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Soufli in Greece Selected as a ‘Best Tourism Village’ By UNWTO

The village of Soufli in northern Greece has been selected as one of the “Best Tourism Villages” by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Greece Participates in Transition Pathway for ‘Greener’ Tourism

Greece took part in a meeting of EU tourism ministers to discuss the creation of a "Transition Pathways” pact for the green transformation of Europe’s tourism industry.

Greece Promotes Western Macedonia as Top Wine Tourism Destination

Western Macedonia, its wineries and wines are spearheading a far-reaching Tourism Ministry campaign to establish Greece as a leading wine tourism destination.

Greece Looking to Link Wine Tourism with Experiences

Greece is looking into ways to incorporate the Greek wine experience into the overall travel experience, says GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

Greece Takes Steps to Certify NATURA 2000 Products and Services

The Greek government has taken the first step to safeguard items produced and services offered in protected Natura 2000 areas and regions in Greece.

Greek Tourism Ministry Event to Showcase Western Macedonia Wines

The wines of the Western Macedonia region, northern Greece, will take center stage during a three-day promotional event by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Thessaloniki Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network for Gastronomy

Thessaloniki has become a member of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network for offering a creative gastronomy scene.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Ministry Calls for Extension of Quarantine Hotel Operations

The Greek Tourism Ministry is proposing for the extension of leases that allow hotels to provide accommodation for travelers that test positive for Covid-19.

Greek Tourism Ministry to Invest Recovery Funds in Human Resources

Investing in Greek tourism’s human resources is a top priority in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

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.