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Sporades Islands to Take Spotlight at Thessaly Expo in October

Greece’s Sporades islands will be the Honored Destination of the Thessaly Expo.22, a new exhibition that will focus on the region of Thessaly in Central Greece.

Karditsa to Host New ‘Thessaly Expo.22’ Trade Show in October

Karditsa is getting ready to host the “Thessaly Expo.22”, a new trade show that will promote the tourism offerings of the city and the wider region of Thessaly.

Greece Wants to Make Meteora a UNESCO Global Geopark

Greek authorities are taking action to establish the landmark site of Meteora in Thessaly as a UNESCO Global Geopark.

Thessaly Moving Forward with Digital Transformation of Tourism, Culture Services

The Region of Thessaly is moving forward with the digital transformation of its services in a number of fields including tourism and culture.

Religious Tourism: Thessaly Region to Create ‘Routes of Faith’

The Thessaly Region has launched “Routes of Faith”, an ambitious tourism project that aims to connect two of Greece’s most significant religious destinations: Meteora and Mount Athos.

Larissa Hoteliers Association Re-elects Irini Papaioannou as President

Greek hotelier Irini Papaioannou has been re-elected as president of the Larissa Hoteliers Association.

Thessaly Upgrading Walking Trails to Develop Hiking Tourism Offering

Aiming to promote hiking tourism in Thessaly, regional authorities have announced the upgrade of hiking trails in Meteora and Mount Koziaka.

ASTA: Greece & Cyprus Chapter Honored at 2021 Global Convention

The ASTA Greece & Cyprus Chapter has been honored as International Chapter of the Year by ASTA, the American Society of Travel Advisors.

Larissa’s Diachronic Museum Wins in Short Video 2020 International Contest

The Diachronic Museum of Larissa in central Greece is the winner of the Museums in Short 2020 international award, which is dedicated to short videos released by museums.

Meteora Natural History Museum to Host 4th Mushroom Festival in September

The Natural History Museum of Meteora, during September 7-9, will host the 4th Mushroom Festival with events focusing on mushroom species and delicacies.

Volos Airport Welcomes New Flights, Set to Post Rise

Incoming travelers to Volos' Nea Aghialos Airport are set to rise by 25-30 percent, in great part due to new flights from the UK and Israel.

Thessaly’s Nature, History, Experiences Shine in New Promo Videos

The Region of Thessaly has launched three new videos, as part of its “Handcrafted by Time” campaign, aiming to promote the area’s tourism offerings.

‘Marketing Greece’ Presents its Vision to Hoteliers in Cyprus

Marketing Greece CEO Ioanna Dretta recently presented the company's vision for Greek tourism during the annual conference of the Cyprus Hotel Managers Association.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

New Promo Videos Invite Travelers to ‘Visit Meteora’

Aiming to promote the imposing Meteora rocks in central Greece, the online travel agency Visit Meteora recently launched three short videos.

Meteora’s Mushroom Museum Honored by TripAdvisor

The Mushroom Museum of Meteora in central Greece, was honored with the 2017 Certificate of Excellence by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

German Travel Company Seeks to Add Pelion to its Cycling Destinations

German travel company Islandhopping is looking into the prospects of adding Mount Pelion to its cycling destinations in Greece.

Renovated Aegli Hotel Volos Unveils New Logo

Following the completion of extensive renovation works, the Aegli Hotel Volos unveiled a new logo, which reflects its contemporary image and long history.

Greek Ministry Says ‘Lost City’ Known Since 19th Century

News of a 2,500-year-old lost city discovered by archaeologists in Greece that has recently taken the media by storm was "corrected" this week by the Greek culture ministry.
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