Indian tourist agents in Thessaly

The Administrative Region of Thessaly invited 16 Indian representatives of major tourist agencies (Chrysalis Holidays, DMC Representations, etc.) to visit Meteora, the traditional village of Ambelakia in Mount Olympus, the ancient theater of Larissa, Pelion, Skiathos Island, Lake Plastiras and other touristic sights of the wider region from 14 until 20 June 2017. The Indian delegation was …

Greek-Indian cooperation for the construction of the airport in Kastelli, Crete

An infrastructure consortium made up of India’s GMR Airports Limited (GAL) and Greek GEK Terna has won the tender for the construction of the new Kastelli airport in Heraklion, Crete, and expects to receive Greek parliament’s approval by the end of the year. The joint infrastructure consortium has placed its bid at 480 million euros …

International Conference & Exhibition “Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum – 2017”

Following the resounding success of last May’s 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, attended by over 700 stakeholders from the global cruising and yachting sectors, the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will take place on May 23-24, 2017 in Athens, Greece. As the cruise industry’s development focus increasingly shifts towards the fast growing Chinese, Indian and South East Asian …

Indian interest in weddings, movies, tourism and investments in Kavala

President of ELINEPA Dr Demetrios Vassiliadis with President of DIMOFELIA Ms. Anastasia Iosifidou and Indian Producer Mr. Ravinder Dariya With the growing arrival of Indian tourists in Athens and the cosmopolitan islands of the Cyclades, the interest of Indian tourist agents and entrepreneurs has begun to turn to other areas of Greece that can provide …

The Joint Call for Proposals for India for 2016-2017 has been launched by the EU

The Joint Call for Proposals for India for 2016-2017, under 4 thematic priorities: Civil Society Organisations (CSO), Local Authorities (LA), European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) and Partnership Instrument (PI), has been launched by the EU. The overall indicative amount made available under this Call for proposals is EUR 8,100,000. Deadline for submission …

Increase of Indian tourists in Greece

Indian tour operators in Acropolis Indian tourists visiting Greece have increased significantly over the recent years. They see the country, that has been the cradle of Western civilization, as a safe and ideal place for the family vacation. They also find people very hospitable and sharing many common customs, habits and perceptions, formed through a long cultural tradition …

A fairytale Indian wedding in Athens

PHOTO: ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ A couple of Indian origin from London and Nigeria chose Athens for the celebration of their wedding ceremony leaving behind other competing European cities such as Amsterdam, Madrid and Geneva. The beloved city of the goddess of Wisdom is the meeting center of western and eastern civilizations, combining an extremely hospitable atmosphere with …

Approval of the Air Services Agreement between India and Greece

A long-standing demand of the Greek and Indian travelers seems to be moving towards its final implementation as the Indian Cabinet approves the signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Greece. Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved on February 22, 2017 the signing of Air Services Agreement (ASA) between …

Participation of Kavala in the OTM 2017 in Mumbai

For second consecutive year the Municipality of Kavala via the municipal enterprise “DIMOPHELEIA” participated in the largest international tourism fair of India «Outbound Travel Mart» (OTM), held from 21 to 23 February 2017. Last year Kavala participated with its own stand winning the first prize as the best new destination. This year Kavala was presented in the pavilion of …

The Greek Tourism Office won the Best Design Award OTM Mumbai 2017 in India

The Greek National Tourism Office (GNTO) won the Best Design Award during the largest International Tourism Fair of India «Outbound Travel Mart» (OTM) held in Mumbai from 21 to 23 February 2017. It was the first time that Greece and the Greek Tourism Organization participated with a stand at the exhibition, together with such exhibitors …