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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.

Ministry to Set Up Steering Committee for Greece’s Strategic Tourism Plan

The Greek Tourism Ministry will set up a steering committee to oversee the actions of Greece's upcoming strategic tourism plan.

New Provision for Greece’s Thomas Cook-hit Tourism Businesses

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue will allow an income tax deduction for businesses affected by the Thomas Cook collapse.

Greece Cruise Tourism Recovers with Increased Arrivals and Revenue in 2019

Greece’s cruise tourism industry generated more revenue in 2019 thanks to increased passenger and ship arrivals, according to the Bank of Greece.

Special Tourism Promotion Planned for Greek Islands Overwhelmed by Migration Surge

Special tourism campaigns will launch for the Greek islands that have been affected by migrant flows.

Jet2: Over Half a Million More Seats to Greece in Summer 2020

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are expanding their 2020 summer program in Greece with the addition of over half a million airline seats to the country.

Greek Tourism Minister Says Cruise Development Action Plan in the Making

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said an action plan for the development of cruise tourism was being drawn up.

Greece Sets Unemployment Aid Terms for Thomas Cook-affected Staff

The Greek government has announced the terms for unemployment benefits for staff working at tourism enterprises impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Greece’s Tourism Goals for the New Year – Minister

Opening up to new markets, increasing tourism revenue and attracting more high-spending tourists, are among the goals of the Greek Tourism Ministry for 2020.

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 Tourism Investments Worth Millions Get Green Light

Tourism projects in Greece, worth millions of euros and expected to create some 2,000 jobs, have received the go ahead by the government.

Greece’s 2021-2030 Tourism Plan is Based on 7 Pillars – Minister

Greece's strategic tourism plan for the 2021-2030 period is based on seven pillars, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

First Meeting of Greece’s Regional Tourism Council Announced

Greece's governors from its 13 regions will gather in Athens to attend the first meeting of the country's Regional Tourism Council.

Tourism Minister Explores Possible Direct Athens-Boston Air Link

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis explored the potential of boosting flight frequency between Athens and Boston during his visit to the US.

Tourism Minister Invites American Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis invited American entrepreneurs to invest in Greece during this year’s Capital Link Forum held in New York.

Theoharis to Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities in New York

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will present the Greek tourism sector's investment opportunities at the 21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York.

Greece to Move Towards Human-centered Tourism Model

Greece's main goal is to move towards a more human-centered tourism development model, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Looks to Improve Visa Processing Due to Rise in Demand

Τhe Greek government is looking to address the increased demand for traveler visas to Greece, mainly from Russia and China.

Greek Tourism Minister Sees Positive Signs for 2020

Looking ahead to the new year, Greece's tourism minister, Harry Theoharis, said he expects to see positive signs for the country's tourism sector.

Greek Islands Bearing Refugee Influx Seeking Support

More than 7,000 refugees and migrants made their way into Greece in November, with the North Aegean islands shouldering the weight.