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Greece’s New Tourism Campaign to Focus on New Markets, Affluent Travelers

Greece's new tourism strategy for 2020 will focus on new markets and affluent travelers, according to GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis.

Minister Theoharis to Promote Greece in Paris

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will promote Greece at France’s international travel and tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa 2019 in Paris.

Greece Targets 50-plus Dutch Travelers

Aiming to attract 50-plus Dutch travelers to Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization took part in The Netherlands' “50PlusBeurs 2019” tourism expo.

GNTO Promotes Samothrace Island to Romanian Travelers

Journalists of leading Romanian magazines, such as National Geographic Traveler, visited Samothrace, as part of a press trip organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Samos Island a Magnet for Dutch Travelers

Dutch travelers are opting for Samos this year, as tourism flows to the eastern Aegean island have significantly increased during the past five months.

GNTO Sees Boost in Arrivals and Early Bookings from Russia to Greece

Autumn arrivals from Russia to Greece are on the rise compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

GNTO Spreads the Word about Greece’s Alternative Tourism at TourNatur 2019

Greece’s year-round alternative tourism products were presented at Germany’s TourNatur 2019 expo by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

GNTO Head Gerekou Ready for New Era in Greek Tourism

The Greek National Tourism Organization has entered a “new era” and will support tourism startups, innovation and new ideas, says GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

Mykonos Crowned Best LGBTQ+ Destination for 2019

The Greek island of Mykonos was recently named best Star LGBTQ+ Destination and received the first prize at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2019.

Halkidiki Targets Dutch Tourism Market

Halkidiki’s tourism offerings were recently presented to Dutch tour operators in the cities of Amsterdam and Almere in The Netherlands.

Athens Hosts Int’l Workshop with Space, Aviation Experts

Athens is currently hosting more than 100 aviation and space experts, who attend the 24th International Workshop on Radiation Monitoring on International Space Station (WRMISS).

GNTO Chief Sets Priorities for Greek Tourism

Modern sustainability practices are included in the Greek National Tourism Organization's (GNTO) plans to boost the country's tourism.

GNTO Promotes Halkidiki to Leading Polish Tour Operators

The Greek National Tourism Organization presented Halkidiki’s tourism offerings to 30 leading Polish tour operators, during an event recently held in the city of Lodz.

GNTO Announces New Board of Directors

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its new Board of Directors, which is headed by President Angela Gerekou.

New Secretary General of Greek National Tourism Organization Appointed

Dimitris Fragakis has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

‘Corrective Action’ for Greek Tourism Comes First, Says Minister

The Greek Tourism Ministry will focus on reaching out to last-minute bookers, with additional efforts aimed at speeding up visa procedures.

Minister Takes Action in Three Key Areas for Greece’s Tourism

Three areas in Greek tourism will be seeing changes in the immediate future, according to Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis.

Angela Gerekou Appointed New President of the Greek National Tourism Organization

Angela Gerekou has been appointed as the new president of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), according to an announcement by the Tourism Ministry.

Greece Selected as Filming Location for Chinese Travel Show

The Greek islands of Santorini and Kefallonia were selected as locations for the filming of two episodes of the popular Chinese travel TV show, “Slow life: Feel the world”.