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Greece Sets Legal Framework for Thalassotherapy Centers

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

Asteras Vouliagmeni Project Gets Go-ahead from Greek Gov’t

Greek ministers have signed a decision for the development works at the Asteras Vouliagmeni site to begin immediately.

Passenger Fee at Greek Regional Airports to Increase

A fee imposed on passengers departing from any of the 14 Greek regional airports undertaken by German operator Fraport will be revised to 13 euros.

Medical Tourism High On Greek Ministers’ Agenda

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Health Minister Makis Voridis recently held a meeting in Athens to discuss ways to develop medical tourism in Greece.

Greece Moving Full Speed On Medical Tourism Development

Α Joint Ministerial Decision that outlines the conditions for the practice of medical tourism in Greece was signed on 25 November at the Greek Tourism Ministry by Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis.
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Greece Revokes Free Entrance To State Museums And Sites On World Tourism Day

The Greek Government recently decided to abolish the free admission to state museums and archaeological sites on World Tourism Day (27 September), according to blog Tourism Lobby.
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Greek Tourism Ministry: Tour Guide Profession To Open

The tour guide profession in Greece will soon be liberalized in accordance to Greece’s European obligations, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni announced today, 26 March, following a meeting with German Federal Deputy Labor Minister Hans-Joachim Fuchtel on tourism education...

Yacht Show Promotes Marine Tourism

Greek marine tourism was represented to a great extent last month via the 10th exhibition of luxurious professional yachts “Charter Yacht Show-Poros 2011” held at Poros Port. The annual yacht show, held 7-12 May, was open to international charter professionals and private yacht...

New Year Brings Abolition Of Cabotage

“A new era begins for Greek tourism and cruise in our country with the arrival of 2011,” Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said last month after welcoming the Panama-flag cruise ship Fantasia to Rodos. Fantasia was the first cruiseship to approach Rodos Port...