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Greece Presents Proposals at UNWTO Executive Council

Representing Greece at the UNWTO Executive Council, Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki presented the country’s proposals for the creation of an international task force for tourism.

INSETE Launches Digital Tools for Greece’s Tourism Professionals

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) research body, has launched a new digital tool kit to support tourism professionals and businesses in Greece.

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Extend Flights to Greece Past Summer

Saudi Arabia has agreed to extend direct flights to Greece in the coming period, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek Hospitality Sector Sets Priorities for Future

Infrastructure upgrades, digital reform and sustainable best practices will best prepare Greece’s hospitality industry for the new era, says the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Travel Agents Team Up with City of Athens to Promote Tourism

Greek travel and tourism associations have joined forces with the Municipality of Athens to promote tourism through a series of jointly organized events and initiatives.  

25 World Mayors Meet in Athens for Summit

Twenty-five mayors from across the globe will meet in Athens to send out a message against antisemitism during the 2022 Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism (MSAA).

Greece’s New Tourism Drive to Focus on Sustainability  

Greece’s new tourism campaign will focus on sustainability, environmental protection, green entrepreneurship and the blue economy, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has announced.

Greece Partner Country of Finland’s Matka 2023 Travel Expo

The Matka Nordic Travel Fair, one of northern Europe’s largest travel events, returns in January 2023 in full force with Greece as its partner country.

Athens Hotel Performance Turns Positive in October

Average occupancy at hotels in Athens, Greece, maintained its dynamic in October with a 0.4% increase compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

Central Macedonia Region Setting Up Tourism Observatory

Aiming to formulate a tourism strategy with targeted actions, the Region of Central Macedonia is in the process of creating a tourism observatory.

French Travel Agents Invited to Discover Off-season Greece

French tour operators and travel agents were invited to discover off-season Greece and explore its city break options, during the annual Selectour conference in Athens.

Greece Takes Actions to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is aiming to evolve into a remote work destination with authorities taking actions to facilitate the move, according to the conclusions of a conference by Marketing Greece.

InvestEU Takes Off in Greece, Provides Funding for Key Projects

The newly launched InvestEU program, a new EU budgetary instrument, will support key investments in Greece.

Nisyros, Lesvos Thermal Springs on Greece’s Natural Resource List  

Thermal springs on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Nisyros have been recognized as natural resources by a joint ministerial decision.

Nine-Month Arrivals to Greece Fall Short of 2019 Levels

International arrivals to Greece from January to September this year did not manage to surpass pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

New Archaeological Museum in Sparti Gets Green Light

The construction of a new archaeological museum in the Peloponnese town of Sparti has received the green light, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Greece 9-month Tourism Revenues Closer to 2019 at €15.5bn

Tourism revenues in Greece for the January-September period reached 15.5 billion euros, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels but not exceeding them.

Greece to Open GNTO Branch in Melbourne, Australia

Α new Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) branch will be opening in Melbourne, Australia, Greek officials have announced.

Greece Targets New Markets to Mitigate Russia Losses

Greece is reaching out to new tourism markets for the year ahead as part of its strategy to mitigate losses incurred by the Russia-Ukraine war.

France’s Selectour to Hold Annual Conference in Athens

French travel agents will be in Athens this week for the 12th Selectour Conference.