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Argo Travel Awarded for Innovative Promotion of Cultural, Religious Tourism Services

Argo Travel Group was awarded for the innovative promotion of "Traces of Greece", its newly established cultural and religious tourism department.

Underwater ‘Lost City’ Ruins Near Zakynthos Prove to be Geological Formations

The remains of what was thought to be a lost Greek city found near the Ionian island of Zakynthos are instead a natural phenomenon, the University of East Anglia has announced.

Greece Hotel Units in the Red

Greek hotel owners seem to be unable to pay back the loans they've taken out, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) deputy governor Theodore Mitrakos. Out of a total of 7.6 billion euros in loans granted to tourist accommodations, approximately half (49.8 percent) have been recorded...

Spyros Alexiou Appointed New President of GNTO

Spyros Alexiou has been appointed as the new President of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).
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Plato’s Academy To Welcome Digital Museum

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) recently gave the go-ahead for the creation of a digital museum at the archaeological site of Plato's Academy in Athens.
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Athens, Beijing Launch Cooperation In Tourism And Trade

The opening of a direct air route from Beijing to Athens to attract more Chinese tourists to Greece was one of the main issues promoted by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during his recent visit to China.

Greek Tourism Innovation Discussed At Athens University

“Modern tourism has a very special character as firstly, it evolved from a hobby of the elite to a part of the everyday life of the population of most developed countries and secondly, tourism is a new and very dynamic part of the global economy both in terms of growth and its...

Xenia Exhibition Promotes Quality Greek Tourism

The thirty-ninth international tourism industry exhibition Xenia was recently held in Athens under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism Development and the Greek National Tourism Organization, and was sponsored by Aegean Airlines.

New Tourism Development Minister in Office

The September election result brought New Democracy to power for a second term running, and was followed by changes in the structure of ministries as well as the allocation of new ministers in several positions.