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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.

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.

Bettany Hughes Shows Greece’s ‘Wonders’ to UK Audience

Greece’s ancient “wonders” and most recent archaeological findings were revealed to UK television viewers through the show of British historian Bettany Hughes.

‘Fiore di Candia’ Hotel Invites Travelers to Nafplio

The Fiore di Candia boutique hotel is inviting travelers to explore the coastal area of Candia, near Nafplio in the Peloponnese.

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.

Frini Hotel Welcomes Travelers to Tolo in Greece

Frini Hotel has opened its doors to welcome its summer guests to the town of Tolo near Nafplion in the Peloponnese.

Mediterranean Yacht Show Will Not Take Place in 2021

The Greek Yachting Association (GYA) has decided to cancel the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2021 event, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Bettany Hughes Begins Filming of ‘Wonders of Greece’

British historian Bettany Hughes recently arrived in Thessaloniki to start filming the "Wonders of Greece", her latest TV project that will focus on the country’s culture and landscape.

G & K Hotels Enter Greek Market with the ‘Fiore di Candia’

G & K Hotels, a new hotel management company, has entered the Greek hospitality market with the acquirement of the Fiore di Candia, a small boutique hotel near Nafplio.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2020 Cancelled

The Greek Yachting Association (GYA) has decided to cancel the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2020 event in Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Central Macedonia Region Winning Over Traveling Crowds Year Round

Greece’s Central Macedonia Region is winning over the crowds as it welcomed 7.9 million tourists in 2018, up by 22 percent from 2016.

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.

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.

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.