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Registration for Messinia Pro-Am 2020 Golf Event Open Until Jan 10

Registration for the Messinia Pro-Am 2020 international golf tournament, which will take place at Costa Navarino, will continue until January 10.

GNTO Looks to Take Ionian Islands Tourism in New Direction

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is aiming for the Ionian Islands to follow a new direction towards sustainable tourism development.

New Greek Tourism Strategy Presented in Parliament

Greece will aim for sustainable tourism development by balancing supply and demand, according to the country's new tourism strategy.

Destination Management Essential for Greek Tourism, Says SETE

Destination management is essential for the future of Greece's tourism sector, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greek Ministry Honored for Promoting Tourism and Gastronomy in Europe

The Greek Tourism Ministry was honored by the European Council of Enogastronomic Brotherhoods (CEUCO) for promoting tourism and gastronomy in Europe.

Greece Keen on Developing Tourism Along the Silk Road

Collective action is essential for the idea of Silk Road Tourism to soon become a reality, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greece and OECD to Strengthen Cooperation in Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have agreed to strengthen cooperation in terms of know-how and best practices.

Samothraki Open Forum Focuses on Sustainable Island Growth

Tapping into smart technology and setting up walking paths around Mt Saos were among the key discussions of the 1st Samothraki Open Forum, held recently on Samothrace.

Greece Ready to Host UNWTO Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism – October 10-12

Thessaloniki, Greece, in October will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, a high level event attended by over 25 Silk Road countries.

Greece and UNWTO Sign Agreement for Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in Thessaloniki

The UNWTO has signed an agreement with the Greek government to co-organize the 8th International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Tziallas: Ministry Focused on Sustainable Tourism, Fair Distribution of Tourist Flows

Ensuring sustainable tourism development and stronger performance is a priority for the Greek government, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas.

TUI: Sustainable Wines on Crete Ready for Tasting in Summer 2018

As part of TUI's sustainable food project on Crete, the first eight sustainable wines from indigenous varieties will be ready in the 2018 summer season.

Minister Says Western Greece Ideal for Cultural, Sports Tourism

Sports and cultural tourism can be the driving force of local economies in Western Greece, paving the way for growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Tourism Presented at ‘Women Political Leaders Global Summit’ in Iceland

Greece's positions for sustainable tourism development were presented during the Women Political Leaders Annual Global Summit (WPL) 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

2017 is a ‘Spectacular Year’ for Greece, Kountoura Says at WTM London

International arrivals to Greece are estimated to exceed 30 million by the end of the year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during WTM London 2017.

Greece Looking to Make Crete an All Year Round Tourism Destination

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the national and regional tourism policy that sees to promote Crete as a 365 days a year destination.

Greek Universities, Paris I–Panthéon Sorbonne Offer Master’s in Tourism

A Master's degree program in sustainable tourism development has been launched by the Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University.

Greece Attends 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting in Spain

Greece's contribution to the promotion of Europe's cultural heritage was underlined at the 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting held recently in Valencia.

Greece to Host 1st Int’l Western Silk Road Workshop on April 26-27

Greece is getting ready to host the 1st International Western Silk Road Workshop in Alexandroupolis on April 26-27.

UNWTO Chief to Visit Greece on February 28

At the invitation of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, the Secretary General of the UNWTO Taleb Rifai will pay an official visit to Greece.
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