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Minister: Greece Winning Over French Tourists, Investors

Greece is winning over French tourists and investors, said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias while in Paris during the IFTM Top Resa expo.

Transavia to Boost Seats to Greece in 2022 and Fly to Skiathos

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia plans to boost available seats to Greece by 50% and add Skiathos to its list of Greek destinations.

Greece in Talks with Partners for Spring 2022 Tourism Opening 

Greece is taking hands-on action to extend the tourism season and open to tourists early next year, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Sustainable Tourism, Tackling Overtourism Priorities for Greece

Addressing overtourism by introducing other destinations to travelers is a top priority for Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Increases Funding for 2022 Evia Tourism Campaign

Greece will increase funding for the tourism promotion of the fire-sticken island of Evia in 2022, from 1.5 million euros to 2 million euros.

UNESCO Adds Greece’s Grevena-Kozani Geopark to its Network

The Grevena - Kozani Geopark, home to the oldest rock formations found in Greece, has been added by UNESCO to its international network of geoparks.

New Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias Takes the Helm

Vassilis Kikilias took over his new post from Harry Theoharis, aiming to continue “what has been built so far” for the Greek tourism sector and create a new product for the country.

Greece Opens Platform for Fire-affected Employees Seeking Subsidies

Greece has opened a platform accepting applications from employees who worked at enterprises that were affected by the massive fires.

Minister Commits to Fast Support for Fire-hit Evia Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said he would see to it that additional aid would be extended to tourism enterprises and employees affected by the fires on Evia.

Northern Evia Professionals Launch Tourism Campaign After Fires

Tourism professionals on the Greek island of Evia, which saw thousands of hectares of woodland ravaged by fires, have launched an online campaign to raise awareness and garner support to rebuild their future.

Tourism Education Improvements Top Minister’s Corfu Agenda

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ionian Islands Region and the Ionian University to implement tourism education and training projects.

Greece Praised for Cruise Tourism Restart Initiative

Global cruise industry stakeholders have praised Greece for its initiatives to help restart cruise travel after Covid-19.

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.

Posidonia: Greece Leads the Way in Mediterranean Cruise Travel Restart

Global cruise companies are hoping to stimulate traveler interest and kick-start operations from Greece this summer.

Ithaki, Kefalonia to Focus on Alternative Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish Ithaki and Kefalonia as alternative tourism destinations, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece Opens Call for ‘Quarantine Hotels’

The Greek Tourism Ministry is inviting hotels on six islands to offer their facilities for Covid-19 isolation purposes.

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.

Gastronomy Tourism Proposals in Greece Up for Discussion

A series of proposals for the development of gastronomy tourism in Greece are now open for public consultation, the Tourism Ministry has announced.

Minister: Tourism to Greece Generates €4bn in 2020 Covid-19 Year

Tourism to Greece managed to generate 4 billion euros in 2020, with government emphasis now on ways to address the challenges in 2021.

Greek Tourism Ministry and Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Focus on CSR in Hospitality

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have launched a cooperation that is expected to further strengthen the country's hospitality offering.