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Greece’s ‘Kyrimai’ and ‘Allegory’ Win in Historic Hotels of Europe 2018 Awards

Two Greek hotels are among the eight luxury properties that were named winners of the sixth Historic Hotels of Europe 2018 Awards.

Choco Factory Museum in Athens Promises Sweet Delight

Touch ’n’ taste is the motto of the new Choco Factory Museum, which will make its way to Athens, next month following massive success in Thessaloniki.

Sparta Dig Brings Mycenaean Palace, Linear B Tablets to Light

Excavations near the Peloponnesian town of Sparta have revealed a Mycenaean palace dating back to the 17th-16th century BC as well as several Linear B tablets, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Greece’s ‘Rent a Room’ Market Takes a Fall

The August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday is the peak season for Greek holidaymakers to travel, but this year the number has dropped by 20 percent.

Young Face of the Week: Vassilis Polyzos, Head of Digital Marketing at Nelios, Athens

This week, GTP introduces Vassilis Polyzos, the head of digital marketing at Nelios, a hotel digital strategy agency in Athens.

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.

Local Hotel Association Aims to Bring Laconia Into the Spotlight

Establishing the southeastern Peloponnesian region of Laconia, which includes some of the country’s major tourist sites such as Monemvasia, Elafonissos, the Diros stalactite caves, Mt Taigetos, Mt Parnonas and Mystras, into an all-year-round tourist destination topped the agenda...

Greek Breakfast Gaining Ground

The Greek breakfast concept is gaining momentum with all the more regions joining the initiative in efforts to promote eating Greek as well as local products.

Laconia will Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ at 10th HORECA Show

Laconia will be among the Greek destinations that will present their “Greek Breakfast” menus at the 10th HORECA show scheduled to take place 6-9 February 2015 at the Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

Mystras – A World Heritage Site in Greece

Mystras, a World Heritage Site in Lakonia, Greece, is the best preserved example of medieval walled city in the Greek region. It fascinates the modern traveler with its castle, churches and the palatial complex of the ruling Byzantine dynasty, bearing witness to its bygone greatness.

Hotels In Lakonia Add “Greek Breakfast” To Their Menus

Hotels in Lakonia, situated in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula, have joined the "Greek Breakfast" program and will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus.