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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.

American Travel Professionals Give Good News For Greek Tourism

Greece has an important place among American holidaymakers' preferences, travel professionals of the United States assured Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, who is currently on an official visit in New York City.

Greece To Be Country Partner of WTM Latin America

Greece will be partner country for the World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America that will take place 23-25 April in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as announced by WTM.

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 To Show Best At MITT 2014 Expo In Russia

Greece will show its best as a welcoming, safe and favorite international tourism destination during the days of the Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) in Russia.

Greece To Promote Religious Tourism At MITT 2014 Expo In Moscow

In a bid to strengthen religious tourism, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will host the Church of Greece in a special area in its stand at the Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) that will take place 19-22 March in Russia.

Chinese Movie Filmed On Santorini, Greece, Hits Theaters In China

The romantic comedy "Beijing Love Story," which was filmed in Greece, took a fantastic opening with 2,500,000 Chinese viewers and grossed $33.15 million in its first four days after opening in China.

Greek Tourism Minister Travels To Earthquake-Stricken Kefalonia

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart to the earthquake-stricken island of Kefalonia on Tuesday 4 February, according to an announcement made by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Philoxenia 2013 Sees Visitor Numbers Increase – Photo Report

The 29th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, saw a 20 percent increase in trade visitors this year compared with last year’s exhibition, according to organizer TIF-Helexpo.

Panos Livadas, Secretary General Greek National Tourism Organization

The recent statistics indicating a quite significant increase on arrivals, prove that our efforts are flourishing. The tourism sector in Greece has grown by 9.2 percent, while the annual forecast for 2013 is 17.000.000 visitors.

Greece Turns To Internet, Social Media To Promote Tourism

Greece has launched a series of promotional activities through online channels including websites and social media, for its tourism promotion in international markets.
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Athens: Mediterranean Luxury Travel Summit Begins On Monday

The Mediterranean Luxury Travel Summit 2013 will take place 7-8 October at the Divani Apollon Palace & Spa in Athens and bring together internationally-renowned thought leaders and consumer strategists, top travel & tourism executives and key decision makers across the industry,...
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Athens To Host Luxury Travel Summit Next Week

New geographical, marketing and technological horizons for the luxury and cultural travel sector will be presented at the Mediterranean Luxury Travel Summit 2013 to be held next week in Athens, Greece.
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GNTO To Cooperate With Eight Big German Tour Operators

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has agreed to implement a program of cooperation with eight major tour operators in Germany, with a total budget of nearly 450,000 euros, the Greek press said recently.
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Greece’s Yachting Yearns For Growth

Greece’s cumbersome, complex and constantly changing legislative and regulatory frameworks in the pleasure boat segment and lagging marina infrastructure cost the country billions in lost tourism revenues each year, according to speakers at the 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum,...
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Athens To Host Global Cruise, Yachting Majors

Over 200 Greek and international delegates and exhibitors from 25 countries and a prestigious line up of senior officials and key decision makers from the global cruising and yachting sectors will anchor in Athens at the end of the month for a series of debates on the prospects...
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GTP @ ΙΤΒ Berlin 2013 – Photo Report

"We expect this year’s ITB to again set the tone for a successful year in tourism by stimulating further growth in this sector… Travel destinations that are traditionally popular among Germans will benefit especially, among them Greece, which has good chances of celebrating a...
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Greece Aims To Attract More Chinese Tourists This Year

"Some 21,000 Chinese tourists chose Greece as their first stop in Europe last year, which translates to a 23 percent increase from the year before," Chinese Ambassador to Greece Du Qiwen said yesterday, 27 February, at an event hosted by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and...
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UPDATE: GNTO Announces Actions For 2013 Tourism Season

The Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) communication actions for this year's tourism season were presented today, Tuesday, 26 February, by the organization's secretary general Panos Livadas at an event held at the Acropolis Museum.
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Greece Explores Methods To Enter Chinese Market

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Hellenic-Chinese Chamber will hold an event to discuss methods aimed to boost Greek exports and foreign arrivals to the country through activities in the Chinese market.