The utilization of NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework) funds in order to boost entrepreneurship, create the framework for new investments and modernize the tourism product is a top priority, Tourism minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Wednesday.
Russian television station "TV Zvezda" in Moscow recently aired a feature on the beloved donkeys and mules found on the Greek island of Hydra. TV Zvezda is one of the largest Russian TV channels and counts some 17 million viewers.
The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) introduced Greece as a tourism destination to tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during a familiarization trip in Athens held 4-8 December.
Athens restaurants, bars and cafes have joined forces to offer customers their best at lower prices as part of the Municipality of Athens’ latest “Vgenoume Athina” (Going Out in Athens) initiative launched this week.
Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and citizens’ movement Europa Nostra have joined the residents of the Plaka district, calling on the government to put a stop to amendments of an environment ministry bill that foresee change of property use.
The contentious bill that has citizens’ movements, environmental groups and Plaka residents up in arms over the dire consequences it will create should it go into effect is under re-examination, the environment ministry said over the weekend.
Hoteliers, entrepreneurs and international tourism professionals will have the chance to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, to be inaugurated by Tourism Ministry Secretary General Anastasios Liaskos on 24 January at the MEC exhibition center in...
The Greek capital, Athens, once again reported the largest occupancy increase and revenue per available room (RevPAR) growth in Europe, according to data released by STR Global on the European hotel industry for November 2014.
In a new project titled “Unseen Museum”, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens will bring to the fore artifacts and findings stored in its vaults that have never been exhibited before to the public.
Athens is slowly but steadily making its way back into the international travel spotlight thanks to a group of young Greek entrepreneurs who are using novel start-ups to boost local production and bring in visitors.
"Our goal is for Athens to become a metropolitan center for tourism at a European and global level and a strong and attractive city break destination," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Tuesday.
More Americans are interested in traveling to Greece in 2015, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism (HACT) said on Wednesday, adding however that US tour operators are on standby until the election period is over and the situation stabilizes.