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Ministry Promotes 4 Greek Islands as Ideal Wedding Spots

The Greek Tourism Ministry takes action to promote the islands of Tinos, Milos, Elafonissos and Paros as top wedding destinations.

Apollo Rejser to Add Ioannina to its Travel Packages for Scandinavian Market

Scandinavian tour operator Apollo Rejser is planning to include the city of Ioannina in Epirus, northwestern Greece, as a destination in its travel packages for 2023.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki’s MICE Offerings at IBTM World 2022 Expo

Thessaloniki was promoted as a MICE destination by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB), during the IBTM World 2022 recently held in Barcelona.

19th East Med Yacht Show to Take Place on Poros in May 2023

The East Med Yacht Show, one of the largest yacht events in the maritime industry, will take place on the Greek island of Poros in May 2023.

Region of Crete Puts Aside €1.5m for Tourism Support, Promotion

The Region of Crete’s budget for 2023 includes the amount of 1.5 million euros for the support of the island’s new tourism promotional program.

Korean Air Updates Greek Travel Agents on Latest Route Network and Services

Greek travel agents attended a briefing held in Athens by Korean Air and Seoul Incheon Airport and received updates on the airline's latest services and products.

Maria Callas’ 100th Birth Anniversary Enters UNESCO’s List

The centennial anniversary of Greek soprano Maria Kallas’ birth will be included on UNESCO’s celebratory list of anniversaries for 2023.

Athens Rings in Christmas Season with Tree Lighting Party

Athens Christmas tree lighting marks the opening of dozens of holiday events in the Greek capital.

AMVER Awards to Honor Greek Shipping Heroes

Members of the Greek shipping community that participate in the US Coast Guard’s AMVER Program will be honored for running to the rescue of vessels and crews in distress across the seven seas.

Rwanda to Host WTTC Global Summit 2023, Showcase the Power of Sustainable Tourism

The Rwandan capital of Kigali was announced as the host city for the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit 2023, marking the first time the event will visit Africa.

French Travel Agents Get to Know Trikala, Thessaly

Trikala's DMO promoted the destination’s tourism offerings to French travel agents during the Selectour conference held in Athens.

Athens’ Acropolis Museum Announces Events for Holiday Season

The Acropolis Museum is inviting Athens' residents and visitors to experience the upcoming holiday season by taking part in a number of festive events.

Greece – Saudi Arabia Take Actions to Boost Tourist Flows

Saudi Arabian airline companies are planning to increase flights to Greek destinations in 2023.

Greece Presents Proposals at UNWTO Executive Council

Representing Greece at the UNWTO Executive Council, Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki presented the country’s proposals for the creation of an international task force for tourism.

Greek PM Sees ‘Progress’ in Parthenon Marbles Debate

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he sensed ‘progress’ was being made on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, during his recent visit to the UK.

INSETE Launches Digital Tools for Greece’s Tourism Professionals

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) research body, has launched a new digital tool kit to support tourism professionals and businesses in Greece.