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Greek Hotels Certified For Accessible Services To Disabled

Greek hotels that offer equal hospitality services for all guests were honored at the "Accessibility Pass" official launch event on 18 June in Athens.

Munich Based Think-Tank Receives Update On Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni presented Greece's action plan for tourism to representatives of the Southeast Europe Association (Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft - SOG), a Munich based think-tank.

Greek Tourism And Culture To Be Promoted Together To Markets Abroad

The Greek ministries of tourism and culture have agreed on joint actions to promote Greek tourism and the country's cultural heritage and wealth.

Direct Shanghai-Athens Flight Launches For Summer 2014 Season

A weekly non-stop flight connecting Shanghai to Athens has been launched by the Shanghai Workers International Travel Service, a leading tour operator in China.

Greek Tourism Minister Urges Curb To Price Hikes

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni urged certain individuals working in the tourism sector to not take advantage of the country's increase in tourist arrivals and raise prices in popular destinations.

Greece Aims To Strengthen Promotion Of Food Products To Boost Tourism

Greece aims to turn its healthy, Mediterranean-based, diet into an international trend to attract more tourist arrivals, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni informed professionals at the Greek food products exhibition by Lidl Hellas in Athens.

Greek PM Reshuffles Cabinet, Tourism Ministry Unaffected

Olga Kefalogianni remained at her post as Greece's Tourism Minister following the cabinet reshuffle of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Monday 9 June 2014.

Greece Goes To Venice Architecture Biennale

Greece will showcase its architectural heritage to the world at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition "La Biennale di Venezia," which officially opens on 7 June in Venice, Italy.

Qatar Airways Welcomes Greek PM At Posidonia 2014 Shipping Exhibition

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visited the stand of Qatar Airways during his tour of the international shipping exhibition Posidonia 2014 at the opening ceremony held on 2 June.

Kefalogianni: Greek Tourism Is Making A Dynamic Comeback

"Greek tourism is coming back to stay on the world tourism map," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said when recently asked to comment on the increasing tourist inflow in Greece.

Tourism Minister Promotes Greece In Australia

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni promoted Greece to representatives of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) during a meeting held in Sydney on 16 May.

Greece, Australia Sign “Work And Holiday” Visa Agreement For The Young

Young Greeks will now be allowed to work in Australia on a holiday visa for a year, according to a bilateral agreement signed on 14 May between Greece and Australia.

Kefalogianni Promotes Greece In Australia

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni invited Australians to invest in Greece's tourism sector while giving a speech at the Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HACCI) on 13 May in Melbourne.

Greek Hoteliers Set Bar High For 2014 Tourism Revenue

Hoteliers in Greece are setting the bar high for tourism revenue this year, according to statements made by the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris.

CNN: Greek Tourism Picks Up

"2014 is looking like an even better year (for Greek tourism)," Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told CNN’s Richard Quest and referred to Greece's increase in travel revenue and tourist arrivals last year and the aim to make the country into a year-round holiday spot.

Greece, Australia To Sign Work-Visa Agreement

On Wednesday 14 May, Greece and Australia will sign an intergovernmental agreement that will enable young adults to obtain a tourist visa for travel between both countries to live and work.

Tourism Minister Invites The Arab World To Invest In Greece

Greece has become an attractive destination for tourism investment after promoting a series of measures such as introducing new tourism products, amending spatial plans, simplifying licensing procedures for tourism businesses and modernizing infrastructure.

Greece To Update Tourism Agreement With Iraq Signed 33 Years Ago

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni has agreed to update a tourism agreement between Greece and Iraq that was signed back in 1981.

Greece Holds Optimistic Forecast For Tourism

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni is pleased for all that has been achieved in the field of Greece's tourism and very optimistic for this year, according to her speech during the 22nd annual general assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) in Athens.

Greek Tourism: An Eternal Journey – Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has launched a four-minute video with images from all over Greece and takes us on a journey through the country's oldest industry: Tourism - an industry of dreams.