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Kyllini Thermal Springs Get Green Light for Operation

The Greek Tourism Ministry has given the green light for the operation of the Kyllini thermal springs in the Peloponnese.

Greek Tourism Ministry Certifies 66 Thermal Spring Facilities

Sixty-six thermal spring facilities across Greece have been approved by the Tourism Ministry with an additional 52 under assessment.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.

Kaiafas Thermal Springs Approved, Set to Re-open

The Kaiafas Thermal Springs, in the Peloponnese, are one step closer to re-opening after Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis approved a decision declaring them as being “therapeutic”.

Framework to Regulate Greece’s Spa Tourism in the Pipeline

Greek Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos will table an updated legal framework to regulate the development of spa tourism in Greece.

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.

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.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Greek Thermal Spring Properties Up for Privatization

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announced privatization plans for seven thermal spring properties in Greece.

Greece Still Needs Actions to Achieve Medical Tourism Growth

Greek experts, academics and authorities explored ways to tap into the growing health tourism market, during the Greek Tourism Expo recently held in Athens.

Health Tourism Tops Greek Tourism Ministry’s Agenda

New investments and infrastructure works regarding the development of health, wellness and thermal tourism are included in the Tourism Ministry's agenda.