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The Future of Greek Tourism to be Discussed at 5th Delphi Forum

The future of tourism and its sustainable development will be among the main issues to be analyzed during the 5th Delphi Economic Forum in Delphi during March 5-8.

Greece and Egypt Look to Target Long-haul Markets Together

Greece and Egypt are looking to establish a joint tourism cooperation in an aim to attract more tourists to both countries from long-haul markets such as the US and Australia.

UNWTO Invites European Parliament to Welcome Tourism on Board

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili recently held a series of meetings in Brussels, aiming to place tourism high on the EU agenda.

Greece Committed to Working with the World Tourism Organization

The Greek government has a sincere interest to work closer with the UNWTO to further grow and diversify Greece's tourism sector.

UNWTO: Tourism Academy and StartUp Competition on Agenda for Greece

The UNWTO is keen on creating an international center in Greece, associated to the UNWTO Academy, to upgrade the country's tourism education.

Greece Introduced to Israeli Tourism Professionals at GNTO B2B Event

The potential of new business partnerships between Greek and Israeli tourism professionals was discussed during a B2B workshop, which was held during Israel's IMTM 2020 expo by the GNTO.

Greece-Cyprus Ministers Discuss Possibility of Ferry Link

Greece and Cyprus are in talks about the possibility of launching a much talked about ferry link between the two countries.

UNWTO Secretary General to Make Official Visit to Athens, Greece

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, will make an official visit to Athens, Greece, on Monday, February 17.

Greece Sees 60% – 70% Cancellations by Chinese Travelers

The number of Chinese travelers that have cancelled trips to Greece due to the coronavirus outbreak has already reached 60 to 70 percent.

Greece Aiming to Attract Over 1 Million Israeli Tourists

Some 1 million Israeli tourists vacationed in Greece in 2019 and the Tourism Ministry is aiming to surpass that number this year.

Greece Announced Most Popular Destination at OTM India Awards 2020

Greece was announced "Most Popular Destination" at the OTM India Awards 2020, held during the Outbound Travel Market travel trade show in Mumbai.

Reform Roadmap Sets out Greek Tourism Ministry Goals for 2020

The Greek Tourism Ministry has three wide-ranging goals to meet in 2020-2021, according to the government’s national reform strategy titled “Greece Forward”.

Greece Looks to Woo More Tourists from India

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will attend the OTM 2020 expo in Mumbai to attract more tourists to Greece from the large and rising market of India.

Greece. Always in Season: New Campaign Aims to Attract Tourists All Year Round

The GNTO's new campaign "Greece. Always in Season" will promote Greece through a series of actions including roadshows, a Greek tourism ambassador network and the use of digital tools.

Sustainable Tourism Growth is Non-negotiable, Says Minister

Greece is looking to transition to sustainable tourism practices and to a growth model that will meet the needs and demands of the next generations.

Global Airport Retail May Go Down with Coronavirus, Study Says

The outbreak of the coronavirus and the resultant ban on travel is expected to impact airport retail worldwide, a study by GlobalData said.

Greece Aims to Boost 2020 Tourism Revenue by 10%

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming for Greece this year to see a 10 percent increase in tourism revenue and a 4.5 percent increase in the average per capita expenditure of tourists.

China Bans Outbound Travel Due to Coronavirus

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias held an emergency meeting with the Ambassador of China to Greece, Zhang Qiyue to discuss additional measures in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Thermal Springs Registry Available on Tourism Ministry Website

The Greek Tourism Ministry has launched a new registry to provide information on all of the certified thermal springs in Greece.

11th Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring Opens with Athens Event

The 11th Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2020, the culinary initiative of Aldermar Resorts, recently launched with an event held at the Domotel Kastri hotel in Athens.