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Western Greece Honored as ‘European Destination of Excellence’

The Region of Western Greece has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 accolade for its cultural offerings.

Greece Looks to Promote Larissa’s Tourism Offerings

Ways of promoting Larissa as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and local officials.

‘Divine You’ Wellness Programs by Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, located on the Athenian Riviera, has introduced its guests to the “Divine You” programs, which offer wellness and rejuvenation services.

Christmas and New Year Events at Divani Collection Hotels

The Divani Collection Hotels group is inviting all to experience the Christmas and New Year magic at its hotels in Athens, Meteora and Larissa.

Larissa’s Coastal Area Sees Summer Bookings Surge

Hotels in the coastal area of Larissa in central Greece have more than 90 percent of their rooms booked for the summer period, according to local hotel associations.

Dive into Summer with Divani Group’s Pools in Athens

The Divani Group invites Athenians and visitors to enjoy the Greek summer at the pools of its "Apollon Palace & Thalasso" and "Divani".

Countdown to 2nd Panhellenic Place Marketing & Branding Meet in Larissa

Academics and tourism professionals will attend the 2nd Panhellenic Place Marketing and Place Branding Conference in Larissa on March 31-April 2.

Larissa Artfools Film Fest Getting Ready for Action

It’s time again for the International Film Festival of Larissa/Artfools set to take place in the central Greece city on February 28-March 5.

Digital Tips for Better Business @ Grow Greek Tourism Event in Larissa

Tourism sector professionals seeking to gain insight into best practices and how to enhance their product are invited to participate in a free event on Tuesday to be held at the Larissa Chamber (44 Papakyriazi St) at 6.30pm.

Olympus Terra Boutique Hotel Welcomes All to Larissa

The Olympus Terra Boutique Hotel in Larissa has opened its doors to the public ready to welcome travelers and offer only the best.

Ancient Theater of Larissa Opens to the Public

The open-air Ancient Theatre of Larissa will open its doors to the general public for the first time on April 1.

Run Greece Larissa Event Off to a Good Start

The Central Greek city of Larissa is the first stop in the annual Run Greece events with over 4,500 runners ready to test their mettle this Sunday, on March 27.

Larissa Launches 15yr Marketing Plan, Aims for Key Role in Tourism

Specialized tourism focusing on MICE, nature and trekking, sports and health are at the center of the Larissa strategic marketing plan presented recently, at the city’s Hadjiyiannio Cultural Center.

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.

Cameras Rolling at 8th Larissa Film Fest Next Week

The city of Larissa, in central Greece, is ready to welcome the 8th International Film Festival / Artfools under the motto: “The City: One Big Cinema” to run on February 20-28.

Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

New Larissa Museum Offers Timeless Insight

Featuring over 2,000 finds from excavations carried out in Larissa, Trikala and Karditsa, as well as donated objects and repatriated antiquities from all historical periods, a new museum in the city of Larisa, central Greece, opened its doors to the public this week.

Mytilene Presents European Cultural Capital 2021 Bid at Acropolis Museum

The capital of the Greek island of Lesvos, Mytilene is enlisting its history, architecture, poetry, art, literature and gastronomy in its bid to be named European Cultural Capital 2021. The birthplace of ancient poet Sappho, folk artist Theophilos and art patron Teriade, among...

Local Officials, Hoteliers Set on Promoting Larissa

Advertising, promotional strategies and inter-municipal cooperation recently topped the agenda of local Larissa authorities and tourism sector professionals.

‘Fly to Volos’ Campaigners Call on Greek Gov’t to Bring Flights to Regional Airport

Local campaigners “Fly to Volos” are again calling on the Greek government and relevant authorities to tap into the tourism potential of the region by making use of the infrastructure at the Nea Anchialos Airport in Volos, central Greece.