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Kalamata Stakeholders Create Greece’s First Gastronomy Cluster

A total of 25 Kalamata professionals representing a range of business interests- including vinegar and wine makers, chefs, restauranteurs and hoteliers - have created Greece's first gastronomy cluster.

WWF – Greek Hotels Join Forces in Fight Against Food Waste

Three Greek hotels are participating in the “Hotel Kitchen: Food has Value” initiative by WWF Greece that aims to limit food waste.

Athens Gate Hotel Renovates Rooftop Restaurant and Blends Gastronomy with Stunning Views

The Athens Gate Hotel has renovated its rooftop restaurant and is inviting guests to experience high quality gastronomy combined with stunning views of the Greek capital's landmark monuments.

Cookoo Restaurant: Mediterranean Palace Opens New Meeting Point in Thessaloniki

The Mediterranean Palace hotel has opened its Cookoo Comfort Food restaurant, aiming for it to become the new meeting point for Thessaloniki’s residents and visitors.

Life Gallery Athens: ‘Kool Life Restaurant’ Enters New Era of Gastronomy

The Kool Life Restaurant & Bar of the Life Gallery Athens hotel is entering a new era of gastronomy through its collaboration with Greek chef Giannis Baxevanis.

‘Legacy Gastro Suites’ Shines Spotlight on Crete’s Culinary and Cultural Heritage

Karatarakis Hotels and Restaurants presents its Legacy Gastro Suites boutique hotel that blends the best of Greece’s gastronomy with Crete’s cultural heritage.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.

Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Welcomes Summer with its ‘Ursa Minor’ Restaurant

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki is welcoming summer with the opening of its “Ursa Minor Roof Top Bar Restaurant” on June 6.

Hilton Athens to Serve Tastes of Spain for 10-day event

The Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience the culture and gastronomy wealth of Spain during a 10-day event to be held in its Byzantino restaurant.

GlobalData: 67% of Chinese Tourists Travel for Gastronomy Holidays

The majority of Chinese tourists choose to go on gastronomy holidays, with Western Europe evolving into a key culinary destination for them, says GlobalData.

‘Mythos by Divani’ Restaurant Opens for Summer on Athens Riviera

The Mythos by Divani restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso hotel has opened its doors for the summer season, inviting guests to dine in luxury on the Athenian Riviera.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Emirates Flies Top Chefs to Greece for ‘Sani Gourmet’ Festival

Renowned chefs from New York, Dubai, Melbourne and Japan flew with Emirates to northern Greece, to participate in the Sani Gourmet culinary festival that took place in Halkidiki.

Louis Hotels Promotes Local Gastronomy during ‘Cyprus Breakfast and Brunch Week’

The resorts of Louis Hotels are promoting Cyprus’ culinary traditions and hospitality through the “Cyprus Breakfast and Brunch Week” event.

WFTA: Online Culinary Certification for Professional Tourist Guides

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) is offering the world’s first online, comprehensive Culinary Tourist Guide Certification training programme.

‘Dinner in the Sky’ Returns to Athens for Fifth Year

“Dinner in the Sky”, the award-winning international gastronomy concept serving dinner at a height of 50 meters, returns to Athens for the fifth consecutive year.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show to Award Talented Greek Chefs

Greece's most talented chefs will be awarded at the "Chef's Competition" gastronomy event to be held in May, during the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

Santo Maris’ Alios Ilios Restaurant Applauded for Modern Greek Cuisine

The Alios Ilios restaurant of the Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini was honored at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2019 for its Greek modern cuisine.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Resort Launches New ‘Brand Chef’ Project

The Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki has introduced its new game-changing project "Brand Chef of Miraggio" for the 2019 tourism season.

Record Number of Thessaloniki’s Hotels Join ‘Thessbrunch’ Spring Events

“Thessbrunch”, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, returns this spring with innovative culinary suggestions and a record number of the city's hotels taking part.