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‘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.

Greece’s ‘Rent a Room’ Market Takes a Fall

The August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday is the peak season for Greek holidaymakers to travel, but this year the number has dropped by 20 percent.

Which August 15 Holiday Destinations Did Greeks Search for Most?

Hotel comparison website Trivago recently released data on the most popular destinations searched online by Greeks for the August 15 holiday.

Pelion’s Hotel Des Roses Launches Eco Activities for All

Nestled in the fishing village of Platanias, southern Pelion, Hotel Des Roses invites restless travelers to participate in three new alternative tourism programs this summer.

Tsagarada Escape Fest Promises Adventure in Paradise

It’s all fun 'n' games and plenty of adventure at this year’s Tsagarada Escape Festival to be held in the traditional Mt Pelion village of Tsagarada on July 2-5.

Young Face of the Week: Katerina K. Kefala, Managing Director of Manthos Hotels, Pelion

This week, GTP introduces Katerina K. Kefala, the managing director of Manthos Hotels in Chania, Pelion.

Anamar Pilio Resort Wins Over Tourists from China

The Anamar Pilio Resort, a boutique hotel located in the picturesque area of Mount Pelion, central Greece, was the accommodation choice for a group of first-time visitors from China visiting the destination in late May.

Pelion’s Hotel Des Roses Takes Travel to the Next Level with New Programs

Hotel Des Roses, located in the fishing village of Platanias, Southern Pelion, announces the launch of three new alternative tourism programs for the upcoming season.

Young Face of the Week: Evangelos Sgouras, Sales and Marketing Manager of ‘Aries Villas’, Skiathos

This week, GTP introduces Evangelos Sgouras, the sales and marketing manager of 'Aries Villas' on Skiathos Island.

Aries Villas: A Newcomer to Skiathos Island with Plenty to Offer

Situated on a hill overlooking the bay of the Northern Sporades island of Skiathos is newcomer Aries Villas, offering visitors the chance to make their Mediterranean dream come true.

Young Face of the Week: Andreas Diakodimitris, Hospitality Consultant, GM of ‘Me Zen’ Project

This week, GTP introduces Andreas Diakodimitris, a hospitality consultant, currently developing the "Me Zen" project, a small chain of traditional Tsipouro Bars throughout Greece.

Anamar Group Unveils Pelion Luxury Resort in Central Greece

Luxury accommodation group Anamar announces the opening of its latest boutique hotel, the Anamar Pilio, located in the picturesque area of Mount Pelion, central Greece.

Skiathos’ Santikos Hotels Gear Up for Summer Season in Style

The Santikos hotels: Skiathos Princess and the adults-only boutique Aegean Suites, both located on the Northern Sporades island of Skiathos, are preparing for the summer season with new products and rewarding experiences.

Young Face of the Week: Dimitris Leventis – Hotel Owner, Agios Ioannis, Pelion

GTP has launched a new weekly column that introduces the young professionals of the Greek hospitality industry. This week's young face is Dimitris Leventis from Pelion.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Greece Tops World Media Travel Lists, Tourism Insiders Fear Snap Polls Will Lead to Bad Press

Whether it’s in The Independent, CNN or the Huffington Post, Greece has yet again made it into top choice lists as one of the world’s best destinations to visit in 2015, but tourism industry insiders are now expressing fears that snap elections on January 25 will have an massive...

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.

CNN Tips Tourists to Travel to Greece in the Winter

CNN Travel suggests putting the summery Greece of sea and sun behind and experience Greece in the winter through its December selection of six spectacular getaways.

Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

Train Tour Packages Next Big Thing in Greek Travel

Visitors to Greece will as of next year be able to book train tour packages covering prime tourist destinations of the country.