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Greece Sees ‘Impressive’ 43.2% Increase of Tourists from Spain in 2018

Greece in 2018 saw an "impressive" rise in arrivals from Spain by 43.2 percent to 255,883, compared to 2017, according to the GNTO.

Greece Promotes Cruise Travel, New Destinations at Seatrade Cruise Med 2018

Aiming to strengthen cruise travel to Greece, Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas participated in the 12th Seatrade Cruise Med in Lisbon.

Greece Expects More Cruise Arrivals in 2018

Greece is expected to welcome an increase in passenger arrivals through cruise ship calls this year, according to leaders of the global cruise industry.

IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

Greece Preparing to Chair OECD High Level Meeting on Tourism in Paris

Greece is getting ready to chair the OECD High Level Tourism Committee Meeting to take place in Paris during October 2-3.

Tziallas Promotes Greece at MICE, Tourism Marketing Conference in Slovenia

Greece's authentic thematic travel experiences were presented to over 200 marketing specialists at the recent "Conventa Crossover" conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Greece to Chair OECD High Level Meeting on Tourism Policies for Sustainable Growth

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will chair the OECD high level Tourism Committee meeting to take place in Paris on October 2-3.

NSRF Funds for Greek Tourism SMEs Available in September

Funds of 120 million euros from a new NSRF program for the creation of new tourism SMEs in Greece, will be available as of this September.

Greece Participates in Ethics and Tourism Meet in Poland

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Yiorgos Tziallas attended the 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, which took place in Poland.

Kountoura Presents Greek Cruise Potential at Seatrade Meet in US

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura focused on the growth potential of cruise tourism to Greece at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Florida.

All-year Tourism, Innovation on Tziallas’ Commission Agenda

Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, Yiorgos Tziallas, recently met with senior officials from the European Commission in Brussels.

Greece has Potential to be Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism Development

Greece has the potential to be a frontrunner in sustainable tourism development in the coming years, according to UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai.

Investments, Greek Tourism Promotion Top Kountoura’s Agenda in New York

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited top entrepreneurs to invest in the growing Greek tourism sector, during the 18th Capital Link Forum in New York.

Greek Tourism Entrepreneurship to Receive Support Through NSRF Funds

Over 300 million euros in EU subsidies through the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) 2014-2020 program will be allocated for co-financed actions relating to tourism in Greece.

E-guide Trip2Athens Expands Online Through Partnerships

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has entered partnerships with the Attica region, Marketing Greece and the Beijing International Bloom Travel Service Corp for the inclusion of its e-tourist guide Trip2Athens in their online platforms.

Tziallas Touches on Greece Tourism Season Extension, Entrepreneurship Support

Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, Yiorgos Tziallas, recently informed sector professionals on the ministry's plans to extend the tourism season and support entrepreneurship.

Tourism Minister Partners with Attica Governor to Promote Athens

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Attica Region Governor Rena Dourou on Thursday agreed on a closer cooperation for the strategic development and promotion of the tourist product of Athens and Attica.

Kountoura Eyes Tourism Development of Parnassos

Boosting the tourism appeal of the region of Central Greece through upgrade works at the Parnassos ski center were discussed during a recent meeting held at the Tourism Ministry in Athens.

Greece: Big Tourism Investments in the Pipeline

The Tourism Ministry on Tuesday announced that investment plans for the development of luxury resorts in various Greek destinations were currently being processed in its special "one-stop-shop" service established to facilitate large-scale projects.