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Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

Epirus Region Aims to Attract More Domestic, Int’l Tourists

The Region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, is intensifying its promotional efforts to attract more domestic and international tourists and extend the season.

Epirus in the Running to Host ‘Mototour of Nations 2017’ Event

Epirus is among the candidate destinations to host the Mototour of Nations 2017, a motorbike gathering - mototourism event organised under the auspices of the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM).

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

fedHATTA Spreads the Word about Offbeat Greek Destination ‘Tzoumerka’

Within the framework of its tourism action plan "Dodeka", which includes the promotion of lesser known Greek destinations to the world, the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) recently visited Tzourmerka, in Ioannina, Epirus.

Promising New Partnership to Promote Epirus to Top Tour Operators

Hospitality consultants and event organizers Respond on Demand recently announced a partnership with Undiscovered Epirus DMC, the first destination management company in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece.

Greece Keeps High Guest Satisfaction Rating in July Despite Capital Controls

Greek hotels received a high guest satisfaction rating in July, despite the uncertainty in the country due to capital controls at the time.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

“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."

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.

Hospitality Management Company ‘homm’ Expands Greece Portfolio

Greek hospitality management company “homm” has expanded its portfolio with the addition of new properties on the island of Evia, in Epirus and in Athens.

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.
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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.
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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...