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Blue Flag: Greece 2nd in the World for its Clean Beaches

Greece is second in the world on the 2022 Blue Flag quality award list with 581 beaches, 15 marinas and 6 recreational boats receiving the prestigious eco-label.

Ministry Prioritizes Development of Greece’s MICE Tourism Segment

The Greek Tourism Ministry has joined forces with MICE organizers to formulate a strategy to promote conference tourism.

Greek Tourism Ministry Discusses Plans to Showcase Kastoria

The Greek Tourism Ministry will support promotional actions for the city of Kastoria, aiming to ‘build’ a sustainable destination with the area’s natural and environmental wealth.

Apollo Travel Group Agrees to Promote Greece’s Sports Tourism Options

The Greek Tourism Ministry has teamed up with Apollo Travel Group to promote sports tourism options to travelers visiting Greece.

Olympia Anastasopoulou Appointed New Greek Tourism Secretary General

Olympia Anastasopoulou, attorney at law, has been appointed as the new Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development of the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greece Promotes Winter Tourism Destinations in New Campaign

Greece has launched a new campaign aimed at promoting all that its mainland destinations have to offer during the winter season.

Greece Takes Steps to Certify NATURA 2000 Products and Services

The Greek government has taken the first step to safeguard items produced and services offered in protected Natura 2000 areas and regions in Greece.

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.