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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.

Greece – China Boost Connectivity with Juneyao Air Direct Flight

Greece has entered a deal with Chinese carrier Juneyao Air for direct flights between Shanghai and Athens starting July 2020.

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

Greece to Expand Tourism Studies Options and Programs

Focused on improving the quality of tourism services, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced plans for the upgrade of tourism studies across all levels.

Post-graduate Tourism Studies Program Kicks off in Greece

Students interested in post-graduate tourism studies for the 2019-2020 period can apply by November 1, at tourism ministry departments in 11 Greek cities.

Greece’s New Tourism Campaign to Focus on New Markets, Affluent Travelers

Greece's new tourism strategy for 2020 will focus on new markets and affluent travelers, according to GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis.

Thomas Cook Collapse: Useful Info for Hoteliers, Tourists in Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry released information for hotels in Greece that are hosting Thomas Cook customers from Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Greece Looks to Support Travelers, Businesses Affected by Thomas Cook Collapse

The Tourism Ministry in Greece is exploring ways to support Greek tourism businesses affected by the collapse of UK travel giant Thomas Cook.

SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.

ETC: Greece-Russia Tourism Year Fails to Hit the Mark

The Greece - Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 did not generate the anticipated results, according to a report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).