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Kavala Basketball Team Hits the Courts Wearing Airotel’s Logo

The logo of hotel chain Airotel Group of Companies will adorn the jerseys of the Kavala basketball team for the 2015-2016 season.

E. Macedonia & Thrace Region Welcomes Swedes with Traditional Greek Treats

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace received Swedish visitors with local delicacies, music and more during the region’s special welcoming ceremonies at Kavala’s Mega Alexandros Airport. Incoming travelers were treated to...

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.

Macedonia-Thrace Region Troubled With Drop in Tourism, To Refocus Promotional Strategy

In efforts to revive dwindling tourist interest, the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace has decided to place tourism at the center of its development strategy with the aim to “rebrand” the wider location as a "tourist destination of excellence”.

Greece is the Word in Sweden After Grekland Panorama Steals the Show

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings took Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when some 11,000 visitors flocked to the 2nd Grekland Panorama, which took place at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, making it one of the largest tourism expos...

Sweden Goes Greek This Week @ 2nd Grekland Panorama

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.

Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Vie for 2021 European Cultural Capital

The Greek culture ministry announced on Wednesday, the launch of website ecoc2021.culture.gr, inviting Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital in 2021 to submit applications.

Hellenic Seaways Named ‘Passenger Line of the Year’ at Lloyd ‘s List Awards

Hellenic Seaways was honored with the "Passenger Line of the Year" title at the Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards 2014 held in Athens.

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.
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