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Egnatia Odos Links Northern Greece

A program contract was signed recently in Xanthi for the tourism development of the Egnatia Odos motorway and approved by 11 prefectural councils of Thrace, Macedonia and Epirus.

Corfu Takes Action for Promotion in Japan

A recent independent survey conducted in Japan showed Corfu as the second most popular destination for Japanese tourists in 2007 amongst UNESCO world heritage site destinations. Japanese tourists are renowned for picking destinations from UNESCO's list of world heritage sites, of...

28.7-million-euro Subsidies for Tourism Investments

According to data from the Ministry of Economy, 48 new tourism investments were approved in July under the development law. The total budget for all of these investments is 68.7 million euros, and the amount out of that total being subsidized is 28.7 million euros, or 41.9...

Public Education Programs to Improve Tourism Services

The Organization for Tourism Education and Training (OTEK) is accepting student applications for its vocational schools in the fields of hotel and restaurant operations, the culinary arts and pastry-making.

First Pan-European Agro-tourism Forum Held

The first pan-European forum for agro-tourism was held recently in Epirus. Organized by Agrotouristiki S.A., the state organization for alternative tourism development, the forum will be held annually to promote agro-tourism in Greece, and to increase cooperation between Greek...

New Possibilities for Greece’s Ecotourism Sector

A step taken last month by the Greek government opens new possibilities for the country's Ecotourism sector. Ecotourism, a sub-category of sustainable tourism, is considered the fastest growing market in the tourism industry, according to the World Tourism Organization, with an...

Grande Bretagne Does It with Style and Finesse

Sometimes, not often, publications receive promotional material that makes the reader sit up and take notice. Over the years Greek Travel Pages has received carloads of various Greek tourism-related brochures and publications from both home and abroad. Last month the publication...
Tourism SMEs Included In New NSRF-Funded Program

Tourism SMEs Included In NSRF-Funded Program For Greek Regions

The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks will announce details on a regional program to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing, tourism and trade-services on Monday, 14 January.
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Ministry Launches Call For Proposals For Greek SMEs Funding Program

The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks yesterday, 14 January, launched a call for proposals in regards to an NSRF-funded program to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing, tourism and trade-services in Greek...

Turkish Tour Operators Attend Epirus Fam Trip

Tour operators from Turkey recently attended a familiarization trip to the Sivota Diamond Spa Resort located in Thesprotia, Epirus, northwestern Greece.

Grand Forest Metsovo: Ideal For Four Season and Five Star Experiences

The Grand Forest Metsovo, a hotel created in perfect harmony with nature, perched on a hillside overlooking breathtaking views and nestled in a pristine pine forest, will open its doors to guests on 15 December.

Greek Regions To Reveal “Secrets” To Attract More Visitors

Epirus is the definition of "secret Greece," one of the lesser-known parts of the country the visitor should explore to see its natural beauty, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently informed.

“Secrets Of Greece” Are Unveiled At Athens Airport

Athens International Airport is displaying the theme cultural expeditions of Geo Routes & Aegean Routes in a photo-exhibition entitled "Secrets of Greece."

Italian Tour Operators ‘Discover a Unique Greece’ in Epirus

Italian tour operators pledged to include tours of the Epirus region, in northern Greece, in their packages for the coming summer after a five-day fam trip to the region organized by the Region of Epirus, the Greek National Tourism Organization - Italy (GNTO) and Minoan Lines.

Aristi Mountain Resort in Northern Greece Invests in Three New Villas

Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas has invested 800,000 euros in three new two-story stone villas in the traditional village of Aristi, northern Greece, with immediate plans to further expand the complex with a 1-million-euro investment plan in place.

Domestic Tourism in Greece Up in 2014

Domestic travellers have boosted Greek tourism for 2014, according to figures released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Flood Takes Down Historic Epirus Bridge, Ministry Pledges Repairs

Repairing the historic Plaka bridge in the northwestern Greece region of the Zagori, which collapsed due to torrential waters on Sunday, is a priority the culture ministry said on Monday.

North Face Joins Zagori’s ZEN for July’s Mountain Run

North Face Zagori and the Zagori Excellence Network (ZEN) have joined forces for this year’s mountain running race to be held on July 24-26.

Runners Ready for the Zagori Experience, Participations Peak

Participation for one of the most exciting travel-related running events in the country, “The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015” races, to be held in the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, on July 24-26, has peaked this year, organisers told a press conference last week.

Greek City Ioannina Sets Sights on European Cultural Capital 2021

The city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece is vying for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, the municipal authority announced on Wednesday, saying it would submit its bid by October 23 under the title “Ioannina-Epirus: Cultural Capital of Europe 2021”.