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Ioannina to Launch Food Council to Define its Gastronomic Identity

The Municipality of Ioannina, the capital of the Region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, has launched action to associate the city’s gastronomy with the destination’s brand-name and identity.

100 Cities Participating in EU Mission for Climate-neutral, Smart cities by 2030

Six Greek cities including Athens, are among the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, according to an announcement by the Commission.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.

Culture Ministry has Plans to Boost Promotion of Ioannina Castle

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced a strategic plan to restore and promote the landmark Ioannina castle in Western Greece.

International Cycling Tour of Hellas to Shine Spotlight on Many Greek Cities

The International Cycling Tour of Hellas will kick off from Crete in April and pass through nine Greek cities before reaching the finish line in Ioannina on May 1.

Greek Cities Join EU Mission for Climate-neutrality by 2030

The Greek Environment Ministry and 21 municipalities have signed a memorandum of cooperation for inclusion in the EU’s mission towards climate neutrality by 2030.

Ioannina Sets New Tourism Priorities on Back of Strong Winter Bookings

With hotel occupancy levels in Ioannina at 70% in November, local authorities have plans to further establish the city as a strong Greek tourist destination.

Ioannina Aiming to be a Leading MICE Destination

The Municipality of Ioannina has plans to establish a local convention bureau and turn the city into a leading MICE tourism destination.

Greece to Revive ‘Tour of Hellas’ International Cycling Race in 2022

The “International Tour of Hellas”, a significant global cycling event, will return to Greece in 2022 after a decade of absence.

Greece and Cyprus Explore Wine Tourism Cooperation

Tourism professionals from Greece and Cyprus are exploring ways to collaborate in the field of wine tourism for mutual benefit.

Five Greek Municipalities Aim to Join EU’s ‘100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030’ Venture

Heraklion, Ioannina, Kalamata, Trikala and Kozani are looking to join the European Commission’s “100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030” venture.

DiaNEOsis Looks to Develop Alternative Tourism in Natura 2000 Areas

Research institute diaNEOsis has teamed up with the Ministries of Tourism and Environment to promote alternative tourism in areas of the Natura 2000 network in Greece.

Hotel du Lac is Ready to Welcome Visitors to Ioannina

The luxury Hotel du Lac Congress Center & Spa, located in Epirus, is getting ready to open its doors and receive visitors as of May 23.

Greek Tourism Ministry/GNTO Voted ‘World’s Leading Tourist Board’ at WTA 2020

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO have won the "World's Leading Tourist Board" title at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.

Grand Forest Metsovo Voted Again as Leading Landmark Hotel in Europe

The Grand Forest Metsovo in Ioannina, Greece, was once again named "Leading Landmark Hotel in Europe" at the World Travel Awards.

Two More Regional Units in Greece Enter ‘Red’ Covid-19 Status

Two more Greek regional units - Ioannina and Serres - will transition to red Covid-19 status, according to Greek Civil Protection Deputy Minister Nikos Hardalias.

Greece on High Alert After Covid-19 Cases Soar

Greek authorities are urging the use of mask and adherence to hygiene rules after new Covid-19 cases in the country reached a record of 667 on Tuesday.

Ioannina’s Beauty to Show Through New Photo Contest

Aiming to showcase the beauty and unique nature of Ioannina, the destination's municipality is holding a photo contest.

Ioannina Castle on its Way to Become a Cultural Park

The Ioannina Castle, in northwestern Greece, is undergoing restoration works to open its doors to visitors as a cultural park.

Epirus Film Festival to Promote Region’s Rich Cultural Heritage

A three-day film festival will take place in the city of Ioannina in Epirus during September 18-20, aiming to promote the region's rich cultural heritage.