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Greece Launches Early Tourism Campaigns

The Internet is the main weapon for the communication advance of Greece to the foreign markets, which just started in order to ensure the rise of the tourism movement in 2014. The first messages concerning these early advertising efforts...

Innovative Eco-tourism Strategies in Prespa Lake

The meetings of the international conference on the “innovative eco-tourism strategies in Prespa lake-New Dimensions of Development” concluded with the signing of a cooperation platform and the decision to establish a pilot tour package that will provide an acquaintance...

Power Failure Leaves Santorini Dark

Set to welcome a record 1.9 million tourists this year, Santorini's big year ran into a problem on Aug. 13 when a fire broke out at a Public Power Corporation (PPC) station, creating a power failure that continued into...

Lower VAT Brings More Value

Tourism Minister, Olga Kefalogiannis, during her speech on online tv of AMNA, said the reduction of VAT, "will be the best way to have a competitive product." "We have nothing new on the VAT reduction in food. This is one...

17 Million Tourists To Visit Greece This Summer

According to data published by the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises, from January to May, Greek tourism has been running with a  6.05% increase in air arrivals compared to last year. In absolute numbers, in the first five months...

SWOT Launches a New Way of Tourism

A team consisting of respectable Greek executives in the tourism sector, with years of experience in leading Greek and multinational travel organizations, constitute SWOT, a new company for the management and development of tourism enterprises. SWOT – Simple Way Of...

Azerbaijan, Greece Co-operate On Tourism

Seeing Azerbaijan conducting aggressive ad campaigns to lure tourists, Greece is planning to work together on tourism programs. That came as Greek Foreign Minister Avramopoulos went to Baku. He said in an interview with the Azerbaijan Press Agency that one...

Greece Expects 17M Tourists This Year

Coming off a tough year in which many tourists stayed away because of political and social unrest, Greece is expecting a big rebound in 2013. The President of the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (HHF),  John Retsos, said he was optimistic...

Lawmakers Approve New Bill to Spur Investment, Boost Tourism

The Greek parliament approved legislation to boost private investment, a key condition to get the crisis-struck country out of its worst-ever peacetime recession. The new investment incentive law aims to cut red tape by making a broader range of projects...

New Hotels Outnumber Those Shut Down in 2012

Despite the Greek economy's ongoing crisis, the country's hotel sector showed remarkable resilience last year, with the number of operating units actually rising as daily Kathimerini reports. According to a study by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts, the...