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Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

Chinese Travelers Stimulating Greece’s Tax Free Market

Chinese travelers account for more than 40 percent of all 2018 tax free sales in Greece, according to findings released by solutions firm Global Blue.

Greece Sees 80% Rise of Tourists from India in 2018

Greece has reported an 80 percent rise in arrivals from India in 2018 over 2017, following the Greek Tourism Ministry's strategy to make the country a sought after destination for Indian travelers.

Greece Expects More Arrivals from Austria and Norway in 2019

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is expecting a double-digit rise in tourist arrivals to Greece from Austria and Norway in 2019.

Greece Reaches Out to Jordan Market with Tourism Workshop

Approximately 180 tourism professionals participated in over 510 B2B meetings during the 1st Greek Tourism Workshop, held in Amman, Jordan.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Konstantinos Tsegas, Secretary General GNTO

GNTO Secretary General Konstantinos Tsegas shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Tourism Minister Honors Director of “Greece – A 365-day Destination” Video

Greek director Andonis Theocharis Kioukas was honored for his contribution to the GNTO's multi-awarded video “Greece – A 365-day Destination”.

Tourism Ministry, GNTO Announce New Promotional Actions for Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO have announced a series of new actions for a more targeted and global promotion of Greece in 2018.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Greece Continues to Take Home Awards for ‘365-day’ Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization’s video “Greece – A 365-day Destination” has won two awards in tourism film festivals in Latvia and Bulgaria.

GNTO: Greece will Welcome More Tourists from Ukraine in 2018

Greece expects to see an increase in arrivals from Ukraine of up to 25 percent in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Kountoura Expects Over 30 Million Tourists in Greece in 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects the number of international tourist arrivals to Greece in 2018 to surpass last year's record.

Greece Expects 15% Rise in Tourists from Serbia in 2018

The number of Serbian tourists visiting Greece this year is expected to rise by over 15 percent, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

GNTO Reports Increase in Bookings to Greece from Czech Republic

Bookings to Greece from the Czech Republic have recorded a double-digit increase for the 2018 season, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Expects More Tourists from Israel in 2018

Greece is expecting a higher number of Israeli tourists in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Sees Double-digit Increase in Bookings from Switzerland

Bookings for holidays in Greece by Swiss travelers have so far recorded a double-digit increase, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Western Greece Honored as ‘European Destination of Excellence’

The Region of Western Greece has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 accolade for its cultural offerings.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Ikaria’s Tourism Offerings to be Broadcast by British ITV Network

The island of Ikaria and its tourism offerings will be featured in an upcoming episode of “This Morning”, a popular TV show of the British network ITV.

8th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival Honors Greek, Foreign Filmmakers

The Amorgos Tourism Film Festival recently took place on the Island of Amorgos with the participation of filmmakers from 25 countries around the world.
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