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Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella Go ‘Red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 Map

The Greek regional units of Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on the country’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Greece Extends Covid-19 Restrictions for Heraklion, Ikaria and Three More Areas

Greek authorities have extended emergency Covid-19 restrictions for five areas in Greece, including Heraklion on Crete and Ikaria.

Covid-19: Curfew, Music Ban Imposed on Three Areas in Greece

The Greek authorities have imposed Covid-19 restrictions, which include an overnight curfew, on the areas of Achaia, Ilia and Ikaria.

Greece Extends Second Lockdown Until December 7

Greece's second nationwide lockdown will be extended until December 7 in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

‘Peloponnisos Expo’ to Promote Local Products, Entrepreneurship

Seven chambers of the Peloponnese region have joined forces for the upcoming Peloponnisos Expo, an annual event that promotes local products and entrepreneurship.

Western Greece Region Sets Aside €1m for Tourism Promotion until 2021

The Region of Western Greece has secured 1 million euros in EU funding for tourism promotional activities for the 2019-2021 period.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Greek Gov’t Eyeing PPP Deals for Development of 10 Ports

Greece aims to develop 10 ports belonging to the country’s assets fund, through public-private partnerships (PPPs), according to Secretary-General for Port Policy Christos Lambridis.

Western Greece Region to Set Up Tourism Info Desks at Ports, Airports

The Region of Western Greece has announced that it would set up tourism information offices at major entrance points in the area.

Egialia Hosts Wine Festival, Features Local Vineyards and Wineries

Egialia, located in the Peloponnese, between August 17 and 27 will host the “Oinoxenia" festival, dedicated to local wines and delicacies.

Peloponnese Hoteliers Want United Promotion Of Destination

The strong unitary character of the recently launched Peloponnese Tourism Organization was presented to a room full of Greek hoteliers during the 3rd General Assembly of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held recently.
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Peloponnese “Myths, Flavors and Poems” In Downtown Athens

The Peloponnese region is offering Greeks and visitors in Athens the opportunity to sample some of its finest products at the Exhibition of Traditional Peloponnese Culture-Tourism Products "Myths, Flavors & Poems" that is in full swing at Klathmonos Square in downtown Athens.

Escape to Kalavryta Specials

Contrary to what many believe, Kalavryta’s popular ski center, said to be one of the best in Greece, is not the only reason to visit the town. According to the locals, Kalavryta also exists on the weekdays and is not only a weekend ski resort.

Rio-Antirio Promises Massive Increase in Tourism

With the long-awaited opening of the Rio-Antirio bridge across the western end of the Gulf of Corinth -- Rio on the Peloponnesian side and Antirio on the northern coast - tourism to the area is expected to increase by leaps and bounds. And according to some initial estimates,...

Additional Tourism Promotion Funds for Prefectures

Greece's prefectures get 30% more than last year in funds for tourism promotion from the Hellenic Tourism Organization. Deputy Tourism Minister Anastassios Liaskos told reporters last month that the funds allocated this year amount to 4.5 million euros, against the three million...