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Mainland Greece Hoteliers Want Additional Aid Due to Covid-19

Hoteliers in mainland Greece and primarily in the north are calling on the government to provide additional support to ensure the operation of hotels impacted by Covid-19.

GNTO: Covid-19 an Opportunity to Move Towards Sustainable Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic could serve as a springboard to accelerate Greece’s transition to more sustainable tourism practices, GNTO President Angela Gerekou said.

GNTO Brings Greek Gastronomy into its Tourism Promo Plan

Greek and Cypriot gastronomy and products are set to take center stage in the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) communication strategy.

Greece’s New 1821 App Features Revolution Sites and Monuments

A new free app on landmarks and monuments related to the 1821 Greek War of Independence was launched by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO as part of this year’s bicentennial celebrations.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Municipality Aiming for UNESCO Status

The Lavreotiki Municipality will submit a file to the culture ministry in order to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list for its vast history and singular geology.

GNTO Stops Greece Promo Campaign Due to Covid-19

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is temporarily suspending its international promotional campaign of Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zakynthos’ Navagio Beach is in Greece, GNTO ‘Reminds’ German Tour Operator

The Navagio Beach on the island of Zakynthos is in Greece, the GNTO rectified, after a German tour operator erroneously depicted it as being in Turkey.

Naxos Looks to Attract Special Interest Travelers

The Municipality of Naxos and the Small Cyclades presented the islands' special interest tourism products during Milan's BIT 2020 tourism expo.

Greece Welcomes Rising Number of Dutch Travelers

The number of Dutch travelers choosing Greece for their holidays is rising as reflected by a 5% increase in pre-bookings for package travel with stronger preference for the Halkidiki peninsula.

GNTO, Mastercard Promote Greece in US and UK Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and MasterCard have joined forces to promote Greece as the ultimate travel destination to the US and UK markets.

‘Fun’ Greece at the Top of Dutch Travelers’ Wish List for 2020

Fun and entertainment are the top points in the mind of Dutch travelers when selecting Greece, with local tour operators expecting bookings to rise this year.

Greece Goes Viral in China with Chinese Superstar Dilraba

Greek destinations went viral in China through two episodes of “Slow Life: Feel the World” featuring Chinese megastar Dilraba Dilmurat.

Ministry Takes Action to Promote Halkidiki Tourism to Foreign Markets

The Tourism Ministry has announced measures aimed at promoting Halkidiki’s tourism offerings to its target markets.

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.