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Marketing Greece and Ikos Resorts Join Forces for Corfu’s Tourism

Visitors to Corfu can get a better understanding of the island through new audio content released by Marketing Greece and Ikos Resorts.

Thessaloniki in the Running to Host UNWTO Global Wine Tourism Conference 2024

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming for Thessaloniki to be the host city for the UNWTO Global Wine Tourism Conference 2024.

Greek Tourism Should Promote Cultural Heritage More, Says Former SETE President

SETE’s former president, Yiannis Retsos, called for the enhanced promotion of Greek cultural heritage in tourism, during a recent Marketing Greece event in Athens.

Mar-Bella Collection Accredited as a Great Place to Work

The Mar-Bella Collection, a family-run hospitality brand, has achieved ‘Great Place to Work’ certification for 2023-2024.

Marketing Greece: New Festival to Introduce Autumn Side of Kefalonia

The new “Stay Active Kefalonia” festival will introduce the autumn side of the Ionian island with events including hiking, sea kayaking, cycling and a marathon.

Greece Puts Sustainable Development on Crete‘s Tourism Agenda

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to establish Crete as a destination of sustainable tourism development.

Culture Ministry: Acropolis Visitor Zones System Begins September 4

A system with visitor zones at the Acropolis begins on September 4 to tackle the problem of long queues and overcrowding.

Greek Tourism Minister Meets with Australian and Mongolian Ambassadors

The Tourism Minister met with the Australian and Mongolian ambassadors to Greece, to discuss ways to promote tourism.

Tourism Minister Visits Corfu to Discuss Sustainable Tourism

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently visited Corfu to discuss the current tourist season and the future of sustainable tourism in the area.

Crete: Kissamos, Chania, to Host Green Tourism Festival

Kissamos in Chania, Crete, will host a Green Tourism Festival during August 18-19 as part of its local Taste & Art Festival week.

Greek Tourism Enterprises Say Incentives Key to ‘Green’ Transition

Greek tourism enterprises are counting on government incentives to move forward with sustainability objectives, according to a study by Deloitte and INSETE.

Olga Kefalogianni Outlines Framework for Greece’s Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry plans to carry out a number of actions for Greek tourism to become stronger, more competitive and sustainable.

GNTO’s ‘SustainableGreece’ Stands Out at Travel Marketing Awards 2023

GNTO’s “SustainableGreece” initiative won silver during the Travel Marketing Awards in London.

Central Greece Looks to Create Network of Paths and Walking Routes

The regional authority of Central Greece is looking to create a network of paths and walking routes to enhance hiking experiences and promote sustainable tourism.

La Mer Resort & Spa Honored for Spa Excellence & Sustainability

The La Mer Resort & Spa, owned by Gelasakis Group, won two awards at Greek Tourism Awards 2023 for spa hospitality and environmental initiatives.

NBA Basketball School Officially Opens at Costa Navarino in Greece

The NBA Basketball School officially launched at Costa Navarino in Messinia with a special event, featuring NBA legend, Joakim Noah.

Op-Ed: ‘The right people and investments are needed for a more sustainable tourism sector’ – Zurab Pololikashvili, UNWTO

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili talks to GTP and sets the stage for sustainable travel and growth.

Op-Ed: ‘Travel & Tourism will emerge more sustainable in the years to come’ – Julia Simpson, WTTC

WTTC President & CEO Julia Simpson talks to GTP and reminds that sustainability is still at the top of the travel agenda.

Op-Ed: ‘Sustainable travel in Europe: Where are we now?’ – Eduardo Santander, ETC

ETC Executive Director and CEO Eduardo Santander talks to GTP and says the path to sustainable travel is indisputably a long and complicated one.

Op-Ed: ‘Greece should strive to lead a sustainable aviation revolution’ – Rafael Schvartzman, IATA

IATA Regional Vice President for Europe Rafael Schvartzman talks to GTP and highlights that Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) is the industry's number one priority.