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‘Tourism can be the Doctor of Greek Economy’ this Year, Says Minister

Targeted and efficient use of EU funds are key to restoring tourism to Greece post-Covid-19, which will in turn bolster the economy, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

GNTO Chief: Greece Aiming for Sustainable Tourism Growth

The strategy for the tourism development and promotion of Greece in the post-Covid-19 era was presented at the ITB Berlin NOW 2021 virtual expo.

Greece Aiming for Luxury Tourism with Six Key Actions  

The Greek Tourism Ministry is focusing on six actions to develop Greece's luxury tourism offer and attract higher income visitors to the country.

Greek Growth Strategy: Proactive Actions Needed to Bolster Tourism Sector

A number of proactive actions to support Greek tourism are included in a roadmap for Greece's recovery, proposed by a committee chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Greek Government Sets Goals for Tourism in 2020

The priorities for Greek tourism in 2020 were set by Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Safety is Greece’s Top Tourism Advantage, Says Greek Chambers Chief

Safety is the most strongest tourism advantage that Greece has compared to other East Med destinations, says UHC President Konstantinos Mihalos.

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.

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.

Kountoura Sees Great Potential for Thessaly Region via Tourism

Offering fresh experiences and attracting investments are key to making Thessaly a year-round sustainable destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said.

Ministry Works with Regions to Give Greece a Unified Tourism Identity

The Tourism Ministry is looking to link its strategy with the policies of each of the country's regions to give Greece a unified tourism identity.

Greece Participates in Ethics and Tourism Meet in Poland

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Yiorgos Tziallas attended the 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, which took place in Poland.

Tourism Minister Kountoura Tours Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently visited Alexandroupolis, the island of Thassos and Kavala, where she met with local authorities and tourism professionals.

Tourism Minister Says Greece Attracting High Income Travelers

The tourism ministry is aiming to capitalize on Greece's good performance in 2016 by extending the tourism season and attracting higher income tourists.

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 Focuses on Religious Tourism, Explores Cooperation with Russia

The development of religious and pilgrimage tourism is factored as a priority in Greece's tourism strategy, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while opening the Greek-Russian Religious and Pilgrimage Tourism Conference in Lagonissi on Friday.

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.