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T+L Travel Expert Recommends Patmos Island as 2022 Vacation Spot

The Greek island of Patmos is among the favorite vacation spots for 2022 included on a list made up by Travel + Leisure’s top international travel experts.

Greek Ministry to Promote Religious Tourism with Cruise

The Greek Tourism Ministry is working with the Church of Greece to develop religious tourism options, as part of ongoing efforts to diversify the tourism product on offer.

Religious Tourism: Thessaly Region to Create ‘Routes of Faith’

The Thessaly Region has launched “Routes of Faith”, an ambitious tourism project that aims to connect two of Greece’s most significant religious destinations: Meteora and Mount Athos.

Infrastructure Upgrade of Greece’s Religious Sites a Ministry Priority

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki highlights the need to support religious tourism in Greece by improving infrastructure and preserving religious monuments.

Ukrainian Film About Everyday Life in a Mount Athos Monastery Coming to Greek Cinemas

A film by Ukrainian director Aleksandr Zaporoshchenko about the everyday life of monks in a Mount Athos monastery will soon start screening in Greece.

Aristotle Municipality Looks to Grow Religious Tourism Flows from Russia

The Municipality of Aristotle in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is aiming to attract more Russian tourists to its religious sites.

Greece and Cyprus Explore Ways to Promote Religious Tourism

Greece and Cyprus are exploring ways to promote their religious heritage through the EU’s Re-Cult program.

Greece Looking to Further Develop its Religious Tourism Product

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking into ways to boost Greece’s presence in the lucrative religious tourism market.

Greece’s Untapped Tourism Products Analyzed

Religious travel, gastronomy, history and mythology are among the untapped tourism products that Greece should promote to attract more travelers.

GNTO Sees Boost in Arrivals and Early Bookings from Russia to Greece

Autumn arrivals from Russia to Greece are on the rise compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece’s Religious Tourism at the Center of Talks Between Minister and Archbishop

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Greek Archbishop Ieronymos are looking to highlight Greece's religious tourism treasures.

ETC: Greece-Russia Tourism Year Fails to Hit the Mark

The Greece - Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 did not generate the anticipated results, according to a report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Argo Travel Awarded for Innovative Promotion of Cultural, Religious Tourism Services

Argo Travel Group was awarded for the innovative promotion of "Traces of Greece", its newly established cultural and religious tourism department.

Hellas Cert Says Greek Tourism Law Revisions to Create Certification Problems

Hellas Cert, a Greek association of inspection bodies, is calling on the government to re-examine a law that changes the way rented rooms are certified.

Hellas Cert Calls on Gov’t to Re-examine Certification Procedure in Tourism Law

The Hellenic Association of Certification Bodies - Hellas Cert is calling on the government to make revisions to a law covering thematic and special interest tourism, with regard to certification procedures.

Greek MPs Pass Thematic/Special Interest Tourism Bill by Majority Vote

Greece has passed a bill covering thematic and special interest tourism, the upgrade of tourism training and the strengthening of entrepreneurship.

Full-scope Greek Tourism Bill Paves Way for Growth

A draft law covering thematic and special interest tourism, the upgrade of tourism training and the strengthening of entrepreneurship in tourism has been tabled in Greek parliament.

Argo Travel Lays Out Plans to Promote Greek Thematic Tourism Products

Argo Travel Group in 2019 will launch three projects, aiming to promote important thematic tourism forms (religious, wedding and medical) in Greece to markets abroad.

Religious Tourism in the Peloponnese Remains Unexplored

The Peloponnese Tourism Organization has listed a number of ways to boost the promotion of religious tourism in the Peloponnese.

Greek Draft Law on Thematic, Special Interest Tourism Up for Discussion

A draft law covering thematic and special interest tourism is now open for public consultation through to June 27, on the Tourism Ministry's website.