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Doors Open at Ikos Olivia in Halkidiki

From May 1, Ikos Resorts counts a brand new hotel in its portfolio with the Ikos Olivia in northern Greece.

Halkidiki Region Boosts International Presence with New Tourism Promo

In ongoing efforts to promote the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, as a primary tourism destination, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) launched its latest campaign last week titled “Halkidiki, MIRAGE in the Med”. A comprehensive international campaign, “MIRAGE in...

Tirana-Rhodes Chartered Flight to Open for Summer Season

Albanian travel agencies Jona Travel & Key Tours Agency will launch a weekly charter flight connecting Tirana to Rhodes from late May until October 10.

Sweeping Promo Plan for Lesvos, Corfu and Halkidiki, in the Making

The Greek islands of Lesvos and Corfu, and the Halkidiki peninsula, are at the centre of a comprehensive promotional campaign organized by Eurobank and Marketing Greece.

UK Journalists, Visitors Take ‘Aristotle Trail’ to Halkidiki Wonders

UK journalists, reporters and tour operators had the chance to learn more about the historic “Aristotle Trail” last month, during a presentation at London’s Hellenic Hall of the Aristotle Mountain Experience in the northern Greece region of Halkidiki.

Ikos Oceania in Halkidiki Opens its Doors Following Full Rebrand

The Ikos Oceania in Halkidiki, Greece, officially re-opened and is the first of two new Ikos Resorts properties to open this year.

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.

Russian Pre-bookings in Halkidiki Drop

Halkidiki authorities expressed their concern over the significant drop in the number of pre-bookings by Russian tourists this year, following the region’s participation in the 22nd Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) held in Russia, earlier this month.

Russian Tourists Keen on Athos Wine and Religious Tourism

Religious tourism and enotourism were at the center of the Mount Athos Area Organization’s latest promotional efforts during the 22nd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT) held in Russia, last week.

Ikos Resorts Redefines All-Inclusive Concept With Add-Ons and Michelin Starred Chefs

The luxury Ikos Resorts located in the heart of the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, is aiming to redefine the all-inclusive experience through the launch of its innovative “Infinite Lifestyle” series at its two seaside hotels.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Reach Out to German Market at ITB 2015

History, entertainment, gastronomy and culture are at the center of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s ongoing promotional campaign, which it had the chance to present at this year’s ITB 2015 in Berlin earlier this month.

Halkidiki Tourism Organization Does Business at Berlin’s ITB

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) participated in this year’s ITB 2015, which took place in Berlin on March 4-8.

Greece’s Porto Carras Clinches Wine Tourism Award

The Porto Carras Grand Resort, in the Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, was awarded for “Best Accommodation” during the 4th Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards 2015.

Interview with Claus Sendlinger, Design Hotels Founder & CEO

GTP presents Claus Sendlinger of Design Hotels who outlines his insights on the "design hotel" concept.

Bulgarian Travel Agents Come Closer to Greece

Greek hotels based in Halkidiki, Thessaloniki, Agia Triada, Ioannina and Sivota, Evia, Mykonos and Zakynthos were presented to Bulgarian travel agents in Sofia last week.

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...

Larissa to Follow Tourism Strategy of Halkidiki

The tourism strategy of Halkidiki has attracted the attention of professionals from Larissa, the capital and largest city of the Thessaly region, who are interested in creating a similar model to promote their destination to a wider audience.

Sweden Goes Greek This Week @ 2nd Grekland Panorama

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.

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.

Halkidiki Region Cements Ties with Turkish Tour Operators

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Regional Unit of Halkidiki participated in this year’s East Mediterranean International Tourism & Travel Exhibition - EMITT 2015, which took place last weekend at the Tuyap Exhibition Center in Istanbul.