A cooperation protocol on pilgrimage tourism was signed on Tuesday between the Tourism Ministry and the Church of Greece.
January 15, 2013
Greek police have stepped up efforts to catch illegal immigrants in recent months, launching a new operation to check the papers of people who look foreign. But tourists have also been picked up in the sweeps - and at least two have been badly beaten.
BBC: January 10, 2013
The Ministry of Tourism wants to see a reduction in the Value Added Tax applied in restaurants and food services to help boost Greece's tourism
December 26, 2012
Greece’s receipts from tourism were 4 percent down in the 10 months through October, as fewer people from other European Union nations visited the country.
Bloomberg: December 25, 2012
French know-how on tourism issues will be offered to Greece's National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) based on a protocol of cooperation between the two sides, while further actions will be launched to reinforce bilateral cooperation.
December 19, 2012
Low cost airline Ryanair has selected Hania airport (Ioannis Daskaloyannis) to be its first base in Greece, which will also be the airline's 55th base in Europe.
December 19, 2012
Dodecanese Islands' authorities have reached an agreement with low cost airline Ryanair, after months of negotiation, under which the airline will introduce flights to the islands of Rhodes and Kos from and to several European destinations.
December 4, 2012
The northern port city of Thessaloniki is among the 20 "must-see" places in the world for 2013, according to National Geographic, confirming its international reputation.
December 3, 2012
The viability of small hotel units is being driven onto a very difficult path due to the further burdening from the increase in taxation and their inability to take out loans from the banks
November 23, 2012
The U.S. Embassy in Athens updated its travel advice Friday for American citizens visiting Greek cities, warning them to beware of the possibility of “unprovoked harassment and violent attacks” against people who could be mistaken for foreign migrants.
Hamilton Spectator: November 17, 2012