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Alternative Forms of Tourism in Larissa

Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos recently visited Larissa and refered to the significant growth prospects of the prefecture.

Promotion of Thessalia Considered a Success

The promotion campaign of tourist destinations of the region of Thessalia (Larissa, Karditsa, Trikala and Magnessia—Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos) was recently completed with countable results.

G.R.Louis Buys Hotel in Larissa

G.R.louis S.A, the company that manages the five-star G.R.Louis Athens Hotel, recently took over Doma Hotel in the center of Larissa. The new addition to the G.R.Louis family will be renamed "G.R.Louis Larissa Hotel" and after full refurbishment through an investment of some...

Loud Heartbeats in Athens

“Loud heartbeats will be heard throughout the city of Athens in the new year with the opening of the public art event Hearts in Athens in 2008,” Cultural Organization for the Municipality of Athens Chairwoman Sophie Daskalaki announced at a press conference held recently.

Two of Greece’s Biggest Travel Agencies Initiate Merge

Two of Greece's major travel enterprises took the plunge last month and started off the new year with a merger announcement. Panagiotis Zerzivilis of Aktina Travel and Giorgios Economou of Marine Tours said they merged their consolidation departments and formed a new company...

Larissa Imperial Opens in Thessalia

Grecotel's newest hotel, the Larissa Imperial, held its grand opening recently amid hundreds of special guests from the political and cultural sectors.

New Railway Section Cuts Travel Time

Prime Minister Costas Simitis, along with Transport Minister Christos Verelis, last month inaugurated a new, improved section of the Athens-Thessaloniki railway that cuts travel time between Greece's two major cities by 27 minutes, to four hours and 30 minutes. "What was once...
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Aktina Leads The Way

Just a few years after it was first founded in 1975, Piraeus-based Aktina has lead the way for other Greek travel agencies. The office became an IATA member in 1977 and in 1981 the company foresaw new market developments and was one of the few to convert the personal company into...
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Grecotel’s 2012-2013 Holiday Offers

Grecotel Hotels and Resorts is offering festive and affordable suggestions for a traditional Christmas and New Year’s holiday in some of the most favorite cities in Greece: Athens, Alexandroupolis, Thessaloniki and Larissa.

Larissa, Greece, Shortlisted For European Green Capital Award 2016

Larissa, Greece, is among the 12 cities from 11 different countries that have entered the EU competition to become European Green Capital 2016.

Larissa, Greece, Wins Over Tourists From Taiwan

A group of Taiwanese tourists recently departed from Larissa in the Thessaly Region, Greece, with the best of impressions, according to the Larissa Hoteliers Association.

Hoteliers, Sector Professionals Aim to Attract Tourists to Larissa, Greece

Attracting tourists to Larissa was at the center of the region’s Hoteliers Association promotional campaign presented to international tour operators at the World Travel Market (WTM) earlier this month.

Larissa Launches Promo Team to Tap into its Tourist Potential

Promoting Larissa and the wider Thessaly region as a tourist destination topped the agenda of the municipality’s newly-launched tourist development and promotion committee, which convened for the first time on Thursday.

Larissa to Follow Tourism Strategy of Halkidiki

The tourism strategy of Halkidiki has attracted the attention of professionals from Larissa, the capital and largest city of the Thessaly region, who are interested in creating a similar model to promote their destination to a wider audience.

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.

Larissa to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

Larissa, the capital and biggest city of the Thessaly region in Greece, will bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Digital Tips for Better Business @ Grow Greek Tourism Event in Larissa

Tourism sector professionals seeking to gain insight into best practices and how to enhance their product are invited to participate in a free event on Tuesday to be held at the Larissa Chamber (44 Papakyriazi St) at 6.30pm.

Countdown to 2nd Panhellenic Place Marketing & Branding Meet in Larissa

Academics and tourism professionals will attend the 2nd Panhellenic Place Marketing and Place Branding Conference in Larissa on March 31-April 2.
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