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The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) aspires to attract the international audience and enhance the demand for vacations in Greece in the current tourism period with the screening of a vivacious and subversive film and the message “Greece: a life-changing experience.” The presentation of the campaign was held on Thursday at the GNTO’s press hall in the presence of Tourism...
The number of «Blue Flags» now found in Greece exceeds, for the first time, 600, with Greece retaining 15 percent of the distinctions for best-rated beaches Greece this year again came in second, worldwide, in terms of awarded «Blue Flags», which denote the best and cleanest organized beaches in the world, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of...
The negative opinion of the Environment Ministry’s Biodiversity Directorate on the construction of wind parks with a total of 58 wind turbines in southern Skyros has brought relief to the island. The Monastery of Agia Lavra, which owns the land, has been pushing for its exploitation for years. Perhaps now, with the plans rejected for a second time, it...
Ms. Melina Travlou welcomed young students from the Merchant Marine Academies to the UGS headquarters Keeping her commitment to an open, honest and systematic dialogue with the new generation, the president of the Hellenic Shipowners’ Union Melina Traulos welcomed 30 merchant marine academy students to the offices of the Union of Greek Shipowners. The president responded to the request of...
The year 2023 is on track to be better than 2022 for tourism, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Yiannis Retsos said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA). He noted that this increase in the country's tourism figures looked set to continue in the years to come, based on international trends.According to Retsos, there...
Greece plans three bond issues in the second quarter of 2023 in an effort to complete this year's borrowing program worth 7.0 billion euros, ANA reports. The Public Debt Management Authority issued two bonds in the first three months of the year, raising around 6 billion euros from the market. Source: tornosnews.gr
Aegean reported a significant increase in passenger traffic during the winter period, reflecting the airline's investment in the weakest quarter of the year and the positive outlook of tourism in the country. More specifically, passenger traffic in the first quarter of 2023 exceeded 2019 levels by 5% and jumped 72% compared with 2022, totaling 2.6 million passengers. International passenger traffic...
The holiday working hours for shops and stores during the period leading up to Orthodox Easter started on Thursday, April 6.According to the trade association of Athens the proposed working hours for Athens' stores during the Easter holiday season, is as follows: Thursday 6 April: 09:00-21:00Friday 7 April: 09:00 - 21:00Saturday 8 April: 09:00 - 18:00Sunday 9 April: 11:00 -...
An anticipated record tourism year in Greece is facing a problem with a shortage of workers to staff facilities. These jobs, which offer low pay, long hours, no days off, and require workers to find their own accommodations, are being shunned by the Greeks. While the Tourism Ministry promotes the country’s attractions and provides enticing slogans as reasons to visit,...
Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias held a meeting on Saturday with China's Culture and Tourism Minister HU Heping with the aim of deepening the cooperation between the two countries and exchanging views in light of the celebration of the year of friendship between Greece and China, ANA reports.More specifically, they discussed ways to revive traveling after the lifting of...


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