Greece will focus on new markets and affluent travelers according to the new GNTO tourism strategy for 2020.
Royal Caribbean Lines Looks at More Greece Cruises
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and executives of Royal Caribbean Cruises looking at ways of boosting Greece cruises.
GNTO to Key on Culture for Greece’s Tourism Promotion
Cultural activities and events in Greece will play a huge part in the country’s promotion as a tourism destination, according to the GNTO.
Watercooler: New Tax Cuts for Greek Tourism Sector
“I am committed to fewer taxes, many investments, for good and new jobs, and growth which will bring better salaries and higher pensions in an efficient state.” Kyriakos Mitsotakis Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis winds up his foreign visits, returning to Athens from The Hague. Rumors have it that more tax cuts are in the […]
GNTO Promotes Halkidiki to Polish Tour Operators
At an event organized by Mouzenidis Travel Polska, the GNTO presented Halkidiki’s tourism value to more than 30 Polish Tour Operators.
Dimitris Fragakis Named Secretary-General of GNTO
Dimitris Frangakis is the new Secretary-General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).
Investors Eye Greek Tourism and Property Markets
Growing tourism has spurred Greece’s economy and attracted investor interest in large projects with high-profit potential.
Greece Tourist Spending 27.7% More as of Q1 2019
Greece has experienced a 21.9% increase in average expenditure per trip in the first quarter of the 2019 touristic season.
Greece’s latest tourism campaign shows off Greek Filoxenia (VIDEO)
“Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”, the country’s new tourism promotional campaign has now gone live.
INSETE Study Lays Groundwork for Truly Sustainaable Greece Tourism
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
Santorini’s Caldera Yachting Wins ‘Best in Luxury’ Award at WTM London 2018
Caldera Yachting, a Santorini-based company offering luxury yachting services, has received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards.
Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019
According to a report from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in the UK & Ireland, pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the United Kingdom to Greece are up by 10 percent over last year. GNTO officials attribute some of the growth to gaining popularity of Greek ski resorts.
Greece’s Sustainable Tourism: Which Way to the Future?
he Greek Tourism Ministry and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) just announced increased cooperation for developing best practices for optimizing Greece’s booming tourism. But is their focus sustainable for the long term?
UNWTO Encourages Travelers to Visit Greece
Aiming to support Greece after the country experienced devastating wildfires in the Attica region, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Thursday, encouraged travelers to proceed with their plans to visit the country. “Tourists, stick to your travel plans and go there! Tourism means much needed income & creates new opportunities!” the UNWTO said via twitter. The […]
Greece Named “Top Destination with Best Beaches in Europe” at MITT 2018
On Wednesday March 14th, Greece was honored as the top destination with the best beaches in Europe, by ITE Group, the organizer of the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2018 Moscow.