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Greece: Best Heritage Destination by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

Greece was named “Best Heritage Destination” at India’s Best Awards 2018, organized by the prestigious travel magazine Travel + Leisure India & South Asia.

CIFFT: Greece Tourism Film Tops Public Vote as ‘World’s Best’ for 2018

Over 7,000 votes from the public named the “Greece – A 365-day Destination” video as the winner of the CIFFT "People's Choice" Award World's Best Tourism Film 2018.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.

Santorini’s Caldera Yachting Wins ‘Best in Luxury’ Award at WTM London 2018

Caldera Yachting received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards, which was held at WTM London.

Record Number of Visitors Expected for Philoxenia and Hotelia Expos

The 34th Philoxenia and the Hotelia expos are ready to welcome a record number of visitors from 47 countries, during November 9-11, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Charalambos Karimalis, President GNTO

GNTO President Charalampos Karimalis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Konstantinos Tsegas, Secretary General GNTO

GNTO Secretary General Konstantinos Tsegas shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Greece Expecting Short-term Rental Tax Declarations Next Month

Property owners in Greece leasing homes for short-term accommodation purposes via online sharing platforms must submit rental statements by November 30.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

Visit Greece Website to ‘Speak’ 10 Languages

Visit Greece, the official tourism website for Greece, run by the GNTO, is undergoing a revamp and will be available in 10 languages.

36th Athens Marathon Breaks Participation Record – 55,000 People to Run in November

Some 55,000 runners will participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on November 11, compared to 51,000 participants in 2017.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated Greece’s first theme park and museum in Thessaloniki, which is dedicated to Greek mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules.

National Hellenic Society Awards Kountoura for Greece-US Tourism Ties

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was awarded by the National Hellenic Society on occasion of its annual Heritage Weekend & Classic held in Las Vegas.

‘Greek Tourism Workshop’ Events in Arab, Asian Markets in 2019

Aiming to attract more high income travelers to Greece, the Greek Tourism Workshop will hold events in the Asian and Arab markets in 2019.

Attica Presented as Multidimensional Destination to French Market

In efforts to attract French city break travelers, the Attica Region promoted its multidimensional tourism products at a workshop during the IFTM Top Resa 2018 exhibition in Paris.

Greece Promotes Cruise Travel, New Destinations at Seatrade Cruise Med 2018

Aiming to strengthen cruise travel to Greece, Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas participated in the 12th Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.

Corfu Considered as Filming Location for Foreign ‘Survivor’-like Reality Show

The Greek island of Corfu is among the candidate filming locations for the South African "Survivor"-like reality TV show “Tropika Island of Treasure”.

Greece Wins ‘Star Family Holidays Destination’ Title by Travel Bulletin

Greece has been announced as the “Star Family Holidays Destination” at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2018 held recently in London.

Australian TV Show ‘My Greek Odyssey’ Travels to Milos, Serifos 

The Greek islands of Milos and Serifos will be featured in the second series of Australian TV show “My Greek Odyssey”, which is broadcast by a number of TV networks in Greece and abroad.