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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.

Greece to Direct EU Resilience Funds into Special Forms of Tourism

Greek special forms of tourism - linked to agriculture and marine activities - will benefit from EU relief funds after the European Commission approved Greece’s resilience plan.

Draft Greek Tourism Legislation Put to Public Consultation

A draft bill for Greek tourism, which includes initiatives for the sector's development, has been put up for public consultation.

DiaNEOsis Looks to Develop Alternative Tourism in Natura 2000 Areas

Research institute diaNEOsis has teamed up with the Ministries of Tourism and Environment to promote alternative tourism in areas of the Natura 2000 network in Greece.

Boosting Air Connectivity, Waterways Top Greek Gov’t Priorities

Enhancing air connectivity and getting a waterway network off the ground are among the main priorities of the Greek government.

Alonissos Mayor Calls for Creation of ‘One of a Kind’ Underwater Archaeological Park

Alonissos Mayor Petros Vafinis has proposed the creation of an underwater archaeological park – the first of its kind in Greece.

Ithaki, Kefalonia to Focus on Alternative Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish Ithaki and Kefalonia as alternative tourism destinations, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Cruise, Yachting, Diving Top Greece Regional Tourism Meeting

Cruise travel, yachting, and diving topped the agenda of the 1st Inter-Regional Forum held by Greece’s Regional Tourism Council.

Delphi Forum to Analyze the Future of Greek Tourism

The future of Greek tourism will be analyzed during the 6th Delphi Economic Forum that is scheduled to take place in hybrid form between May 10-15.

Greece’s Updated Covid-19 Health Protocols for Hotels Coming Soon

The updated Covid-19 health protocols that are to be applied in Greek hotels this season are expected to be officially released in the coming days.

Covid-19 Health Protocols for Greek Tourism in the Pipeline

A set of finalized Covid-19 health protocols for Greece's tourism sector is expected to be announced in the coming period.

Greek Hoteliers, Ministry Discuss Mountain Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will set up a special working group to draw up a national strategy for the development of mountain tourism in Greece.
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Sofia Zacharaki: Greek tourism will open safely for all visitors

On occasion of International Women’s Day, women in Greek tourism have been invited to tell us what the greatest challenge is for the industry in the post-Covid-19 era.

Greece to Set Up 1st UNWTO Mediterranean Coastal & Maritime Tourism Observatory

The UNWTO's first Mediterranean Coastal and Maritime Tourism Observatory will be set up in Greece this June.
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