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Aqua Vista Hotels to ‘Teach’ Luxury Hospitality at Nafplio’s First Tourism School Event

Aqua Vista Hotels is supporting the 1st Nafplio Tourism School, a two-day training seminar focused on tourism and catering that aims to upgrade the Argolida region's tourism product.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2016 to Open in Nafplio on May 7

A fine selection of charter yachts will be showcased at the third edition of the Mediterranean Yacht Show that will take place on May 7-10 in the city of Nafplio in the Peloponnese.

Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.

Third Nafplio Marathon a Hit, Draws in the Crowds

More than 6,000 runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs took to the streets of the Peloponnesian town of Nafplio, last Sunday, in the largest Nafplio Marathon to date.

Nafplio is Getting Ready to Welcome Runners, Visitors to Third Marathon

The Nafplio Marathon is returning for its third year on Sunday, March 6. Runners and visitors are invited back this year to get better acquainted with the destination of Nafplio through a series of parallel activities taking place during the marathon weekend.

TV Spot Released for 3rd Nafplio Marathon

The historic town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, will welcome runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs, on March 6 for the 3rd Nafplio Marathon.

Hotels in Metsovo Top Trivago’s Best in Greece List

The mountain village of Metsovo in northern Greece has topped holiday booking site trivago.gr's Reputation Ranking of 25 Greek destinations with the best hotels.

Fitness and Fun with Active Sundays Across Greece

Put the Sunday blues behind you and join the Active Sundays team in weekly day trips across Greece which promise to get you motivated and keep you content.

Crystal Cruises Opts for Greece over Turkey Due to Safety Concerns

LA-based Crystal Cruises said last week that it would be making stops in Greece instead of neighboring Turkey due to security concerns following a bomb attack in Istanbul that killed 10 tourists on January 12.

Greek Town Nafplio Readies for 3rd Marathon, Register Now

The historic town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, is ready to welcome runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs, on March 6 for the 3rd Nafplio Marathon.

Turkish Airlines Co-organizes Successful Fam Trip for Singapore Travel Agents to Greece

Eight leading travel agencies from Singapore last month took part in a familiarization (fam) trip to Greece organized with the support of Turkish Airlines.

Cycling Police Officers to Patrol Athens, Thessaloniki

Police officers on bikes will be patrolling Athens’ historic center as well as Thessaloniki neighborhoods as part of a Greek Police force pilot program aiming to boost protection and services for residents and visitors.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2016 Dates Announced

The 3rd Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the seaport town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese, Greece, during May 7-10, 2016, the Greek Yachting Association (GYA) announced last week.

Athens among Best Value Cities for 2016

Athens features in the top 20 list of hotels giving the best value for money, according to a study by hotel search website Trivago.

All the More Say ‘I Do’ in Greece

Greece is steadily growing into a leading destination for those ready to tie the knot, with all the more resorts and boutique hotels across the country and on its isles ready to offer everything from legal arrangements to the best cake.

2015 Holy Spirit Monday Holiday: Mykonos is Top Destination for the Greeks

Greek travellers’ holiday preferences for the Holy Spirit Monday holiday have been revealed by Trivago booking and price comparison site, which showed just what those in Greece have been searching online for their long weekend getaway.

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.

May 1st Holiday in Greece: Where are the Greeks Going This Year?

Greeks will mainly travel to domestic destinations for the upcoming May Day holiday, instead of visiting cities abroad, which was the trend last year, a recent survey said.

Local Authorities Call for United Promotion of the Peloponnese

Uniting on all fronts, the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO), the Region of Western Greece and the Municipality of Ancient Olympia met lest week to discuss ways to effectively promote the region.

Geo Routes Introduces China’s Most Promising Youth to Greek Culture

A group of China’s most promising youngsters had the chance to learn more about Greece, its history, culture and philosophy, during a specially designed itinerary organized by Geo Routes.