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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.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Eye Potential of Turkey Tourists at EMITT

Set on tapping into the growing potential of incoming tourism from Turkey, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) participated in this year’s EMITT 2015, which took place last weekend at the Tuyap Exhibition Center in Istanbul.

Greece’s Top 25 Hotels – Tripadvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

The top 25 hotels in Greece for 2015, based on the reviews of millions of travelers, have been announced by travel review site TripAdvisor.

Greek Hotels Among Tripadvisor’s Best for 2015

Several Greek hotels are included among the winners of Tripadvisor's 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards announced on Wednesday.

Leading Ukrainian Tour Operator that Works with Greek Market Goes Bust

News Travel, a major tour operator in Ukraine working with the Greek market, has suspended operations.

Thessaloniki Tourism Offerings Attract Austrians

Promoting the northern port city of Thessaloniki as a leading city break through its history, entertainment, gastronomy and culture, was the aim of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s (THA) participation in Austria’s annual Ferien-Messe Wein show, which ran on January 15-18 in...

Athos Summer Lures Dutch Travellers

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy and in efforts to attract Dutch tourists to the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization presented this week “Athos Summer” at the annual Vakantiebeurs show in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Region of Central Macedonia Reveals Plans for a 12-month Tourism Season

Extending the season to 12 months with alternative forms of tourism is the main priority of the Region of Central Macedonia’s strategy for next year.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Scoops Up Two Environmental Awards

Once again recognized for its environmental-oriented accomplishments, the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki won two distinctions at the Environmental Awards 2015 that took place recently in Athens.

Halkidiki Flavors Take Center Stage at the Acropolis Museum

In efforts to promote local products and introduce the region as a prime gastronomy destination, Halkidiki authorities organized “Halkidikis Gefseis” (Tastes of Halkidiki) recently at the Acropolis Museum restaurant in Athens.

Greece’s Mt. Athos Area Boasts its Beaches to Draw Scandinavian Tourists to Halkidiki

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy and in efforts to attract even more Scandinavian tourists to the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization presents “The 61 Best Beaches” as the best reason to visit the region.

Porto Carras Meliton 5* Wins Best Luxury Scenic Environment Award

Porto Carras Meliton 5* has been recognized as a Europe Winner and won the "Luxury Hotel - Best Scenic Environment" title at the World Luxury Hotel Awards ceremony hosted recently at the Bay Hotel’s majestic Rotunda in Camps Bay, Cape Town.

Balkans, Turkey and Mid East Markets Key to Making Thessaloniki Top Tourist Choice

Targeting markets in the Balkans, Middle East and Turkey and attracting international hotel brands will help place the northern port city of Thessaloniki among the top tourist destinations, tourism consultants HVS said in a recent report.

Greek, World Chefs Join Forces to Celebrate Mt. Athos Cuisine at ‘Kouzina’

Greek chef Dina Nikolaou, 18 local chefs and five European colleagues will bring their culinary skills to the table for a month of events dedicated to the products and cuisine of the Mount Athos region in northern Greece.

Tripadvisor: Greece’s Oceania Club Voted No.1 European All-inclusive Resort 2014

Oceania Club in Halkidiki, Greece, has been qualified as the best luxury all-inclusive hotel in Europe and one of the Top 25 best luxury all-inclusive hotels in the world by TripAdvisor in its 2014 Travellers’ Choice awards.

Greece’s Halkidiki Tourist Product Can Draw in the Crowds, Boost Revenue

The Halkidiki region in northern Greece can draw in the crowds and boost its revenue by as much as tenfold,it was announced at this year’s Philoxenia event in Thessaloniki.