In Crete, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and the island’s governor, Stavros Arnaoutakis, met recently to hammer out a strategy to make Crete into a model sustainable tourism destination. Kefalogiannia offered this statement to reporters: “We’re here today to lay the foundations so that Crete becomes a model of sustainable tourism development.” She also pointed […]
Prime Minister of Greece, Antonis Samaras has announced Greece will invest €500 million euru in tourism infrastructure per year over the next six years. Last month, at the 22nd annual general assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Samaras outlined the funds from the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), as well as private sector investment.
The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has partnered with Word Travel Market (WTM) Latin America 2014 in an effort to boost tourism this year. The collaboration is expected to drive some 18 million tourists to Greece this year.