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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.

Skiathos Palace Cup Sailboat Race to Celebrate 5th Anniversary in May

The Skiathos Palace Cup sailboat match racing event in May will celebrate its fifth anniversary with the participation of sailing teams from all over Greece and abroad.

Tourist Numbers to 13 Greek Regions Up by 23% in 2018

Over the 2016-2018 period, the number of visits and tourism receipts at Greece’s 13 regions both increased by 23 percent, according to an INSETE study.

Greek Tourism Body Chief Says ‘Time is Ripe’ for Structural Changes

Securing the competitiveness of the Greek tourism product through a series of measures is the top priority for the year ahead, said SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

EU Court Rules Against French Hoteliers’ Airbnb Claim

The EU’s highest court has rejected a French hotels association suit against Airbnb, ruling that the home-sharing platform is not required to hold a real estate agent's licence in order to operate in France.

Greece’s Short-term Rental Market Uneasy over Legal Actions

An unclear framework governing short-term rentals in Greece, has led dozens of home owners to take legal action against Airbnb-style activity.

INSETE: Greece’s Airbnb-frenzy Needs Regulating

Greece’s short-term rentals may have saved many struggling Greeks during the economic crisis years, but the practice needs immediate regulation, says INSETE.

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.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

Brits, Germans, French Driving April Tourism in Greece

Travelers from the UK, Germany and France were in the lead in terms of hotel bookings in Greece for the month of April, according to data released by INSETE.

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.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show to Award Talented Greek Chefs

Greece's most talented chefs will be awarded at the "Chef's Competition" gastronomy event to be held in May, during the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show Extends to Five Days – Registration is Open

The coastal town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese is preparing to host the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS), which this year will be extended to five days, from May 4 to 8.

Την 1η Ιανουαρίου ανοίγουν οι εγγραφές για τον 6ο Μαραθώνιο Ναυπλίου

Η αντίστροφη μέτρηση για τον 6ο Μαραθώνιο Ναυπλίου, τον πρώτο Μαραθώνιο της Άνοιξης, ξεκινά την Πρωτοχρονιά, με την επίσημη έναρξη των εγγραφών.

Bond Events Shows Greece’s Gems to Athens Marathon Runners

Bond Events recently offered its Premium Registration and Hospitality services to 90 athletes, who traveled to the Greek capital to participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”.

Greece and China Meet Through Travel, Culture, Music

Musicians from China are exploring Greece through a unique cultural journey as part of the “2018 Meet Greece Music Journey” initiative.

Bond Events: Premium Hospitality Program for Athens Marathon

Bond Events is once again managing the Premium Registration and Hospitality Program of the Athens Marathon event, which will be held on November 11 in the Greek capital.

Amalia Hotel Announced Official Partner of Nafplio Castle Run 2018

The Amalia Hotel has been announced Official Hotel of the Nafplio Castle Run 2018, a unique sports event to will be held on November 25 in the city of Nafplio.

Kalamaki Beach Resort Holds Second Cleanup Operation in Corinth

The Kalamaki Beach Resort, located in Isthmia near Corinth, held its second cleanup operation for 2018 in the area of Paleo Kalamaki.

OSE Looking to Get Train to Patra-Pyrgos Back on Track

In efforts to boost tourism to the Peloponnese, the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) has set aside 100 million euros for the restoration of the Patra - Pyrgos railway link.