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British Airways to Begin Flights to Kalamata and Chania

British Airways, the UK’s flagship carrier airline, has announced the start of its flights for summer 2016 in Greece launching routes to Kalamata and Chania.

Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.

Three Greek Cities Shortlisted for ‘European Capital of Culture 2021’ Title

Eleusina, Kalamata and Rhodes were shortlisted on Friday in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2021 in Greece.

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Chinese Investors Set Sights on Corfu Waterway

Chinese investors will be visiting the Ionian island of Corfu, on Sunday, to discuss collaborating with the operators of the Corfu waterway, which is the first and thus far only enterprise granted official licensing.

British Airways Adds New Greek Destinations to 2016 Summer Schedule

British Airways this week announced the addition of two new Greek destinations to its 2016 summer schedule: Chania and Kalamata.

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

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.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece Concludes With Great Success

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.