Tag: Greece

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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Greece – A 365-day Destination wins World’s Best Tourism Film 2018 at CIFFT

Greece – A 365-day Destination, the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) promotional video won CIFFT People’s Choice Award for World’s Best Tourism Film 2018. Promoted by the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the CIFFT ‘People’s Choice’ Award is an online voting competition for all the films that participate in the Grand Prix CIFFT […]

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Indian tourist arrivals in Greece sees record breaking growth

As per the statistics released by Greece National Tourist Office (GNTO) and Athens International Airport, 38,046 Indian tourists visited Greece in the nine months vis-à-vis 17,376 Indian tourists during the same period in 2017, which is a whopping increase of 119%. Speaking about the positive growth, Konstantinos Tsegas, Secretary-General, Greek National Tourism Organisation said, “Greece […]

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Qatar Airways and Myconian Collection Hotels & Resorts launch social media competition

To celebrate Qatar Airways’ recent launch of direct seasonal service to the popular Greek island of Mykonos, the airline and the Myconian Collection Hotels & Resorts are offering a chance to win two Economy Class round-trip tickets to Mykonos, as well as a luxurious three-night stay at Myconian Collection Hotels & Resorts. Qatar Airways commenced […]

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International movie producers keen to film in Greece

Greece is aiming to attract more audiovisual productions from abroad after having introduced cash rebates for foreign productions shot in the country, said Panos Kouanis, Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Center for Audiovisual Media and Communication (EKOME). In an interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency’s radio station, Kouanis noted that it is important that […]

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Greece expects more 2.5 million tourists in 2018 compared to 2017

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai In the last three years Greece has achieved 25% increase in inbound tourism, more than 2 million additional arrivals each year and yearly rates of growth more than 7%, confirmed Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism, Greece.  “We promote and establish Greece as a global attractive 365-day destination that offers unique authentic […]

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Greece to better digital infrastructure to promote tourism

In a bid to offer unique and a hassle-free experience to travellers, The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are working to better the technology and to infuse newer digital aspect to meet tourists’ needs. Recently, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Elena Kountoura, Tourism Minister of Greece and Nikos […]

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Greece visa application centres open on Saturdays pan India

In its endeavour to further ease visa applications for Indians planning to visit Greece, Global Visa Center World (GVCW) provider for India, will open its visa application centres on Saturdays also.  Now applicants can avail Prime Time visa services offered by GVCW to submit their visa applications at the visa centres across India. There are 15 […]

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Greece expecting record arrivals from India in 2018

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The destination of Greece which is considered as the cradle of Western civilisation received over 30,000 Indian travellers in 2017. Overall, the Greek travel industry has observed a 30% increase in Indian nationals visiting Greece in the past years and will be increasing its promotional efforts in India to keep this […]

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Brit and German travellers amongst the top spenders in Greece

Greece is one of the most significant tourist destination of Europe and also accounts for a significant amount of revenues generated from tourist expenditure and arrivals in Europe. The vast and varied history of Greece is popular amongst the travellers and the archaic architecture appeals the tourists to come in large numbers. Last year, the […]

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