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Russia’s MITT Travel Fair Moves to Crocus Expo Center in 2020

In 2020, the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition – MITT will enter its next chapter as it will take place at a new venue in Russia.

Ten Cities Competing for ‘2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism’ Title

Ten European cities have been shortlisted for the 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism competition, an initiative that aims to promote smart tourism in the EU.

Important Personalities Honored for Spreading the Word on Greek Health Tourism

Personalities from Greece and abroad, who have contributed to the promotion of Greek health tourism, were honored by Ithaki Mayor Dionysis Stanitsas.

Thessaloniki Airport Shortlisted for World Routes Marketing Award

Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” was nominated by leading airlines and shortlisted for the "World Routes Airport Marketing Awards".

Greek Lighthouses to Welcome the Public on August 18

Twenty-eight lighthouses in Greece will be open to the public on Sunday, August 18, on the occasion of International Lighthouse Day.

Athens to Host Top Event in the Field of Libraries

Athens will host the 85th IFLA WLIC conference, a flagship event for the library and information services sector, during August 24-30.

Spending the ‘Dekapentavgoustos’ (August 15) Holiday in Attica – Events

On the occasion of the August 15 national holiday and full moon, the Region of Attica has listed many destinations for all to discover and experience unique events.

Submissions for 10th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival Until August 20

The 10th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival, which will take place October 31-November 5 on Amorgos, has opened its submission period until August 20.

Greece’s August 15 Full Moon Comes with Free Events at Museums, Sites

A number of cultural events will take place on August 15 at Greece's archaeological sites and museums to mark the full moon celebrations.

Thessaloniki’s Sites to ‘Star’ Next to Mrs. India 2019 Beauties

A number of sites in Thessaloniki will "star" next to the contestants of this year's Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant in October.

‘New Greek Cuisine @ Liostasi’ Event on Ios to Welcome Chef Adam Kontovas

Well-known Greek chef Adam Kontovas will take part in the summer culinary event "New Greek Cuisine @ Liostasi" on the island of Ios.

Students from Crete Discover the World of Greek Tourism

Students from Crete, interested in pursuing a career in tourism, took part in an educational program organized by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation and The Tipping Point.

Mykonos’ Aphrodite Beach Resort Promotes Cultural Tourism Through Art Exhibition

The Aphrodite Beach Resort on Mykonos is promoting Greek cultural tourism through its art venue, created in collaboration with the RESTART Contemporary Art Platform.

Stray Dog Adoption Event to be Held in Messinia

An event dedicated to the protection and adoption of stray dogs will be held during September 27-29 at Costa Navarino in Messinia.

Greece Selected as Filming Location for Chinese Travel Show

The Greek islands of Santorini and Kefallonia were selected as locations for the filming of two episodes of the popular Chinese travel TV show, “Slow life: Feel the world”.

Chinese Students Study Ancient Greek Theater at Summer School in Nafplio

Chinese Students are learning all about ancient Greek theater at the Greek Educational Drama Summer School initiative in Nafplio.

NatGeo Food Festival Guests Treated to ‘Brunch in Attica’

The Region of Attica recently treated the guests of UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival to its authentic brunch recipes.

‘Thessbrunch’ Launches New #koulouriofthemonth Photo Contest

"Thessbrunch", the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, has launched a new photo contest with the hashtag #koulouriofthemonth.

Greece and Poland Celebrate 100 Years of Diplomatic Relations

The 100th anniversary since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Greece and Poland was celebrated with a cultural festival in Zgorzelec.

7th Athens Democracy Forum Brings Int’l Business Leaders, Policy Makers to Greece

The Greek capital in October is preparing to host the 7th Athens Democracy Forum with the participation of international business leaders and policy makers.