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Greece Sets Up Tourism Body for Peace and Prosperity through Sport

Greece will be the home of a newly set-up goodwill organization aiming to promote peace and understanding through the values of sport and hospitality.

Greece Top Pick for Polish Travelers in 2019

Greece is the first choice of travel for Polish nationals in 2019 continuing last year’s momentum which saw more than 1 million visitors from Poland.

Greek Room Rental SMEs Set for Upgrades, Certification

The Tourism Ministry has carried out efforts to safeguard Greek small and medium-sized businesses active in room or apartment rentals.

Greece’s Key Role in Tourism Policy-making Tops Minister’s ITB Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with stakeholders, officials and counterparts on the sidelines of ITB Berlin, with the aim to establish Greece as a leading decision-maker in tourism.

Greece and Tourism Minister Kountoura Win Big at ITB Berlin 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura received four awards for Greece and her efforts in the country's tourism sector, during the ITB Berlin trade show in Germany.

‘Cultural Routes’ 2020 Forum a Huge Success for Chania, Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with sector professionals in the city of Chania, which in 2020 will host the 10th “Cultural Routes” advisory forum of the Council of Europe.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Opens in Athens

The ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus theater in Athens on April 15 hosted the opening ceremony of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents.

Greece – Cyprus – Egypt Cruise Link on the Table

Linking Greece, Cyprus and Egypt via cruise tourism was on the agenda of officials from the three countries, who gathered in Cairo recently.

Greece Teams Up with Cyprus and Egypt to Boost Cruise Tourism in East Med

A Protocol of Cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Egypt that aims to strengthen cruise tourism in the Eastern Mediterranean was signed in Larnaca.

Philoxenia 2016: ‘Tourism is a National Issue’, says Minister Kountoura

"Together we can take our tourism higher in the coming years. Tourism is a national issue and unites us all", Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said, while inaugurating the 32nd Philoxenia exhibition on Friday, November 18, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

Greek Gov’t Reshuffle Reinstates Tourism Ministry

The Tourism Ministry in Greece has been upgraded into an independent entity following a government reshuffle on Friday, November 4.

Greece Set to Impress at WTM London 2016

Greece is getting ready for three busy and productive days at World Travel Market (WTM) London, which will open its doors on Monday, November 7, at ExCeL.

New Alternate Tourism Minister Kountoura Takes Action

Newly appointed Alternate Tourism Minister for Greece, Elena Kountoura, strengthens tourism ties with Serbia, Israel and Turkey.