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Ministry Creates Greece’s First Portal for Wine Tourism

Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki recently presented Greece’s first portal dedicated to wine tourism.

Ministry Promotes Greek Wine Tourism Sector at Santorini Event

The Tourism Ministry is organizing a two-day event on the island of Santorini aiming to promote wine tourism in Greece.

Greece Puts Film Tourism High on Agenda

The Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens have teamed up to give Greece a leading role in the international film industry.

Greece’s 545 Blue Flag Beaches on Country’s App for Tourists

A list of Greece’s 545 Blue Flag beaches is now available on the Visit Greece app, the country’s official tourism application.

DiaNEOsis Looks to Develop Alternative Tourism in Natura 2000 Areas

Research institute diaNEOsis has teamed up with the Ministries of Tourism and Environment to promote alternative tourism in areas of the Natura 2000 network in Greece.

Zakynthos’ Hoteliers Applaud Announcement of Management Agency for Shipwreck Site

Hoteliers of Zakynthos have applauded a new bill tabled in parliament that foresees the establishment of a management agency for the island’s Shipwreck beach.

Greek PM Makes Changes to Cabinet

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday introduced changes to his cabinet, keeping key members of the government in place while adding five new faces.

Greece Looks to Establish Tourism Education Departments in Ancient Olympia and Kos

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish two new tourism education departments, one in the area of Ancient Olympia and another on the island of Kos.

Marketing Greece Presents an ‘Endless Greek Summer’ for Domestic and Int’l Markets

Marketing Greece has announced the new "Endless Greek Summer" campaign that targets both domestic and international travelers.

Greek Health Protocols for Travel Agencies Offering Transfer Services – Rules for Car Rental

The Tourism Ministry has released the health protocols to be applied by tourism companies and travel agencies offering road transport services in Greece.

Greek Professionals Look to ‘Learn’ from #Greecefromhome

Over 1,000 Greek professionals signed up to participate in the "Learn" online seminars of the Tourism Ministry's #Greecefromhome platform, during its first 10 days of operation.

Greece to Establish National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development.

Greek Thermal Medicine Meet Explores Ways to Tap into Hot Spring Tourism

The significant potential of Greece’s thermal springs as part of a wider wellness tourism product was highlighted at the 5th Conference of Thermal Medicine in Kamena Vourla.

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.
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