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Region of Peloponnese, Greece, To Host ABTA Travel Convention In 2015

Messinia, the Region of Peloponnese, will host the 2015 Travel Convention of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). The convention is considered a top tourism event and is expected to attract over 600 British travel agents/ABTA members to Greece.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece Concludes With Great Success

The "Navarino Challenge" marathon wrapped up successfully for the second year in the Peloponnese, Greece.

UK Travel Agents Have Faith In Greece As A Destination

Greece's significant tourism growth was discussed in a meeting in London on Friday 31 October between Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and the chairman of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Noel Josephides.

Costa Navarino in Greece Announces Saudi Olayan Group as Fourth Shareholder

Olayan Group, a major international investor and leading diversified business in Saudi Arabia, is entering Costa Navarino as the fourth shareholder.

Starwood Shows “Destination Greece” in New Promotional Video

Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently released a new video that introduces Athens, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Peloponnese to members of the SPG loyalty program.

UK Press: Should British Tourists Think Twice Before Coming to Greece?

The January 25 election result in Greece, bringing the leftist Syriza party to power with a majority vote has created concern in the UK press with a series of articles wondering whether British travellers should think twice before packing their bags.

Costa Navarino Welcomes Greece’s New Tourism Season in February

Costa Navarino in Messinia will welcome the 2015 season with The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, the signature golf courses The Dunes Course & The Bay Course and the awarded Anazoe Spa opening on February 20.

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.

Kalamata Airport Launches 18 New International Connections

Kalamata Airport will connect 18 new international destinations with the central Peloponnese, the municipality announced last week.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Greece’s Costa Navarino Offers Messinia Students Hands-on Learning Experience

Students in Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese, will learn more about the region’s flora and fauna, its marine treasures and the effects of climate change, when they participate in the 4th “Learn and Support the Nature and History of Messinia” educational program to run...

Grace Group’s Messinia Tourism Project Gets Green Light

A massive tourism project in the region of Messinia, southern Greece, has received the go-ahead by the municipality following examination of its environmental effects.

The Westin Resort Costa Navarino Goes Dark for ‘Earth Hour’ Initiative

The Westin Resort Costa Navarino in Messinia joined the global initiative "Earth Hour" and went dark on Saturday March 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm.

Costa Navarino Offers Messinian Experience Through New Short Film

A journey to an everlasting Messinian experience unfolds through the lens of acclaimed director Athina Rachel Tsangari and Academy Award nominee director of photography Phedon Papamichael, in a short film signed by Faliro House.

Navarino Environmental Observatory: Greek-Swedish Collaboration Continues for Another Five Years

The Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) will continue its top research on the effects of climate change in the Mediterranean region through the continued collaboration between Stockholm University, the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) and TEMES...

Sports For All at This Year’s “Navarino Challenge”

The multi-award winning sports event “Navarino Challenge” this year has enriched its program with many more activities for the whole family and welcomes all on September 11-13 in Messinia and Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese.

Greece’s Costa Navarino Basketball Camp Combines Sport and Fun for the Family

It’s time for youngsters (and the young at heart) to shoot some hoops at the 3rd Costa Navarino Basketball Camp, which kicks off on June 27 and runs through to July 1.

Navarino Environmental Observatory in Greece Wins at ‘Ecopolis’ Awards

The Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) was honored with the award for best "Environmental Project" at the Ecopolis 2015 awards held last week at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.

Costa Navarino’s New ‘Armyra’ Resto Serves Seafood Specialties with a Hint of Michelin

Award-winning chef and seafood expert George Papaioannou joins the Costa Navarino team to present a gastronomic experience like no other.

New Activities and a Special Guest of Honor at 2015 ‘Navarino Challenge’

The multiple-award winning event “Navarino Challenge” has added new sports activities to its program for people of all ages and is gearing up to welcome all during September 11-13 in Messinia and Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese in Greece.