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Ministry Takes Action to Promote Halkidiki Tourism to Foreign Markets

The Tourism Ministry has announced measures aimed at promoting Halkidiki’s tourism offerings to its target markets.

Antetokounmpo Most Valuable Player (Person) for Greece 

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been honored with the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the 2018-19 season.

Ministry Approves Terms for Corfu’s Gouvia Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved the Special Regulation for the Operation of the Tourist Port of Gouvia on the island of Corfu.

Greek Tourism Ministry, GNTO Support Rhodes Marathon

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are supporting the 6th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon that will take place on Rhodes in April.

Greece Named Best Destination at UK’s Wave Awards 2019

Greece received the "Best Destination (Port or Country)" title at the Wave Awards 2019, which is considered the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

A Decade of Success for Aldemar’s Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring

Aldemar Resorts’ Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring, a collaborative project promoting Greek gastronomy, recently celebrated 10 years of Greek tastes on tour.

More Greeks Choose Tourism Studies Thanks to Best Career Outlook

All the more young people in Greece are choosing to study tourism thanks to its strong professional outlook, according to the Labor Ministry's Ergani system.  

Greek Startup Scene Growing, More Investments Pouring In

Investors have extended 2.4 billion euros in funding to Greek startups over the last nine years, according to research by Marathon Venture Capital.

Thessaloniki Tour Guide School Set to Take Training to a New Level

The Thessaloniki Tour Guide School is getting ready to open its doors to Greek and Greek-speaking EU and non-EU nationals.

Nat Geo Traveler Russia: Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for Family Holidays

Greece has been announced as the second most popular destination for family holidays by the Russian edition of the National Geographic Traveler magazine.

National Hellenic Society Awards Kountoura for Greece-US Tourism Ties

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was awarded by the National Hellenic Society on occasion of its annual Heritage Weekend & Classic held in Las Vegas.

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.