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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 Inaugurates New Peloponnese Rail Line

Greece has inaugurated the 71km Kiato - Diakofto - Aigio suburban railway (Proastiakos) serving the Northern Peloponnese.

EU Funds New Motorway Section in Central Greece

The European Commission has approved an investment of 255 million euros from the Cohesion Fund to construct the Lamia-Xyniada motorway section in Central Greece.

Tourism Ministry Presents 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for Greek Regions

The Tourism Ministry presented its 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for the tourism development of Greece’s 13 regions.

Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

Mycenaean Acropolis of Gla Produces Impressive New Finds

The archaeological site of Gla, a fortified Mycenaean-era site in Viotia, Central Greece, produced impressive new finds during recent excavation works.

Grecotel Larissa Imperial Hosts ‘LIVE 2019’ Medical Symposium

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel in Larissa, central Greece, was the host venue of the international medical symposium “Leading Innovative Vascular Education – LIVE 2019”.

More Suburban Railway Stops Added to Peloponnese Line

Suburban railway services to the coastal town of Aigio in the Peloponnese, are set to start in August, and be extended to Loutraki.

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.
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