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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.
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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.

Greek Tourism Momentum Stronger Than Ever, Says Minister

Greece is expected to attract an additional 2 million visitors in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Kountoura: Greek Tourism’s Strong Momentum will Continue in 2018

Greek tourism's strong momentum will continue in 2018, following a record year of arrivals, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Tourism Minister Completes US Visit on Positive Note

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura completed her US visit with a series of meetings, highlighting the investment opportunities in Greece.

Tourism Growth for Karditsa, Viotia, Ilia and Kavala on Ministry Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with MPs from Karditsa, Viotia, Ilia and Kavala to discuss promotion opportunities for each destination.

Kountoura: Greece a Bridge for Cooperation Between East and West via Tourism

Greece’s role as the link between East and West was the focus of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s address during the EU-Eurasia-China Business summit.

Greece-led OECD Meeting Urges Sustainable, Social Inclusive Tourism Practices

Greece chaired the 100th session of the OECD Tourism Committee meeting that focused on “ecologically sustainable and socially inclusive” tourism.

Greece Top Choice for French Travelers, 2018 Pre-bookings up by 10%

Greece is among the top three destination choices for French holidaymakers with the number of arrivals in 2017 up by 15 percent compared to 2016.

All Inclusive Resorts Account for 2.2% of Greece Total

All inclusive resorts account for 2.2 percent of Greece’s total accommodation units, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Tourism Minister Says Greece Attracting High Income Travelers

The tourism ministry is aiming to capitalize on Greece's good performance in 2016 by extending the tourism season and attracting higher income tourists.

Greece Bets on Tourism, Ready for Challenges

Tourism professionals are seeing efforts pay off with data indicating a steady growth and plenty of room for improvement in 2017, according to the latest Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) data.

Greece’s Alt. Tourism Minister Sees Light at Tunnel’s End

Greece’s Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is keeping a positive outlook, expecting revenue from incoming tourism to grow in 2016 despite geopolitics and terrorism.

Minister Kountoura Visits Pella, Highlights Tourism Potential

Referring to the region of Pella in northern Greece, as one of “priceless treasures”, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said the destination has all the potential to emerge as a major alternative tourism destination.