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GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

GNTO and CNT Promote Greece to Luxury Holidaymakers in the UK

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) on July 1 will hold a special event in London to promote Greece to UK luxury holidaymakers.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Greece Stars in Travel TV Shows in France and Estonia

Popular travel TV shows in France and Estonia are shining the spotlight on the beauties and tourism offerings of central and northern Greece.

Santorini Named Best Island in Europe by ‘Global Traveler’ Readers

Santorini has been voted “Best Island in Europe” by the readers of US monthly travel magazine Global Traveler.

Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

ASTA Event Introduces US Travel Agents to South Aegean Islands

Aiming to increase tourism flows from the US to destinations in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades, the South Aegean Region recently hosted the ASTA International Showcase event on Rhodes.

GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Peloponnese to Host ‘Oceanman Greece’ Open Water Swimming Competition

Oitylo village in the area of Mani, in the Peloponnese, during June 29-30, will host the Oceanman Greece - Oitylo Bay 2019 open water swimming competition.

Chinese Travelers Stimulating Greece’s Tax Free Market

Chinese travelers account for more than 40 percent of all 2018 tax free sales in Greece, according to findings released by solutions firm Global Blue.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

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 Welcomes Italian Journalists, Bloggers

Italian journalists and bloggers are taking part in a press trip, organized by the GNTO, to explore Greece's tourism offerings.

Kountoura Agrees to Back Syros Tourism, Revival of Nautical Week

Increasing incoming tourism to Syros, as well as reviving its "Nautical Week" were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and island officials.

Digital Transformation of Greek Tourism on Show at ITB Berlin

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the ministry’s actions aimed at keeping ahead of the changing business and market requirements in the digital era, at the ITB Berlin 2019.

Greek Tourism Ministry, GNTO Support Rhodes Marathon

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are supporting the 6th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon that will take place on Rhodes in April.

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries

More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, on April 14, will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia to participate in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 sports event.

Greece Named Best Destination at UK’s Wave Awards 2019

Greece received the "Best Destination (Port or Country)" title at the Wave Awards 2019, which is considered the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.

Novotel Athens Honored for ‘Le Club AccorHotels Loyalty’ Program

The Novotel Athens hotel has been honored with a silver award for its Le Club AccorHotels Loyalty program at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.