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Kefalogianni To Promote Greece In Land Down Under

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni is expected to make an official visit to Australia in May to promote Greek tourism, the media in Greece said recently.

Athens Is Making A Comeback But More Can Be Done

Athens is bouncing back in the international tourism scene this year but there is still significant potential for further growth, Greek key tourism figures agreed recently.

GNTO Supports International Cinematographers Visit To Athens

Athens and Delphi will welcome 50 of the most important cinematographers from 47 countries of the world during the 2014 International Federation of Cinematographers (IMAGO) Annual General Assembly.

Greek Tourism Minister To Visit Moscow

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for Moscow on Tuesday 15 April to further strengthen tourism cooperation between Greece and Russia.

Kefalogianni: Greek Tourism Can Create Job Opportunities For Young People

"The further development of tourism can create jobs, especially for young ages," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said at a conference organized by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation in New York City on 3 April.

Kefalogianni Travels To U.S. To Promote Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for the United States on Tuesday 1 April to promote Greece and increase the flow of American tourists to the country.

Greece Focuses On Accessible Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Confederation of Disabled People (ESAmeA) will work together so that persons with disabilities will have equal access in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport.

Greece, UNESCO To Hold Tourism & Culture Conference

Athens will be the host city for a joint conference in September on "Tourism and Culture Development," organized by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Greece, France Expand Tourism Cooperation

Greece and France have announced plans to further cooperate in the tourism sector through joint actions that include the launch of travel packages and the promotion of both countries in specific target markets.

Greek Independence Day Celebration In Paris

On Tuesday, 25 March 2014, the Embassy of Greece in Paris, France, hosted a reception to celebrate Greek Independence Day.

Kefalogianni Goes To Paris To Promote Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for Paris, France, on Monday 24 March to promote Greece and strengthen tourist arrivals to the country.

Kefalogianni: Greece Is Slowly Leaving The Crisis Behind

Greece is slowly emerging from its recession, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Greece Will Continue To Offer Efficient Visa System To Russians

"In recent years, Greece has made considerable progress for visas to be issued easier, faster and more efficiently, always in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on 19 March.

Greece To Step Up Promotion Of Athens Festival To Attract More Visitors

The Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Athens Festival have decided to launch a cooperation to promote Greece abroad through the Greek festival's program of events.

ITB Berlin 2014 Shows Big Prospects For Greek Tourism

One thing was certain during this year's ITB international tourism exhibition in Berlin: Greece was making a comeback in the German market.

“Blue Growth” Is High On Greece’s Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni gave a speech in Parliament on the power of "Blue Growth," a key driver of tourism development for Greece and other countries of the South within an integrated maritime policy of the European Union.

Greek Tourism Minister Holds Talks With Norwegian Tourist Board

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni held a meeting with the administration of the Norwegian Tourist Board, Innovation Norway, on 14 March, the second day of her official visit to Oslo.

Greek Tourism: Good News From Norwegian Tour Operators

Greece should expect an especially good tourism season this year, tour operators in Norway recently informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni during her official visit to Oslo to promote the country.

2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards: Greece’s Best Restaurants

Greece presented its emerging modern cuisine to an audience of European Tourism Ministers, foreign journalists, Greek tourism professionals, entrepreneurs and celebrities at the 2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

Greece To Tap Scandinavian Market

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart on Wednesday, 12 March, for Oslo to promote Greece and woo visitors from Norway and the wider Scandinavian market.