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Chios Island Receives ‘Bike Friendly’ Certification

The Greek island of Chios has been certified as a ‘Bike Friendly Destination’ by NatTour, a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable tourism practices.

Mount Olympus Presented as Alternative Tourism Destination to German Market

The many alternative tourism activities that can take place on Mount Olympus were presented to German travel professionals by the Region of Central Macedonia.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Geopark Aiming to Join UNESCO Global Network

The Municipality of Lavreotiki has initiated a nomination process for the inscription of its geopark on UNESCO’s Global Geoparks Network list.

Greece and Cyprus Explore Wine Tourism Cooperation

Tourism professionals from Greece and Cyprus are exploring ways to collaborate in the field of wine tourism for mutual benefit.

EUSAIR Approves Transnational Adriatic-Ionian Bike Path

Greece is among nine countries that will be part of a cross-European bike route running along the Adriatic and Ionian Sea under the EU Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian Region (EUSAIR).

Greece Gives Divers Access to 91 Ship and Plane Wrecks

The Greek Culture Ministry is allowing recreational divers to have access to 91 ship and plane wrecks across Greece.

T+L Places Tinos Among 6 Greek Destinations Where Greeks Love to Go

Tinos is among the six favorite destinations of Greek travelers due to its rich culture and unique gastronomy, Travel + Leisure (T+L) says.

Greek Tourism Ministry Looks to Develop New Framework for Rock Climbing Sites

The Tourism Ministry is looking to create a new framework for the development of more rock climbing sites in Greece.

Swedish Market Gets to Know Greek Alternative Tourism Destinations

Leading tour operators of Sweden were recently introduced to the alternative tourism products available in Central Greece and Western Macedonia.

Greece Attends First Expo After Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece presented its alternative forms of tourism at the TourNatur 2020 exhibition held September 4-6 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Greek Environment Ministry Outlines Bike Tourism Plan

Locating the funding to create cycling routes in urban centers is included in the Greek Environment Ministry's strategy for the development of cycling tourism in Greece.

Greece’s Tourism Goals for the New Year – Minister

Opening up to new markets, increasing tourism revenue and attracting more high-spending tourists, are among the goals of the Greek Tourism Ministry for 2020.

 ‘Apollo Trails’ Network Extended to Promote Alternative Tourism in the Peloponnese

Messinia's Apollo Trails network has been extended in an aim to promote alternative forms of tourism and turn Peloponnese into a year-round travel destination.

Signature Travel Becomes First Greek Bike Specialist

Athens-based Signature Travel has become the first inbound travel agency to be certified as a Greek Bike Specialist by the NatTour organization.

Greece’s ‘DNA Travel’ Becomes Member of ASTA

DNA Travel, an alternative tourism agency in Greece, has become a member of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA).

NatTour Launches ‘Greek Bike Specialist’ Seal for Tour Operators

Aiming to promote cycling tourism in Greece, NatTour has launched the “Greek Bike Specialist” seal, a new certification for travel agencies and tour operators.

Νέοι τομείς τουρισμού και διεθνείς συμμετοχές στη φετινή AITE

Η 6η Athens International Tourism Expo, που θα διεξαχθεί 6-8 Δεκεμβρίου 2019, μεγαλώνει φέτος με νέους τομείς τουρισμού και διεθνείς συμμετοχές.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.

Louis Hotels Promotes Alternative Forms of Tourism

Aiming to promote alternative forms of tourism, Louis Hotels recently hosted a team of cyclists that arrived in Paphos for the Cyprus Gran Fondo 2019 cycling race.

Grekaddict Presents Latest Additions to Gastronomy Activities Portfolio

Aiming to introduce Thessaloniki's gastronomy tourism to the city's visitors, Grekaddict, a marketplace for travel experiences in Greece, has made a number of additions to its portfolio of culinary experiences for travelers.