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‘Mrs. India’ Beauties to Run in Thessaloniki’s Night Marathon Event

The finalists of the Mrs. India Worldwide 2019 beauty pageant will participate in the 8th Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon in October.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park Next on Grecotel’s Upgrade Drive List

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts moves ahead with its upgrade program for the Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, in efforts to meet the high demand for services of the finest quality.

Grecotel Completes 42-million-euro Investment Plan

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has completed a 42-million-euro investment plan, which included the total makeover of five luxury hotels in four destinations in Greece.

Porto Carras Grand Resort to Attend WTM 2017

Halkidiki-based Porto Carras Grand Resort will be attending the WTM 2017 as a co-exhibitor of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Halkidiki Aims to Attract More Italian Visitors in 2017

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has embarked on a series of promotional activities in the Italian market, aiming to attract more visitors from Italy to Halkidiki this year.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

TAIPED: Open Electronic Tender for Sale/Lease of 14 Real Estate Assets in Greece

Greek state privatization fund TAIPED announced the launch of an open electronic tender for the sale/lease of 14 real estate assets located in Kavala, Attica, Lasithi, Chalkidiki, Rhodes, Argolida and Messinia.

Greece’s Mount Athos Region Does More to Attract British Tourists

In efforts to attract even more tourists to the Chalkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization arranged meetings with major tourist industry players on the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London earlier this month.

Early Bookings Show Tourism Growth In Mount Athos Area, Greece

Early bookings to the area of Mount Athos in Halkidiki for this year's tourism season are already showing an impressive increase, data from travel agencies that have deals with local hotels has revealed.

Hotels In Chalkidiki, Greece, Receive “Accessibility Pass” Certification

"Accessibility Pass" aims to help people with accessibility needs find a hotel or conference center that can accommodate their specific needs, making their overall hospitality experience a simple and friendly one.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Receives Three Green Key Awards For 2014

The Porto Carras Grand Resort complex in Halkidiki, Greece, recently received another distinction as three of its hotels were honored with the eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for another consecutive year.

Halkidiki Presented As Part Of “Via Egnatia” Project

Visitors at the ITB Berlin international tourism exhibition this year were informed that Halkidiki has joined Thessaloniki and is part of the "Via Egnatia" project.

Porto Carras Grand Resort To Host 2nd International Children’s Festival

The 2nd International Children's Festival "Paradise Holiday" of the Music Academy of Eurovision will take place for the second consecutive year at the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki from 23 to 30 April 2014.

Thessaloniki & Chalkidiki To Launch Joint Tourism Packages To Scandinavians

Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki will launch joint tourism packages to increase both Greek destinations' potential to attract more tourists from the Scandinavian market.

Greece’s Athos Region Promoted As Wedding, Honeymoon Destination

The Mount Athos Area Organization recently gave tips on the idea of the perfect wedding ceremony at the Athos Region in Halkidiki, during the Balkanica Wedding Expo held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Greek Hotels Shine At Swedish Trade Fair For Senior Citizens

Greek hotels from Crete, Chalkidiki and Evia promoted their services to international travel professionals and senior citizens at the 19th SENIOR, the biggest fair in Sweden for an active older audience.
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Sani Resort Celebrates Eurobirdwatch With Two-Day Event

Sani Resort in Chalkidiki will hold a two-day event dedicated to the protection of the birdlife of the Sani wetlands to mark Eurobirdwatch, the annual birdwatching event in Europe and Central Asia.
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Italian Travel Bloggers Explore Greece

Athens, Thessaloniki, Meteora and Chalkidiki were recently chosen to be featured on two Italian travel blogs and give readers all they need to know on the hotspots and experiences Greece has to offer to visitors.
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Sani Resort Launches New App

The Sani Resort in Chalkidiki now offers its "world" on mobile phones through a brand new app available for Iphone, Ipad, tablets and Android.