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ITB-IPK Study Predicts Slower Growth for Global Tourism

International tourism is set to grow again this year but at a slower pace, with city breaks and round trips winning over the crowds more than ever.

Elounda Hills Luxury Tourism Investment Closer to Implementation

The Elounda Hills tourism investment on Crete is one step closer to implementation following the signing of a joint-ministerial decision.

Greece to Expand Tourism Studies Options and Programs

Focused on improving the quality of tourism services, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced plans for the upgrade of tourism studies across all levels.

Post-graduate Tourism Studies Program Kicks off in Greece

Students interested in post-graduate tourism studies for the 2019-2020 period can apply by November 1, at tourism ministry departments in 11 Greek cities.

Urban Renewal Programs Can Boost Athens’ Tourism, Says Deputy Minister

Urban renewal programs are key to transforming Attica into a vibrant urban center appealing to both residents and travelers, says Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

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.

The Ultimate Las Vegas Bucket List

Whether it's your first time or you’ve been to Las Vegas before, there are tons of activities and sights to add to your bucket list.

Greece Gains Ground with Canadians, Australians in 2016-2018

Canada, Australia, Denmark, the US and Poland were the top source markets for Greece over the 2016-2018 period, according to INSETE.

WTTC’s 0SCARS Plan Spurs Tourism Businesses Towards Sustainability

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched the “0SCARS” action plan which aims to encourage its members to adopt and accelerate sustainability policies.

Minister Theoharis Brings Rhodes on Board New Regional Tourism Council

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently visited Rhodes to brief local sector professionals on the creation of a Regional Tourism Council.

Swiss Alpine Center: Celebrating Over 30 Years of Presence in Greece

Celebrating 32 years of presence in Greece, Alpine Center presents its programs that offer the growing hospitality industry the calibre of future employees that it desires.

INSETE: Stable Financial Ecosystem Key to Greece’s Economic Growth

Sustainable development and reducing taxation should be the key components of a new post-bailout economic policy for Greece, says a report by INSETE.

High-end ‘Elounda Hills’ Investment Enters Next Phase

The high-end resort Elounda Hills is one step closer to implementation after the Agios Nikolaos Municipality approved the construction of a marina on the premises.

INSETE: Five New Greek Destinations Winning Over Travelers in June

Skiathos is one of five new most sought-after Greek destinations entering the top 10 for June 2019, according to a monthly bulletin by INSETE.

Tourism Among Greece’s Top Job Creators

Greek tourism services providers in accommodation and F&B accounted for 10.6 percent of all employment for the July-September 2018 period, according to INSETE.

GNTO Announces New Board of Directors

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its new Board of Directors, which is headed by President Angela Gerekou.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.

Hellenic Trade Council Secures Promotion of Greece in South China

The Hellenic Trade Council has secured the promotion of Greece and the showcasing of Greek products in the city of Dongguan in South China.

Study: Western Crete Winning Over Families, Repeat Travelers

Western Crete appears to be an attractive holiday choice for families and repeat travelers while all-inclusive options are losing ground, according to findings released by the University of Crete.

Brexit Doubts, 737 MAX Grounding Keep TUI Outlook Steady

Brexit uncertainty, aviation overcapacity to Spain, and delayed summer bookings appear to have taken a toll on TUI Group’s third quarter results.