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‘Spirit of Democracy Weekend’ Returns to Costa Navarino in Greece

Costa Navarino in Messinia will welcome world-acclaimed artists, authors and speakers during ‘The Spirit of Democracy Weekend’ that will run during October 1-3.

New York Times Places Andros Among ‘52 Places to Love in 2021’

The popular Greek island of Andros is on a list compiled by the New York Times featuring the “52 Places to Love in 2021”.

Athens Art Scene Gets it on NYT’s 2017 Places to Go List

The New York Times has included Athens in its "52 Places to Go in 2017" list, adding that "the Greek debt crisis has not dampened Athens’ thriving arts scene" and backed by a photo of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).

‘NYT’, ‘Conde Nast Traveler’, ‘USA Today’ Show Faith in Greece, Advise Vacationers to Keep Coming

The New York Times, USA Today and Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) are, among other media, advising readers to proceed with their holiday plans to Greece as scheduled.

Sophia Loren: ‘Hydra is One of the Most Beautiful Places in the World’

Academy Award-winning Italian actress Sophia Loren referred to the Greek island of Hydra as "one of the most beautiful places in the world" in a recent interview she gave to the New York Times.

Video: The New York Times Describes 36 Hours In Athens, Greece

The online edition of the New York Times hosts a video that introduces the changed face of Athens, Greece's capital city that was reborn through the economic turmoil and now appears self-confident and creative.

Reuters: Greece Returns as Tourist Hotspot

"Greece Returns as Tourist Hotspot" is the title of a recent video report from Athens by Reuters that highlights the recovery of Greek tourism after the crisis period.

Naxos, Greece, As Seen Through The Eyes Of An American Journalist

New York Times Journalist Jennifer Gilmore has included the Greek island of Naxos in her column of "favorite places" and gives her readers an article that has it all: the Greek sun, gastronomy, picturesque villages, beaches, the country's economic situation and even a reference...

The New York Times Includes Athens Among 52 Places To Go In 2014

Athens is a city out of an economic crisis and is making a comeback, according to the New York Times. The American daily newspaper has included the Greek capital in a feature that suggests 52 places for one to visit this year.
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Greece Among Countries Reaping The Benefits Of Increased Tourism

Greece is among the countries hoping that this year’s record influx of sun-seeking tourists and their money from Northern Europe will continue past summer’s end.
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Greek Tourism Well Received In The U.S.

Greece may possibly see a revival from the tourism market of the United States this year along with an increase in arrivals of American tourists, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.
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Greek Tourism Minister To Travel To U.S., Canada

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will take an official trip to the United States and Canada as of Sunday, 2 June, to promote Greece in the North American market.

Thessaloniki Welcomed By International Council Of Tourism Partners

“The Thessaloniki Convention and Visitors Bureau (TCVB) excels as a destination choice for conference organizers and ICTP (International Council of Tourism Partners) is proud to have it join as a destination member,” ICTP Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz said in late July.

Tourism Arrivals Down 10 Percent, Hotel Chamber Says

Tourism arrivals are down 10 percent so far this year, while hotel room prices are also down by 10 percent, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Yiorgos Tsakiris said last month in response to a report published by the New York Times newspaper on Greek tourism trends.

Qatar Launches New First-time Routes

Aviation and tourism officials in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month praised the latest expansion moves by Qatar Airways, which includes the addition of a new link between Malaysia's capital and the tropical Indonesian island of Bali.

Greek 60 Million-euro Tourism Promotion Campaign Well Underway

Greece's tourism promotion campaign steams ahead in both Europe and the USA. The first phase of the 60-million-euro campaign has been completed and the second phase is now in full force.