In efforts to attract religious-pilgrimage tourism, the Central Macedonia Region will promote its “Path of Apostle Paul” project through participation in the EU’s Cultural Routes as Investment for Growth and Jobs (Cult-RInG) program.
Boosting tourism flows between Russia and Greece as well working together on actions that will strengthen the ongoing collaboration in tourism between the two countries, including the issue of three- and five-year visas, was on the agenda of talks recently between Alternate...
Greece may be joining Russia in the creation of a European pilgrimage route bringing Serbia on board as well, Russian Deputy Culture Minister Alla Manilova said last week, adding that the project will be implemented as part of cooperation with the Council of Europe.
Board members of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) met with the Holy Synod, the ruling body of the Greek Orthodox Church, last week to discuss the potential and promotion of religious tourism.
Greek gastronomy, the Mediterranean Diet and its products - olive oil, wines and masticha - will be the focus of the 2015 Med FoodTouristica show to be held on May 15-17 at the former Hellenikon airport.
At the Greek stand, on the second day of the World Travel Market in London, representatives of the Church of Greece presented a religious publication that follows the footsteps of Saint Paul, the Apostle, in Greece.
"Tourism in Crete is a key area of wealth," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said at a conference held to explore possibilities of developing special interest tourism types to create a development strategy for South and inland Crete.
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.
In a bid to strengthen religious tourism, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will host the Church of Greece in a special area in its stand at the Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) that will take place 19-22 March in Russia.
In its 29th year, Philoxenia, Greece's meeting point for the development of strategies and business alliances among tourism professionals, will open its doors on Thursday 21 November 2013 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.
Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Philoxenia this year declares its openness by attracting trade visitors from four continents and will introduce its new, dynamic, identity at the International Exhibition Center of Thessaloniki on 22-25 November 2012. With its long presence in the...