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Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias

Op-Ed: ‘Tourism is the locomotive of the Greek economy’ – Vassilis Kikilias

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias highlights the contribution of tourism to the Greek economy and gives positive messages for this year’s tourist season.
Deputy Minister of Tourism Sofia Zacharaki

Op-Ed: Sofia Zacharaki on Greek tourism’s comeback

Greek Deputy Minister of Tourism Sofia Zacharaki sees Greek tourism making a strong comeback in 2022 and expects the sector to achieve new heights.
Secretary General of Tourism Policy & Development, Ministry of Tourism Olympia Anastasopoulou

Op-Ed: Olympia Anastasopoulou on sustainable tourism

Olympia Anastasopoulou, the Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, analyzes the Greek Tourism Ministry's vision for sustainable tourism and responsible travel.
Deputy Minister of Rural Development & Food Simos Kedikoglou

Op-Ed: Simos Kedikoglou on connecting tourism with the primary sector

Simos Kedikoglou, the Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food, explains how beekeeping parks and fishing activities can be linked to the Greek tourism economy.
Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President, Angela Gerekou

Op-Ed: Angela Gerekou on promoting Greece as an “EF ZIN” destination

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou explains how Greece can stand out as the "EF ZIN world center" by connecting the sustainable economy of hospitality with the Greek diet and culture.
Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General, Dimitris Fragakis

Op-Ed: Dimitris Fragakis on Greek tourism moving towards sustainability

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis refers to the aim for Greek tourism to move on from resilience to the development and sustainability of the industry.

Op-Ed: ‘A New Era of Tourism’ – Harry Theoharis

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Tourism Continues on its Growth Path, Says Minister

Greek tourism continues on its growth path, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said in an interview to Deutsche Welle.

UNWTO Secretary General to Make Official Visit to Athens, Greece

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, will make an official visit to Athens, Greece, on Monday, February 17.

Reform Roadmap Sets out Greek Tourism Ministry Goals for 2020

The Greek Tourism Ministry has three wide-ranging goals to meet in 2020-2021, according to the government’s national reform strategy titled “Greece Forward”.

Greek Accommodation Ranking Deadline Extended

A deadline for hotels, accommodation and camping facilities to be included in a mandatory classification system has been extended to 31 December 2021.

Minister Theoharis Brings Rhodes on Board New Regional Tourism Council

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently visited Rhodes to brief local sector professionals on the creation of a Regional Tourism Council.

Theoharis: Shielding Greek Tourism Key for Future

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis called for a strategic plan which will lay the foundations so that Greek tourism can enter a new era.

Ministry: Greek 2019 Tourism Performance Robust

Greek tourism flows and revenue have retained the upward momentum recorded in previous years, with international arrivals up by 13 percent in the first four months of 2019.

Messolongi Marina Project One Step Closer to Completion

A marina project in the Greek town of Messolonghi, is moving ahead, after revisions made to the spatial planning and environmental terms.

Over 1m Bulgarian Travelers Chose Greece in 2018

More than 1 million travelers from Bulgaria visited Greece in 2018, with the country being among the top three leading choices for holidays, according to Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Kountoura Highlights Investment Opportunities in Greece at 3rd EU-Arab Summit

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura highlighted Greece's investment opportunities in tourism, during the 3rd EU-Arab World Summit in Athens.

Cyclades Aim for Tourism Growth with Sustainability and Balance

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to achieve tourism growth with sustainability and balance, during the 15th Development Conference on Syros.

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura Attends Greek Independence Day Parade in New York

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura attended the annual Greek parade in honor of the country's Independence, held recently on Fifth Ave in New York City.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.