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GNTO Chief Sets Priorities for Greek Tourism

Modern sustainability practices are included in the Greek National Tourism Organization's (GNTO) plans to boost the country's tourism.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Argo Travel Awarded for Innovative Promotion of Cultural, Religious Tourism Services

Argo Travel Group was awarded for the innovative promotion of "Traces of Greece", its newly established cultural and religious tourism department.

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.

Greek-Dutch Expo Looks to Boost Ties Between Greece and The Netherlands

Residents and visitors in Utrecht, The Netherlands, will have the chance to “Feel, Taste, Live Greece!” during the 2nd Greek-Dutch Expo/Fest in March.

Greece on Path to Develop Thermal Tourism

Great prospects have opened for Greece in the field of thermal tourism, according to European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA) President Giuseppe Bellandi.

Makedonia Palace Offers Unique Experiences via ‘Grekaddict’ Platform

Thessaloniki's Makedonia Palace Hotel has partnered with the Grekaddict.com platform, offering its guests the opportunity to book unique travel experiences online.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Greece, Italy Discuss Tourism Cooperation

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Italy's Ambassador to Greece Luigi Marras recently explored ways to boost cooperation on tourism issues.

Increased Number of Hosted Buyers, Exhibitors to Attend NOSTOS 2017 Expo

Greece’s alternative forms of tourism will be in the spotlight at the NOSTOS 2017 exhibition that will take place in Nafpaktos during October 13-16.

Luxury Tourism in Greece Sees 10% Increase

Luxury tourism in Greece has increased by 10 percent while investment in the sector is also seeing growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

ETC and IGCAT to Promote Authentic Food Travel Experiences in Europe

The European Travel Commission (ETC) and IGCAT have joined forces to raise the profile of gastronomy in Europe and enhance the international promotion of pan-European thematic tourism.

‘Russia – Greece Year of Tourism’ to Begin October 2017

The launch of joint actions and the promotion of new partnerships for the "Russia – Greece Year of Tourism 2017-2018" were discussed recently in Moscow.

Cycling Tourism Promoted On Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos recently produced a new brochure for bike tours to give visitors all they need to know about exploring the Cretan destination's stunning scenery while cycling.

Greece Wants To Abolish Entry Visas For Russians

Tourism officials in Moscow have been assured by Greece that the necessary initiatives to further simplify the visa application process would be taken, while the ultimate aim is to abolish the visa requirement altogether.

“Greek Tourism Week” At Shanghai Expo

“We aim to increase the number of Chinese visitors to Greece in the coming years and for this purpose actions have already been made to simplify the process for Chinese citizens to obtain a visa to travel to Greece,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said while...

Hotel Classification Progresses Steadily

The tourism development ministry recently announced the completion of the process of selection of a committee that will be responsible for the classification of hotels and rooms to rent. It also announced developments on basic issues of the tourism industry such as the promotion...