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New Tourism Investment Infrastructure Interest

According to local press reports, foreign investors and large foreign enterprises are targeting some of the most important Greek ports and all airports, expecting that the country's tourism development will continue and expand, in particular into the winter season.

Conference and Visitors Bureau to Operate in Messinia

The Messinia Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently signed an agreement with the Messinia Prefecture and the Municipality of Kalamata for the operation of a Conference and Visitors Bureau in Kalamata for the promotion of conference tourism.

Research Institute Sees Continual Tourism Decline

Greece's tourism sector continued to fall further behind its foreign competitors during the first nine-month period of this year, according to the latest report published by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasting.

Summer Arrivals Offset Earlier Losses

An increase in foreign arrivals during the early part of the summer so far has helped cancel the losses seen in the early part of the year. And in an effort to stem some profiteering, particularly at eating establishments, government inspectors continue to visit tourism...

Lefkada Marina Contract Awarded

A consortium that includes four construction companies and the Kyriacoulis group (marines and yachting) has been named the successful bidder in the tender for the management and operation of Lefkadas Marina for the next 43 years.

Lights, Camera, Action: Costa Navarino!

The unique natural setting of Messinia in the Peloponnese will be screened around the world as the Costa Navarino resort recently "starred" as a filming destination for two international film productions.

Aegean Airlines Announces New Routes Program For 2013

Aegean Airlines presented its new routes program that includes the addition of 29 new scheduled international routes from a total of 12 airports, eight of which function as bases of the company.

Faliro May Be Attica’s Central Seaplane Base

The area of the Peace and Friendship Stadium (known as SEF) may become Greece’s main waterway for connections to various destinations in the country, according to a recent announcement by Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes. SEF is located in the Faliro area of Piraeus.

SDOE Spots Tourism Tax Dodgers In Greece

One in every two enterprises inspected across Greece by the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) over the 21-24 June long weekend was found to be withholding tax payments.

IEK Orizon Contributes To Kalamata’s Tourism Profile

IEK Orizon was established to fill in the void of post-secondary education in the region of southern Peloponnese, as it is the first private Institute of Vocational Training (IEK) in Kalamata, the capital of Messinia.

Condor Expands Germany–Greece Service In Summer 2014

German air carrier Condor will expand service between Germany and Greece for this summer as of May 2014.

airberlin Increases Flight Frequency To Greece For Summer 2014

Germany’s second largest airline airberlin announced on 14 January that it will increase the frequency of flights to Greece by 11 percent compared with summer 2013, to 172 flights a week.

Grace Hotels Announces Plans To Open Hotel In Kalamata, Peloponnese

Grace Hotels recently announced plans for a new hotel development including residential villas just outside the historic city of Kalamata, in the south western part of the Peloponnese in Greece.

The Peloponnese Tours Europe

The Region of the Peloponnese in Southern Greece was promoted in London last week in a five-day exhibition hosted at the flagship National Geographic Store.

Condor To Connect Kalamata, Greece, With German Cities Via New Flight

This summer, Condor will launch a new route to Kalamata from the German cities of Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Stuttgart.

Kalamata, Greece, Welcomes New 5-Star Hotel “Horizon Blu”

The 5-star Horizon Blu, a new luxurious hotel in Kalamata of the Messinia region in the Southern Peloponnese, Greece, recently opened its doors to the public.

Airlines Extend Flight Schedules To Destinations In Greece

Foreign airline companies that operate summer seasonal flights to Greece are extending their schedules through November due to high demand.

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Marathon Coming Soon

Kalamata and Costa Navarino, in the Peloponnese region of Messinia, will host the "Navarino Challenge" marathon for the second year on 19-21 September. The event will led by the Greek-American ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes and other great sport personalities.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece Concludes With Great Success

The "Navarino Challenge" marathon wrapped up successfully for the second year in the Peloponnese, Greece.

Athens, Crete and Kalamata Lead the Way as Popular Greek Destinations

Athens, the island of Crete and Kalamata, in the central Peloponnese, were the three Greek destinations that drew the crowds in 2014, according to a SETE Intelligence report.