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Kountoura Optimistic About Greece’s Tourism Progress in 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is optimistic about Greece’s progress in the tourism sector in 2019, following the country's record year in 2018.

Düsseldorf 50th boot Show a Stepping Stone for Greek Sea Tourism

Aiming to diversify its tourist offerings, Greece enhanced its presence at the 2019 boot Düsseldorf International Boat and Watersports Show.

Greece’s Upgraded Sea Tourism Offerings on Show at 50th ‘boot Düsseldorf’

Greece's best in sea tourism is on display at the worlds largest boat show‎ "boot Düsseldorf", running in Germany until January 27.

Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Evridiki Kourneta, Secretary General Tourism Ministry

Greek Tourism Secretary General Evridiki Kourneta shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated Greece’s first theme park and museum in Thessaloniki, which is dedicated to Greek mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules.

Greece’s Tourist Arrivals Rise Over 12% in Jan-Aug 2018

Greece’s tourist arrivals increased more than 12% during the first eight months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to Tourism Ministry Secretary General Evridiki Kourneta.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

NJV Athens Plaza Honored at Tourism Awards 2018 for CSR Initiatives

The five-star NJV Athens Plaza hotel received the bronze award at the Tourism Awards 2018 for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Greek Gov’t Reshuffle Reinstates Tourism Ministry

The Tourism Ministry in Greece has been upgraded into an independent entity following a government reshuffle on Friday, November 4.

Ministry Announces Assistance to Greek Tourism Bodies

The Tourism Ministry on Friday launched a support system for Greek tourism bodies, aiming to give immediate solutions to any problems that may arise during the current political situation in Greece.

Kountoura Congratulates Greek Team for Win at Deaf European Football Champions League

Following their win in the European Deaf Football Championship for the second consecutive year, the Panathlitikos Deaf Association (POK) was welcomed on Tuesday at the Tourism Ministry in Athens by Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.