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Commission Promoting Cultural Heritage for Cohesive, Resilient Europe

The European Commission has announced the first-ever "European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage" aimed at safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural heritage.

Cultural Tourism Key to Sustaining Communities, Safeguarding Heritage

A clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders is essential, according to the UNWTO and UNESCO.

Kalamata Seminar Casts Spotlight on Messinian Gastronomy, Products

The unique flavors and products of the Greek region of Messinia were presented at a seminar on local gastronomy, held in Kalamata by the Constantakopoulos Foundation.

Epirus’ Music, Traditions and Flavors ‘Arrive’ at Athens Airport

As part of its "Fly me to the moon" program, Athens International Airport will introduce the destination of Epirus to travelers and guests.

European Destinations Prefer Quality Over Quantity, Says Report

Popular European cities are wooing more upmarket, niche and cultured travelers and fewer mass-market tourists, according to a report released by Euromonitor International.

‘American Art Everywhere’ Project Takes Off in Thessaloniki

American art is currently on show in Thessaloniki as part of the "American Art Everywhere" project, launched within the framework of the 83rd TIF events.

Underwater Gallery on Amorgos Invites all to ‘Dive’ into Art

A photo exhibition will be held during September 19-22 in an “Underwater Gallery”, a cave at a depth of 7-17 meters, near the port of Aegiali on the island of Amorgos.

Creta Maris has Sustainable Hotel Practices as Top Priority

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has released its 5th Sustainability Report, which focuses on environmental protection and the support of local communities.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

‘Yperia 2018’ Convention on Amorgos to Focus on Gastronomy

The island of Amorgos, during October 31-November 5, will host the 16th International Convention of Culture and Tourism - Yperia 2018, which this year will focus on gastronomy.

Miraggio Resort Music Festival to Host Moscow’s Helikon-Opera

The Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki, during September 4-10, will host a music festival with the lead singers of the Helikon-Opera theatre of Moscow.

AKS Porto Heli Hosts 11th International Music Festival

Aiming to strengthen the cultural ties of Greece and Russia with other countries around the world, the AKS Porto Heli hotel is hosting the 11th International Music Festival.

Homer’s Odyssey: Archaeologists May Have Discovered Oldest Written Extract

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a clay tablet with an engraved inscription, which is believed to be the oldest written record of Homer's epic tale, the Odyssey.

New Hotel Introduces Innovative Art Project

The New Hotel in Athens, and the Dio Horia Gallery present an innovative cultural project currently running in collaboration with artist Olga Migliaressi-Phoca.

Cyclades Aim for Tourism Growth with Sustainability and Balance

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to achieve tourism growth with sustainability and balance, during the 15th Development Conference on Syros.

Marketing Greece Presents 2018 Action Plan for Greek Tourism

The promotion of Greece's most attractive and promising tourism products to markets abroad, are among the main priorities of Marketing Greece for 2018.

Greece Looks to Connect Tourism with Culture

Ways to connect tourism with culture to promote Greece as a year round destination were discussed during a workshop held by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

South Aegean Region to Host ‘European Young Chef Award’ Contest in 2019

The South Aegean Region will be hosting the “European Young Chef Award” competition in 2019, within the framework of its “European Region of Gastronomy" title.

‘All-spa’ Line-up at WTM London 2017 for Wellness Symposium

WTM London 2017 will once again host the Wellness Symposium organized by Global Wellness Institute at the ExCeL exhibition center in November.

Egialia Hosts Wine Festival, Features Local Vineyards and Wineries

Egialia, located in the Peloponnese, between August 17 and 27 will host the “Oinoxenia" festival, dedicated to local wines and delicacies.
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