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Peloponnese Promoted To UK Market

Fourteen tour operators from the UK that plan to expand activities in Greece were introduced to the southern Greece region of the Peloponnese during a familiarization trip organized 30 September to 10 October 2012.

Peloponnese “Myths, Flavors and Poems” In Downtown Athens

The Peloponnese region is offering Greeks and visitors in Athens the opportunity to sample some of its finest products at the Exhibition of Traditional Peloponnese Culture-Tourism Products "Myths, Flavors & Poems" that is in full swing at Klathmonos Square in downtown Athens.

Aegina: Away From Athens But So Close!

Aegina, an island in the middle of the Saronic Gulf and in the vicinity of Salamina, Agistri, Poros, Methana, and, further out, Hydra and Spetses, is the second closest island to Athens.

Elafonissi: The Caribbean In Greece

Off the southwestern tip of Crete and about 75 kilometers from the town of Chania, lies Elafonissi, an island that is within walking distance from the mainland, sometimes without even getting one’s toes wet.

WTM 2014: Region of Peloponnese Reveals Plans to Become a Tourist Mecca

The relaunch of the railroad network in the mountainous Peloponnese and the promotion of the region as a wedding destination are included in the tourism strategy of the Region of the Peloponnese.

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.

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.

Greece Among ABTA’s Destinations to Watch, Consumer Confidence in Tourism Recovers

The Peloponnese is among the destinations to watch, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), while consumer confidence in the tourism market is rising with holidaymakers planning to spend more, try out new activities and destinations, go local and celebrate...

Athens, Crete and Kalamata Lead the Way as Popular Greek Destinations

Athens, the island of Crete and Kalamata, in the central Peloponnese, were the three Greek destinations that drew the crowds in 2014, according to a SETE Intelligence report.

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.

Kalamata Airport Launches 18 New International Connections

Kalamata Airport will connect 18 new international destinations with the central Peloponnese, the municipality announced 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...

Click Your Way to Greece… Through Google Street View

Google’s popular Street View map service has enhanced its Greece visual offerings with additional panoramic photos of more destinations.

Incredible Edibles of the Peloponnese at the Benaki Museum in May

Athens’ Benaki Museum will spotlight the culinary traditions of the Peloponnese during its annual “Gastronomy Days” on May 22-24, when food experts come together to provide insight into the culture of food.

Interview: George Grafakos, Aqua Vista Hotels CEO

George Grafakos, Aqua Vista Hotels CEO, tells GTP what exactly makes the Aqua Vista Hotels brand stand out and he gives us a "sneak preview" of the company's future plans which all evolve around offering unique experiences. Experiences with strong emotions and excellent service...

Second Mediterranean Yacht Show in Nafplio Hailed a Success by Organizers

The 2nd Mediterranean Yacht Show, organized in Nafplio by the Greek Yachting Association (GYA), was hailed a success with 67 crewed luxury yachts lining the dock for the event.

Massive Argos Tourism Investment Kilada Hills Gets Green Light

The Council of State approved last week of a 418-million-euro tourism investment in the valley of Ermioni, near Argos in the Peloponnese.

Porto Heli’s Nikki Beach Resort Kicks Off Season with Super Party on the Shore

True to its all-inclusive dance, dine and shine philosophy, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli, near Argos in the Peloponnese, invites reveling travelers to its legendary White Party on June 6 featuring everything from internationally acclaimed DJs to prancing dancers, fire and...

Leonidio ‘Melitzazz’ Fest Combines Food and Fun

The annual Melitzazz Festival in the traditional village of Leonidio, in the Peloponnese, is once again preparing its famed eggplant delicacies to be served alongside a series music and arts events taking place throughout the town on July 1-5.

‘Guardian’ says ‘Go to Greece’, Calls for Solidarity through Tourism

Aptly titled “Want to help Greece? Go there on holiday”, the Guardian is recommending holidaymakers “show solidarity through tourism” and visit Greece.