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Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Evia

This week we explore Central Greece's Evia, the second largest island of the country after Crete and the third in the eastern Mediterranean!

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Viotia & Evrytania

This week we explore Viotia and Evrytania, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Green Light for Evia’s Biggest Ever Tourism Investment

RSR Eagle Resort, a tourism project planned to be created in Karystos, Evia, has entered Greece's fast-track scheme for strategic investments.

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.

Evia Island Sees French Tourist Numbers Dwindle

Tourism traffic from France to the Greek island of Evia appears to be on a downward trend with hundreds of bookings up in the air following the recent close of two of the island’s major hotel units.

GNTO Roadshows Bring Greece Tourism to 10 German Cities

German tour operators had the chance to learn more about Greece’s travel offerings during the Greek National Tourism Organization’s “Roadshows” series which was recently held in 10 cities across Germany.

Travel Bloggers Greece Celebrates One-year Anniversary

Greece's first professional blogger network, Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG), recently gathered at the Thermae Sylla Wellness Hotel in Edipsos, Evia Island, to celebrate its one-year anniversary and hold its first meeting of 2016.

The Guardian Kicks Off New Series With The Sporades Islands, Greece

In the first of a new series on holidaying in the Greek islands, UK newspaper The Guardian recently presented the Sporades and Evia, the country's second largest island.

Skyros, Greece: Construction Of Waterway For Seaplane Flights To Begin

The Greek island of Skyros looks like it will be the first of the Sporades islands to benefit from seaplane services, as the license for the construction of a waterway at Linaria Port has been granted.

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.

Greek Hotels Shine At Swedish Trade Fair For Senior Citizens

Greek hotels from Crete, Chalkidiki and Evia promoted their services to international travel professionals and senior citizens at the 19th SENIOR, the biggest fair in Sweden for an active older audience.
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Nude Beaches In Greece: Where To Bare It All

Greece, along with France and Croatia, is becoming one of the most popular destinations for nudists from around the world as the country has plenty of beaches where the sun can be enjoyed in the buff while also hotels exclusively open to naturists are on the rise.
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Tripadvisor Honors Thermae Sylla Spa Wellness Hotel For 2013

The Thermae Sylla Spa Wellness Hotel, located in Edipsos, Evia, recently received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2013.
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Greek Certified Thermal Springs Add Up To 20

Two new Greek thermal springs were recently recognized by the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee, bringing the total of the country's recognized springs to 20, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.
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More Certified Thermal Springs Added To Greece’s Tourism Portfolio

Aiming to include spa tourism and thermalism within the overall development of the country’s national tourism product, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced another three thermal springs recently recognized by the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee.

Two More Greek Thermal Springs Certified

Two new Greek thermal springs were recognized by the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee, which was recently re-activated by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Kymi to Host Open Downhill Race

Tank Trail Open Downhill Race in Kymi on Evia Island: 3-4 November 2012

Summer Holidays Expo 2010 Attracts Thousands

Some 20,000 visitors were informed of this year’s top Greek destinations at the fourth Summer Holidays Expo international exhibition, according to organizer Helexpo. The exhibition took place 22-25 April at the Helexpo exhibition center in Thessaloniki.

5th IMIC Offers Survival Strategies

The need for Greece's tourism policy to improve drastically was the main point of this year's 5th International Meetings and Incentives Conference (IMIC) titled "Selling Destinations, Venues and Services: Supplier Perspectives - Buyer Demands," which took place recently in Athens.

Cabinet Reshuffle Changes Tourism Minister

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis recently proceeded with a government reshuffle whereas the up until now tourism minister, Aris Spiliotopoulos (now education minister), was replaced by New Democracy Member of Parliament for Evia, Kostas Markopoulos.