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Mykonos, Milos Woo Indian Market

Whether it's about bringing in Bollywood productions or promising some of the world’s most breathtaking beaches, Mykonos and Milos are set to capture the hearts and minds of Indian travelers following a recent presentation of Greek tourism offerings in Mumbai.

GNTO Roadshows Bring Greece Tourism to 10 German Cities

German tour operators had the chance to learn more about Greece’s travel offerings during the Greek National Tourism Organization’s “Roadshows” series which was recently held in 10 cities across Germany.

S. Aegean Region Clinches Newcomer Award at Russia’s MITT 2016

The South Aegean Region’s tourism efforts are paying off with local authorities picking up the 'Newcomer Award' at this year’s MITT tourrsm fair held in Moscow over the weekend.

Ethos, Thessaloniki Int’l Fair Team Up for Greek Hospitality Awards 2016

The deadline for nominations in the Greek Hospitality Awards 2016 has been extended to April 1, with the Ethos Events and the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)-HELEXPO teaming up for the event to be held on April 22 at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center in Athens.

Ioannina Goes All Out with Fresh Tourism Promo Campaign

Ioannina municipal authorities recently announced the city’s new promotional campaign titled "Ioannina Old.New.You” with areas of focus including ecotourism, 50+ travel, leisure, gastronomy, culture, luxury, conference and training.

Kountoura Gives Thumbs Up to Syros Summer 3×3 Basketball Event

Syros Mayor George Marangos visited Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura in Athens recently to discuss… basketball.

Grekland Panorama Gains Ground for Greece in Sweden

Held on February 12-14 at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, the 3rd Grekland Panorama Med Cypern generated a positive wave of publicity for Greece.

Mt Athos Area Promo Plan Takes Center Stage at Turkey’s EMITT

The Halkidiki region, its tourism offerings and options were presented during the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT held in Istanbul, Turkey, last week.

Attica Region 5-year Tourism Promo Plan Takes Off

Promoting the wider Attica region as an ideal short break destination as well as bringing to the fore the unknown side of life on the outskirts of Athens and across the region, are among the priorities set by the Attica Region in its tourism promotion strategy for the next five years.

GNTO, Ministry, Regions Meet to Lay out Tourism Plan

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and 13 regional authorities met with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to discuss the actions to be taken for the effective promotion of Greek tourism in 2016.

Media, Bloggers Meet Meteora & More on Mainland Greece Fam Trip

Media professionals, bloggers, filmmakers, social media influencers, content creators or just plain adventure lovers got a taste of the experiential and adventure activities on offer in mainland Greece, during their seven-day stay in Meteora, which came to a close in late...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.