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GNTO Offices Abroad Offer Covid-19 Protection Info and Greece Updates

Greece's GNTO services abroad are keeping up to date with the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and collecting relevant information from source tourism markets.

GNTO’s Visitgreece Provides Info and Advice on Covid-19

The GNTO has launched a special section on its "Visitgreece" website informing the public on the measures applied in Greece to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Polish Market Meets Psiloritis Natural Park on Crete

Aiming to promote Crete's alternative tourism options, the GNTO held a fam trip to the Psiloritis Natural Park for Polish tour operators and journalists.

Greece Looks to Attract Special Interest Dutch Tourists

Greece’s special forms of tourism were presented to Dutch professionals and holidaymakers during the Fiets en Wandelbeurs 2020 travel fair in The Netherlands.

GNTO Supports Open Water Sports Tourism Events Promoting Greek Islands

Aiming to promote Greece’s islands as leading sports tourism destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will support three major water sport competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.

Danish Travelers are Going to Greece this Year

The interest of Danish travelers to visit Greece in 2020 is growing strong, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Germany and Austria Meet Rethymno Carnival in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is holding press trips to Crete, looking to promote the carnival celebrations of Rethymno to Germany and Austria.

Zakynthos’ Navagio Beach is in Greece, GNTO ‘Reminds’ German Tour Operator

The Navagio Beach on the island of Zakynthos is in Greece, the GNTO rectified, after a German tour operator erroneously depicted it as being in Turkey.

Greece Introduced to Israeli Tourism Professionals at GNTO B2B Event

The potential of new business partnerships between Greek and Israeli tourism professionals was discussed during a B2B workshop, which was held during Israel's IMTM 2020 expo by the GNTO.

Belgian Travelers Set their Sights on Greece

Belgian travelers are adding Greece to their list of destinations for 2020, with pre-bookings showing increase, driven by the rise of direct flights between the two countries.

Greece Welcomes Rising Number of Dutch Travelers

The number of Dutch travelers choosing Greece for their holidays is rising as reflected by a 5% increase in pre-bookings for package travel with stronger preference for the Halkidiki peninsula.

Early Bookings to Greece from Switzerland Increase Sharply

Early bookings from Switzerland to Greece for the 2020 summer season have increased by a strong 30 percent compared to the previous year, according to the GNTO.

Thousands of Athletes to Race in 6th Lycabettus Run in Athens

More than 4,000 runners will participate in the 6th Lycabettus Run, a racing event that takes place annually on the hill of Lycabettus, near the center of Athens.

Greece Focuses on New Tourism Brand Positioning

Greece is working towards a new brand positioning strategy for tourism, aiming to give the country the best promotion to markets abroad.

Greece Announced Most Popular Destination at OTM India Awards 2020

Greece was announced "Most Popular Destination" at the OTM India Awards 2020, held during the Outbound Travel Market travel trade show in Mumbai.

GNTO, Mastercard Promote Greece in US and UK Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and MasterCard have joined forces to promote Greece as the ultimate travel destination to the US and UK markets.

Greece. Always in Season: New Campaign Aims to Attract Tourists All Year Round

The GNTO's new campaign "Greece. Always in Season" will promote Greece through a series of actions including roadshows, a Greek tourism ambassador network and the use of digital tools.

‘Fun’ Greece at the Top of Dutch Travelers’ Wish List for 2020

Fun and entertainment are the top points in the mind of Dutch travelers when selecting Greece, with local tour operators expecting bookings to rise this year.

Kos Needs New Tourism Destination Brand Identity, Says Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a new tourism destination brand identity for the Aegean island of Kos.

Greece-bound Austrian Tourists Set to Rise in 2020

The number of Austrian travelers to Greece is expected to rise this year, says the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).