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BSEC Tourism Ministers Meet In Athens, Greece

The Ministers in charge of Tourism of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Member States agreed to promote and encourage the development of gastronomy tourism and wine tourism within the region.

Greece Talks About Developing Special Interest Tourism On Crete

"Tourism in Crete is a key area of wealth," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said at a conference held to explore possibilities of developing special interest tourism types to create a development strategy for South and inland Crete.

Tourism Potential of Thessaloniki, Greece, Discussed

The Greek Tourism Ministry is exploring ways to develop thematic forms of tourism in Greece's northern city of Thessaloniki.

Greek Tourism Ministry Tables Draft Bill In Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry, on 27 June, tabled a new draft bill in Parliament that aims to strenthen tourism entrepreneurship and resolve various issues in the sector.

Kefalogianni Talks Tourism On Crete, Greece

Extending Crete's tourism season to welcome visitors all year round was one of the main topics discussed in a meeting held on 23 June in Rethymno, Crete, chaired by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

New Tourism Zoning Plan In Greece Aims For Investments, Quality Tourists

Greece's new Special Zoning Plan for Tourism is expected to result to large investments, attract quality tourists and big spenders from abroad and extend the tourism season.

Made in Greece Awards: Domaine Porto Carras Honored For Rural Excellence

Domaine Porto Carras in Halkidiki was honored with the "Rural Excellence" award at the recent "Made in Greece" awards ceremony held in Athens.

Philoxenia 2013: Anatolia Hotel Hosts Cocktail Party With Dances From Around The World

The annual cocktail party of Anatolia Hotel, held on the sidelines of the Philoxenia exhibition (21-24 November), took place this year in collaboration with the Golden Steps dance school under the theme "Dancing around the world."

Minister Presents Tourism Omnibus Bill For Growth

The time period for the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) to grant licenses for Greek tourist accommodation will be reduced from 240 days to 60 days, according to arrangements contained in an omnibus bill presented in late December 2011 by Culture and Tourism Minister...

Limited Participation At This Year’s Philoxenia

The Greek tourism sector may have been somewhat reluctant in participating in the 27th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition due to the country's financial crisis but according to Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis, 2011 could be easily labeled as...

Greek-Bulgarian Tourism Cooperation

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos and Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Traycho Traykov signed in late July a tourism cooperation protocol during the first joint session of the Greece-Bulgaria High-Level Cooperation Council held in Sofia.