Tourism in Greece

Greek tourism minister to visit Japan in September

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni received the new ambassador of Japan, Koichi Ito, on Thursday.

During the meeting, they discussed the promotion of bilateral tourism cooperation, as well as the events in the field of tourism, planned on both sides, within the framework of Greece-Japan Year of Culture and Tourism 2024.

Tragic accident claims life of 61-year-old man in Crete

A 61-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after being crushed by a tractor for unknown reasons while working in his field in the Malades area of Heraklion, Crete, on Friday.

He was immediately transported to the Venizeleio Hospital of Heraklion with severe injuries.

Despite medical efforts, approximately 24 hours after the accident, he passed away.

Kefalogianni unveils sustainable initiatives

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni showcased Greece's and the Ministry of Tourism's initiatives to advance the agenda of sustainable tourism development during an informal gathering of EU tourism ministers in Belgium on Tuesday. The central focus of the discussion revolved around ensuring the resilience of the tourism ecosystem.

Kefalogianni to visit Istanbul to discuss tourism initiatives

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni is to visit Istanbul on Monday. During her three-day stay, the minister will meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, visit the new Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) offices and have contacts with businesspeople and tourism-sector organizations, such as the Turkey Travel Agencies Association (TURSAB).