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Greece has High Hopes for More Chinese Visitors

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Georgios Tziallas attended the Greek-Chinese Entrepreneurship Conference, which focused on tourism.

Athens to Appear on ‘Landmarks Live’ TV Show in the U.S.

Travel and music show "Landmarks Live in Concert", a weekly TV series broadcast by PBS in the United States, has its sights set on Athens in Greece.

Greek Tourism Minister Receives UNESCO Director General Candidate

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently received Moushira Khattab, Egypt’s candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General, who was on an official visit to Athens.

Tziallas Presents Plan on Greek Islands’ Tourism Development

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Georgios Tziallas presented plans to support tourism on the islands, during the OAEN General Assembly.

Kountoura Presents Greece’s Tourism Policy at WTFL 2017 Forum in Switzerland

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura represented Greece at the 5th World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL), a global event held in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Greece Promotes Tourism Ties with Kazakhstan and Qatar

Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura recently received the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Athens, Alexei Volkov and the Ambassador of Qatar in Athens, Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama, and discussed ways of strengthening ties in the tourism sector.

Anastasios Liaskos, Secretary General Ministry of Tourism

We are forming the new tourism identity of our country, strengthening the tourism product in terms of competitiveness, simplifying procedures and promoting the brand name GREECE in key destinations.

Joint actions to attract international film producers in Greece

Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni and Minister of Culture and Sports Kostas Tasoulas have agreed upon a series of joint actions to attract international film and television producers in Greece
Posted On 08 Sep 2014
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Anastasios Liaskos, Secretary General Ministry of Tourism

This year's significant increase in tourist arrivals in Greece with more than 17.5 million visitors and 12 billion euro revenue vindicates our efforts. All Greeks share the responsibility and the contribution to the success of our country.
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«Ελλάδα, η πλουσιότερη χώρα του κόσμου»

Το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού και ο Ελληνικός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού παρουσιάζουν την επικοινωνία «ΕΛΛΑΔΑ Η ΠΛΟΥΣΙΟΤΕΡΗ ΧΩΡΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΟΣΜΟΥ» για να εξαφανίσουμε όλοι ...
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Anastasios Liaskos, Secretary General Ministry of Tourism

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Tourism is a strong pillar for the development, prosperity and competitiveness of our country. Philoxenia, the main Tourism Exhibition in Greece, is a prominent promotional event for the travel sector, professionals, employees and those who invest in the...

Public Education Programs to Improve Tourism Services

The Organization for Tourism Education and Training (OTEK) is accepting student applications for its vocational schools in the fields of hotel and restaurant operations, the culinary arts and pastry-making.

Marios Trivizas

Greek tourism showed a serious decline in 2004, with arrivals dropping from 6-8% in almost all destinations, with the exception of Athens. If we consider revenues, we estimate that the decrease is even higher, taking into account lower prices and special offers made by all...

Tourism Sector Gets Promised Ministry

As promised, the new government has created a Greek tourism ministry. The newly appointed minister, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and his deputy, Anastassios Liaskos, for the moment are the "guests" of Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas until appropriate tourism ministry offices are...

National Tourism Council Reorganization

Just before the New Year's holidays, Development Minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos announced the reorganization of the National Tourism Council. He said he wanted the council to play a bigger role in shaping policy, and not merely act as an advisory body to the minister.