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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.

Sustainable Santorini Cruise Tourism Tops Minister – CLIA Europe Talks

Ways to facilitate cruise tourism to Santorini were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA Europe's Maria Deligianni.

Minister Looks to Develop Tourism Strategy for Santorini

The Tourism Ministry is looking to include Santorini as a model destination within Greece's tourism strategy which focuses on sustainable development.

Samothrace Promo Actions Announced by Greek Tourism Minister

Actions to promote the remote island of Samothrace, which lost a large part of its tourism last summer due to lacking ferry transport, have been announced.

Linking Tourism with Trade Key for Market, Says Greek Commerce Body

The Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE) is calling for ways to channel the strong tourism dynamic towards stimulating retail trade.

Thomas Cook: Greece Aims to Cover Lost Ground via Tourism Promo Drive

A new tourism campaign to launch in Greece in January, is one of many emergency measures taken in the aftermath of Thomas Cook’s collapse.

Greece Invites France to a Mutually Beneficial Cooperation in Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis invited leading French tourism professionals to a mutually beneficial cooperation in tourism.

Greece on its Way to Improve Accuracy of Tourism Statistics

The Tourism Ministry is cooperating with ELSTAT to create a Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) to ensure accurate statistical data for Greek tourism.

Minister Theoharis to Promote Greece in Paris

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will promote Greece at France’s international travel and tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa 2019 in Paris.

Greece’s Cruise Tourism Expected to Gain Momentum

With Greece's 2019 cruise figures surpassing those of the previous year, the Greek Tourism Ministry is optimistic regarding the prospects for 2020.

WTD 2019: Greek Tourism Celebrated at Public Event in Athens

Greece on September 27 celebrated World Tourism Day (WTD) 2019 with an event at Syntagma Square in Athens where everyone was invited.

Thomas Cook Backlash: Greek Hoteliers Call for Relief Measures

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers estimates that hotels across Greece will face losses of 200 million euros as a result of Thomas Cook’s collapse and calls on the government to take relief measures.

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.

Greek Hotels Chief: Biggest Challenge 2020 Gap After Thomas Cook’s Demise

Greek hospitality stakeholders must work together to address the consequences Thomas Cook’s collapse will have on tourism next year, says HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Thomas Cook Shutdown: Greek Gov’t Vows to Stand by Affected Tourism Businesses

The Greek government will stand by the country’s businesses that have been affected by the Thomas Cook shutdown, says Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.
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Economy Ministry: Stayover Tax Exemption for Thomas Cook-impacted Hotels in Greece

Greek hotels impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook will be exempt from paying a stayover tax as a first support measure.

Thomas Cook Collapse May Cost Greek Tourism €500m

The losses for Greek tourism enterprises from the collapse of UK travel giant Thomas Cook could exceed 500 million euros in the long run.