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Greece Aiming for Extension of Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to extend Greece-Saudi Arabia direct flights beyond the summer months, a move that would increase tourist flows between the two countries.

Greece to Spend €160m on Port and Marina Projects

As part of efforts to boost yachting, recreational and professional boating activity in Greece, some 160 million euros will be channeled into marina and port infrastructure works.

Greece Aiming for Year-round Direct Flights from Canada

Greece is exploring ways to extend direct flights from Canada throughout the year and add new routes between the two countries.

Greece Evolving into Leading Yachting Destination

Greece is securing a spot on the global map of top yachting destinations following marina upgrades, according to the Tourism Ministry’s secretary general, Olympia Anastasopoulou.

Greece to Set Marine Tourism Priorities in New Marketing Strategy

Further developing marine tourism and formulating a clearly defined marketing plan are at the top of the Greek government’s agenda, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou.

Greece and Thailand Renew Tourism Cooperation Agreement

Greece and Thailand are aiming to increase bilateral tourism flows and will renew a Memorandum of Understanding in tourism agreed upon 16 years ago.

Greek Tourism Ministry Discusses Thessaloniki Accessibility Issues

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking into ways to ensure Thessaloniki’s infrastructure, hotels and attractions are accessible to people with disabilities.

Greece Counting on Marine Tourism to Support the Economy

Greece is counting on marine tourism to create added value for the Greek tourist product, opportunities for growth, and new jobs for local communities.
Secretary General of Tourism Policy & Development, Ministry of Tourism Olympia Anastasopoulou
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Op-Ed: Olympia Anastasopoulou on sustainable tourism

Olympia Anastasopoulou, the Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, analyzes the Greek Tourism Ministry's vision for sustainable tourism and responsible travel.

Rhodes Next Greek Island to ‘Go Smart’

The Greek government will provide support in the overall process of the digital and administrative transformation of Rhodes, according to Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis.

Greece Simplifies Rules to Tap into Port and Marina Potential

Greece is simplifying a legal framework covering the operation of ports and marinas allowing important investments to take off, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou.

Greece – Saudi Arabia Discuss Joint Actions in Tourism

The potential of cooperation in tourism with a focus on special interest products topped the agenda of the 5th Greek-Saudi joint ministerial meeting held in Athens.

Greece Reaches Out to South Korean Travel Market

As part of Greece’s ongoing strategy to reach out to more markets, the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO met in Athens with leading South Korean tour operators.

Greece Gets Tough on Employee Rights Violations Ahead of Tourism Season

Special units from Greece’s Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) will be carrying out heightened checks at hotels to ensure that labor laws and security regulations are being implemented.

Greece and Spain Discuss Strengthening Ties in Tourism

Greece and Spain are exploring ways to enhance cooperation in thematic tourism forms and exchange best practices in the field of tourism.

Greece Launches Procedures to Open GNTO Branch in Melbourne, Australia

The Greek Tourism Ministry has launched procedures to open a branch office of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in Melbourne, Australia.

Greece and India One Step Closer to Stronger Tourism Ties

Greece and India have signed a protocol of cooperation to further strengthen relations in trade, investment and tourism.

Ministry Prioritizes Development of Greece’s MICE Tourism Segment

The Greek Tourism Ministry has joined forces with MICE organizers to formulate a strategy to promote conference tourism.

Greece Sets Aside €160m for Tourism Ports Upgrade

The Greek Tourism Ministry plans to use 160 million euros from the RRF recovery fund to upgrade the country’s tourism ports by 2025.

Greece Sea Tourism, Hotels Top Priorities for Ministry’s New Secretary General

Hotel issues, marine tourism and cruise travel topped the agenda of meetings between newly-appointed Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou and stakeholders.
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