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Thessaloniki to Welcome School for Tourist Guides in 2019

A school for tourist guides will open next year in the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greece Teams Up with PATA to Attract More Tourists from Asian Markets

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will work more closely to strengthen Greece's presence in Asian tourist markets.

Greek Tourism Begins Digital Transition Journey

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are embarking on a digital transition to better meet tourists' needs.

Swiss Education Group Holds Workshops for ‘Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders’

The Swiss Education Group (SEG) on February 15 and 16, will hold a series of workshops free of charge, under the title “Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders” at the Electra Metropolis Hotel in Athens.

YES Forum Draws Attention to Value of Shipping and Sea Tourism

Key issues on shipping and sea tourism were discussed by renowned speakers at the 1st YES to Sea Tourism Forum that took place in Athens.

GTP Bets on ‘New Blood’, Welcomes Students, Shares Secrets of the Greek Travel Trade

The GTP | DANAE Group, actively promoting Greece, its tourism offerings and supporting the sector’s professionals with its wide range of products for four decades, welcomed students from IEK New York, member of the New York College Group, recently to show them the ropes and...

Domotel, City College Join Forces, Offer Hands-on Training

Domotel Hotels & Resorts and the City College University of Sheffield International Faculty have teamed up to offer students the chance to improve their skills and hands-on experience through joint initiatives that aim to bring together the academic and business community.

Syriza’s Policy for Greek Tourism

Prior to the elections of September 20, the leftist Syriza party said that if elected, it would introduce a tourism policy in Greece that will include a fair tax system, the establishment of a Tourism Chamber, support to domestic production and assistance to the sector’s small...

UNWTO and Amadeus Join Forces to Strengthen Technology in Tourism

The UNWTO and Amadeus have joined forces and signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance the use of innovative technology in tourism in areas such as education and multi-modality.

IHU Offers Master’s Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Thessaloniki-based International Hellenic University (IHU) announced that it is now awarding an MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management for those wishing to pursue a career or gain additional specialization in travel, tourism or related industries.

New Tourism Studies Program at University of the Aegean, Greece

As part of Greece’s ongoing plans to heighten the role of the tourism sector in the country’s economy, the University of the Aegean approved the establishment of a tourism department at its Rhodes campus.

Greece’s Tourism Schools On Crete, Rhodes To Be Upgraded

The Greek ministries of Tourism and Education will work together to upgrade the country's Schools of Higher Tourism Education on Crete and Rhodes, an announcement said on 30 July.

Munich Based Think-Tank Receives Update On Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni presented Greece's action plan for tourism to representatives of the Southeast Europe Association (Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft - SOG), a Munich based think-tank.

Greece, Russia Sign Joint Action Plan On Tourism

A Joint Action Plan on tourism cooperation for the 2013-2015 period was signed today, 15 October, in Moscow between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and the Russian Federation’s head of the Federal Agency for Tourism, Alexander Radkov, and deputy head, Evgeny Pisarevsky.
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SETE Launches Institute For Tourism Training Issues

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) announced on 9 October the launch of the SETE Institute (InSETE) that will aim to improve the quality of the Greek tourism product and upgrade the country’s tourism education and training.
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GTP’s Guide to Tourism Education in Greece

GTP Special on Tourism Education in Greece.
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Conference In Thessaloniki To Focus On New Tourism Bill

The new tourism bill that was submitted for public consultation in January will be the main topic of a conference to be held Sunday, 21 April, at the Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki.
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Greek Tourism Discussed At ITB Berlin Convention

“Greece is still one of the most popular destinations for German holidaymakers and at the same time a European challenge,” it was mentioned at a session on Greek tourism during the ITB Berlin Convention on Friday, 8 March.
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Greece, Serbia Eye Joint Tourism Packages

The possibility of Greece and Serbia launching joint religious tourism packages to encourage tourists from faraway destinations to visit both countries was discussed today, 20 February, in a meeting between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Serbian State Secretary for...
Meeting between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Germany’s federal deputy labor minister, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel*.
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Greece Considers To Team Up With Germany On Tourism Education

The launch of a Greek-German cooperation to link tourism education with the Greek labor market for students to be absorbed directly by the tourism industry was discussed in a meeting, yesterday, 7 December, between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Germany’s federal...