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AFEA Supports Vulnerable Groups through ‘Health for All’ Program

AFEA Travel and Congress Services supports vulnerable social groups in Greece, through the “Health for All” program.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.

Xanthi’s ‘Old Town Festival’ Revives Local Cultural Heritage

The old city of Xanthi, one of the best preserved traditional settlements in Greece, will host its annual “Old Town Festival” between September 1 and 10.

Xanthi to Attempt World’s Biggest ‘Carioca’ Sweet Guinness Record

In a bid to gain entry into the Guinness Book of World Records, the Chamber of Commerce of Xanthi, in northeastern Greece, has announced it will create the biggest “carioca” sweet.

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”.

Greek Employee Bodies Join Forces for Equality in the Workplace

The country’s employee and worker bodies have joined forces with the International Labor Organization (ILO) to promote equality in the workplace through a series of nationwide activities and events to be held on Wednesday.

E. Macedonia-Thrace Positions Itself as Year-round Destination for Bulgarian Travellers

"If you loved us in the summer then you will adore us in the spring" was the slogan of the Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace at the 32nd edition of the international tourist fair “Holiday and SPA Expo” that took place recently in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Greece Hotel Rates Rise Up to 11% for Carnival

Greek hotels have increased their prices ahead of the Carnival season, according to trivago.com’s pricing index released earlier this week.

GreenSpots Project Makes Sustainable Tourism Top Priority

Sustainability and networking are at the heart of the ongoing GreenSpots project, a joint effort by Greek and Bulgarian tourism sector professionals to upgrade the tourism product in their regions.

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.