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Airbnb Gains Popularity Among the ‘Over 60s’ Age Group

All the more senior citizens are looking into the vast potential of home-sharing platforms, currently renting their homes via Airbnb or booking as guests.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Central Greece Thermal Springs Get Green Light

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura gave the green light for the operation of two thermal springs in Smokovo and Soulanta in Thessaly, Central Greece.

Report Gives Tourism Destinations a More Accurate Picture of Health Tourism

The UNWTO and the ETC have launched a new report on health tourism that defines the motivations behind travelers looking for health-related services.

Study Says Greek Thermal Springs an Untapped Treasure

Greece’s thermal spring facilities can triple revenues to some 390 million euros per year if they are upgraded, according to a study conducted by Palmos Analysis.

8th German-Greek Assembly Puts Spotlight on Greece’s Health Tourism

Greece’s health tourism product was highlighted during the 8th German-Greek Assembly held in Hersonissos on Crete.

China Seeks Assisted Reproduction Knowhow from Greece

China has requested Greek know-how in assisted reproduction (AR) and reproductive medicine in efforts to boost declining birth rates after introducing the two-child policy in 2016.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

SWOT Partners with Thermae Sylla Spa Wellness Hotel, Promotes Health Tourism

SWOT has partnered with the Thermae Sylla Spa Wellness Hotel and will develop its sales, focusing on health and wellness tourism.

Kos: Hippocrates Birthplace to Host KEDE Int’l Health Tourism Conference

The Greek island of Kos, the birthplace of Hippocrates, Father of Medicine, will host the 2nd International Conference on Health Tourism, organized by the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE).

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Promotion of Health and Wellness Tourism on Greece’s Agenda

The Tourism Ministry is interested in promoting health and wellness tourism in its aim to establish Greece as a 365 days a year destination.

‘Out of the Blue’ Resort Wins Silver for Innovative Health, Wellness Program

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort was honored at the Tourism Awards 2018 for its health and wellness DETOX 5+ program.

Makedonia Palace Supports Sports Medicine Event in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki's Makedonia Palace hotel supported the 12th conference of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece with a financial contribution of 6,000 euros.

ITB Berlin 2018 Expands Medical Tourism Segment

The fast-growing Medical Tourism segment at the ITB Berlin trade show will relocate this year to a larger hall due to growing demand.

Greece Sets Legal Framework for Thalassotherapy Centers

The technical and operational specifications for the development of thalassotherapy centers in Greece have been announced.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

Attica Gets Second Certified Thermal Spring

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has certified a thermal spring located in the coastal suburb of Glyfada, southern Athens.