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Epirus Region Hosts Fam Trip for Sports Tourism Professionals from Sweden

The Region of Epirus will host a group of sports tourism professionals from Sweden, during a week-long familiarisation trip aimed at positioning Epirus as a leading thematic tourism destination.

fedHATTA Spreads the Word about Offbeat Greek Destination ‘Tzoumerka’

Within the framework of its tourism action plan "Dodeka", which includes the promotion of lesser known Greek destinations to the world, the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) recently visited Tzourmerka, in Ioannina, Epirus.

Ioannina’s Epirus Palace Stands Out for Carnival Revelry

True to the traditions of the region, the 5-star Epirus Palace Hotel in northern Greece, celebrated Carnival weekend and Clean Monday with a series of events that highlighted the age-old customs of Epirus.

Weekly Update: GTP’s New Partners

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients Polis Grand Hotel, Filira Guesthouse, Villa Yianna Apartments and Athens Tours Greece that have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.

Sports or Tourism… or Sports Tourism? – Opinion

"Greeks should take heed of all the benefits that sports tourism can produce and begin to give guidance, adhere to principles and work together for the greater good." - Opinion by CEO at Activemedia.com.gr Akis Tsolis

Promising New Partnership to Promote Epirus to Top Tour Operators

Hospitality consultants and event organizers Respond on Demand recently announced a partnership with Undiscovered Epirus DMC, the first destination management company in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece.

UNESCO Adds 5 Greek Regions to Global Geopark Network

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has listed five regions in Greece, in its Global Geoparks networks program, presented recently.

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...

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.

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.

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 Trivago.gr.

‘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.

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...

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.