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GNTO Promotes Greece at ‘Travel Bulletin Showcases’ Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this May and June will take part in the "Travel Bulletin Showcases" events to promote Greece in the UK market.

Greece Top Pick for Polish Travelers in 2019

Greece is the first choice of travel for Polish nationals in 2019 continuing last year’s momentum which saw more than 1 million visitors from Poland.

Austrian Travelers Set Sights on Greece this Summer

Greece appears to be at the top of Austrian travelers’ bucket lists this year, according to data on outbound flights presented by airport authorities from Graz, Linz and Salzburg.

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.

Polish Demand for Greece on the Rise, More to Come in 2019

Greece welcomed 960,000 visitors from Poland during the January-September 2018 period, remaining at the top of the Polish market.

GNTO Supports Int’l Conferences, Sports Tourism Events in October

The Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) has announced a series of events set under its auspices, within the framework of Greece's tourism promotion strategy.

Philoxenia to Host Western Greece as Honored Region

The Region of Western Greece will be the honored guest at the 34th Philoxenia set to run on November 9-11, in Thessaloniki.

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.

GNTO Accelerates Greece Promo Drive with FAM Trips

The GNTO is continuing its promotion of Greece through a series of familiarization (FAM) trips organized for foreign journalists, bloggers and tour operators.

French Tourists’ ‘Love’ for Greece to Spur Traffic by 10-12%

Inbound travelers from France are set to rise this year by approximately 10-12 percent, according to data of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Named Second Favorite Cruise Destination in the World

Greece has been honored as the second Favorite Cruise Destination in the world at the Wave Awards 2018, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

ETC: European Destinations Break All Records, Greece Gains Ground

Greece in 2017 recorded a 10.3 percent increase in tourist arrivals compared to 2016, the ETC said.

Greece-Russia Year of Tourism: Regional Authorities Discuss Options

The Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 recently kicked off with a two-day forum held by Greek and Russian regional authorities in Moscow.

Halkidiki Gaining Ground in Dutch Travel Market

Halkidiki, northern Greece, is gaining ground in the Dutch travel market, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO).

Making Enotourism Happen: Greek-wineries.com Shows the Way 

A new site in English aiming to inform and guide travelers with a soft spot for the vine, lists 180 visitable wineries across Greece.

Greece Wins Over 800,000 Russian Tourists in 2017

More than 800,000 Russian tourists visited Greek destinations in 2017, according to data released by the Russian Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism).

Greece-Russia Year of Tourism Set for Action

Greek tourism ministry authorities met with their counterparts in Russia to finalize the details of the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Expos Bring the Crowds to Thessaloniki

The 33rd edition of the International Tourism Exhibition "Philoxenia", held in parallel with the Hotelia show, attracted more than 20,000 visitors to Thessaloniki.

Fraport Greece Aiming for Direct Flights from Asian, Arab Markets

Riding the momentum of growing tourist flows, Fraport Greece aims to boost direct flights from Asian and Arab markets to Thessaloniki airport.