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Epirus One of the ‘Most Welcoming Regions on Earth’ for 2023

Epirus in northwestern Greece has been recognized as one of the “Most Welcoming Regions on Earth” for 2023, according to Booking. com’s Traveller Review Awards list.

Ioannina and Epirus Want to Boost Airline Connectivity in Winter

Hoteliers in Ioannina and Epirus are calling for more direct international flights in the winter and spring.  

Tourism for All: Alternative Destinations in Greece See Rise of Domestic Tourists

Greece’s alternative destinations in 2022 saw a boost in Greek visitors thanks to the “Tourism for All” subsidy program for domestic holidays.

Ioannina, Epirus to Become Southeast Europe Transport Hub

Ioannina and Epirus are expected to become an important Southeast Europe transport hub, upon the completion of major infrastructure works in the area.

Greece to Nominate Nicopolis for Inclusion on UNESCO World Heritage Site List

The Greek Culture Ministry is planning to nominate the Nicopolis archaeological site near Preveza, Epirus, for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

Apollo Rejser to Add Ioannina to its Travel Packages for Scandinavian Market

Scandinavian tour operator Apollo Rejser is planning to include the city of Ioannina in Epirus, northwestern Greece, as a destination in its travel packages for 2023.

Greece Celebrates World Wine Tourism Day with Free Events

Wineries in Greece on Sunday, November 13, will offer free admission to wine enthusiasts in celebration of World Wine Tourism Day.

Greece Aiming for Year-round Direct Flights from Canada

Greece is exploring ways to extend direct flights from Canada throughout the year and add new routes between the two countries.

Greece’s Ioannina Castle Now Accessible to Visitors with Disabilities

Ioannina Castle, the fortified old town of the city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece, is now accessible to visitors with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Kalamata to Host 2nd Peloponnese Beer Festival in August

The Greek city of Kalamata in August will host the 2nd Peloponnese Beer Festival, an event dedicated exclusively to craft beer.

Austrians Choosing Greece for Vacations this Summer

British and Austrian travelers opt for Greece this summer with demand from Austria for Greek destinations exceeding expectations, the GNTO said.

The Guardian Includes Seven Greek Beaches Among Europe’s Best

Seven beaches in Greece are included among the best in Europe on a list released by UK daily newspaper The Guardian.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.

GNTO: Travelers from Serbia are Eyeing Greece for Vacations in 2022

Serbian travelers are looking towards Greece to spend their summer vacations this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Zagori Nominated for Inscription as Cultural Landscape on UNESCO World Heritage List

The Greek Culture Ministry has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of Zagori as a ‘Cultural Landscape’ on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

The Guardian Picks Thessaloniki, Epirus, Corfu for Holidays in 2022

Thessaloniki, Epirus and Corfu are among the 22 European destinations selected by The Guardian for holidays in 2022.

Greece’s Plaka Bridge Restoration Receives Europa Nostra Accolade

Greece’s Plaka Bridge restoration project was honored with a 2021 European Heritage / Europa Nostra Award during a recent ceremony in Epirus.

UK’s Biggest Media Put the Spotlight on Greece this Year

Some of the UK’s leading travel magazines and newspapers promoted Greece this year as a top destination for summer and autumn holidays.

GNTO Holding Webinars to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Professionals

The GNTO is promoting Greek destinations to foreign tourism professionals through webinars held on its ‘Link to Greece’ platform.

Greece’s Epirus Palace Hotel Welcomes Back Travelers

The Epirus Palace Congress & Spa has opened its doors to welcome leisure and business travelers to Ioannina, Western Greece.