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New Tourism Campaign "Greece: More Than a Destination" Launched

  The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and AEGEAN are presenting a new advertising campaign for Greek tourism entitled "Greece. More than a destination." At this very special period in time and with the focus now on 2021, the new campaign...

Greek Tourism Organization Eyes Austrian Market with Kythira Promotion

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) completed a promotion of Kythira to Austrian journalists in the last few days, hoping to boost tourism to the small island lying opposite the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese peninsula. Journalists specializing in tourism...

Tourist Arrivals to Exceed 30 Million in 2017, GNTO Sec Gen Tryfonopoulos Says

More than 30 million tourists are expected to come to Greece in 2017, secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) Dimitris Tryfonopoulos said on Sunday at the 2nd Delphi Economic Forum. The "sun-sea" model is the basis, he...

Chinese Tourists Visiting Greece Could Exceed 250,000 in Three Years

Only 50,000 Chinese tourists out of the 10 million that traveled in Europe came to Greece last year, according to the Greek statistics service and data of the Athens International Airport (AIA). "This is a very small number compared to...

#NowIsTheTime to Win a Greek Vacation and Explore Greece too

The Greek National Tourism Organisation (EOT) is running a campaign "Now is the time" from August 22 until September 23 as part of its program to extend the tourist season. "For the selection and the promotion of the actions of...

Greek National Tourism Organization Initiative Lands Filming of MasterChef Italia in Santorini

Following an initiative taken on by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the contribution of the municipality of Santorini, an episode of MasterChef Italia was recently filmed on the Greek island of Santorini. The hopes of hosting the show...

Greece Expects Tourists from Turkey Above 1 Million in 2016

The Greek National Tourism Organization's bureau in Turkey has been in over-drive the past months. Greece has announced that for 2016 projections show the country will host even more Turkish tourists than the 1.15 million it saw in 2015,...

British Tourists Warned to Take Cash to Greece Due to Economy Collapse Fears

The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has warned holidaymakers to take cash with them if they plan on visiting Greece over the next few months, due to fears of an economic collapse. “The Greek tourist board in London said that...

Chinese Tourists Arrive in Crete

Residents in Crete, Greece, warmly welcomed 800 Chinese tourists who arrived at Heraklion port early on Friday morning, March 27, with the cruise ship Costa Atlantica. Several journalists, actors and writers were among the visitors. The regional unit of Crete and...

Google 's Online Tourism Initiative Reaches More Greek Destinations

Google has announced the expansion of the program aimed at helping Greek tourism grow, according to a recent press conference. The initiative “Grow Greek Tourism Online” started early in September 2014, in Crete, where more than 650 local tourism...