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Autumn Tourism to Greece on Upward Trend, Says Minister

The Greek Tourism Ministry’s priority to extend the season is paying off with fall arrivals to Greece remaining strong, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Gov’t Aiming to Take Tourism Sector Into a New Era

Sustainable tourism development focusing on environmental protection is among the government’s top priorities, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Announces €5.5bn in Measures to Deal with ‘Hard’ Winter Ahead

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a new round of relief measures budgeted at 5.5 billion euros for 2022 and 2023 aimed at supporting Greeks.

Greek PM Set to Announce More Relief Measures at Thessaloniki Fair Next Month

The Greek PM in September will present a new round of support measures aimed at offering relief to Greeks impacted by the energy crisis and inflation.

Crete to ‘Star’ in Greece’s Upcoming Campaign for Sustainable Tourism

Greece’s next tourism campaign, which will be sustainability-focused, will center around the island of Crete in its first phase.

Kalamata Beaches Become Accessible to All

Aiming to make its beaches accessible to all, the Kalamata Municipality is installing special SEATRAC mobility ramps for people with disabilities.

Covid-19: Ministry Secures New Support Measures for Greek Tourism

New measures to support the Greek tourism industry from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic have been approved by parliament.

Greece Celebrates World Tourism Day 2016, Spreads the Word about Accessibility

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, Greek tourism figures give their messages to mark the importance of Accessible Tourism and the creation of environments that can cater for the needs of all of us.

WTTC Calls on Tourism Sector to be More Accessible

David Scowsill, the president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has called for the tourism sector to be more accessible, during a speech at World Tourism Day celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand.

World Tourism Day 2016: UNWTO Says ‘Tourism for All!’

In his official message to the global tourism community for World Tourism Day 2016, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai underlines the importance of accessibility in tourism.

World Tourism Day 2016: Greece has Accessible Tourism on Priority List

In her official message on the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura focuses on the goals and priorities of the Tourism Ministry, which include improving the accessibility to places of tourism interest for all.

UNWTO Launches 2016 World Tourism Day Campaign

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Wednesday launched the 2016 World Tourism Day (WTD) campaign, which this year focuses on the right of every individual to enjoy barrier free travel around the globe.

Alt. Minister Kountoura Outlines Priorities for Greek Tourism

“Tourism for All” is Greece's basic philosophy for tourism, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the debate on the government's policy statements in Parliament.

Greeks May Apply For Social Tourism Vouchers As Of 12 March

Greeks that are eligible to receive vouchers for subsidized vacations, through the Greek National Tourism Organization's social tourism program "Tourism For All," may apply to the Citizen Service Centers (KEP) as of 12 March.

GNTO Launches Second Phase of Social Tourism Program For Greeks

The second phase of the state-subsidized vacation program "Tourism For All" will run from 12 March to 30 June 2014, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).
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“Tourism for All” Vouchers Will Be Distributed Friday, 19 July

Vouchers for this season’s “Tourism for All” state-subsidized vacation program will be distributed on Friday, 19 July, from the Citizen Service Centers (KEP).
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Ministry Announces “Tourism for All” Discount Vacation Program For Greeks

This season's “Tourism for All” discounted vacation program for Greeks will run as of July 2013 until May 2014 under a budget of five million euros, according to an announcement made today, 20 June, by the Greek Tourism Ministry.
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GNTO’s “Tourism for All” Program Coming Soon

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is expected to announce the “Tourism for All” discounted vacation program in the next few days.

Priorities Set To Boost Tourism Inflow To Greece

The simplification of the procedure for issuing Schengen visas to increase the inflow of tourists to Greece and the protection of the country’s image via crisis management, were two priorities on the agenda of Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni last month.

GNTO’s “Tourism for All” Program Launched

The “Tourism for All” discounted vacation program will run as of this month until 31 May 2013, according to a decision signed last month by Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni aimed to boost the domestic tourism market.
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