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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.

Attica Region Considers Megara as Filming Base

Attica Region is examining the possibility of setting up a filming base in Megara, some 40km east of the Greek capital city of Athens.

Online Platform Zorbabook Aiming to Introduce Greek Food to the World 

Online platform Zorbabook is inviting professionals to join its network and help get the word out on Greek food and its connection with tourism.

Seajets Honors Fishermen and Crew for Saving Lives in Attica Wildfire

Seajets has honored 26 fishermen and four of its “Tera Jet” crew members, for their heroic actions in the July 2018 wildfire in Mati, Attica.

Greek Exhibitor TIF-Helexpo Promotes Family-friendly Thessaloniki 

Greece’s national exhibitor TIF-Helexpo is looking into ways to expand activities and events held on the Thessaloniki International Fair grounds to include children and families. 

SETKE Paves Way for Experiential Travel on Dodecanese Islands

Greece's hospitality body SETKE has invited the South Aegean Region to join forces in setting the groundwork for the development of experiential tourism products in the Dodecanese.

Central Macedonia Seeks to Diversify Tourism Product

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders are examining ways to diversify the tourism product and extend the season through synergies and innovation.

Athens, Crete, Santorini, Rhodes Hotel Investments Get Green Light

Major tourism projects in Athens and on the islands of Crete, Santorini and Rhodes have received the go-ahead by Greek authorities.

Attica Region to Launch Tender for Walking, Bike Path Projects

As part of efforts to upgrade the standard of living of its residents and create new tourism experiences, the Attica Region is moving ahead with plans to create bike and walking paths.

Tesla Sets Sights on Greek Island Energy Self-sufficiency

Tesla Inc appears to be in talks with Greek officials in order to move ahead with a plan for the transition of the Greek islands to cleaner forms of energy.

Central Macedonia Region Sets Up Film Office in Thessaloniki

The Central Macedonia Region has opened a new film office in Thessaloniki, aimed at attracting motion media production crews to shoot on location.

China ‘Travels’ to Greece Via ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Promo

Some 40 million social media users in China now have the chance to virtually “visit” Greece, through the "Assassin’s Creed Odyssey" video game.

Central Macedonia Region to Boost Presence in EU via New Brussels Office

Aiming to enhance its participation in EU decision-making and effectively promote its interests in funding plans, the Region of Central Macedonia has opened a new office in Brussels.

Athens to Party at New Merchants’ Arcade & Theatrou Sq Shops on Dec 22-23

Festive activities, happenings and music events will take place at the new shops in the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, during December 22-23.

Cosmorama Travel Supports ‘Arcturos’, Protects Greece’s Wildlife

Aiming to support wildlife, Cosmorama Travel has adopted three wild animals - a bear, a wolf and a shepherd dog - in collaboration with Arcturos, a Greek NGO.

Commission Promoting Cultural Heritage for Cohesive, Resilient Europe

The European Commission has announced the first-ever "European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage" aimed at safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural heritage.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Athens Workshop Looks Into Cinema Tourism, Filming in Greece

More than 150 cinematography professionals recently gathered in Athens to participate in an open discussion on ways Greece can promote its locations for filming purposes.

Come for the Theater, Stay for the Epirus Experience

Offering the best of all (travel) worlds, Epirus is a dream come true for those restless souls who simply want it all.