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Greece to Establish EuroVelo Coordination Center to Promote Bike Tourism

Greece is taking action to promote bike tourism through the establishment of a National EuroVelo Coordination Center.

Greece Explores Tourism Cooperation with Lithuania

Greece and Lithuania are exploring ways to strengthen tourism ties and jointly promote their thematic tourism products.

Greece and Slovakia to Join Forces in Tourism

Greece and Slovakia have agreed to work together in the area of tourism as part of efforts to strengthen ties between the two countries.

Three Greek Municipalities Nominated for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Award

The municipalities of Alonissos, Western Samos and Soufli are Greece’s nominees for the “Best Tourism Villages” award, an initiative by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Greece Presents Wine Tourism Strategy at UNWTO Global Event

Greece’s wine tourism strategy was presented to a wide range of experts by Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki at the 5th UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in Portugal.

UNESCO Adds Greece’s Grevena-Kozani Geopark to its Network

The Grevena - Kozani Geopark, home to the oldest rock formations found in Greece, has been added by UNESCO to its international network of geoparks.

Thousands of Greeks Take Advantage of ‘Tourism for All’ Discount Vacation Program

A number of destinations in Greece this summer welcomed thousands of Greeks that took advantage of the Tourism Ministry’s holiday subsidy program ‘Tourism for All’.

Minister: Greece Recovering, Betting on September-October Tourism

Greece is looking to cover lost ground with tourist bookings into September and October, said Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Fire-stricken Evia Island in Greece to Get Extra Tourism Promotion

A special tourism development and promotional plan is being prepared for the fire-stricken areas in Greece with extra focus on the island of Evia.

Greece Looks to Promote its Tourism Villages Through UNWTO Initiative

The Greek Tourism Ministry is inviting the country’s villages to take part in an UNWTO initiative that will promote the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ of its member states.

Ecotourism Development Tops Minister’s Agenda on Lesvos

The development and potential of ecotourism and geotourism topped Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki’s recent visit to the Greek island of Lesvos.

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.

Greek Tourist Arrivals at 60% of 2019 Levels

Greek tourism figures this season are moving higher than expected with international arrivals already surpassing 60 percent of 2019 levels.

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.

Tourism Education Improvements Top Minister’s Corfu Agenda

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ionian Islands Region and the Ionian University to implement tourism education and training projects.

Infrastructure, Connectivity Key to Keeping Cruise Companies in Greece

Greece is taking steps to accelerate port infrastructure upgrades and ensure stronger air connectivity in order to handle more cruise ships and passengers in the future, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece Forms Committee to Boost Diving Tourism Offering

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced the establishment of a committee to develop Greece’s diving tourism offering.

Ministry Creates Greece’s First Portal for Wine Tourism

Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki recently presented Greece’s first portal dedicated to wine tourism.

Ministry Promotes Greek Wine Tourism Sector at Santorini Event

The Tourism Ministry is organizing a two-day event on the island of Santorini aiming to promote wine tourism in Greece.

Mainland Greece Hoteliers Want Additional Aid Due to Covid-19

Hoteliers in mainland Greece and primarily in the north are calling on the government to provide additional support to ensure the operation of hotels impacted by Covid-19.
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