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New Tourism Awards 2014 To Celebrate Excellence in Greek Hospitality & Travel

Greek tourism's best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country's enterprises will be rewarded this Spring at the upcoming new tourism awards.

Danish Tourists Favor Greece For Holidays

Greece is one of the most popular foreign destinations for Danes, according to data released following the Danish Travel Show Ferie For Alle held 21-23 February in Herning.

Greeks May Apply For Social Tourism Vouchers As Of 12 March

Greeks that are eligible to receive vouchers for subsidized vacations, through the Greek National Tourism Organization's social tourism program "Tourism For All," may apply to the Citizen Service Centers (KEP) as of 12 March.

Greek Chef’s Club Launches Branch Office In Austria

Greek gastronomy and premium quality Greek products will be introduced to the Austrian public through the Chef's Club of Greece branch office that recently was inagurated in Austria.

ITB Berlin 2014 Shows Big Prospects For Greek Tourism

One thing was certain during this year's ITB international tourism exhibition in Berlin: Greece was making a comeback in the German market.

Kefalogianni Travels To U.S. To Promote Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for the United States on Tuesday 1 April to promote Greece and increase the flow of American tourists to the country.

Patmos Island, Greece, Stars In Independent English-American Film

The holy Greek Island of Patmos will have a starring "role" in a new independent English-American film that is currently in production.

Rhodes, Greece, To Promote Its Best To Leading German Tourism Experts

A major destination marketing event to take place on Rhodes, Greece, in June, will bring together Germany's leading tour operators and travel agents with Greek tourism figures and professionals.

Greek Tourism Ministry Tables Draft Bill In Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry, on 27 June, tabled a new draft bill in Parliament that aims to strenthen tourism entrepreneurship and resolve various issues in the sector.

WTM 2014: GNTO To Offer Greek Cookery Lesson & Free Trip To Greece

At this year’s World Travel Market in London, UK, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is offering 20 travel agents the chance to brush up on their Mediterranean cooking skills and a hotel-based trip to Greece for one lucky winner!

Crete To Celebrate World Tourism Day 2014 With Fairs & Cultural Events

The Region of Crete, the Regional Unit of Heraklion and the Greek National Tourism Organization are organizing a fair and many cultural events on the island on the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27 September.

Samsung Promotes Greece Via “Smart TVs”

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Samsung have joined forces to promote Greece as a tourism destination through the Korean company's new generation Smart TVs.

Greek Tourism Awards 2015 Entry Deadline Extended, Judging Committee Introduced

Following high demand, the entry deadline for the 2015 Tourism Awards in Greece has been extended by one week to Friday 30 January.

Greece-Serbia to Boost Cooperation in Tourism

As part of its ongoing efforts to boost ties and work closer together in the area of tourism, the Greece-Serbia Business Council organized a meeting between newly appointed Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Serbian counterpart Lukrecija Djeri last week.

Date Announced For Tourism Awards 2015 Ceremony in Athens

The evaluation period of the nominations for the 2015 Tourism Awards that will recognize the best practices, strategies and most innovative initiatives in Greek tourism, has come to an end.

Traveling Greek Gourmet Event ‘Sympossio’ Goes Strong, Next Stop Kiev

Greek cuisine in all its glory is doing the rounds: boasting 53 cities, 10 countries, 73 cooking happenings, 140 Greek products, 3,150 guests and 36 sponsors, the annual “Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring” series of culinary events is going strong with Kiev as its next stop.

Menalon Trail in the Peloponnese Gets EU Thumbs Up

Discover the unique beauty of the Arcadian mountainside as you trek along the Menalon Trail on May 30-June 1, during events for the launch of the country’s first officially certified footpath.

Menalon Trail to Lure Hikers to the Peloponnese

The Menalon Trail, running through the forests and rivers of the Peloponnese, is the first footpath in Greece to receive European certification and be placed among the Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe after its recent launch in the village of Stemnitsa.

Santorini to Push for All-year-round Tourism Season

The Municipality of Thera has rounded up a number of Santorini's tourism forms and has announced a collaborative effort to keep the tourists coming after the summer sun has gone and establish the Cycladic island as an all-year-round tourism destination.

UCLA Students Gain Insight into Greek Tourism

As part of its ongoing awareness-raising activities with regards to Greece’s tourism potential and the impact of recent developments, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) held a meeting with 43 UCLA students earlier this month.