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Sophia Loren: ‘Hydra is One of the Most Beautiful Places in the World’

Academy Award-winning Italian actress Sophia Loren referred to the Greek island of Hydra as "one of the most beautiful places in the world" in a recent interview she gave to the New York Times.

Kalamata Airport Launches 18 New International Connections

Kalamata Airport will connect 18 new international destinations with the central Peloponnese, the municipality announced last week.

Neolithic Couple Found Hugging in Greece Dig

One of the world’s oldest hugs came to light during excavations near the Diros Caves south of Areopolis in the Peloponnese last week where the skeletons of a man and a woman in an embrace were found in tact.

Travel Channel ‘Best Beach Awards 2015’: Double Win for Greece

Two Greek beaches are among the winners of the fourth annual Best Beach Awards of American TV station Travel Channel.

Travel Agencies, Greek Church Join Forces to Promote Religious Tourism

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.

The 6th Greek Gourmet Tour ‘Sympossio’ Begins

Aldemar Resorts has once again embarked on a journey to Western and Eastern Europe to promote Greece’s products and gastronomic culture.

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau, Macedonia-Thrace Travel Agents Launch Cooperation

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau and the Macedonia-Thrace Travel Agents Association have joined forces to promote the northern port city of Thessaloniki as a prime MICE destination.

Signature Travel Invites All to Masque Latin Party in Athens

Signature Travel invites all to a funky Masque Latin Party on February 22, the last Sunday of the Carnival season, at the Sfiga Music Theater in Athens!

Etihad Airways Named ‘Airline of the Year’ at Aviation 100 Awards

Etihad Airways has clinched top honors at the 2015 Aviation 100 Awards, organized recently by Airline Economics magazine in Dublin, Ireland.