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Wedding Tourism Next Target for Attica Region

As part of efforts to promote its wedding tourism options, the Attica Region participated in this year’s Bridal Expo 2019 that was recently held in Athens.

WiFi4EU: 14 Attica Municipalities Get Funding for Free Wifi Hotspots

A total of 14 municipalities in Attica have gained access to EU funds for the development of free wireless Internet hotspots in public spaces.

Spetses Enjoys Vintage Rhythms of 5th Tweed Run

The island of Spetses hosted dozens of cyclists and fashion enthusiasts during the 5th Tweed Run event, organized by the Poseidonion Grand Hotel.

Cycling Enthusiasts, Fashion Buffs Get Ready for Spetses’ 5th Tweed Run

The island of Spetses will host dozens of cycling enthusiasts and fashion buffs for the 5th Tweed Run during October 19-21.

‘Clean Islands’ Project Launches in Greece – First Stop: Naxos

In efforts to keep the sea and coasts of the Greek islands clean, HELMEPA and Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands” project.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

EYCH 2018: Greece’s Historic Houses Open Doors to Public on May 24-27

Historic houses across Greece will open their doors to the public on May 24-27, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 activities.

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

Spetses’ Poseidonion Grand Hotel Sets the Table for a Special Easter

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses, is sending out an invitation for Easter as it opens its doors on March 29, ready to usher in the spring season.

GNTO Promotes Attica, Eastern Aegean Islands Through Fam Trips

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this month is hosting a number of journalists and tour operators in Attica and the Eastern Aegean islands.

Sailing & Yachting: The Best Way to Experience Greece

With hundreds of islands, cosmopolitan or off the beaten path, Greece is the ideal destination to indulge in sailing, yachting and other marine activities.

Greek Golden Visa Program to Include Bond Buyers

The Greek economy ministry will expand the investment visa program to include extending "gold visas" to foreign nationals investing at least €250,000 in bonds/shares.

Sports or Tourism… or Sports Tourism? – Opinion

"Greeks should take heed of all the benefits that sports tourism can produce and begin to give guidance, adhere to principles and work together for the greater good." - Opinion by CEO at Activemedia.com.gr Akis Tsolis

Cycling Chaps & Gals to Hit Spetses for 3rd Tweed Run

It’s all about fun and fitness in retro style at the 3rd Tweed Run to be hosted yet again on the Saronic island of Spetses this coming spring on April 15-17.

Spetses mini Marathon Grows in Numbers and Popularity

The Spetses mini Marathon is growing in numbers and popularity with over 12,000 runners from 20 countries expected to participate in this year’s event on October 9-11.

Young Sailors to Take Spetses by Storm in 1st National Bug Championship

Pint-sized boats known as “Bugs” will be sailing the waters of Spetses on July 9-12, during the 1st National Bug Championship aimed at promoting sports among the young, fair play, sportsmanship and seamanship.

Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta Brings Glamour to Greek Seas in June

After five years of diligence and drive, the Spetses Classic Yacht Race has grown into a fully fledged regatta set to take place on the Saronic island on June 18-21, with sights on extending the duration and expanding its categories.

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.

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.

Third Spetsathlon Welcomes Acclaimed Triathletes on April 24-26

The Spetsathlon 2015, jointly organized by Communication Lab and the Hellenic Triathlon Federation (EOTRI), will take place on the Saronic island of Spetses on April 24-26, supervised by triathlon champion Vassilis Krommidas.
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