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Developing Military Tourism Next on Greece Agenda

As part of its tourist product expansion plan, Greece has announced plans to develop military and war tourism.

Upskilling in Tourism can Help Greece Meet post-Covid Demands

Upskilling Greece's tourism workforce to meet new demands is key to restarting tourism activity in 2021, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece’s New Deputy Tourism Minister Pledges Action

Greece's new Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki pledged to make every effort so that the government's vision for special forms of tourism is materialized.

Sofia Zacharaki Steps in as Greece’s New Deputy Tourism Minister

Sofia Zacharaki has been appointed Greece's deputy minister responsible for tourism education and special forms of tourism.

Greece Lays Out Qualifications for Tour Leader Professionals

The Greek Tourism Ministry has laid out specific terms and conditions for the tour leader profession in Greece.

UK Tour Operators Want Support to Restart Tourism to Greece

Specialist tour operators working out of the UK are calling on Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis to support their efforts to rekindle travel to Greece.

Greece Looking to Boost Sea Tourism on Kos, Patmos and Astypalea

Greece is looking to develop yachting, diving and cruise tourism on the islands of Kos, Patmos and Astypalea.

Ministry Aims to Develop Karpathos into Exclusive Tourism Destination

The Greek Tourism Ministry has presented a plan for the development of alternative tourism on the island of Karpathos in the Dodecanese.

Ministry to Set Up Steering Committee for Greece’s Strategic Tourism Plan

The Greek Tourism Ministry will set up a steering committee to oversee the actions of Greece's upcoming strategic tourism plan.

Greek Tourism Counting on Secure Digital Environment

Greece's tourism sector is counting on secure digital infrastructure for safe online transactions after legislation is enforced, Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas said.

Urban Renewal Programs Can Boost Athens’ Tourism, Says Deputy Minister

Urban renewal programs are key to transforming Attica into a vibrant urban center appealing to both residents and travelers, says Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Ministry Begins Dialogue on Airbnb Rentals in Greece

Greece's Tourism Ministry has begun a dialogue with the Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) regarding legal issues that surround Airbnb-style rentals in the country.

Greek Tourism Ministry: Guidelines for Tourists in Case of an Earthquake

The Tourism Ministry has released advice for tourists in Greece on what to do in the case of an earthquake in the country.

Athens’ Psyrri Quarter Evolving into Airbnb Neighborhood

The once buzzing Athens neighborhood of Psyrri is coming back to life as more and more buyers invest in short-term rentals, boutique hotels and accommodation facilities.

Home Sharing Breathes Life into Underdeveloped Athens Neighborhoods

The growing Airbnb phenomenon in Greece is now penetrating underdeveloped neighborhoods in Athens, breathing life and creating new conditions of safety and business activity.

Greek Authorities Pull in Tax-dodging Airbnb Proprietors

Tax authorities in Greece have reeled in 38 Airbnb owners, who failed to declare some 23,222 euros in earnings from home-sharing practices in 2018.

Pre-bookings by Belgian Travelers for Greece Up in 2019

The number of Belgian holidaymakers booking in advance for Greece is on the rise, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Less Red Tape to Propel Greek Sea Tourism, Says Kountoura

Enacting laws which will facilitate licensing procedures and cut red tape will allow for the development of marina infrastructure in Greece, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

SETE Chief: Regulation Vital for Short-term Rental Market in Greece

Regulation of the short-term rental market in Greece is key to maintaining balance in the tourism sector, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Q&A on Short-term Leasing in Greece

Questions and Answers (Q&A) for property owners interested in leasing their homes for short-term accommodation purposes via online sharing platforms, such as Airbnb.