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‘Run Messinia’ Ultramarathon Runners Follow the Paths of Great Greek Heroes

Two hundred years after the start of the Greek revolution, a number of ultramarathon runners took part in the “Run Messinia” event and followed the paths of great Greek heroes.

Run Messinia Honors the 200 Years Since the Greek Revolution

The Run Messinia ultramarathon race will take place between October 2-11 in the Peloponnese to honor the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution.

Peloponnese Promo Video Attracts Traveler Attention

A promotional video highlighting the beauty and tourism offerings of the Peloponnese Region is winning over the crowds exceeding 3 million views in its first month on the air.

Messinia: ‘Freedom Trees’ to be Planted in New Park Dedicated to Greek Revolution

The Cultural Institute of Messinia will plant 21 “Freedom Trees” in a new park that will be dedicated to the 1821 Greek Revolution.

Danish Market Gets to Know Greece’s Golf Facilities

The GNTO during the summer organized four professional golf tournaments in Denmark to promote Greece’s upgraded golf facilities to Danish tourism professionals.

Six Peloponnese Culture Projects Get Ministry Go-ahead

Six culture projects slated for the Peloponnese region, including the Kalamata Dance Festival and dozens of restoration actions, have received the go-ahead by state and local authorities.

Greece’s Loutraki to Host Gastronomy Festival in 2022

The Greek seaside town of Loutraki, in 2022 will host a gastronomy festival with the aim to introduce travelers to the region’s cuisine and products.

GNTO President Shows Support to ‘Clean it Like Greek’ Initiative

GNTO President Angela Gerekou recently attended the beach cleanup initiatives of the Aquahelp Foundation on the islands of Patmos, Arki and Lipsi.

Nelios Announces New Partnerships with Greek Hotels

Greek digital marketing company Nelios has launched of series of new partnerships with a number of hotels across Greece.

Peloponnese: Morias ‘21 Initiative Revives History of Greek Revolution

The Constantakopoulos Foundation and TEMES S.A. have introduced the Morias '21 program, an initiative that aims to honor the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution through experiential activities.

Unexplored Parts of Greece Shine in France’s ‘Le Point’ Magazine

French magazine Le Point recently published a multi-page feature of 10 unexplored destinations in Greece.

Arcadia Chamber to Create Online Platform for Tourism

The Arcadia Chamber is planning to create an online platform to promote the area’s destinations, experiences and products to potential visitors.

Chambers of Arcadia and Guiyang to Join Forces in Tourism

The Chamber of Arcadia in Greece will partner with the Chamber of Guiyang in China to promote common initiatives in tourism.

Arcadia Presents Tourism Experiences, Year-round Destinations in New Video Campaign

The Arcadia Chamber has launched a new campaign that aims to promote the area’s tourism offerings and year-round destinations.

Greece’s Loutraki Set to Launch 2021 Tourism Campaign

The Loutraki Tourism Organization is ready to launch its tourism campaign for 2021 that will focus mainly on domestic travelers.

Brown Hotels Acquires Three Properties in Loutraki Area

Brown Hotels has acquired three properties in the municipality of Loutraki - Perachora - Agioi Theodoroi in the Peloponnese in Greece.

Elafonisos Records Small Losses in Tourism Arrivals in 2020

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, tourism arrivals to Elafonisos dropped by only 13.7% during July-October 2020, compared to the same period last year.

Restoration Works Continue at Sikyona Ancient Theater and Messini Archaeological Site

Works for the restoration of Greece's Sikyona Ancient Theater and the archaeological site of Messini will continue after the two projects secured funding of 520,000 euros.

New Archaeological Museum to Open in Ermionida, Greece

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced plans to open a new archaeological museum in Ermionida, a municipality located in eastern Peloponnese.

Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa Receives Travelife Gold Award

The Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa in the Peloponnese has received the Travelife Gold Award for its sustainable tourism practices.