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Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Athens-Thessaloniki Rail Line Opens for Travel

Greek railways operator Ergose has announced that the Athens-Thessaloniki rail line is now open and will be fully operational by the end of the month, following the completion of the Lianokladi-Domokos segment near Lamia.

Ergose: Lianokladi-Domokos Rail Line to Open by End of February

The Lianokladi-Domokos rail line near Lamia in Central Greece, will be fully operational by February, according to Greek railways operator Ergose.

Larissa Skies Welcome F57 Glider Plane Races

The skies of Larissa in Central Greece welcomed dozens of glider planes during the 1st Larissa F5J Meeting, held at the Terpsithea Air Field.

Lamia to Get Modern Greek History Museum

The central Greek city of Lamia is set to get its own Modern Greek History Museum after regional authorities reached an agreement with the Athens War Museum.

Greek Hotel Investments Set to Go Full Steam Ahead

Eight billion euros worth of hotel investments will be materializing in the coming years in Greece, on the back of soaring tourism arrivals.

Kountoura Calls on Central Greece to Capitalize on its Tourism Potential 

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on regional authorities to tap into local offerings ensuring sustainable growth across sectors and communities. 

Kountoura Eyes Tourism Development of Parnassos

Boosting the tourism appeal of the region of Central Greece through upgrade works at the Parnassos ski center were discussed during a recent meeting held at the Tourism Ministry in Athens.

Travel Group Meteora Thrones Showcases its Secrets in Serbia

As part of its long-term strategy to promote the Meteora-Kalabaka region in Central Greece, Meteora Thrones tourism and travel group participated in the recent ITTFA Travel Trade Fair held in Belgrade, Serbia.

Evrytania Hoteliers Aim to Attract More Visitors from Israel

Aiming to boost arrivals from Israel to the mountainous region of Evrytania in central Greece, the area's hoteliers association recently participated in the recent International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) in Tel Aviv.

Chambers and Hotels Team Up to Attract More Flights, Airlines to Central Greece Airport

Presidents of chambers of commerce and a number of tourism professionals in Central Greece have decided to launch a supra-local organization that will work towards attracting more flights and new airlines to the Nea Anchialos National Airport.

WTM 2015: Evrytania Goes Extrovert with Tourism Offerings, Opens to the World

The mountainous region of Evrytania in central Greece, is taking part for the first time this year in the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, aiming to gain insight, ideas and knowhow in order to better promote its diverse tourist offerings.

Larissa Hoteliers, Advertisers Join Forces to Promote Central Greece as a Top Destination

The Larissa Hoteliers Association and the non-profit Association of Advertising & Communication Companies of Central Greece (EEDEKE) have joined forces to promote the region as a leading tourism destination. The two professional bodies signed a protocol of cooperation which...

Vaulted Mycenaean Tomb Discovered In Amfissa, Central Greece

A Mycenaean vaulted tomb has been discovered near Amfissa, central Greece, during an excavation project. The tomb has not been looted and the offerings found date its use from the 14th until the end of the 12th centuries BC.
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Ministry Launches Call For Proposals For Greek SMEs Funding Program

The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks yesterday, 14 January, launched a call for proposals in regards to an NSRF-funded program to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing, tourism and trade-services in Greek...
Tourism SMEs Included In New NSRF-Funded Program
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Tourism SMEs Included In NSRF-Funded Program For Greek Regions

The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks will announce details on a regional program to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing, tourism and trade-services on Monday, 14 January.

Greek Tourism Industry Can Do Better in ICT Use

According to a recent study conducted by the Observatory for the Greek Information Society in regards to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by the tourist industry, large tourism companies show a positive attitude towards new technologies but there is...

New Tourism Investment Group to Invest In Greece

An investment group announced last month that it plans to spend, in the medium term, up to 1 billion euros in Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and Turkey to develop organized tourism accommodation complexes, mainly for northern Europeans. In Greece its interest focuses on the Peloponnese,...

Greek Islands for Sale

Recent press reports say that more than 60 private Greek islands are up for sale and have peaked the interest of domestic and foreign investors, and international tourism groups.

Temes Senior Open Golf Tournament Hands Out 70 Million Drachmas

Ninety of the best senior golf professionals in the world (three are Greek) arrived in Athens last month to play a tournament that hands out some 70 million drachmas to winners. The tournament will be televised over 20 television stations around the world and be seen by some 140...