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Kountoura Discusses Ways to Connect Tourism and Retail

Ways of strengthening the link between tourism and retail were recently discussed during a meeting between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and ESEE President Vasilis Korkidis.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Greek Ministry Bets on Sports Tourism for Exposure

Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas underlined the significance of sporting events for local communities and the economy during a conference recently held in Patra.

Kountoura Discusses Tourism Policy with Greek-American Students

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently discussed issues related to tourism with a delegation of Greek-American students visiting Athens.

NBA Champion Giannis Antetokounmpo Promotes Greece in New Video

The Tourism Ministry has unveiled a new video that stars NBA basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo showcasing Greece's tourism offerings.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

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.

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.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Honored for Casino, Golf and Sports Facilities

The Porto Carras Grand Resort, located in Halkidiki, northern Greece, has received three honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

HotelBrain Wins 13 Awards for Management and Hospitality Services

Greek hotel management company HotelBrain and 12 hotels in its portfolio received a total of 13 honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Hilton Athens Wins Gold Tourism Award for Best Business Hotel

The Hilton Athens received the gold Tourism Award for best Business Hotel, for the high-quality services it offers to business travelers.

NJV Athens Plaza Honored at Tourism Awards 2018 for CSR Initiatives

The five-star NJV Athens Plaza hotel received the bronze award at the Tourism Awards 2018 for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Greece Discusses Cruise Tourism Synergies with Cyprus, Egypt

Common synergies and initiatives in the cruise sector were discussed between the tourism ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt.

Crete’s ‘Avra Collection’ Wins Six Accolades at Greek Hospitality Awards 2018

The Avra Collection group, located in Chania on Crete, was honored with six accolades at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

‘Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018’ Travels to 37 European Cities

The gastronomy culture of the Peloponnese will be promoted to more than 37 cities in Europe through the "Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018" event.

Thessaloniki Ready to Host UNWTO Silk Road Tourism Meeting in October 2018

The 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, to be held in Thessaloniki, is expected to be a "landmark event for Central Macedonia".

Greek Tourism Startups Awarded in ‘1st FU-TOURISM18’ Pitch Competition

Three Greek tourism startups were honored in the "1st FU-TOURISM18: Tomorrow’s Tech Today!" pitch competition held in Athens.

Peloponnese Gastronomy on the Menu of ‘Sympossio 2018’ Event

Aldemar Resorts has announced the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018 event, which this year is dedicated to the gastronomy culture of the Peloponnese.

Tourism Ministry Promotes Greece at ‘boot Düsseldorf‘ Boat Show

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas presented Greece's potential in marine tourism at the 49th boot Düsseldorf show.

Greece Still Needs Actions to Achieve Medical Tourism Growth

Greek experts, academics and authorities explored ways to tap into the growing health tourism market, during the Greek Tourism Expo recently held in Athens.