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Greece Looking to Include More Fields of Study in Tourism Education

The Tourism Ministry is looking to introduce new fields of study to Greece's tourism education system, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greece to Move Towards Human-centered Tourism Model

Greece's main goal is to move towards a more human-centered tourism development model, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Looks to Improve Visa Processing Due to Rise in Demand

Τhe Greek government is looking to address the increased demand for traveler visas to Greece, mainly from Russia and China.

Health and Wellness Tourism Greece’s Next Priority

Greece is exploring the possibility of the creation of clusters involving hospitals, medical centers and hotels to provide a full health tourism product to visitors.

Greek Tourism Ministry Considers Training Programs for Unemployed

In view of the start of the summer season, the Greek Tourism Ministry is considering the launch of training programs for the unemployed.

Revamp Works Key for Development of Urban Tourism in Athens, Says Deputy Minister

Revamp works are key for the development of Athens as an urban tourism destination, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Ministry Aiming to Upgrade All Levels of Tourism Education in Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to directly link tourism education with the true needs of the sector's businesses in Greece.

Greek Taxis Under the Microscope

The Greek Tourism Ministry said it would establish a permanent inspection body, tasked with uncovering taxi drivers offering illegal transport services.

Rhodes to Welcome School for Tourist Guides

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to open a school for tourist guides on the Dodecanese island of Rhodes, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Draft Bill to Facilitate Greece Diving Tourism Set for Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry is getting ready to table a bill that will simplify procedures for the creation of diving and marine parks in Greece.

Astypalea Explores Ways to Tap into Marine Tourism

Astypalea should invest in marine tourism and take advantage of its prime geographical position, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greek Tourism Counting on Secure Digital Environment

Greece's tourism sector is counting on secure digital infrastructure for safe online transactions after legislation is enforced, Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas said.

Greece to Expand Tourism Studies Options and Programs

Focused on improving the quality of tourism services, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced plans for the upgrade of tourism studies across all levels.

GNTO Looks to Take Ionian Islands Tourism in New Direction

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is aiming for the Ionian Islands to follow a new direction towards sustainable tourism development.

Post-graduate Tourism Studies Program Kicks off in Greece

Students interested in post-graduate tourism studies for the 2019-2020 period can apply by November 1, at tourism ministry departments in 11 Greek cities.

School for Tourist Guides to Open on Corfu

A school for tourist guides will open on the Ionian island of Corfu next year, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Urban Renewal Programs Can Boost Athens’ Tourism, Says Deputy Minister

Urban renewal programs are key to transforming Attica into a vibrant urban center appealing to both residents and travelers, says Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greek Tourism Ministry Certifies 66 Thermal Spring Facilities

Sixty-six thermal spring facilities across Greece have been approved by the Tourism Ministry with an additional 52 under assessment.

Applications Open for Thessaloniki’s School for Tourist Guides

Applications for enrollment in the Tourist Guide School of Thessaloniki, for the 2019-2020 year, will open on October 14.
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