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Chambers Team Up On Tourism Issues

Tourism and trade cooperation were among the main topics during the first meeting of the network of chambers of twin towns and sister cities Lesvos, Lamia, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Kerkyra, Preveza and Paphos, Cyprus) held on Saturday, 13 October, at the Chamber of Lesvos.

Kazakhstan Expresses Interest To Invest In Greece

Greece will soon sign a bilateral cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan on tourism issues, the Greek Tourism Ministry said today, Monday, 15 October.
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Countdown for Spetses’ 2nd Mini Marathon

  The second Spetses Mini Marathon will be held on the island of Spetses on 14 October 2012 at 11:00 am. This mass sporting event is being held in Spetses for the second year running and features two unique races: the 26km Run (Full Naturalistic Round of the Island) and the...

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 Minister Discusses Crisis Management With Former NY Mayor

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni discussed issues of security, crime and crisis management with former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, during a meeting today, Wednesday 10 October, in New York, US.

Aegean Airlines Proudly Sponsors Greek National Football Team

Aegean Airlines is the official sponsor of the Greek National Football Team for the next two years, according to an agreement between the airline and the Hellenic Football Federation announced today, Wednesday 10 October, at Hotel Metropolitan in central Athens.

Kalymnos Climbing Festival Attracts International Audience

Kalymnos Island, leading Greek and European rock climbing destination, recently wrapped up its annual climbing festival in late September, organized this year by Swiss climbing equipment company North Face in cooperation with the Municipality of Kalymnos.

GNTO To Sponsor WTM International Press Center

For the eighth consecutive year, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will sponsor the World Travel Market (WTM) International Press Center during this year’s trade fair 5-8 November 2012 at Excel London.

Countdown For Thessaloniki’s 1st Night Half-Marathon

Thessaloniki will host its first International Night Half-Marathon and 5000-km run, organized by athletic association Μ.Ε.Α.S TRITON and the Municipality of Thessaloniki, on Sunday 21 October 2012 at 6:40pm to 9:40pm.

Athens Flying Week Leaves Audience Impressed

The Greek air show Athens Flying Week wrapped up last weekend, 29-30 September, at Tatoi Airfield, but not without offering spectacular performances to spectators.

Porto Carras Holds Beauty Pageant

Eighteen-year-old Maria Nektarijevic was crowned Miss Porto Carras 2012 at a beauty pageant held on Friday, 28 September, in the lobby of the five-star Porto Carras Meliton.

GNTO’s Secretary General Cites Tourism Priorities

The top priority of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is to ensure steady tourism growth for 2012-2013, according to the organization’s secretary general, Nikos Karahalios.

IFITT Greece Gives The Latest On Innovative Technology

Greek tourism professionals were informed on useful technological innovations for the recovery of tourism amid the economic crisis at the second event of the Greek chapter of the International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourim (IFITT) held on Saturday, 29 September, on the...

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...

Greek Tourism Ministry Unites Greek History With Music On World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization yesterday, 27 September, hosted a special concert of the Orchestra of Colors at the New Acropolis Museum.

“Athens Flying Week” Kicks Off With Aerophobia Seminar

Athens Flying Week, designed to become the major flying event for the city of Athens, will kick off tomorrow, Monday, 24 September, with a conference on aviation issues and a seminar on aerophobia to help people that have a fear of flying and avoid air travel.