Vassilis Kikilias

Greece makes "historic" Canadair procurement 50 years after initial purchase

Climate Crisis & Civil Protection Minister Vassilis Kikilias described on Friday the acquisition of a Canadair aircraft after 50 years…

March 16, 2024

The storm "Avgi" has already made its presence felt in Attica, with the phenomena expected to peak at night.

While several areas in Greece - such as Euboea and Crete - have already turned white, snow is expected to…

January 30, 2024

Greek government holds emergency meeting as dangerous storm front set to hit Greece

The Greek government held an inter-ministerial meeting on Friday at the Climate Crisis & Civil Protection Ministry, chaired by Minister…

September 23, 2023

Greece's Climate Crisis Minister slams "arsonist scum"

The Greek Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection described those who stated blazes as "arsonist scum" as firefighters battle…

August 26, 2023

Over 1,400 fires across Greece in July alone

Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Tuesday that there were over 1,400 fires across Greece in…

August 1, 2023

The Greek-Australian Women Who Walk on Sacred Grounds -Governor-General Visit to Greece

On their way to England for the coronation of Charles III, His Excellency the Governor-General of Australia, David Hurley and…

May 16, 2023

Tourism in Greece this year will exceed 2022 by 10-20 percent

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias expressed his optimism for tourism in Greece ahead of the summer season. In speaking to AMNA,…

May 15, 2023

“Greece. A life-changing experience”: The AMAZING new tourism campaign (VIDEO)

“Greece. A life-changing experience” is the message that the Mediterranean country wants to send to attract visitors from abroad and…

May 12, 2023

Constantine “Dean” Karnazes is the new Ambassador of Greek Tourism

Athens, April 26, 2023 – The Greek Ministry of Tourism has appointed Greek-American ultramarathoning legend Constantine “Dean” Karnazes as the…

April 27, 2023

Greek National Tourism Organization is reopening its Australia branch

The Australian branch of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will reopen, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Australian Ambassador…

April 12, 2023

Zakynthos: Famous Navagio Beach will remain closed this summer due to landslide risk

The world famous Navagio beach of Zakynthos is a popular tourist destination because of its signature shipwreck. However, authorities on…

March 16, 2023

Economist's Democracy Index: Greece's ranking climbs, Kikilias attributes success to vaccination program

Greece rose from 34th to 25th place in the Economist's Democracy Index 2022. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's latest…

February 3, 2023

Four additional flights from Belgrade to Greek tourism destinations start in summer

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias had a meeting on Tuesday with a delegation of Serbia-Greece friendship group of the parliament of…

February 1, 2023

Greece expects to extend the tourism season in 2023

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said that "in 2023 we will continue to work for the further extension of the tourism…

January 23, 2023

Melbourne's Greek community welcomes plan to open GNTO office: "A dream come true"

President of the Greek Community of Melbourne, Vassilis Papastergiadis, welcomed an initiative by Greece's Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias to open…

January 20, 2023

14 regional airports in Greece broke record arrivals in 2022

Greece has seemingly overcome the difficult years of the pandemic, with 14 regional airports in the country breaking arrivals in 2022.…

January 19, 2023

Tourism will play a key role in Greece's economic growth in 2023

Tourism will play a key role in Greece's economic growth and all the ministry's actions are aimed in this direction,…

December 16, 2022

Greek tourism revenues exceed €18 billion

The revenues from Greek tourism have already exceeded €18 billion this year, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said to the press…

November 19, 2022

Greece ranked in the top 10 of the world’s best countries to travel to

Greece has been ranked among the world’s best travel destinations in the Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards for 2022.…

October 12, 2022

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias promotes Greece to Swedish tourism industry

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias visited Sweden on Friday as part of an initiative to promote Greece to travel and…

September 24, 2022
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