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Joint actions to attract international film producers in Greece

Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni and Minister of Culture and Sports Kostas Tasoulas have agreed upon a series of joint actions to attract international film and television producers in Greece
Posted On 08 Sep 2014
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Tastes of Halkidiki take the Spotlight at the Acropolis Museum

In efforts to promote local products and introduce the region as a gastronomy destination, Halkidiki authorities are organizing “Halkidikis Gefseis” (Tastes of Halkidiki) on Thursday 11 December at the Acropolis Museum restaurant in Athens.

Halkidiki Flavors Take Center Stage at the Acropolis Museum

In efforts to promote local products and introduce the region as a prime gastronomy destination, Halkidiki authorities organized “Halkidikis Gefseis” (Tastes of Halkidiki) recently at the Acropolis Museum restaurant in Athens.

Dollar-Euro Exchange Rate Key to More Tourists from US

The number of American tourists opting to visit Greece this year is expected to rise in large part due to the appreciation of the US dollar against the euro, tourism experts said during the 2015 New York Times Travel Show this weekend.

Sweden Goes Greek This Week @ 2nd Grekland Panorama

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.

Greece is the Word in Sweden After Grekland Panorama Steals the Show

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings took Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when some 11,000 visitors flocked to the 2nd Grekland Panorama, which took place at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, making it one of the largest tourism expos...

CNBC Says Greece is the Word This Summer

Despite ongoing media reports focusing on Greece’s tightrope-styled political undertakings, American TV news channel CNBC focused instead last week on Greece as an ideal holiday destination in great part due to the friendlier exchange rate.

Culture, Tourism Ministries Join Forces to Promote Greece

Ensuring the most effective and far-reaching promotion of Greece’s cultural heritage was at the center of a meeting between Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her counterpart at the Culture Ministry Nikos Xydakis.

Sector Authorities Take Action to Safeguard Greek Tourism

In a letter to Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura earlier this week, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on relevant ministries and sector professionals to work together to ensure that the tourism market continues to remain operational.

S. Aegean Region, SETE Work Together to Revitalize Greek Tourism

Launching a re-imaging campaign to handle last-minute cancellations and regain lost ground resulting from Greece’s tedious negotiation efforts are the priorities of the recently announced collaboration between the South Aegean Region and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Sea Turtle NGO MEDASSET ‘Swears to Care for Clean Seas’

In efforts to safeguard Mediterranean marine and coastal habitats of the sea turtle, non-profit organization MEDASSET is launching its “Clean Seas: Swear to Care” campaign, inviting visitors and residents to respect the environment and take action to keep Greece’s beaches...

GNTO Campaign ‘Welcomes All to Greece’

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is extending a warm welcome to incoming travelers with its latest campaign running at airports and ports across the country: 'Welcome to Greece'

Halkidiki Offerings on Show in Milan, Make the News in China

As part of its aggressive promotional strategy to get the word out, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization organized a familiarization event last month at the Expo 2015 in Milan.

UCLA Students Gain Insight into Greek Tourism

As part of its ongoing awareness-raising activities with regards to Greece’s tourism potential and the impact of recent developments, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) held a meeting with 43 UCLA students earlier this month.

Greece’s ‘Green Key’ Eco-Label Hotels to Feature at 3rd Grekland Panorama

Eco-friendly “Green Key” certified hotels will take center stage at this year’s Panorama Greece exhibitions in Poland this December, and in Sweden in February.

‘Panorama Greece’ Organizers Launch Info Event on Crete, More Planned

Grekland Panorama organizers are visiting the island of Crete, as their first stop in a series of destination events aiming to inform local tourism professionals about the Polish and Swedish markets, where this year’s “Panorama Greece” exhibitions will take place.

GNTO, Ministry, Regions Meet to Lay out Tourism Plan

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and 13 regional authorities met with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to discuss the actions to be taken for the effective promotion of Greek tourism in 2016.

Poland Gets a Taste of Greek Tourism at ‘Grecka Panorama’

Greece’s tourism offerings took central stage in Poland last week during the 1st Grecka Panorama-CYPR travel fair held at Warsaw’s Torwar Arena.

Greek Islet Alimia to Host Survival Challenge

The uninhabited Dodecanese islet of Alimia, situated between Rhodes and Halki, will host 20 daring travelers wishing to try their luck and skills in “The Island” travel concept game to kick off in October.

Attica Region 5-year Tourism Promo Plan Takes Off

Promoting the wider Attica region as an ideal short break destination as well as bringing to the fore the unknown side of life on the outskirts of Athens and across the region, are among the priorities set by the Attica Region in its tourism promotion strategy for the next five years.