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Syros Accommodation Body Launches Action Plan

The association representing accommodation facilities on Syros recently presented a new three-year action plan for 2017 in efforts to boost incoming tourism to the island and strengthen the local economy.

Survey: Travelers Give Greece Thumbs Up

Travelers to Greece are giving the country thumbs up in terms of overall tourism experience and quality, according to a survey conducted by QED Market Research.

Greece Shines at 2nd Grecka Panorama Poland

Greek sunshine spread across Poland last week during the 2nd Grecka Panorama which attracted more than 7,000 visitors and over 600 B2B meetings between Greek producers and Polish buyers.

Arabs Introduced to Greece Tourism Investment Opportunities

Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) Secretary General Dimitris Tryfonopoulos invited Arab entrepreneurs to invest in Greek tourism during the 5th Arab-Hellenic Economic Forum held in Athens.

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.

Secrets of Attica Region Revealed at WTM London 2016

As part of its ongoing tourism campaign and in efforts to stimulate the interest of the UK market, the Attica Region showcased its vast array of offerings at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM), which took place in London earlier this month.

Thessaloniki Wins Over Brits at WTM London 2016

All the more British tourists are seeking to visit Thessaloniki for its “city break” offerings including cultural, nightlife and culinary options, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Palates Warming Up for 1st Santorini Int’l Wine Tourism Congress

Lovers (and experts) of the vine will meet on the Greek island of Santorini on October 14-16 for the 1st International Wine Tourism Congress (IMIC 2016) to be hosted at the Petros M Nomikos Conference Center in Firostefani.

Greece Survival Challenge on Alimia Kicks Off

A survival challenge to take place on the uninhabited Dodecanese islet of Alimia, between Rhodes and Halki, kicks off on Thursday as 20 daring travelers try their luck and skills for 10 days.

Greece’s Last-minute Call to Tourists via #nowisthetime Promo

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is sending out a last-minute call to travelers and holidaymakers to visit Greece while the summer is still here through its “Now is the Time” online campaign and contest.

Mediterranean Panorama & Stockholm Travel Week to Promote Greece in Scandinavia

The organizers of the successful Grekland Panorama - which has been promoting Greece to the Scandinavian market in the past years - are taking the event to the next level by incorporating other Mediterranean destinations and re-naming it into “Mediterranean Panorama”.

GNTO Promotes Greece Across the Globe, Now on Travel Channel

US explorer Josh Gates adds Greece to his long list of adventures with his TV series “Expedition Unknown” set to feature the Minoan Civilization and the secrets of its demise on the Travel Channel this coming fall.

Kountoura: World Still Has Confidence in Greece, Tourism Figures on the Rise

With the tourism season ready to take off, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expressed her optimism during the recent 24th annual general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), adding that she expects a record year and sees international interest in Greece...

Athens Meet to Explore Russia-Greece Cooperation in Tourism

Ways to work together in tourism will top the agenda of the "Russia-Greece: Prospects for Cooperation in Tourism” conference which kicks off on May 10 in Athens.

GNTO Roadshows Bring Greece Tourism to 10 German Cities

German tour operators had the chance to learn more about Greece’s travel offerings during the Greek National Tourism Organization’s “Roadshows” series which was recently held in 10 cities across Germany.

Ethos, Thessaloniki Int’l Fair Team Up for Greek Hospitality Awards 2016

The deadline for nominations in the Greek Hospitality Awards 2016 has been extended to April 1, with the Ethos Events and the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)-HELEXPO teaming up for the event to be held on April 22 at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center in Athens.

Grekland Panorama Gains Ground for Greece in Sweden

Held on February 12-14 at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, the 3rd Grekland Panorama Med Cypern generated a positive wave of publicity for Greece.

Mt Athos Area Promo Plan Takes Center Stage at Turkey’s EMITT

The Halkidiki region, its tourism offerings and options were presented during the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT held in Istanbul, Turkey, last week.

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.

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.