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Greece Develops Plan to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is developing a package of initiatives designed to form a comprehensive plan for persuading so-called "digital nomads" to base themselves in the country

Greek Tourism Ministry Will Remove Nazi Olympics Footage

The Greek Ministry of Tourism has been forced to re-edit a tourism video unveiled in London this week because it contained footage of the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin under Hitler. The clip depicting the torch lighting ceremony at the...

Google Announces Initiative to "Grow Greek Tourism"

On Tuesday, Google announced a plan that will improve Greek tourism’s online communication tools, in collaboration with the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) and the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). The “Grow Greek Tourism Online” project aims to provide enterprises operating...

40,000 Illegal Accommodations Damage Tourism

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels sounds the alarm on the issue of illegal accommodation which has greatly damaged the Greek tourism sector, with losses reaching 1 billion euros. The Chamber President, George Tsakiris, commented on the issue, saying that at...

Greek Public Servants Escape Fraud Investigation

Following the practices of politicians and thanks to several provisions of the law concerning the accountability of ministers, Greek civil servants who were charged with serious disciplinary offenses took advantage of existing “loopholes” in the law and have escaped...

Two More Thermal Springs in Greece Certified

According to the Ministry of Tourism, Greece now has two more recognized thermal springs by international authorities who certify them. The Special Committee for the Protection of Natural Therapeutical Sources recognized the thermal spring in Agrapidia of Florina while Edipsos,...

Intensive Course For Greek Tour Guides

The first intensive program for Greek tour guides will take place from May 15-July 15 at Ionian University in Corfu. This program is intended for graduates of the History and Archeology Department by direction of Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni. The...

Egyptian Minister of Tourism Awards Greek Εntrepreneur

A Greek entrepreneur in Alexandria of Egypt, Mrs. Aliki Antoniou, was recently presented with an important award by the Minister of Tourism of the country, Dr. Monir Fakhri Abdel Nour, according to a report of the Greek Community’s newspaper...

1st Emerging Writers' Festival to be Hosted at Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation

The National Book Centre of Greece (EKEBI) and the Ministry of Tourism are turning to the dynamic of young Greek authors by organizing for the first time on Greek grounds the Emerging Writers’ Festival. Under the theme “We have a...