Tourism in Greece

GNTO picks up Best Booth Content award in Seoul

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) collected the Best Booth Content award at the 38th Seoul International Travel Fair (SITIF), held on May 4-7, it was reported on Monday.

The award was presented to GNTO for its novel and creative marketing campaign, highlighting yet again Greece's prominent position in the global tourism industry.

Greek National Tourism Organization awarded at 38th Seoul International Travel Fair

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) was awarded the 'Best Booth Content' award at the 38th Seoul International Travel Fair (SITIF), held on May 4-7, it was reported on Monday.

The award was presented to GNTO for its novel and creative marketing campaign, highlighting yet again Greece's prominent position in the global tourism industry.

New resort plans worth €1 bln

Investments in the development of tourism complex accommodation combining hospitality services and residences, available for sale or utilization, are increasing across Greece, with three projects set to see construction start this year adding up to almost 1 billion euros.

Airbnbs mushroom in Sitia, Crete

The Municipality of Sitia, in the easternmost part of Crete, has seen its Airbnb listings grow recently, with a survey by Tourix showing that by end-March the area east of Agios Nikolaos and Ierapetra hosted 783 listed accommodation facilities, up 7.11% from March 2022, able to host up to 3,297 guests simultaneously.

North Macedonia artist comments on exhibition incident

Sergej Andreevski, the artist from North Macedonia whose exhibition in a municipal gallery in the Thessaloniki suburb of Kalamaria was disrupted last week by a far-right group, released a statement to the media Monday thanking the municipality, Greek authorities, the public "who stood by art" and commenting on the place of art in today's world.

The full statement follows:

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