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GNTO to Showcase Mani Through its History, Culture, Food

The GNTO is looking to establish the region of Mani into a leading tourism destination with a focus on culture, gastronomy and history.

Attica Region Plans to Set Up Destination Management Organization

The Region of Attica is finalizing actions required to establish a Destination Management Organization (DMO) for the promotion of the areas in its responsibility. 

Athens Agora: The ‘Largest Open Mall’ Aims to Attract More Visitors to Greek Capital

The ambitious Athens Agora project or “largest open mall”, a joint initiative of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen, Athens Municipality and the Greek National Tourism Organization, is aiming to attract more visitors to the Greek capital.

Greece Counts on International Film Productions for Extra Promotion

The importance of film productions for the promotion of Greece was highlighted by Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou while at the Nu Boyana Film Studios in Thessaloniki.

Greece Sees Rise in Early Bookings from Belgian Market for Summer 2022

Early bookings and airline seats from Belgium to Greece for summer 2022 are increasing significantly, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization.

GNTO Sets Goals for Greek Tourism to Emerge More Resilient in 2022

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis refers to 3 key targets topping Greece’s tourism agenda for 2022.

Greek Thematic Tourism Forms Introduced to Belgian and Dutch Markets

The GNTO introduced Greece’s thematic forms of tourism to the Belgian and Dutch markets through local TV and online productions.

Marie Claire Says Athens is an Ideal City Break Destination

French magazine Marie Claire presents “La nouvelle Athènes” and focuses on the Greek city’s “fresh face” and city break options for visitors.

RCA Awards: Greece Ranks as Second-Best Tourism Destination in Europe for 2021

Greece came second on the list of Europe's Best Overall Destinations for 2021 at the 25th Readers' Choice Awards (RCA).

Greek Islands Win Gold as ‘Most Desirable Region’ at Wanderlust Awards 2021

The Greek islands won the gold award as the Most Desirable Region (short haul) at the Wanderlust Awards 2021 in London.

Halkidiki Tourism Organization Meets with Key Players of German Travel Market

Executives of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization met with German tour operators, travel agents and journalists during DRV’s 2021 conference in Messinia, Greece.

German Tourism Professionals Give Greece a Vote of Confidence

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias invited German tourism professionals attending the DRV conference in Messinia, to discover other destinations and experiences in Greece.

GNTO Presents Greece Tourism Options at Copenhagen Travel Fair

The GNTO presented Greece's tourism offerings to the Danish market during the Quality Travel Fair, that took place in Copenhagen earlier in October.

Athens’ AITE 2021 Tourism Trade Show to Open in November

The 8th Athens International Tourism & Culture Expo (AITE) will take place November 25-27 at the Greek capital’s Zapio Mansion.

Greece Wins Best Luxury Destination of the Year Award in Germany

Greece has been voted as “Best Luxury Destination of the Year” during the “Inspire me Award” event that was held in Germany.

Olympic Yacht Show 2021 Aims to Give Maritime Tourism a Boost

The Olympic Yacht Show 2021, scheduled to take place in Sounio during October 1-5, will promote Greece’s maritime tourism sector to the international market.

Greece’s 545 Blue Flag Beaches on Country’s App for Tourists

A list of Greece’s 545 Blue Flag beaches is now available on the Visit Greece app, the country’s official tourism application.

GNTO: Covid-19 an Opportunity to Move Towards Sustainable Tourism

The Covid-19 pandemic could serve as a springboard to accelerate Greece’s transition to more sustainable tourism practices, GNTO President Angela Gerekou said.

GNTO Brings Greek Gastronomy into its Tourism Promo Plan

Greek and Cypriot gastronomy and products are set to take center stage in the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) communication strategy.

Greece’s New 1821 App Features Revolution Sites and Monuments

A new free app on landmarks and monuments related to the 1821 Greek War of Independence was launched by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO as part of this year’s bicentennial celebrations.