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Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Supports Battle Against Breast Cancer

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts for the first time participated in the "Greece Race for the Cure" running and walking event, to support the battle against breast cancer.

Foreign Visitor Spending in Greece on the Rise

Greece is ranked 18th among 30 countries that have seen the largest growth in spending from international visitors in the past seven years, according to a report released by WTTC.

Alexandroupolis to Host Int’l Gastronomy Tourism Workshop

Tourism and gastronomy experts from Greece and abroad, on September 27, will gather in Alexandroupolis, to participate in the International Gastronomy Tourism Workshop.

Ierapetra Tourism Festival Set for Action on September 3

The 3rd Ierapetra Tourism Festival kicks off this Sunday, on Crete, with a series of events in the run up to World Tourism Day on September 27.

Seniors Make Up 20% of EU Tourism, Spend Less, Prefer Greece & Spain

The EU’s 65+ travelers account for one in five tourism nights, or 20 percent of the Union’s tourism activity but spend 20 percent less per day while on holiday, according to a Eurostat study released recently.

Hersonissos Launches Festive Cultural Events for World Tourism Day 2015

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Municipality of Hersonissos on Crete has launched a rich program of festive cultural events running until October 4.

The Future of Tourism In Halkidiki, Greece: Investments In 5-Star Hotels

Halkidiki, a Greek holiday hotspot located in Northern Greece, was put under the microscope during a recent workshop held by the region's hotel association on the occasion of World Tourism Day.

Crete To Celebrate World Tourism Day 2014 With Fairs & Cultural Events

The Region of Crete, the Regional Unit of Heraklion and the Greek National Tourism Organization are organizing a fair and many cultural events on the island on the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27 September.
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Greece Among Star Tourism Performers In Europe

Greece is included among the star performers that have made the summer tourism season in Europe a success, according to UNWTO figures.
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World Tourism Day 2013: The Acropolis Museum Celebrates!

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating World Tourism Day today, Friday, 27 September, with gallery talks about the museum masterpieces. Free admission for all visitors between 7 pm and 10 pm.
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Acropolis Museum: World Tourism Day Events

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate World Tourism Day and European Heritage Days with gallery talks about the museum masterpieces and the colors of the archaic statues.

HATTA Distributes Free Trips To Greek Radio Fans

On the occasion of World Tourism Day (27 September), the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) distributed complimentary accommodation vouchers to Greeks who tuned in to SKAI FM 100.3 during a seven-day radio contest.

Tourism Ministry Hosts World Tourism Day Event

Secretary General of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, President and CEO of Aegean Airlines Theodoros Vassilakis, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) General Secretary Nikolaos Karahalios and GNTO President Konstantinos Zikos, after the...

SETE Sends Message Ahead Of World Tourism Day

17 million international arrivals, 11 billion euros of direct revenue and 40,000 new employment positions must be the aims of Greek tourism in 2013. If these goals are achieved, tourism will add 1.5 percent to the country’s GDP, raising the contribution of tourism to GDP above 16...

Minister’s World Tourism Day Message

“World Tourism Day finds us towards the end of the tourism season, a difficult and exhausting period for professionals and employees of the sector. However, it finds us determined to reverse the situation. To once again create a strong tourism power in the country... "

Greece Celebrates World Tourism Day With Strikes

World Tourism Day was celebrated on 27 September globally around the theme “Tourism–Linking Cultures” and highlighted tourism’s role in bringing the cultures of the world together and promoting global understanding through travel.

World Tourism Day Finds Greek Tourism Troubled

As the tourism sector around the world came together to celebrate 2010 as the international year of biodiversity for the 31st World Tourism Day (27 September), the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) called on all of Greece’s forces to work together for a...

Renovated Hotels Survive Crisis

The majority of hotels that modernized their operations and infrastructure and enhanced their overall presence in the domestic and international market held a strong position during the global economic crisis when compared with 2008, according to a research study carried out by...

HATTA Celebrates World Tourism Day

This year HATTA celebrated World Tourism Day by honoring the most important cultural event of the year for Greece: the opening of the new Acropolis Museum. On 28 September HATTA organized a special tour of the new museum for Greek and foreign tourism industry representatives....
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