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Cycling Games of Yesteryear at the 2nd Tweed Run on Spetses

Donning smiling faces and tweed attire, over 200 folks hopped on their vintage bicycles to join the 2nd Tweed Run that took place on the Saronic island of Spetses last weekend.
Posted On 03 Apr 2015

Greek Travel Bloggers Take Tour of Hersonissos’ Best Kept Secrets

As part of its efforts to extend the tourist season and introduce holidaymakers to alternative tourism options, Crete’s Hersonissos Municipality is tapping into the far-reaching influence of the social media.
Posted On 01 Apr 2015

Traveling Greek Gourmet Event ‘Sympossio’ Goes Strong, Next Stop Kiev

Greek cuisine in all its glory is doing the rounds: boasting 53 cities, 10 countries, 73 cooking happenings, 140 Greek products, 3,150 guests and 36 sponsors, the annual “Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring” series of culinary events is going strong with Kiev as its next stop.
Posted On 01 Apr 2015

Aktina Caters to Travel Needs for Expo Milano 2015

Leading Greek tour agency Aktina Travel announced that it is the official reseller for this year’s EXPO Milano 2015, to kick off in the Italian city on May 1.
Posted On 30 Mar 2015

‘Conde Nast Traveler’ Puts in a Word for Greek Bliss: Paros, Antiparos and Pano Koufonisi

Under the title “Three Idyllic Greek Isles That Most Tourists Miss”, Conde Nast Traveler recommends the “lesser-known” islands of Antiparos, Paros and Pano Koufonisi, as the places to be if you’re seeking unspoilt beaches, rustic tavernas and a “blissfully slow” pace of life....
Posted On 27 Mar 2015

Aegean Results Soar, Handles Over 10m Passengers in 2014

Greek carrier Aegean reported improved results for 2014 on Thursday, driven by network expansion and synergies with Olympic Air, while reporting a 14 percent rise in passenger traffic to 10.1 million passengers, the highest ever achieved by a Greek airline.
Posted On 27 Mar 2015

GNTO Awards Pile Up

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) added a third award to its roster of credits for its dedication and innovative work towards the promotion of Greece as a primary tourist destination worldwide.
Posted On 24 Mar 2015

Athens at Your Fingertips in China’s Top Online Search Engine

Chinese holidaymakers have the chance to learn more about Athens through a 50-page online guide on the country’s top tourism search engine: qunar.com.
Posted On 23 Mar 2015

Russian Tourists Keen on Athos Wine and Religious Tourism

Religious tourism and enotourism were at the center of the Mount Athos Area Organization’s latest promotional efforts during the 22nd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT) held in Russia, last week.
Posted On 23 Mar 2015

CNBC Says Greece is the Word This Summer

Despite ongoing media reports focusing on Greece’s tightrope-styled political undertakings, American TV news channel CNBC focused instead last week on Greece as an ideal holiday destination in great part due to the friendlier exchange rate.
Posted On 18 Mar 2015

Athens Eyes Medical Tourism Potential

Recognizing the enormous potential of a dynamically developing sector, the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (EATA) presented a study on the industry of private health services and medical tourism at the International Health Tourism Convention held in the Greek...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015

Ikos Resorts Redefines All-Inclusive Concept With Add-Ons and Michelin Starred Chefs

The luxury Ikos Resorts located in the heart of the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, is aiming to redefine the all-inclusive experience through the launch of its innovative “Infinite Lifestyle” series at its two seaside hotels.
Posted On 17 Mar 2015

Foodies Prepare for French Feast at the Athens Sofitel for ‘Goût de France’

Some 1,000 chefs in five continents will cook up 1,000 menus to celebrate the “Goût de France / Good France” on March 19, with Athens joining the gastronomic fun at its Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel.
Posted On 17 Mar 2015

Oenorama Connoisseurs Give Boutari Aged Wines Thumbs Up

Wine experts attending this year’s Oenorama 2015 show on March 7-9 at the Zappeion Megaron, warmly welcomed Boutari’s decision to open up its cellars and present a large number of aging wines dating back to the 1980s, 1990s, 2000 and even some from 1975 and 1977.
Posted On 16 Mar 2015

Visitors Get Hersonissos Virtual View Via ‘Google Cardboard’ at ITB Berlin

Crete’s Municipality of Hersonissos announced its latest collaboration with Google Developers Group on an innovative virtual traveller project, during this year’s ITB held earlier this month in Berlin.
Posted On 13 Mar 2015

US Travellers Dream of Destination Greece

Greece is among the Top 5 Dream Destinations for US travellers, according to TripAdvisor’s TripBarometer Study released on Wednesday.
Posted On 12 Mar 2015

Famed Chef Botrini Takes Over Kitchen at Knossos Beach Hotel’s ‘Swell’ Restaurant

Luxury Crete-based hotel Knossos Beach in Iraklio, welcomes Michelin Star-winning chef Ettore Botrini to its in-house restaurant “Swell”.
Posted On 12 Mar 2015

ITB 2015: Athens Gains Ground as Top Tourism Pick for Travellers of All Tastes

Whether it’s traditional markets like Germany or new markets like Central and Eastern Europe, Athens is gaining ground as a leading tourism destination thanks to the joint efforts of the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB), the municipal Development and Tourism Promotion...
Posted On 11 Mar 2015

Local Authorities Call for United Promotion of the Peloponnese

Uniting on all fronts, the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO), the Region of Western Greece and the Municipality of Ancient Olympia met lest week to discuss ways to effectively promote the region.
Posted On 11 Mar 2015

Positive Q4 Results for Accommodation, Food Services in Greece

Accommodation and food services as well as transport have performed well in the October-December 2014 period, according to figures released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Posted On 10 Mar 2015