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Ios: More Than A Party Scene

At a recent presentation of Ios, Mayor Yiorgos Poussaios underlined that the island obtains the requirements and comparative advantages to attract tourists of all ages and demands.

Six New Tourism Promotion Programs Announced

The Hellenic Tourism Organization announced six tourism promotional programs worth five million euros where, for the first time, the private sector is invited to participate. Five of the programs, announced earlier this year, are worth 1.5 million euros and will center on...

NEXUS, 1st International Alternative Tourism Exhibition

Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis and Reverend Dodonis Chrysostomos cut the inauguration ribbon of NEXUS, the 1st International Alternative Tourism Exhibition, held 29 March-1 April at the Mediterranean Exhibition Centre (MEC) in Paiania.

Religious Tourism To Be Promoted In Greece

Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis recently presented the conclusions of a report on the development and promotion of religious and pilgrimage tourism in Greece.

Stronger Ties Between Greece And Serbia

“Serbian visitors to Greece this year are expected to reach 700,000 and the aim is for that figure to increase to one million visitors over the next few years,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said last month.

Kalymnos… An Ideal Destination For All

Every Greek island has a special characteristic that works as an individual holiday attraction. What really makes a destination special is when that certain characteristic gains worldwide status… Kalymnos is considered one of the best destinations worldwide for rock climbing....

Greek-Bulgarian Tourism Cooperation

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos and Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Traycho Traykov signed in late July a tourism cooperation protocol during the first joint session of the Greece-Bulgaria High-Level Cooperation Council held in Sofia.

VAT Reduction Keynote At Philoxenia 2010

The 26th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held this year on 18-21 November at Helexpo in Thessaloniki, roughly hosted 500 exhibitors from Greece and 12 other countries (Egypt, Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Cyprus, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia).

New Model For Tourism Discussed At Conference

The year 2011 will find Greek tourism with improved arrivals and overnights and also an increase in revenue, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the 3rd European Tourism Conference in late November 2011 in Thessaloniki.
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Paris Mavridis, President and CEO HELEXPO

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Philoxenia this year declares its openness by attracting trade visitors from four continents and will introduce its new, dynamic, identity at the International Exhibition Center of Thessaloniki on 22-25 November 2012. With its long presence in the...

Greek Church Assists Religious Tourism Development

Two postgraduate study programs on religious tourism are to operate through partnerships of three Greek universities and the Church of Greece, according to a framework agreement signed recently at an assembly hosted at the Holy Monastery of Penteli.

Travel Plan Puts Religious Tourism On The Agenda

“We are committed to plan attractive tour packages of Byzantine travel for everyone,” Travel Plan’s managing director Giorgos Daskalakis said last month during the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Holy Archdiocese of Athens’ Mission charity organization.
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Philoxenia 2012 Highlights

Parallel events on the occasion of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.

Greek Tourism Ministry Teams Up With Church of Crete To Promote Religious Tourism

Religious tourism in Greece will undergo further development through a cooperation protocol signed recently between the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Church of Crete.

Philoxenia 2013 Set To Open In Thessaloniki

In its 29th year, Philoxenia, Greece's meeting point for the development of strategies and business alliances among tourism professionals, will open its doors on Thursday 21 November 2013 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

Greek Tourism Ministry Launches New Cooperation To Promote Dodecanese Religious Sites

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Metropolis of the Dodecanese are launching a cooperation to promote and develop religious tourism, according to a protocol signed on 4 December.

MidEast Travel Strengthens Ties With Holy Synod of the Church of Greece

Greek travel agency MidEast Travel & Tourism has been named "selected partner" to the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, following a competition among Greek tourism enterprises.

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.

Religious Experiences Promoted On Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos has released a new brochure to promote the area's churches and monasteries to assist travelers interested in religious tourism.

Renovated Resort Hotels In Tolo, Greece, Welcome Visitors This Autumn

Greek resort hotels Paradise Lost and Frini located in Tolo, a seaside village ideal for family or romantic vacations in Greece, were recently renovated and are welcoming visitors interested in various forms of tourism.
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