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Greek Tourism To Receive Funds From New NSRF Program

Greek tourism will be supported by funds under the new National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) program, it was announced on 5 August.

Greek Ministries Of Tourism And Foreign Affairs Focus On Labirint’s Bankruptcy Situation

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are closely cooperating with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the diplomatic mission of Greece in Moscow to responsibly manage the situation that has arisen with the closure of a leading Russian tour operator.

Leading Hotel Groups Show Interest In Greece

Leading hotel groups such as the Four Seasons have expressed interest to invest in Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Greece’s Tourism Schools On Crete, Rhodes To Be Upgraded

The Greek ministries of Tourism and Education will work together to upgrade the country's Schools of Higher Tourism Education on Crete and Rhodes, an announcement said on 30 July.

Athens 2014: TBEX Europe Is Attracting Great Interest

Already 450 registrations from 53 countries have been made for the TBEX Europe event to be held in Athens, Greece, this fall.

Cooperation Is Essential For Greece’s Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry wants to strengthen its cooperation with the country's regions and municipalities during the tourism season.

Tourism Potential of Thessaloniki, Greece, Discussed

The Greek Tourism Ministry is exploring ways to develop thematic forms of tourism in Greece's northern city of Thessaloniki.

Tourists Involved In Shootout In Athens, Greece, In Good Health

Two tourists visiting Athens were slightly injured on Wednesday 16 July during a shootout in central Athens between Greek police and fugitive terrorist Nikos Maziotis.

Tourism Ministry, Municipality Of Athens Strengthen Ties For TBEX 2014 Event In Greek Capital

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens are getting ready to welcome TBEX 2014, the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers and writers, in the Greek capital this October.

Kefalogianni: Power Cuts May Harm Greece’s Reputation

The power cuts in Greece may harm tourism and the country's reputation abroad, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Draft Bill For Greek Tourism Passed By Special Parliamentary Committee

A draft bill that simplifies the procedures for the operation of tourism businesses, among other things, was passed in principle and by article by a special parliamentary committee on 2 July.

Crete’s Gastronomy As A Catalyst For Economic Growth

Crete's local products could lead the way to develop culinary tourism and wine tourism and thus attract more tourists to the popular island, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Kefalogianni: Big Investments Coming To Greece

The investment department of the Greek Tourism Ministry is currently reviewing a series of major investment proposals, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while presenting the new draft bill for tourism to a special parliamentary committee.

Tourism Satellite Account To Launch In Greece

The Tourism Ministry and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will cooperate for the launch of a Tourism Satellite Account in Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Tourism Priorities Under Greece’s Presidency Of The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni presented the main tourism priorities under Greece's Presidency of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) at an event held by the Foreign Ministry in Athens on 27 June.

Greek Tourism Ministry Plans To Create Platform For Young Entrepreneurs

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a web platform named "Greece-4-startup" that will aim to create new employment opportunities and support youth entrepreneurship in Greece.

Greek Tourism Industry Is Bracing For Another Successful Year

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni expects 2014 to be a good season after last year's success for Greek tourism.

Kefalogianni Talks Tourism On Crete, Greece

Extending Crete's tourism season to welcome visitors all year round was one of the main topics discussed in a meeting held on 23 June in Rethymno, Crete, chaired by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Aegean Airlines Helps Promote Greece As Golf Destination

Greek air carrier Aegean Airlines aims to contribute to Greece's promotion as a golf destination through the international golf tournament Aegean Airlines Pro-Am.

Greece Aims For More Promotion On The Big Screen To Influence Tourist Decision-Making

The Greek Tourism Ministry wants to get the country into more movies to have an effect on the destination selection of travelers and through that influence visitor flows.