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Qatar Airways Gives A Taste Of South African Culture

Qatar Airways was the main sponsor of the South African gastronomy festival that took place last month in Athens-based Metropolitan hotel.

Greece Receives Double Honor in China

Greece was the country of honor at the World Travel Fair in Shanghai where it also received the award for "Most Popular European Destination" from Shanghai municipality.

Aristotelis Thomopoulos

One of the fundamental aims of the management at Helexpo, when we undertook this responsibility three and a half years ago, was the reinforcement of the professional character and internationalization of sector-based exhibitions and the national exhibition body.

Six New Tourism Promotion Programs Announced

The Hellenic Tourism Organization announced six tourism promotional programs worth five million euros where, for the first time, the private sector is invited to participate. Five of the programs, announced earlier this year, are worth 1.5 million euros and will center on...

SETE Promotes Gastronomy Tourism

With a 400,000-euro marketing investment, Greek gastronomy over the next five years could become one of the main reasons to choose Greece as a holiday destination, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) pointed out last month during the presentation of the stu...

Sofitel Honors Chefs

The Ambassador of France to Greece Mr. Jean-Loup Kuhn-Delforge honored Sofitel Athens Airport cooks Yiorgos Vidalis and Panos Thanasis within the framework of the 2nd Festival of French Gastronomy that took place in Athens 21 May-21 June.

Greek Gastronomy Tours Europe’s Big Cities

Greece was promoted last month through cuisine, nutrition and local products, in a vivid, experiential way, through the “Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” event organized by Aldemar Hotels and Spa Group and Yades-Greek Historic Hotels.

Creta Maris Goes All-Inclusive, Returns to Local Gastronomy

The Creta Maris Group of Hotels recently presented an ambitious promotion plan for Crete that includes all-inclusive services combined with the Cretan way of life, the local agricultural production and the island’s culture.

EOT Publishes “Ancient Flavors”

A few years back, some Greek gastronomists created the Center for the Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Greek Gastronomy. Today, one of the center's most successful projects created is the "Archestratos" program, named after an ancient Greek poet who scribed the Greek...

Greek Gastronomy Promoted At Sani Resort

“The new Greek cuisine exists and is evolving fast and we are proud of it,” the Sani Resort said after it hosted the sixth Sani Gourmet Festival during the week of 13-18 May 2011.

Greek Breakfast Aims To Benefit Tourism

Through Greek breakfast, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels aims to highlight the local culture, ingredients and recipes of each Greek region and give tourists the chance to take “a little bit of Greece home with them.” Considering that breakfast is widely regarded as one of the most...

SETE Launches Campaign To Fund Gastronomy Tourism

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) on Wednesday 5 September announced the launch of a fundraising campaign to promote gastronomy tourism to enrich the country’s portfolio in tourism services and products.

SETE Launches Fundraising Campaign To Promote Greek Gastronomy

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has launched a campaign to secure financial resources to implement a marketing plan for Greek gastronomy.

Gastronomy Council At HO.RE.CA.

The first “National Council of Gastronomy,” held under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization, will take place at the 6th HO.RE.CA. scheduled for 3-6 February at the ExpoAthens exhibition center in Anthousa, eastern Attica.

Authentic Local Greek Cuisine Attracts Tourists

The importance of the food experience for the traveler was focused on at the seventh International Meetings and Incentives Conference (IMIC), which took place last month at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.

First National Gastronomy Council Held In Greece

“The millions of tourists that visit Greece for a four-day stay each year will eat breakfast at least 60 million times during their stay and therefore gain knowledge of traditional Greek cuisine,” was just one of the expert opinions heard at the first National Council of...

Amorgos Shines at Yperia 2011

Nearly 60 participants from different countries attended the ninth international conference of culture and tourism Yperia 2011 on Amorgos recently and took part in a four-day program filled with excursions, presentations, film projections and discussions.

SETE Calls For Sponsors To Promote Greek Gastronomy

Since 2009, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has undertaken the initiative of promoting gastronomy as a pillar of Greek Tourism. For its newest project, “Gastronomy in the marketing menu of Greek tourism,” to get off the ground in the next three years, the...
Chalkidiki Tourism Organization’s president, Grigoris Tasios (second from left), during the screening of the region's promotional videos at the press conference at Philoxenia 2012. The videos are currently on youtube.

Chalkidiki Announces Actions For 2013

Extending Chalkidiki’s tourism season to 150 days from 120 days is the Chalkidiki Tourism Organization’s goal for 2013, the organization’s president, Grigoris Tasios, said during a press conference during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in Thessaloniki (22-25...
Swell Restaurant, Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites.

Cretan Restaurant Launches Gastronomy Events

An international Cretan olive oil tasting event has been scheduled to take place in January 2013 at Swell Restaurant, located on the beach of the Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites in Kokkini Hani, Heraklion, Crete.