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Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Central Greece Thermal Springs Get Green Light

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura gave the green light for the operation of two thermal springs in Smokovo and Soulanta in Thessaly, Central Greece.

‘Best Luxury Spas’ Online Guide Shines Spotlight on Wellness Hotels in Greece

A unique collection of Greece’s prime spa and wellness destinations can be found on the recently launched Best Luxury Spas online guide.

Study Says Greek Thermal Springs an Untapped Treasure

Greece’s thermal spring facilities can triple revenues to some 390 million euros per year if they are upgraded, according to a study conducted by Palmos Analysis.

Thermal Springs in Greece: An Opportunity for Investors

Investors were recently informed on Greece's effort to develop its thermal springs, an untapped and rich national resource.

Greece Sets Legal Framework for Thalassotherapy Centers

The technical and operational specifications for the development of thalassotherapy centers in Greece have been announced.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Greece Looks to Promote Larissa’s Tourism Offerings

Ways of promoting Larissa as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and local officials.

Medical Tourism Gains Ground, Says IPK Survey

Nearly 70 percent of all international health and medical outbound trips in 2016 were made for health-oriented reasons, according to a survey by IPK International.

Number of Certified Thermal Springs Rises in Greece

The Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee in Greece recently certified two more thermal springs in the areas of Grevena and Fthiotida.

Nostos Expo 2016 Shines Spotlight on Alternative Tourism in Greece

For four days, Greece's active, explorer and adventure travel options were promoted to tourism professionals and travel agents from abroad at the Nostos Expo 2016, the first international meeting for alternative tourism in Greece.

Greece Wants to Make Life Easier for Foreign Investors

Greece will simplify the "fast track" law in order to attract foreign investment, according to an announcement made by Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas.

Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Wins at 1st Annual World Spa Awards

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso was crowned "Greece’s Best Wellness Spa" at the first World Spa Awards on Monday, held in Vietnam.

Greece Intends To Lift Obstacles That Affect Investment In Thermal-Spa Tourism

The Tourism Ministry intends to lift restrictions in current legislation that concern the operation and use of Greek hot-water springs, in order to promote private sector investment in this area.

Health Tourism Integration Conference To Be Held In Athens, Greece

Greek professionals from eight health tourism segments will come together with sector-supporting industries in the upcoming Greek Health Tourism Integration Conference, scheduled to take place next month in Athens.

Greece Discusses Best Practices For Spa Tourism With Hungarian Officials

The best practices for spa tourism and details concerning the certification of Greece's thermal springs were discussed recently in a meeting held in Athens between the Greek Tourism Ministry and representatives of the Government of Hungary.

Greek Regions To Reveal “Secrets” To Attract More Visitors

Epirus is the definition of "secret Greece," one of the lesser-known parts of the country the visitor should explore to see its natural beauty, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently informed.

Medical Tourism In Greece Could Bring In €2 Billion By 2024

The institutional framework for the development of medical tourism in Greece was presented to Greek tourism professionals and government officials in an event in Athens.
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Greeks Go To Russia To Promote Medical Tourism

This autumn, 15 Greek businesses will promote their services in a workshop in Moscow to increase their clientele and establish Greece as a medical tourism destination for Russians.
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Greece And France Reach Tourism Agreement

A stronger tourism cooperation between Greece and France is now official, according to an agreement signed recently in Athens between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and French Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism Sylvia Pinel.
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