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June Sports Tourism Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting significant sports events taking place in Greece during June.

Acropolis to be Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors as of June 2022

The Acropolis and its monuments will become accessible to visually impaired individuals as of June, according to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Greece is Strengthening Link Between Culture and Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is slowly strengthening the connection between culture and tourism, managing this way to create “brands” for its tourism product, says Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Ancient Olympia Shows its Best Through New Promo Video

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia in Greece has created a new video that promotes the areas history, beauty and sites of interest.

Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 Lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday during a ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

Culture Ministry: Action Plan for Promotion of Ancient Olympia

An action plan for the cultural promotion of Ancient Olympia in Greece has been agreed between the Culture Ministry, the Region of Western Greece and local authorities.

Bettany Hughes Shows Greece’s ‘Wonders’ to UK Audience

Greece’s ancient “wonders” and most recent archaeological findings were revealed to UK television viewers through the show of British historian Bettany Hughes.

GNTO Supports Summer Culture Festivals in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural events scheduled to take place in August and September in Greece.

New Olympia Forum Looks to Boost Development of Greece’s Regions

The Olympia Forum I, a new event that aims to contribute to the economic and cultural development of the country’s 13 regions, will take place during September 18-20 in Ancient Olympia.

Historical Sites in Greece Ready to Welcome Visitors Again – Video

The Culture Ministry has released a video that highlights some of Greece’s most symbolic archaeological sites, which will reopen on May 18.

Sports Events Key for Tourism Growth in the Peloponnese

Sports tourism can be a significant driver of tourism growth for the Peloponnese, as it is currently the fastest growing segment of thematic tourism, according to TEMES CEO Stefanos Theodoridis.

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries

More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, on April 14, will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia to participate in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 sports event.

Homer’s Odyssey: Archaeologists May Have Discovered Oldest Written Extract

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a clay tablet with an engraved inscription, which is believed to be the oldest written record of Homer's epic tale, the Odyssey.

Greek Sites, Museums Welcome More Visitors in Jan–Sep 2017

Visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites during the first nine months of 2017 increased by 17.8 percent and reached 13.5 million compared with the same period in 2016.

Stolen Artifact Returns to Ancient Olympia

A stolen fragment of a marble pipe, which was taken from the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia and illegally exported to Germany, has been repatriated.

Costa Navarino Educates Young ‘Archaeologists’ and ‘Gardeners’

Costa Navarino this September will hold two educational activities in archaeology and gardening, especially curated for its young guests.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

‘Spyrou Philoxenia’ Adds New Members to Growing Network

Spyrou Philoxenia recently added four new hotels, located on Skopelos, Kyllini, Nafpaktia and Zagorochoria, to its growing network.

Aldemar Resorts Hosts MBA Students at its ‘Olympian Village’

Aldemar Resorts recently opened the doors of the Aldemar Olympian Village to 30 MBA students of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Amalia Hotels Wins Bronze for Excellence in ‘Destination Management’

Amalia Hotels Group was honored for its devotion to ancient and contemporary Greek art and culture by receiving the Bronze Award in the "Destination Management" category at the Tourism Awards 2017.
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