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Hilton Athens to Serve Tastes of Spain for 10-day event

The Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience the culture and gastronomy wealth of Spain during a 10-day event to be held in its Byzantino restaurant.

Online Platform Zorbabook Aiming to Introduce Greek Food to the World 

Online platform Zorbabook is inviting professionals to join its network and help get the word out on Greek food and its connection with tourism.

Greek Food Tourism Forum Calls for Coordination, Targeted Actions

Tourism and food experts discussed ways to effectively tap into gastronomy tourism in Greece during a food tourism forum held in Athens.

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

Taste of Athens: An Event about Food for Foodies

Taste of Athens, the biggest gastronomy event in Athens, kicks off on September 27 at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

Crete ‘Big Meet’ Casts Spotlight on Greek Cuisine, Products

Greek products will take center stage during the “Crete: The Big Meet - Local Flavors of Greece” show, scheduled to run from April 28 until May 6 in Thessaloniki.

SETE: ‘Gastronomy Destinations’ Initiative to Promote Greece’s Culinary Tourism

Greece's culinary tourism offerings will be promoted through “Gastronomy Destinations”, an initiative launched by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the Greek Gastronomy Guide.

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.

Greek Breakfast, Ios Cuisine Take Center Stage at Liostasi Hotel & Suites

Within the ongoing “Greek Breakfast” campaign, breakfast goodies of the island of Ios were presented at the Liostasi Hotel & Suites.

‘Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2017’ Kicks off with a Bang

The 8th Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring project begins its 2017 journey to more than 42 cities in 18 countries across Western and Eastern Europe, bringing the tastes of Aegean island cuisine into the spotlight.

Sympossio Greek Gourmet Tours Europe with Aegean Island Treats

The 8th Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring project is set to treat over 700 tourism sector professionals in more than 15 countries to Aegean island cuisine.

Heraklion Chamber Taps into Culinary Heritage for Sustainable Tourism

The Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Crete, has approved funds for the region’s participation in the Regional Culinary Heritage Europe network’s MEDFEST program which taps into local culinary tradition for the creation of sustainable tourist destinations.

Mt Athos Area Cuisine Takes the Spotlight @ Kouzina 2016

With the Mediterranean Diet at its core, this year’s Mount Athos Area Kouzina events kick off on May 15 featuring a month full of food and culinary events dedicated to the products and cuisine of the Mount Athos region in northern Greece.

SLH’s ‘Small Luxury Cookbook’ Makes 5-star Cuisine Easy

Tapping into the growing popularity of food tourism, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) announces the release of its Small Luxury Cookbook, featuring 480 pages of recipes from over 200 of its hotels across the globe.

#TastingEurope to Guide Traveling Foodies

The European Travel Commission (ETC) will present Europe’s official portal of food and gastronomy tourism “TastingEurope.com” during the Food Tourism Week to be held at the Milan EXPO on September 28-30.

Oceania Cruise Travelers to Sample Greek Gourmet in Athens

Oceania Cruises is launching culinary tours in seven destinations: Athens, Rome, Barcelona, Provence, Tuscany, London and Buenos Aires, during select voyages as of Spring 2016.

Leonidio ‘Melitzazz’ Fest Combines Food and Fun

The annual Melitzazz Festival in the traditional village of Leonidio, in the Peloponnese, is once again preparing its famed eggplant delicacies to be served alongside a series music and arts events taking place throughout the town on July 1-5.

Costa Navarino’s New ‘Armyra’ Resto Serves Seafood Specialties with a Hint of Michelin

Award-winning chef and seafood expert George Papaioannou joins the Costa Navarino team to present a gastronomic experience like no other.

‘Love Your Local Market’ Initiative Goes Greek

Greece joins the international “Love Your Local Market” celebrations running on May 15-23 at the vibrant central market in Redi, under the motto: “Eat Right, Shop at the Local Market”, summoning city dwellers to return to the city’s open air markets for local fresh products.

Incredible Edibles of the Peloponnese at the Benaki Museum in May

Athens’ Benaki Museum will spotlight the culinary traditions of the Peloponnese during its annual “Gastronomy Days” on May 22-24, when food experts come together to provide insight into the culture of food.
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