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Kalymnos Hosts International Meet

Greece's potential as a unique destination for rock climbers was explored last month by climbers from 11 countries during the Kalymnos 2000 International Rock Climbing Meeting organized by the Kalymnos municipality, the Hellenic Alpine Club and brother European organizations.

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau Activated

The Thessaloniki Convention & Visitors Bureau has just released a 12-page brochure that lists information on how best to organize a conference in the northern port city.

Delphi Hosts Innovative Eatery

Dining out at Delphi can be a truly gratifying experience now that the area hosts the new, innovative Epicuros. This restaurant created by Babis and Maria Kourelis of the Hotel Acropole Delphi, not only serves delectable dishes, but also it offers an atmosphere second-to-none in...

A Tourist Guide To Britain For Greek Travelers

Greeks travel further afield and more frequently than ever before, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Service. Britain, in an attempt to get a bigger a piece of the action, promotes itself as an ideal destination locally.

Greece Again Earns 327 “European Blue Flag” Awards

Greece proves once again that its beaches and bathing waters are among the best in Europe. Like last year, the country was awarded 327 “European Blue Flags” for its clean, environmentally rich beaches from the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe.

New Attractions On Rodos

A new "wonder" and millennium monument will be built on Rodos harbour by 2004, according to the island's mayor, Giorgos Yiannopoulos. The monument will draw inspiration from the "Kolossos" statue, one of the Seven Wonders of the World that was allegedly ruined some 2,220 years ago.

Greece Opens Entertainment Park

Just a few days before the start of the new millennium, the Village Entertainment Park opened its doors to the Greek public. Promoted as the largest such leisure park, not only in Greece but also in all of Europe, the 40-billion-drachma venture sports 20 cinema screens, 45...

Greece Works To Reinstate Thessaloniki-Munich Rail Link

Greece has launched an effort to bring back into operation "Axis 10" - the shortest land link to Europe. As part of this initiative, within the next two months Greek intercity trains will depart from Thessaloniki and pass through Skopje, Belgrade, Zagreb, Ljubljana and Salzburg...

Pieria Prefecture Plans New Promotion Program

The northern Greek prefecture of Pieria plans to spend a total of 153 million drachmas to participate at all major tourism exhibitions that take place this year.

Star City Project Begins Next Month

Construction on a major league tourism and recreation park in the Athens area gets underway next month. The 18-billion-drachma "Star City" venture covers some 278,000 square meters of beachfront property in the Athens suburb of Glyfada.