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‘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.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

Greece’s First Diving Park in Tyros, Peloponnese Gets Green Light

The Greek environment ministry has given the go-ahead to the country’s first diving park to be created in the Kynouria Province in the eastern Peloponnese.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Peloponnese Tourism Professionals Working to Create the Arcadia Riviera

Actions are underway to put dozens of Kynouria's small mountain and coastal villages on the tourism map, while creating experiences that will bring tourists back to Arcadia.

Action Plan to Transform Arcadia into the ‘Tuscany of Greece’

The Arcadia Chamber has plans to turn the area into the “Tuscany of Greece” and Tripoli into a citybreak destination that will serve as a base for the entire region.

Sports Events Key for Tourism Growth in the Peloponnese

Sports tourism can be a significant driver of tourism growth for the Peloponnese, as it is currently the fastest growing segment of thematic tourism, according to TEMES CEO Stefanos Theodoridis.

More Greeks to Travel Abroad for the Holidays

More Greeks this year will travel abroad for the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to figures gathered from travel agencies throughout Greece.

Tripoli to Hold ‘Shock Price’ Sales Event to Support Local Entrepreneurs

The Greek city of Tripoli will host a “Shock Price” sales event on Wednesday, August 30, in an effort to support local enterprises and promote the area’s culture.

Nymfasia Arcadia Resort Added to Spyrou Philoxenia’s Portfolio

Spyrou Philoxenia continues its expansion of member affiliate hotels with the addition of Nymfasia Arcadia Resort, located in Vytina, Arcadia.

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

Menalon Trail to Lure Hikers to the Peloponnese

The Menalon Trail, running through the forests and rivers of the Peloponnese, is the first footpath in Greece to receive European certification and be placed among the Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe after its recent launch in the village of Stemnitsa.

Menalon Trail in the Peloponnese Gets EU Thumbs Up

Discover the unique beauty of the Arcadian mountainside as you trek along the Menalon Trail on May 30-June 1, during events for the launch of the country’s first officially certified footpath.

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Marathon To Kick Off September 2014

Greek American Supreme Marathon runner, Dean Karnazes, will once again participate in the "Navarino Challenge" marathon race that will take place in Messinia and Arcadia, two Greek regions in the Peloponnese, this year on 19-21 September.

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.

The Peloponnese Launches United Tourism Organization

The seven regional units that comprise the Greek destination of the Peloponnese have teamed up with the region's hotel associations to show Greek and foreign tourists that the destination is not only unique but also united.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece’s Peloponnese Wraps Up With Great Success

The first "Navarino Challenge" marathon led by Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes successfully wrapped up last week in Messinia and Arcadia, two Greek regions in the Peloponnese.
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Navarino Challenge – A Marathon Led By Dean Karnazes

Messinia and Arcadia will be in the spotlight this October as the Greek destinations will host the “Navarino Challenge,” the first marathon race that aims to the awareness regarding childhood obesity and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
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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.

Pausanias Route Created for Peloponissos

Agrotouristiki SA, the state corporation for alternative tourism development, is setting up a network of municipalities in the central Peloponnese that follow the route of ancient geographer Pausanias, and thus promote the region as a model "ecoagritourism" zone.