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Western Greece Takes the Spotlight in New ‘Epic West’ Tourism Campaign

The tourism offerings of Western Greece take the spotlight in a new tourism campaign titled “Epic West” presented recently by regional authorities.

MSC Lirica Cruise Ship to Homeport in Piraeus for Summer 2022

MSC Cruises will deploy its MSC Lirica cruise ship to the Eastern Mediterranean market for the summer 2022 and homeport in Piraeus, Greece, during the entire season.

Ancient Olympia to Get Strategic Tourism Plan

Ancient Olympia will implement a set of innovative actions for the branding and promotion of its archaeological site.

Ancient Olympia and its Games Come to Life via AI Program

Ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games come to life thanks to a new digital revival project released by the Greek Culture Ministry and Microsoft.

Greece is Strengthening Link Between Culture and Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is slowly strengthening the connection between culture and tourism, managing this way to create “brands” for its tourism product, says Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Ancient Olympia Shows its Best Through New Promo Video

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia in Greece has created a new video that promotes the areas history, beauty and sites of interest.

Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 Lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday during a ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

Ancient Olympia Authorities Take Action to Boost Tourism

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia will launch a series of actions and initiatives to attract more travelers, extend duration of stay and boost revenues.

Culture Ministry: Action Plan for Promotion of Ancient Olympia

An action plan for the cultural promotion of Ancient Olympia in Greece has been agreed between the Culture Ministry, the Region of Western Greece and local authorities.

Messinia: ‘Freedom Trees’ to be Planted in New Park Dedicated to Greek Revolution

The Cultural Institute of Messinia will plant 21 “Freedom Trees” in a new park that will be dedicated to the 1821 Greek Revolution.

Bettany Hughes Shows Greece’s ‘Wonders’ to UK Audience

Greece’s ancient “wonders” and most recent archaeological findings were revealed to UK television viewers through the show of British historian Bettany Hughes.

GNTO Supports Summer Culture Festivals in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural events scheduled to take place in August and September in Greece.

Greece in State of Emergency as Fires Rage On

Greece declared a state of emergency on Thursday until August 9 as dozens of fires continued to burn in the wider Athens area, on Evia island, in Central and Northern Greece and in the Peloponnese.

Greece Struggles to Save Olympics Birthplace as More Fires Break Out

As temperatures continue to soar in Greece, firefighters are battling forest fires in various parts of the country, including near Ancient Olympia and its temples.

Athens to Host International Olympic Committee Session in 2025

The International Olympic Committee has announced Athens, Greece, as the host city of its IOC Session in 2025.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

New Olympia Forum Looks to Boost Development of Greece’s Regions

The Olympia Forum I, a new event that aims to contribute to the economic and cultural development of the country’s 13 regions, will take place during September 18-20 in Ancient Olympia.

Greece Looks to Establish Tourism Education Departments in Ancient Olympia and Kos

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish two new tourism education departments, one in the area of Ancient Olympia and another on the island of Kos.

GNTO Supports Greek Summer 2020 Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has included a number of cultural and sport events under its auspices this summer.

Historical Sites in Greece Ready to Welcome Visitors Again – Video

The Culture Ministry has released a video that highlights some of Greece’s most symbolic archaeological sites, which will reopen on May 18.