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Afytos Village in Halkidiki Brings New Era to Tourism

With a long history dating back to 3000 BC, Afytos has managed to become a chapter of its own in Halkidiki, when considering its long tradition and rich culture.

Lesvos’ Sigri Port Scheduled for Completion by Year-end

Lesvos authorities are aiming for the construction of a new port at Sigri to be completed by year end, enabling quicker access to the island.

Greek Hoteliers Say 3-day Holidays a Boon, but Taxation Still Heavy

Greek hoteliers were rubbing their hands this week after the three-day Clean Monday weekend, which brought in the crowds and packed the hotels.

Alonissos Sets Example with Marine Economy Best Practices

The Greek island of Alonissos contributed to a workshop on how to develop marine tourism that will benefit the local and national economy without causing damage.

Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.

Athens Applauded as Meetings Destination at Conventa 2019 Trade Show

Athens walked away with two significant honors at the Meetings Star Award Ceremony that was recently held during the 11th Conventa 2019 Trade Show in Slovenia.

Athens Revives Greek Customs for Carnival Season

Carnival festivities will kick off in Athens on Saturday, February 23, and last for 15 days, with more than 65 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Reach 2.4 Million in 2018

Thessaloniki recorded 2.4 million overnight stays in 2018, according to data presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA).

‘The Durrells’ TV Series Films Season 4 on Corfu

The fourth season of "The Durrells", a popular British TV series based on the life of explorer and writer Gerald Durrell, was recently filmed on the Ionian island of Corfu.

Argentina Bets on Tourism, Ready to ‘Welcome the World’

GTP Headlines speaks to Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT) General Manager Eleonora Boano, about plans to reach out to new markets, make Argentina accessible, and promote the vast range of its products in a more targeted manner.

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Evia

This week we explore Central Greece's Evia, the second largest island of the country after Crete and the third in the eastern Mediterranean!

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Fthiotida & Fokida

This week we explore Fthiotida and Fokida, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Viotia & Evrytania

This week we explore Viotia and Evrytania, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Tis the Season… Best Festive Spots in Greece this Christmas

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has singled out six destinations for a once-in-a-lifetime winter experience along a ''road less traveled''.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.

Thessaloniki: In the Lap of Luxury

Hundreds of visitors will flock this weekend to the northern city of Thessaloniki, for the annual International Trade Fair (TIF-Helexpo), which opens on Saturday and runs through to September 13. This year TIF-Helexpo celebrates its 80-year anniversary. On this occasion, the...

Tinos: The Island of Miracles

The only shipload of people that is different, is the one rolling into Tinos’ harbour early in the morning of August 15. This is no ordinary day and these are not your usual tourists.

The Athenian Riviera: Where Luxury is the Only Way

In the second part of the GTP’s luxury series, we explore the coastline hotels of the Athenian Riviera, which were the first to raise the standard of accommodation in Greece in the early ’60s.

Luxury & the City: Athens’ Handpicked Hotels for Pampering and Thrills

GTP takes a closer look at luxury travel in Greece. The first in our series focuses on city break hotels. From the lavish hotels in Athens and its surrounding suburbs to the coastline of Attica and the islands...

The Zagori Experience in Northern Greece

The Rugged Rush of the Zagori Experience in Northern Greece estled in the northern Pindus mountain range amid rugged cliffs, rushing waters, lush forests and breath-taking alpine lakes are the tiny stone villages of the Zagori, known as the Zagorochoria. These remote little gems...
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