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Luxury Yachts to Make Waves at 2020 MEDYS Show in Nafplio

The Greek coastal town of Nafplio in May will host the 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2020, a prime yachting event featuring an impressive lineup of luxury yachts.

Two Greek Museums Up for ‘EMYA 2020’ Award

Two Greek museums - the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth and Lefkada's Angelos Sikelianos Museum - have been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) for 2020.

Registration for Messinia Pro-Am 2020 Golf Event Open Until Jan 10

Registration for the Messinia Pro-Am 2020 international golf tournament, which will take place at Costa Navarino, will continue until January 10.

 ‘Apollo Trails’ Network Extended to Promote Alternative Tourism in the Peloponnese

Messinia's Apollo Trails network has been extended in an aim to promote alternative forms of tourism and turn Peloponnese into a year-round travel destination.

Dozens of Peloponnese Monuments & Sites Proposed for EU Funding

A number of landmark sites in the Peloponnese, Greece, are to be included in the EU’s 2014-2020 NSRF funding program for culture.

Peloponnese Chambers Join Forces to Promote Tourism, Agrifood

Tourism and the primary sector with emphasis on agrifood were at the center of this year’s Peloponnisos Expo held in the city of Tripoli.

Pylos Hosts Over 10,000 Visitors for Navarinia Festival 2019

Over 10,000 people were in Pylos, the Peloponnese, during October 18-20 to celebrate the 192nd anniversary of the Battle of Navarino.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.

‘Peloponnisos Expo’ to Promote Local Products, Entrepreneurship

Seven chambers of the Peloponnese region have joined forces for the upcoming Peloponnisos Expo, an annual event that promotes local products and entrepreneurship.

Kyniska Hotels Select Nelios’ Digital Marketing Strategies to Boost Sales

Aiming to boost their direct sales and increase revenue, the Kyniska hotels in the Peloponnese have partnered with Greek digital marketing company Nelios.

Stray Dog Adoption Event to be Held in Messinia

An event dedicated to the protection and adoption of stray dogs will be held during September 27-29 at Costa Navarino in Messinia.

Aria Hotels Expands to Sifnos, Adds ‘Patriarca’ to Portfolio

Aria Hotels has expanded its activities to the island of Sifnos by adding the Patriarca boutique hotel to its portfolio of properties.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Grecotel Holds CSR Events, Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Greece

The Grecotel Group is carrying out a number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with the aim to protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development.

Costa Navarino and FC Bayern Launch Football Camps for Summer 2019

The Costa Navarino resort in the Peloponnese has partnered with Germany’s FC Bayern to launch the FC Bayern Football Camps for young guests.

Greek Yachting Association Sets Dates for 2020 MEDYS Event

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the coastal town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, during May 2-6, 2020.

Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park Next on Grecotel’s Upgrade Drive List

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts moves ahead with its upgrade program for the Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, in efforts to meet the high demand for services of the finest quality.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019 Attracts Over 450 Trade Visitors from 31 Countries

More than 450 commercial visitors from 31 countries participated in the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019 that was held in Nafplion, Greece.

Peloponnese to Host ‘Oceanman Greece’ Open Water Swimming Competition

Oitylo village in the area of Mani, in the Peloponnese, during June 29-30, will host the Oceanman Greece - Oitylo Bay 2019 open water swimming competition.

Grecotel Corfu Imperial Hosts General Medicine Conference

The Grecotel Corfu Imperial hotel, on the Ionian island of Corfu, is currently hosting the 31st Panhellenic Conference of General/Family Medicine.