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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.

New Tourist Guide School Opens in Rethymno, Crete

A new school for tourist guides has opened in Rethymno, Crete, as part of the Tourism Ministry’s efforts to upgrade tourism education.

Next Step for Symi Island: Sustainable Tourism Upgrade

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to create the conditions that will define the island of Symi as a sustainable destination.

Astypalea Could Lead the Way to Greece’s ‘Green’ Transition

The island of Astypalea could be the starting point for Greece’s transition into a greener economy, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greece Prepares Agrotourism Strategy

The Greek Tourism Ministry is drafting a new agrotourism plan aimed at channeling revenues into local communities and creating new jobs.

Greece Road Arrivals Grind to a Halt Due to Covid-19 Crisis

Arrivals to Greece by road in Q3 2020 reached only 580,000, accounting for a mere 8% of total arrivals recorded in 2019.

Germany, UK, France Top Tourism Markets for Greece in Summer 2020

Visitors from Germany, the UK, France, Poland and Italy made up the bulk of incoming travelers in the 2020 summer season.

Covid-19: Tourism Minister Expects Greece to Recover 20% of Last Year’s Revenue

Tourism-related revenues are expected to reach 20% of last year's earnings by the end of 2020, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greek Tourism Ministry Sets Post-Coronavirus Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and the GNTO are exploring ways to redefine Greece’s tourism product so it can adapt to the new reality after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kos: PABSEC Tourism Conference on BSEC Countries is Postponed

A tourism conference scheduled to take place on Kos with a focus on the creation of tourist zones in the BSEC countries, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

German Travel Association DRV to Hold 2020 Conference in Greece

The German Travel Association (DRV) will hold its high-profile annual conference in Greece this year.

Kos to Host Tourism Conference Focused on BSEC Countries

Kos will be the host destination of a tourism conference to be held by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) and the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek Tourism Ministry Closely Monitoring Coronavirus Situation

The Tourism Ministry has one of the main roles in a crisis management team set up to monitor the coronavirus situation in Greece.

Ionian Islands Look Towards a Sustainable Destination Management Plan

The Ionian Islands Region is looking to implement a sustainable destination development plan to drive tourism growth and improve competitiveness.

Sustainability Matters for the Greek Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry has begun its transition to the "NO Plastic" era by placing recycling bins on its premises.

EBRD-led Sustainable Tourism Plan for Rhodes Underway

Rhodes is next in line for the implementation of a pilot plan for the sustainable development of the destination.

EBRD Proposes Ticketing to Limit Santorini Overtourism

Santorini authorities have teamed up with the EBRD to create a destination management plan that will keep the inflow of tourists at sustainable levels.

Sports Tourism in Greece’s Strategy to Attract More Visitors

The Greek Tourism Ministry will support the Ironman 70.3 Greece 2020 mega sporting event as part of its strategy to diversify the country's tourism product and attract more visitors.

Greek Gov’t Sets Developing Wine Tourism as a Priority

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has pledged to support efforts for the development of wine tourism in Greece.

Thessaloniki to Get Promoted as Destination for City Breaks

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to promote Thessaloniki as a destination ideal for a city break in Europe.