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Greek Tourism Minister has Busy Agenda in Washington

The Washington agenda of Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis included talks on Greek-Israeli relations and air connectivity between Greece and the US.

Greek Tourism ‘Unleashing’ Investment Opportunities

Greece's impressive tourism performance has not left domestic and foreign investors indifferent, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently said in Washington.

Greek Accommodation Ranking Deadline Extended

A deadline for hotels, accommodation and camping facilities to be included in a mandatory classification system has been extended to 31 December 2021.

Crete Gets Ministry Support for Special Interest Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will extend support to Crete to develop special interest tourism products that can attract travelers to the island all year long.

Cancelled Flights Get Astra Airlines Under Greek Aviation Authority Supervision

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority is assessing whether Astra Airlines will be able to continue operations after the carrier recently cancelled a number of flights.

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.

Sustainability is a Non-negotiable Priority for Greek Tourism, Says Minister

Achieving sustainability in tourism is one of the most important aims of Greece's government, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Draft Bill to Facilitate Greece Diving Tourism Set for Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry is getting ready to table a bill that will simplify procedures for the creation of diving and marine parks in Greece.

CNN Viewers Invited to Discover the ‘Unknown’ Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis invited all to discover the "unknown" Greece, during his recent appearance on CNN's "Quest Means Business" show.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.

Greek Tourism Minister Holds Key Talks at WTM London 2019

On the sidelines of WTM London 2019, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis met with airlines and travel groups interested in boosting their presence in Greece.

Greece Expects to Break New Tourism Records in 2020

Greece in 2020 is expected to break even greater records in tourism, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during the WTM London expo that opened on Monday.

Greece Shares its Tourism Goals at WTM London 2019

Quality, sustainability and authenticity are the three main areas that Greek tourism will focus on in the coming years, it was announced at WTM London 2019.

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.

Greece Ready for WTM London 2019 Expo

Main points of Greece's new tourism strategy for 2020 will be presented at the WTM London trade show, set to open its doors on Monday, November 4, at ExCel.
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Greece-China Agree to Double Flights, Boost Connectivity

Greece and China have signed an MoU for increasing the number of flights connecting the two countries to 35 weekly from the current 14.

Greece Invites Arab Companies to Invest in Tourism

Speaking during the 4th EU-Arab World Summit in Athens, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis invited the Arab world to invest funds in Greece's tourism product.

Greece and Cyprus Look to Enhance Bilateral Tourism Relations

Greece and Cyprus are exploring ways to increase bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism, especially in regards to specific forms of thematic tourism.

Ministers Examine Boosting Greece-China Flight Frequency

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis discussed on the potential of increasing air connections between Greece and China with Chinese Culture and Tourism Minister Luo Shugang.