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Greece to Propose Epirus’ Zagori Villages as UNESCO Heritage Site

The Greek Culture Ministry will prepare a preliminary file for the inclusion of the northern Epirus region of Zagori on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Marketing Greece: More Digital Campaigns and Partnerships for Greek Tourism in 2020

More digital campaigns and partnerships with local tourism stakeholders are included on the agenda of Marketing Greece for 2020.

Tourism Ministry Presents 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for Greek Regions

The Tourism Ministry presented its 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for the tourism development of Greece’s 13 regions.

Historic Plaka Bridge in Epirus ‘Up and Standing’

The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka in the northern Greece region of Epirus, is up and standing after extensive restoration and reinforcement works.

Brits, Germans, French Driving April Tourism in Greece

Travelers from the UK, Germany and France were in the lead in terms of hotel bookings in Greece for the month of April, according to data released by INSETE.

GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.

TUS Airways Resumes Ioannina-Larnaca Flights

TUS Airways has resumed its direct flights between the cities of Ioannina in Epirus, Western Greece, and Larnaca in Cyprus.

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Shows Visitors the ‘Colors of Greece’

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in the heart of Athens, is currently hosting an exhibition of Greek artist Evgnomonas Dialetis titled "Colors of Greece".

‘Best Luxury Spas’ Online Guide Shines Spotlight on Wellness Hotels in Greece

A unique collection of Greece’s prime spa and wellness destinations can be found on the recently launched Best Luxury Spas online guide.

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.

Arta of Byzantine Monuments and Wetlands Takes Steps to Tap into Tourism

Like most of Epirus, Arta's secrets… are still secret... waiting to be discovered. The town can serve as an ideal base for one of the most rewarding travel experiences in Greece.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

Epirus Palace Congress & Spa Announces Extensive Renovation Project

The Epirus Palace Congress & Spa, located in Ioannina, has announced the launch of an extensive renovation project, aiming to further upgrade its infrastructure and luxury services.

Legendary Epirus Bridge Set to be Restored

The Greek Infrastructure Ministry has named a contractor for the restoration of the historic arch bridge of Plaka in the Zagori region, which collapsed in 2015.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Meteora Natural History Museum to Host 4th Mushroom Festival in September

The Natural History Museum of Meteora, during September 7-9, will host the 4th Mushroom Festival with events focusing on mushroom species and delicacies.

Discover the Untold Secrets of Crete with Aria Hotels

The best way to discover the untold secrets of Crete this summer and meet authentic Greek hospitality is by indulging in the Aria Hotels experience.

Ferrari Club ‘Passione Rossa’ Gets Ready to Come to Greece

Passione Rossa, the most popular Ferrari car owners’ club in Italy, is getting ready to visit northwestern Greece to hold its mototourism event in Ioannina of Epirus.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

Aria Hotels’ Chania Art Exhibition Becomes Talk of the Town

The "Aria Concept Store" of Aria Hotels has opened its first group exhibition in Chania on Crete, attracting the interest of some 150 art lovers.