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Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

‘Democracy and Spirituality Weekend’ at Costa Navarino by the New York Times

Prominent personalities, key opinion leaders and influencers from all over the world will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia, in October for the “Democracy & Spirituality Weekend”.

MSc in Sustainable Tourism: Application Deadline Extended to July 26

The application deadline for the MSc in sustainable tourism, launched by the Harokopio and Aegean universities and Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, has been extended to July 26.

5th Santorini Experience: Special Offers Announced for Participants and Visitors

Many special offers have been announced on ferry tickets, car rental and accommodation for the participants and visitors of the 5th Santorini Experience event.

New Travel Trends on the Agenda of SETE 2019 Conference

The new travel trends will be on the focus of the annual conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), which will be held in Athens, on October 17.

Greek Gastronomy to be Featured in UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival

Greece’s gastronomy and products will be featured in the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival, which will take place in London, on July 20-21.

Attica’s Ramada Resort to Host Art Exhibition for Wildfire Victims

A year after the deadly fire in northeastern Attica, the Ramada Athens Attica Riviera resort will host an art exhibition with the aim to support the victims.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Participates in ‘Blue Flag Med Week 2019’ Campaign

The Metaxa Hospitality Group recently participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019” campaign and held a beach cleanup operation on Santorini and Crete.

AEGEAN Promo Campaign Brings Greece’s Sunshine to Berlin

The weather was cloudy in Berlin during May 3-5, but Greek carrier AEGEAN managed to bring Greece’s sunshine to the German city through a promo campaign.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Participates in ‘Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019’

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Cleanup Week 2019”, an international campaign that aims to raise awareness for the protection of the marine environment.

Alternative Tourism to Star in ‘Greek Panorama’ Expo in Athens

Greece’s alternative forms of tourism will be in the spotlight of the Greek Panorama exhibition, that will be held for the first time in Athens.

ITB Asia 2019 Introduces New ‘Buyers Elite Partner Programme’

ITB Asia has announced its new "Buyers Elite Partner Programme (BEPP)" that is aimed to provide its partners with more business opportunities.

KLM and LifeGate Place Greece’s First ‘Seabin’ at Flisvos Marina

The first Seabin in Greece was installed at Flisvos Marina with the support of KLM, for the collection of plastic waste from the sea and the protection of marine life.

Lemnos’ Gastronomy and Wines on the Menu of 3rd Philema Festival

The island of Lemnos in July will host the 3rd Philema Gastronomy & Wine Festival, an annual event that promotes local tastes and products.

B2B Event: Online Meetings for Greek, Australian Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand in September will hold an online event with B2B meetings for Greek and Australian tourism professionals.

Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks & The Cure on Stage in Attica

Attica this summer will be hosting performances by famous bands Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks and The Cure, among others.

Lesvos Food Fest, Bollywood Dances and ‘Talking Stones’ Events on GNTO’s Agenda

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this summer is supporting a number of events that highlight the country’s beauties, culture and gastronomy.

Amadeus to Sponsor ‘Travel Forward’ Startup Competition at WTM 2019

Amadeus will again sponsor the Startup Showcase and Competition, a global travel technology event to be held during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019.

Sounion to Serve as Catwalk for Mary Katrantzou Fashion Creations

The Temple of Poseidon at Sounion will be the venue of a fashion show of internationally-acclaimed Greek-born designer Mary Katrantzou.