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SETE’s Fundraising Campaign In Full Swing

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) held a briefing today, 17 December, to inform on its fundraising campaign that aims to support the implementation of its marketing plan for Greek gastronomy.
Swell Restaurant, Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites.
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Cretan Restaurant Launches Gastronomy Events

An international Cretan olive oil tasting event has been scheduled to take place in January 2013 at Swell Restaurant, located on the beach of the Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites in Kokkini Hani, Heraklion, Crete.
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SETE Calls For Sponsors To Promote Greek Gastronomy

Since 2009, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has undertaken the initiative of promoting gastronomy as a pillar of Greek Tourism. For its newest project, “Gastronomy in the marketing menu of Greek tourism,” to get off the ground in the next three years, the...
Chalkidiki Tourism Organization’s president, Grigoris Tasios (second from left), during the screening of the region's promotional videos at the press conference at Philoxenia 2012. The videos are currently on youtube.
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Chalkidiki Announces Actions For 2013

Extending Chalkidiki’s tourism season to 150 days from 120 days is the Chalkidiki Tourism Organization’s goal for 2013, the organization’s president, Grigoris Tasios, said during a press conference during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in Thessaloniki (22-25...
Greene olives
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Protolado: The First Olive Oil Of The Year

The annual event for the fine olive oil "Protolado" from the olive groves of Chalkidiki was held on Sunday, 18 November, at the Bernier/Eliades Gallery in Thiseio, Athens.
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Philoxenia 2012 Will Have “Greek Breakfast”

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will present its Greek Breakfast program this month at the 28th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, organized 22-25 November in Thessaloniki (booth 15, ground floor/02).

SETE Launches Fundraising Campaign To Promote Greek Gastronomy

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has launched a campaign to secure financial resources to implement a marketing plan for Greek gastronomy.

Greek Breakfast Aims To Benefit Tourism

Through Greek breakfast, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels aims to highlight the local culture, ingredients and recipes of each Greek region and give tourists the chance to take “a little bit of Greece home with them.” Considering that breakfast is widely regarded as one of the most...

SETE Launches Campaign To Fund Gastronomy Tourism

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) on Wednesday 5 September announced the launch of a fundraising campaign to promote gastronomy tourism to enrich the country’s portfolio in tourism services and products.

Greek Gastronomy Tours Europe’s Big Cities

Greece was promoted last month through cuisine, nutrition and local products, in a vivid, experiential way, through the “Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” event organized by Aldemar Hotels and Spa Group and Yades-Greek Historic Hotels.

Creta Maris Goes All-Inclusive, Returns to Local Gastronomy

The Creta Maris Group of Hotels recently presented an ambitious promotion plan for Crete that includes all-inclusive services combined with the Cretan way of life, the local agricultural production and the island’s culture.

Hellenic Chamber Of Hotels Presents “Greek Breakfast” Project

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Yiorgos Tsakiris and Greek National Tourism Organization Secretary General Yiorgos Koletsos at the chamber’s presentation of the “Greek Breakfast” project last month.

Greek Breakfast To Benefit Hotels

Hoteliers who will introduce Greek breakfast through their hotel units would gain significant economic benefits, according to a study conducted by Agropole, a food and agribusiness consulting company, on behalf of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Gastronomy Promoted At Sani Resort

“The new Greek cuisine exists and is evolving fast and we are proud of it,” the Sani Resort said after it hosted the sixth Sani Gourmet Festival during the week of 13-18 May 2011.

Hotel Chamber Explains “Greek Breakfast” Project

“The ‘Greek Breakfast’ project is an effort of great importance to improve the competitiveness of Greek hotels and for the promotion of Greek cuisine as a means for the development of Greek tourism,” the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels said last month.

First National Gastronomy Council Held In Greece

“The millions of tourists that visit Greece for a four-day stay each year will eat breakfast at least 60 million times during their stay and therefore gain knowledge of traditional Greek cuisine,” was just one of the expert opinions heard at the first National Council of...

Authentic Local Greek Cuisine Attracts Tourists

The importance of the food experience for the traveler was focused on at the seventh International Meetings and Incentives Conference (IMIC), which took place last month at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.

Gastronomy Council At HO.RE.CA.

The first “National Council of Gastronomy,” held under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization, will take place at the 6th HO.RE.CA. scheduled for 3-6 February at the ExpoAthens exhibition center in Anthousa, eastern Attica.

Hotel Chamber To Open The Way For Gastronomy Tourism

Greek breakfast will be established in all hotels of the country as a start of the promotion of Greek cuisine as one of the most key representative forms of Greek tourism, Hellenic Chamber of Hotels representative, Yiorgos Pittas, said recently.

Gastronomy Tourism Promoted At 42nd Xenia

The 42nd Xenia exhibition (26-29 November) will host the food event “Kalimera! with taste” at the Metropolitan Expo center at Athens International Airport.