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Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Tender Launched for 3-5 Pigadia Ski Center in Central Macedonia

A tender for the 30-year concession of the 3-5 Pigadia, one of the most modern ski centers in Greece, was recently launched.

Central Macedonia Hotels to Hold Fundraiser for Those Affected by Floods

Four hotel associations of Central Macedonia will hold a fundraising Christmas Cocktail Gala to aid those affected by the floods in western Attica.

Linkwise Provides ‘Travel Insights’ to Network Affiliates

Affiliate marketing company Linkwise recently held the first “Travel Insights” event for its network affiliates and presented the current trends in the tourism industry.

Amphipolis Site Restoration Enters €1.5m EU Funding Program

Authorities have managed to secure 1.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, maintenance and promotion of the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site.

Turkish Travel Agencies Meet Paralia in Pieria, Central Macedonia

Turkish travel agents recently got to witness the beauty of Paralia in Pieria, Central Macedonia, during a fam trip organized by Respond on Demand.

Central Macedonia Highlights its Best in ‘Just 60 Minutes Away’ Campaign

Titled “Just 60 Minutes Away”, a new campaign launched by the Central Macedonia Region aims to promote the area’s main attractions and proximity to Thessaloniki.

Central Macedonia Named ‘European Entrepreneurial Region’

Central Macedonia was recently honored with the "European Entrepreneurial Region" title for its strategy and commitment in boosting entrepreneurship.

Culture Ministry to Re-submit Request for Amphipolis Funding

Culture ministry officials will meet next week with Central Macedonia Region and NSRF authorities to discuss funding for the Amphipolis project.

Greek Culture Minister Allots €2.5m for Kasta Hill, Amphipolis Works

The culture ministry in Greece has allocated 2.5 million euros for restoration works at Kasta Hill, the excavation site of the Amphipolis tomb.

Greece’s Ancient Amphipolis Site May Reveal Second Structure

Ongoing excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb, which has had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, may have uncovered a new structure.

Spyrou Philoxenia adds 4-star Kaimak Inn to its Portfolio of Hotels

Spyrou Philoxenia, a subsidiary of Spyrou Hotels, has announced its cooperation with Kaimak Inn, an award-winning resort located on the slopes of Kaimaktsalan mountain in central Macedonia.

Halkidiki Goes 5-star as 25 New Hotels Pop Up Since 2000

The popular Halkidiki peninsula in Northern Greece has grown into a hot luxury destination with more than 25 new hotel units constructed in the last 15 years, according to a study released by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

WTM 2015: Halkidiki Gets Ready for ‘Year of Aristotle’

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) this year promoted the region's "other face" to the UK market at the recent World Travel Market trade show in London.

Amphipolis Finds Still Causing Stir

The archaeologist leading the excavation works at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, which a year ago had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, revealed last week, that the ancient tomb may belong to a close companion of Alexander the Great, Hephaestion.

Culture Ministry Announces Protective Measures for Amphipolis Site

The culture ministry announced that it was moving ahead with measures for the protection of the Amphipolis excavation site in northern Greece, which a year ago had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, many hoping it was the grave of Alexander the Great.

Amphipolis Findings to be Announced by January 20

Findings pertaining to the identity of the person buried in Amphipolis, northern Greece, as well as initial results of the geophysical survey of the greater area will be announced by January 20, the culture ministry said on Wednesday.

Excavation Continues At Ancient Amphipolis, Greece: More Discoveries

The Greek Culture Ministry is keeping the public updated on a major ongoing excavation taking place at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, Greece.

Dig Unveils Important Discovery At Ancient Amphipolis, Northern Greece

"We are in front of an extremely important find," Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said during his visit to Ancient Amphipolis in Serres, Central Macedonia, northern Greece, where archaeologists are digging what appears to be the entrance of an important tomb.
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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...