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New Emphasis on Religious Tourism

Greece is ready to exploit its rich religious tradition in order to entice visitors from fellow Orthodox Christian countries with the Greek Tourism Ministry intending to tap a bountiful heritage of churches, relics and miraculous icons dating back to the Byzantine Empire.

Pausanias Route Created for Peloponissos

Agrotouristiki SA, the state corporation for alternative tourism development, is setting up a network of municipalities in the central Peloponnese that follow the route of ancient geographer Pausanias, and thus promote the region as a model "ecoagritourism" zone.

Monogram’s Staff Enjoy a Weekend Retreat

A positive atmosphere and lively crowd characterized Monogram Travel's successful weekend retreat for its staff held in Vrahati, Corinth. "Monogram employees are the key to the company's success," said Monogram President Dimitris Spyropoulos.

Millions Budgeted for Religious Tourism

The first interregional plan for the development of religious tourism has been approved. It forms part of the EU's Interreg III B program, implemented by Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Malta. The body responsible for the program here is the Greek National Tourism Organization, in...

New Cut in Rail Times to Thessaloniki

Although delays continue, Greece is taking steps to upgrade its national railway system, which still falls short of European Union standards.

Apostle Paul Competition Stimulates Religious Tourism

As a result of the renewed interest in religious tourism, and in particular history of Apostle Paul in Greece, the neglected archaeological site of Corinth will receive the official attention it deserves as part of a religious tourism program developed by the 21st Ephorate of...

New Lodging Complex For Wine Lovers

Georgos Kokotos, once a well-known hotelier with units on Rodos and Crete, is back in the business: This time with a new and unique product for Greece. He is creating a winery complex with accommodation facilities for visitors who wish to acquaint themselves with the entire...

American Travel Professionals Get To Know Loutraki, Greece

The Loutraki Tourism Organization recently held a familiarization trip for 35 American travel agents and tour operators earlier this month to promote the Greek tourist product of Loutraki.

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

Kalamaki Beach Hotel ‘Lends’ Premises for Yoga and Pilates Sessions

The Kalamaki Beach Hotel in Isthmia, Peloponnese, this year is lending its premises to yoga instructors and their teams to practice yoga and pilates.

Alkyon Resort Supports ‘Aesop 2017’ Fairy Tale Awards

The Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa for the third consecutive year supported the Panhellenic Fairy Tale Competition - Aesop Awards 2017, held recently in Athens.

Greek Young Triathlon Champions of Tomorrow Train at Loutraki Sports Camp

More than 50 young athletes participated in the 2nd Children’s Training Triathlon Camp held by the Hellenic Triathlon Federation in Loutraki.

Kalamaki Beach Hotel Keeps it Green Year-round in 2018

The Kalamaki Beach Hotel, near the Isthmus of Corinth, continues to operate year-round while implementing environmental activities.