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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.

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.

Mykonos Launches E-contest Seeking Island Promotion Agent

The Municipality of Mykonos has launched an international open competition for the implementation of a 12-month promotional strategy of the Greek island.

GNTO Campaign Promotes Greece via Russia, India Media

Greek destinations will be showcased on Russian and Indian media, as part of efforts of the GNTO to promote Greece to more markets abroad.

Heineken Champions Voyage Winners to Watch UEFA Final While on Cruise to Mykonos

Winners of the Heineken Champions Voyage challenge will have the opportunity to watch the UEFA Champions League final on June 3 while sailing to Mykonos.

Top US-Greece Networking Event to Promote Tourism Announced

The US-Greek 6th Ultimate Tourism Business Networking Event has been scheduled for the end of 2017, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism has announced.

GNTO, Tourism Ministry Reach Out to South Korean Market with Fam Trips

As part of its ongoing strategy to expand into new markets, the tourism ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently arranged a series of fam trips and meetings with journalists from South Korea.

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.

Greek Short ‘Delos 2015’ Clinches Silver at Baku Tourism Film Fest

A Greek film featuring George Corraface won the silver prize at the Baku International Tourism Film Festival (BITFF) which took place in the Azerbaijani capital last week.

GNTO Gets the Word Out About Greece with Fam, Press Trips

Summer in Greece has taken off at full speed and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is doing everything to bring in more visitors with a series of initiatives including fam and press trips as well as on-the-spot filming of Greek destinations.

AFEA Treats Russian MICE Agents to Athens’ Best

Promoting Athens as a major Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE) destination was at the center of an April fam trip for Russian agencies organized by Athens-based AFEA Travel and Congress Services.

Minister Kountoura Attends ATM 2016, Promotes Greek Tourism in UAE

Minister Elena Kountoura met with United Arab Emirates (UAE) government officials, tourism sector professionals and entrepreneurs at the recent Arabian Travel Market 2016 to gauge investment interest as well as discuss ways to boost tourism flow to Greece.

S. Aegean Region Tourism Plan Launch on Jan. 26

The South Aegean Region has placed Rhodes at the forefront of its 2016 tourism strategy due to its central role as a major tourist hotspot and as one of the region’s best performing destinations.

Halkidiki Promo Efforts in Milan Ahead of Aristotle Year

Paving the way ahead of “2016 - The Year of Aristotle”, the Central Macedonia Region in collaboration with the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) organized a special event in Milan spotlighting the Greek philosopher as well as Alexander the Great.

Tie the Knot… Underwater… on Greek Isle Alonissos

The Alonissos tourism committee announced that partners-to-be can now say “I do” underwater surrounded by friendly fish and even friendlier turquoise waters.

GNTO Germany Builds Up Greece as All-Season Destination

As part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourism season and promote Greece as an all-year destination, the Germany branch of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) presented “Greece - A Journey through the Four Seasons” during a recent event organized by German tour...

Greece ‘All Over’ Finland with ‘Ellada Pantou’ Fest

The 1st “Ellada Pantou” Festival, to take place in Helsinki, Finland, on October 23-24, aims to bring together diaspora Greeks through cooperative initiatives in efforts to better promote the country and its products abroad.

Greece Set to Dazzle at MATKA Nordic Travel Fair

Greece is ready to steal the show at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair to take place in Helsinki on January 21-24, 2016 with North Events’ “Kalimera Kreikka” stand featuring a large number of Greek hotels and destinations.

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 Region Boosts International Presence with New Tourism Promo

In ongoing efforts to promote the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, as a primary tourism destination, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) launched its latest campaign last week titled “Halkidiki, MIRAGE in the Med”. A comprehensive international campaign, “MIRAGE in...
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