang the NYSE Closing Bell on Wall Street, on Tuesday, during the annual “Greek Day at NYSE” event.

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.

Tziallas Elected Vice Chair of OECD Tourism Committee

Greek General Secretary for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas was elected Vice Chairman of the OECD Tourism Committee for 2019.

Greek Ministry Bets on Sports Tourism for Exposure

Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas underlined the significance of sporting events for local communities and the economy during a conference recently held in Patra.

Greek Health Tourism Field Attracting Foreign Investment Activity

Foreign investment activity is being recorded in Greece's health tourism field, according to the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

Tziallas: Tourism Paving Way for Investment in Greece

The dynamic growth of tourism is stimulating investment activity in Greece, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

Greece Takes Part in World Travel & Tourism Council 2018 Global Summit

Greece, for the first time, attended the 2018 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit held recently in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Greece’s Winter Tourism Prospects Presented at UNWTO Congress

Greece's policy for winter tourism was presented to experts attending the UNWTO's 10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism.

Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities Presented in Zagreb

International investment funds, attending the Adria Hotel Forum in Zagreb, were informed on the promising opportunities available in the Greek tourism sector.

Tourism Ministry Promotes Greece at ‘boot Düsseldorf‘ Boat Show

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas presented Greece's potential in marine tourism at the 49th boot Düsseldorf show.

Western Greece Honored as ‘European Destination of Excellence’

The Region of Western Greece has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 accolade for its cultural offerings.

Greece Takes Part in Conference on Maritime Western Silk Road Opportunities

Actions to be carried out by Greece to promote the Silk Road as a means of linking Europe with China were recently presented at a conference in Venice.

Alternative Tourism Ventures in Greece Get EU Funding Go-ahead

Accessible tourism destinations, faith and hiking tourism are some of the projects which have received approval and are being implemented with EU funding.

Greek Gov’t to Seek Consultant for Spatial Planning Framework

The Greek environment and tourism ministries will soon be accepting applications from parties interested in drawing up a spatial planning strategy.

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

‘Russia – Greece Year of Tourism’ to Begin October 2017

The launch of joint actions and the promotion of new partnerships for the "Russia – Greece Year of Tourism 2017-2018" were discussed recently in Moscow.
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