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Dimitris Tryfonopoulos Appointed New GNTO Secretary General

Dimitris Tryfonopoulos has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Panos Livadas, Secretary General Greek National Tourism Organization

GNTO’s strategic shift in the communication policy towards the web, the online providers and the social media are playing a crucial role, while at the same time we have started moving away from the seasonality of the Greek product, as the demand for the shoulder months is growing.

Greece Expects More Brazilian Tourists This Year

Greece is tapping further in the Brazilian market and recently participated in the World Travel Market Latin America, held on April 22-24 in Sao Paulo.

New GNTO Board of Directors Published in Greek Government Gazette

The names that will consist the new Board of Directors of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) have been published in the Greek Government Gazette.

GNTO Partners with TUI Group to Promote Greece to 12 Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this year will launch advertising campaigns and a series of actions in partnership with German travel giant TUI Group to promote Greece in 12 markets.

Greece Eyes Big Growth in Chinese Tourists This Year

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will coordinate actions to attract even more Chinese visitors to Greece this season, the Greek Super-Ministry for Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism has announced.

Tourism Development of Amphipolis, Greece, On the Table

The archaeological findings of Amphipolis will contribute to the further development of Greek tourism, according to the tourism minister, Olga Kefalogianni.

Greece Interested in Charters from Beijing to Athens

Greece is interested in connecting Athens to Beijing via charter flights, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Panos Livadas informed Chinese travel agents on the sidelines of the recent China International Travel Mart (CITM) in Shanghai.

Panos Livadas, Secretary General Greek National Tourism Organization

The Greek National Tourism Organization, following the current global trends, strives to promote this authentic brand, in the ever-changing global environment, by all suitable means.

Athens Marathon: A Mega-Event for Tourism in the Greek Capital

This year, the “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” event has attracted record-breaking numbers of participants. With participation of foreign runners up 35 percent this year, the Athens Marathon is perhaps one of the best advertisements for the Greek capital’s tourism since numbers...

WTM 2014: Diversity And Quality Take Greek Tourism To The Top

Political stability and renewed trust in Greece are giving the Greek tourism industry a boost, said the secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2014.

WTM 2014: Greece Tourism Partners TUI, Thomas Cook Discuss Plans For 2015

Tourism trends, new cruise programs and aviation issues were at the center of discussions between the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and international partners at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2014, which opened this week in London.

Tourism Minister Leaves For The UK To Promote Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni departed for the United Kingdom on Friday 31 October, to attend the World Travel Market (WTM) 2014 that opens its doors on 3 November at ExCeL London.

Key Tourism Figures Applaud Google Initiative For Off-Season Promotion Of Greece

"Now, more than ever, it is possible to gradually extend the tourist season," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently said in regards to an initiative announced by Google that sees to promote Greece during the off season.

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.

Greece To Target Emerging Markets Through New Tourism Strategy

Greece will promote its tourism product through modern media promotion tools, according to the country's new communication strategy for tourism that was presented in Athens on 25 June.

Greece Looks Forward To More German Arrivals In 2014

"German arrivals to Greece this year are expected to increase by 10 percent," Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Panos Livadas said while opening an event during the German FVW Workshop 2014 held on Rhodes on 23 June.

Athens, Greece, Showcased In 18 International Airports

The Athens International Airport (AIA) is inviting foreigners to feel like citizens of the Greek capital through a campaign it launched six months ago in 18 international airports that have annual passenger traffic of some 170 million.

Greece Expects More German Tourists In 2014

"German tourists are Greece's most loyal and traditional guests," the general secretary of the Greek National Tourism Organization, Panos Livadas, recently informed the state secretary of the Hamburg Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, Dr Bernd Egert.

Greece: Visa Policy Will Remain Unchanged For Russian Travelers

The current visa policy for Russian citizens that want to visit Greece will not change, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Panos Livadas assured leading Russian tour operators.