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Norway, Finland Warm Up to Greek Tourism Potential

Greece travelled to Norway and Finland this week with an active presence in the Reiselivsmessen Oslo Travel Exhibition and the Matka Expo, currently running in Helsinki.

Greek Agency Signature Travel Rewards Clients with Bon-Us Voyage Plan

In tune with the challenging times and changing demands, Greek travel company Signature Travel presented on Monday, its “Bon-Us Voyage” program, offering customers discounts on deals and products as well as added benefits to partners.

Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice at Thessaloniki’s Asterocosmos

Under the glow of millions of lights, Asterocosmos is treating visitors to dozens of festive offerings including its Frozen Forest, Santa’s Village, the Toy Factory, Sweet Town and the ice rinks!

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum to Host the Grekland Panorama Gala

Stockholm’s Vasa Maritime Museum will host this year’s Grekland Panorama gala to take place in February, paving the way for the 2nd Grekland Panorama to be held on 13-15 February at the Ericsson Globe.

Greece to Promote Marathon as Ideal Filming Location, Tourism Destination

Promoting the Eastern Attica region of Marathon as a tourist destination and as a filming location was at the center of the agreement Marathon Mayor Ilias Psinakis and Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni signed on Thursday.

Thessaloniki’s Asterocosmos Sets the Mood for Christmas

Under the glow of millions of lights, Asterocosmos in Thessaloniki is drawing in the crowds with dozens of festive offerings for kids and grown-ups!

Vienna Gets a Taste of Crete, Greece

Christmas and New Year’s customs and traditions were at the center of an event dedicated to the island of Crete, in Vienna last week.

Thessaloniki Ushers in Holiday Season at ‘Asterocosmos’

The northern port city of Thessaloniki ushers in the holiday season at the Helexpo center on 12 December, when under the glow of millions of lights Asterocosmos (StarWorld) opens its doors to the public with dozens of festive offerings for kids and grown-ups.

Construction of Corfu Waterway Gets Green Light

Environment minister Ioannis Maniatis recently approved the terms that will pave the way for the construction of the first waterway in Greece on the Ionian island of Corfu.

Educational Tourism a Priority for Central Macedonia Region, Greece

The Region of Central Macedonia invited tour operators, journalists and educators from Italy’s Lombardy region to join them “In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great” during a recent presentation in Milan of the region as a leading all-year-round destination ideal for educational...

Balkans, Turkey and Mid East Markets Key to Making Thessaloniki Top Tourist Choice

Targeting markets in the Balkans, Middle East and Turkey and attracting international hotel brands will help place the northern port city of Thessaloniki among the top tourist destinations, tourism consultants HVS said in a recent report.

New Crete Tourist Campaign Launched

Under the motto "Crete - The Island Inside You", the Region of Crete in collaboration with advertising agency McCann Athens and production company Indigoview recently launched the island’s latest tourist campaign.

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.

Greek Tourism Minister Calls for Investments in “Crucial” Transport Sector, Lauds Aegean Airlines

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni underlined the crucial role of the transport sector in the development of the tourism industry and invited all industry players to invest and contribute to the "national affair" of ensuring that the Greek tourist product is known for its...

Greece-based Mouzenidis Group to Expand Network, Lease New Planes

The Mouzenidis Group has announced plans to expand operations of its fledgling carrier Ellinair with the extension of its network and the lease of two new planes to better service the increasing number of tourists expected to visit Greece in the coming summer season.

Greece’s Halkidiki Tourist Product Can Draw in the Crowds, Boost Revenue

The Halkidiki region in northern Greece can draw in the crowds and boost its revenue by as much as tenfold,it was announced at this year’s Philoxenia event in Thessaloniki.

Fam Trip to East Macedonia-Thrace Impresses

The Region of East Macedonia-Thrace, northeastern Greece, completed a six-day fam trip for media and tour agents as part of the European Territorial Cooperation Program 2007-2013 between Greece and Bulgaria.

Greece4all, Grekland Panorama Back Accessible Tourism

Grekland Panorama and the Greece4all online platform will collaborate to jointly plan, organize and implement actions that will promote specialized or theme oriented forms of tourism in Greece to the Scandinavian public.

National Geographic Crete Show Charms London

Cretan culture, cuisine and natural beauty make up the Region of Crete’s new tourism promotion strategy presented in London on the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) earlier this month.

Tax Breaks Proposal as Incentive for Film Productions in Greece

Deputy Culture and Sports minister Angela Gerekou presented George Mavragiannis, her counterpart at the finance ministry, with a proposal for tax incentives to attract film production to Greece.