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Greece’s Untapped Tourism Products Analyzed

Religious travel, gastronomy, history and mythology are among the untapped tourism products that Greece should promote to attract more travelers.

Greece: Medical & Hospitality Services Key for Health Tourism Development

The interconnection of medical and hospitality services is key for health and wellness tourism to develop in Greece, according to experts.

Enterprise Greece and Elitour to Join Forces to Promote Health Tourism

Enterprise Greece and the Greek Health Tourism Council Elitour plan to join forces to promote Greece as a tourism destination that offers health and wellness services.

GNTO Presents Greece’s Health and Wellness Tourism in Moscow

GNTO presented Greece’s health and wellness tourism options during the Greek Health Tourism Forum held in Moscow.

Greek Thermal Medicine Meet Explores Ways to Tap into Hot Spring Tourism

The significant potential of Greece’s thermal springs as part of a wider wellness tourism product was highlighted at the 5th Conference of Thermal Medicine in Kamena Vourla.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

ITB Berlin’s Medical Tourism Pavilion to Welcome More Exhibitors

The ITB Berlin travel trade show, which will be held during March 6-10, this year has recorded an increase in international exhibitors at the Medical Tourism Pavilion.

Report Gives Tourism Destinations a More Accurate Picture of Health Tourism

The UNWTO and the ETC have launched a new report on health tourism that defines the motivations behind travelers looking for health-related services.

Argo Travel Lays Out Plans to Promote Greek Thematic Tourism Products

Argo Travel Group in 2019 will launch three projects, aiming to promote important thematic tourism forms (religious, wedding and medical) in Greece to markets abroad.

8th German-Greek Assembly Puts Spotlight on Greece’s Health Tourism

Greece’s health tourism product was highlighted during the 8th German-Greek Assembly held in Hersonissos on Crete.

China Seeks Assisted Reproduction Knowhow from Greece

China has requested Greek know-how in assisted reproduction (AR) and reproductive medicine in efforts to boost declining birth rates after introducing the two-child policy in 2016.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

Kos: Hippocrates Birthplace to Host KEDE Int’l Health Tourism Conference

The Greek island of Kos, the birthplace of Hippocrates, Father of Medicine, will host the 2nd International Conference on Health Tourism, organized by the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE).

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

GDPR Regulation to Change Health Travel Practices

Health travel professionals must redesign their security risk strategies in view of a new privacy law known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25.

IMTJ Summit to Bring Key Medical Tourism Decision Makers to Athens

Key decision makers involved in the medical tourism market will attend the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 between May 21 and 24 in Athens.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Promotion of Health and Wellness Tourism on Greece’s Agenda

The Tourism Ministry is interested in promoting health and wellness tourism in its aim to establish Greece as a 365 days a year destination.