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Kountoura Calls on Central Greece to Capitalize on its Tourism Potential 

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on regional authorities to tap into local offerings ensuring sustainable growth across sectors and communities. 

Cycling Race to be Held in Memory of WWII Distomo Massacre Victims

Distomo in central Greece will host the 1st “Distomo Cycling Race of Memory”, dedicated to the victims of the massacre, conducted by Nazi forces occupying Greece during World War II.

Thassos Excavation Wins Archaeology Award

The French School at Athens and the Greek Culture Ministry received the grand prize in archaeology for excavation works on the island of Thassos.

Wyndham, Zeus Int’l Welcome Two New Loutraki Hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group and Zeus International have announced the opening of two new hotels in the Greek seaside town of Loutraki.

Amalia Hotels Wins Bronze for Excellence in ‘Destination Management’

Amalia Hotels Group was honored for its devotion to ancient and contemporary Greek art and culture by receiving the Bronze Award in the "Destination Management" category at the Tourism Awards 2017.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.

Greece to Promote its ‘Hidden Treasures’ through EU ‘EDEN’ Project

Greece is exploring ways to promote its "destinations of excellence" and sustainable tourism through the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

Delphi Bolsters Cultural Capital Bid at Philoxenia Fair

Centered around its candidacy for European Cultural Capital 2021, the Delphi Municipality participated in this year’s Philoxenia exhibit, held last week in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

Delphi to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

The Region of Central Greece announced on Monday that it officially supports the bid of Delphi to claim the title of European Capital of Culture 2021.

Greece’s Parthenon And Delphi Among The World’s Most Greatest Ancient Settlements

The UK edition of the National Geographic Traveller magazine applauds the grandeur of the Parthenon and the Oracle of Delphi in Greece in a recently published feature entitled "Lost cities: The world’s greatest ancient settlements."

Greek Destinations In The News Over The Summer

A selection of important announcements concerning various Greek destinations that took place during the summer.

Delphi, Greece, Unveils New Tourism Identity

The Municipality of Delphi recently unveiled a new tourism identity that presents one of Greece's most popular destinations through a simple, harmonious and modern expression. An expression that Delphi represents today.

Museum, Archaeological Site Attendance In Greece Rises In January 2014

Greek museums experienced an 11.8 percent increase in visitor numbers in January 2014 compared with the same month of 2013, according to a survey on museums and archaeological sites attendance carried out by the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.

GNTO Supports International Cinematographers Visit To Athens

Athens and Delphi will welcome 50 of the most important cinematographers from 47 countries of the world during the 2014 International Federation of Cinematographers (IMAGO) Annual General Assembly.

Trivago: 10 Most Popular Winter Destinations Of The Greeks

Greece may be a popular summer destination but the country also sports a variety of winter "treasures" that the Greeks know all about and foreign travelers are invited to discover.

Tourists Invited To Discover “Secret Greece”

Greece will promote its lesser-known destinations - such as Xanthi, Monemvasia, Olympia, Lakonia, Messinia and Delphi - to markets abroad through specially designed publications, guides and advertisements.
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Delphic Games To Be Held In Greece This Year

Arts and cultures from all over the world will meet in Delphi this year to hold the IV Delphic Games as the Greek Tourism Ministry has given its official support.

Visitors Ignore Museums and Archaeological Sites

Museum visits in Greece dropped during the first four months of the year, according to recent figures released by the General Secretariat for the National Statistical Service of Greece.