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Former Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Appointed Professor at Aegean University

Manos Konsolas, Greece's former deputy tourism minister, has been appointed Professor at the University of the Aegean.

Greece’s New Deputy Tourism Minister Pledges Action

Greece's new Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki pledged to make every effort so that the government's vision for special forms of tourism is materialized.

Sofia Zacharaki Steps in as Greece’s New Deputy Tourism Minister

Sofia Zacharaki has been appointed Greece's deputy minister responsible for tourism education and special forms of tourism.

Greece Upgrades Tourism Schools of Higher Education

The Ministries of Tourism and Education have taken the first step for the upgrade of Greece's tourism schools of higher education with the signing of a joint ministerial decision.

EU Approves Ministry Program for Tourism Education Upgrade in Greece

European Union officials have approved a technical assistance program that will upgrade tourism education and research in Greece.

Rhodes to See Health Tourism Investment Worth €25m

Greek authorities have given the green light for a 25-million-euro investment project on Rhodes, expected to contribute to the development of health tourism on the island.

EU Funding Key to Upgrading Greek Island Tourism Model, Says Deputy Minister

Channeling EU funding into modifying Greece's tourism model to meet the demands of the changing times is key to the tourism development of the Greek islands.

Greek Tourism’s Theoharis and Konsolas Enter Precautionary Quarantine

Greece's tourism minister, Harry Theoharis, and deputy minister, Manos Konsolas, have gone into quarantine after meeting with a ministry associate who later tested positive for Covid-19.

Greek Tourism’s Connection with Gastronomy, Local Products is Essential, Says Deputy Minister

Connecting Greek tourism with the country's gastronomy and local products is a strategic choice for the future, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Beauty of Lipsi Shown Through New Music Video

A music video that reveals the beauty of Lipsi has been released by the island's municipality to promote the destination's tourism offerings ahead of the 2021 season.

Goal for Greek Tourism: Boosting Greece’s Image as a Safe Travel Destination

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to strengthen Greece's image as a safe destination to visit in the post-Covid-19 period.

New Tourist Guide School Opens in Rethymno, Crete

A new school for tourist guides has opened in Rethymno, Crete, as part of the Tourism Ministry’s efforts to upgrade tourism education.

Time for Central Greece to Claim its Share of Tourists, Says Ministry

Aiming to promote the lesser-known destinations of Central Greece, the Tourism Ministry said it would be making financial tools available for investments in the area.

Next Step for Symi Island: Sustainable Tourism Upgrade

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to create the conditions that will define the island of Symi as a sustainable destination.

Astypalea Could Lead the Way to Greece’s ‘Green’ Transition

The island of Astypalea could be the starting point for Greece’s transition into a greener economy, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greek Minister Pledges Support for the ‘People in Tourism’

Tax breaks and job support are among the measures taken by the Greek government to help tourism professionals impacted by the Covid-19 crisis.

Ministry Aims to Include All of Greece on the Tourist Map

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to equally distribute tourist traffic to all of Greece’s regions, aiming to ensure inclusive development.

Greece Looks to Establish Tourism Education Departments in Ancient Olympia and Kos

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish two new tourism education departments, one in the area of Ancient Olympia and another on the island of Kos.

Greek Tourism Adjusting as Travel Resumes

The Greek tourism industry is adjusting after Covid-19 and will require fine-tuning in the coming months, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greece Welcomes First International Flight to Regional Airport post-Covid-19

The Greek island of Kos on June 29 welcomed its first international flight since Greece went into lockdown due to Covid-19.