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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.

Peloponnese Tourism Body Partners with ‘Authentic Greece’ to Promote Local Products

As part of its promotional drive for 2019, the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) has partnered with Greek product promotion company Authentic Greece.

Peloponnese Tourism Organization Boosts its Promotional Actions

The Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) is boosting its promotional activities in Greece and abroad for 2019, aiming to attract more high-income travelers.

Strategy Key to Tourism Growth, Says Greek Hotel Chamber Head

Ensuring the sustainability of tourism enterprises through far-reaching strategies is key to a competitive product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Peloponnese Seeks to Tap into Vast Tourism Potential

Ways of diversifying the tourism product of the Peloponnese were discussed during a workshop recently held within the 20th Development Forum / Money Show.

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.

Local Authorities Call for United Promotion of the Peloponnese

Uniting on all fronts, the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO), the Region of Western Greece and the Municipality of Ancient Olympia met lest week to discuss ways to effectively promote the region.

Greek City Tripoli Aims to Bid for European Cultural Capital

Local tourism sector entrepreneurs and the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) met earlier last week to discuss Tripoli’s bid as European Cultural Capital for 2021.

Possible Hotel VAT Increase in Greece Sparks Reactions

Greek tourism professionals are up in arms over the government’s intention to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent. The news has caused a number of reactions from Greek tourism bodies, hotel associations and...

SETE Slams Government Plans for ‘Suicidal’ VAT Hike for Greek Hotels

An increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent to 13 percent would start a domino effect of consequences, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). The association said such a move would be "suicidal" for Greek tourism.

Peloponnese Tourism Organization Opposes Regional Tourism Directorate Shutdown

The Peloponnese Tourism Organization has published an announcement in which it opposes the Greek Tourism Ministry's intention to shut down the Peloponnese Regional Tourism Directorate and transfer its services from Tripoli to the directorate in Patras.