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Greece Looks to Boost Tourism Relations with the United States

Boosting air connections between Greece and America topped the agenda of talks between Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt.

Plans for Greek Tourism Upgrade Announced

Changing diving tourism regulations and establishing rules for short-term rentals in Greece are among the current focus areas of the Greek Tourism Ministry.

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.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Explores Ways to Grow in Greece’s Waters

The development of cruise tourism in Greece was explored by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and representatives of Royal Caribbean Cruises.

Greece Expects Over 5.2 Million Cruise Passengers by End of 2019

Greece by the end of 2019 is expected to have welcomed over 5.2 million cruise passengers, a year-on-year increase of some 10 percent.

Greece’s Religious Tourism at the Center of Talks Between Minister and Archbishop

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Greek Archbishop Ieronymos are looking to highlight Greece's religious tourism treasures.

Hotel Chamber Discusses Greek Tourism’s Major Challenges with Minister

The major challenges that Greek tourism is up against - competitiveness, infrastructure and Brexit - were discussed between the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Minister Announces Northern Greece Tourism Agenda

The tourism product of Northern Greece was on the meeting agenda of Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Greek Tourism Minister Starts Regional Tour from Epirus

Greece's Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently launched a series of policy meetings with regional governors from Epirus, for the creation of a regional tourism council.

Greek Ministry Decides Hotels with Ports to Pay Rent

Hotels which operate tourist ports or marinas on their premises will be required to pay an annual rent, according to a decision by Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis

Accessible Tourism a Priority for Greece

Ensuring accessibility in tourism and improving the services offered to people with disabilities are key for the development of Greece’s tourism product, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

New Secretary General of Greek National Tourism Organization Appointed

Dimitris Fragakis has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Strives to Attract Tourists Back to Samothrace

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to attract visitors back to Samothrace after the island's problematic ferry service tarnished its image.

New Greek Tourism Strategy Presented in Parliament

Greece will aim for sustainable tourism development by balancing supply and demand, according to the country's new tourism strategy.

Ministry Begins Dialogue on Airbnb Rentals in Greece

Greece's Tourism Ministry has begun a dialogue with the Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) regarding legal issues that surround Airbnb-style rentals in the country.

Theoharis: Shielding Greek Tourism Key for Future

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis called for a strategic plan which will lay the foundations so that Greek tourism can enter a new era.

Greece’s New Tourism Minister Takes Over

Greece's new minister of tourism, Harry Theoharis, has taken over, citing intentions of improving infrastructure and developing thematic tourism forms.

New Greek Tourism Minister Announced: Harry Theoharis

Harry Theoharis, a former secretary general for public revenues, has been appointed as the new minister for Greek tourism.