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Start-up ‘Alternative Athens’ Awarded for Sustainable Tourism Practices

Alternative Athens, a start-up specializing in thematic tourism, is among the six winners of the Booking.com Booster Lab for Sustainable Tourism.

Aldemar Resorts Hosts MBA Students at its ‘Olympian Village’

Aldemar Resorts recently opened the doors of the Aldemar Olympian Village to 30 MBA students of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Amalia Hotels Wins Bronze for Excellence in ‘Destination Management’

Amalia Hotels Group was honored for its devotion to ancient and contemporary Greek art and culture by receiving the Bronze Award in the "Destination Management" category at the Tourism Awards 2017.

Discover Greece’s Peloponnese with a Stay at Aldemar Resorts

Lonely Planet recently singled out the region of Peloponnese in Greece as Europe's top destination for summer 2016 and Aldemar Resorts has the perfect suggestion.

Signature Travel Holds First-ever Greek Salsa Dance Cruise

Latin dance lovers with a soft spot for travel will get a chance to cruise the Aegean in the first-ever dancing cruise aboard the Olympia departing from Piraeus port on July 31 with stops and lots of partying at Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Patmos and Kusantasi (Turkey).

Renovated Resort Hotels In Tolo, Greece, Welcome Visitors This Autumn

Greek resort hotels Paradise Lost and Frini located in Tolo, a seaside village ideal for family or romantic vacations in Greece, were recently renovated and are welcoming visitors interested in various forms of tourism.

Archaeological Site of Olympia

Olympia, the sanctuary of Zeus and birthplace of the Olympic Games, lies in a verdant valley of the western Peloponnese at the confluence of the rivers Alpheios and Kladeos. A landscape of great natural beauty, the whole valley was in ancient times thickly wooded and full of wild...
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Tourists Invited To Discover “Secret Greece”

Greece will promote its lesser-known destinations - such as Xanthi, Monemvasia, Olympia, Lakonia, Messinia and Delphi - to markets abroad through specially designed publications, guides and advertisements.

Stolen Antiquities from Olympia Recovered

The artefacts that had been stolen last year from the Olympia Museum of Ancient Olympic Games were recovered on November 24. The valuable antiquities are now safely kept in the Ancient Olympic Games Museum of Olympia and will be put back on display next week, along with the...

Greek Museums And Sites Await Services Upgrade

The Culture and Tourism Ministry will upgrade 169 museums and archaeological sites, the Greek press said last month. According to the revamp scheme and a time schedule set by the ministry, 20 museums and archaeological sites should be completed by the end of this summer while...

Amalia Group Revamps Image and Tourism Strategy

With refurbishment at Amalia hotel now completed and refurbishment of Amalia hotels around Greece well under way, the group looks to the future. It considers its role and strategy in the tourism sector through the eyes of an organization that has been in the industry since the...

New Technology for Visitors to Greek Sites

Greece's culture ministry last month unveiled a hand-held gadget for visitors that offers high-resolution video, detailed diagrams of Greek archaeological sites, position indicators, and imagery along with stereo sound.

50 Chinese Tourism Professionals Visit Greece

In a move to increase Chinese tourism in Greece, 50 Chinese tourism professionals were invited to meet with Greek colleagues last month by the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies.

New Generation Guides for Museums and Sites

Portable multimedia guides are one of the newest trends in the travel industry, and the Ministry of Culture is acting. According to press reports, the Ministry's Central Archaeological Council approved a pilot program for new media guides last month for 15 archaeological sites...

Expo 2008 Committee Visits Athens

All of Greece's top government leaders met last month with the International Exhibition Office's inspection committee to discuss guarantees for the holding of Expo 2008 in Thessaloniki. The committee then visited Thessaloniki to request clear guarantees of the city's capability...

Minoan Places Newest Vessel On Patras-Ancona Route

Just three days before Christmas, Minoan Lines placed its newest high-speed vessel, Olympia Palace, on the Patras-Ancona route. The Olympia Palace is the fifth new vessel the Crete-based ferry line launched during 2001.