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Epirus, Greece, Announces Action Plan To Extend Tourism Season

The Region of Epirus has launched a strategic marketing plan to extend the tourism season and give Epirus the title of the "ideal destination for all four seasons."

Italian Tour Operators ‘Discover a Unique Greece’ in Epirus

Italian tour operators pledged to include tours of the Epirus region, in northern Greece, in their packages for the coming summer after a five-day fam trip to the region organized by the Region of Epirus, the Greek National Tourism Organization - Italy (GNTO) and Minoan Lines.

Domestic Tourism in Greece Up in 2014

Domestic travellers have boosted Greek tourism for 2014, according to figures released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Turkish Tourism Professionals Get to Know Greece

Turkish tour operators, travel agents & MICE organizers gained insight on Greek destinations and hotels during an exclusive presentation conducted recently by Respond On Demand in Istanbul.

Laconia will Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ at 10th HORECA Show

Laconia will be among the Greek destinations that will present their “Greek Breakfast” menus at the 10th HORECA show scheduled to take place 6-9 February 2015 at the Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

Greek Breakfast Gaining Ground

The Greek breakfast concept is gaining momentum with all the more regions joining the initiative in efforts to promote eating Greek as well as local products.

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...

North Face Joins Zagori’s ZEN for July’s Mountain Run

North Face Zagori and the Zagori Excellence Network (ZEN) have joined forces for this year’s mountain running race to be held on July 24-26.

Greece @ ITB 2015 – Photo Report by GTP

The 49th edition of ITB Berlin, held in March at Messe Berlin in Germany, gave quite a promising outlook for the 2015 tourism season in Greece.

Greece 7th Among Top 10 European Traveler Picks

Greece is ranked 7th among the Top 10 destinations of choice for European travelers, according to data released on Monday by SETE Intelligence (InSETE), the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) research unit.

Runners Ready for the Zagori Experience, Participations Peak

Participation for one of the most exciting travel-related running events in the country, “The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015” races, to be held in the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, on July 24-26, has peaked this year, organisers told a press conference last week.

Greek City Ioannina Sets Sights on European Cultural Capital 2021

The city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece is vying for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, the municipal authority announced on Wednesday, saying it would submit its bid by October 23 under the title “Ioannina-Epirus: Cultural Capital of Europe 2021”.

Greece Guests Gratified, Customer Satisfaction Index Up

Greek hotels, the quality of services and the hospitality offered are winning over more visitors as demonstrated by the high guest satisfaction index for April 2015 compared to rival destinations.

Visitors Satisfied with the ‘Filoxenia’ of Greek Hotels in May

Holidaymakers were satisfied with the Greek filoxenia (hospitality) offered by hotels in Greece last month, according to a poll of visitor satisfaction in May.

US Writer Gilbert Lauds Greece’s Zagoria Villages

Internationally acclaimed author Elisabeth Gilbert described Greece’s Zagorochoria as the “most beautiful place I’ve ever seen on earth” in a recent social media post after her to travels to the Epirot region. The writer of 2006 bestseller Eat, Pray, Love, which was also...

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015’ Ready To Take Off – Full Program

Athletes from all over the world will meet up at the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, to take part in the fifth edition of the The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015 event on July 24-26.

Want Money’s Worth? Athens is Your Best Bet

It’s official: Athens is among the most affordable cities in Europe, according to an August Hotel Price Index (tHPI) report released last week by online booking agent

Greece Keeps High Guest Satisfaction Rating in July Despite Capital Controls

Greek hotels received a high guest satisfaction rating in July, despite the uncertainty in the country due to capital controls at the time.

Face of the Week: Harris Linardos, PR & Communications Manager at Active Media

This week, GTP introduces Harris Linardos, the PR & Communications Manager at Active Media.

GNTO Germany Builds Up Greece as All-Season Destination

As part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourism season and promote Greece as an all-year destination, the Germany branch of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) presented “Greece - A Journey through the Four Seasons” during a recent event organized by German tour...