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Kountoura: Crete Stars in Greek Tourism’s Success this Year

"It's been an impressive start for the tourism season and Crete is in the spotlight," Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while visiting the 7th Pancretan Exhibition held in Athens.

Cyclades: The Star Of This Year’s “Gastronomy Days” Festival In Athens

Visitors at the recent "Gastronomy Days" festival that took place in the Greek capital got a good "taste" of the delicious local products, tasty dishes and interesting recipes of the islands of the Cyclades group.

Patmos, Greece, To Inaugurate “Paths Of Culture”

The "Paths of Culture" of Patmos Island in Greece will be inaugurated by the Elliniki Etairia – Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage and the pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra on 7 June 2014.

Greek Gastronomy, Agritourism To Receive More Promotion In 2014

The ministries of Tourism and Rural Development and Food have agreed to launch joint actions in 2014 when Greece undertakes the Presidency of the European Union.

New Publications Give A Gastronomic Tour Of Lesvos, Greece

The impressive culinary culture of the island of Lesvos is introduced to the world through two new publications released by the Lesvos Local Development Company.

WTM 2013: Santorini Boosts Local Products, Announces New Initiative

Visitors to the Greek stand on the first day of the World Travel Market in London, on 4 November, had the opportunity to sample delicious local products from the Santorini section.
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Crete To Shine In Athens This Weekend

The local products, traditional dishes and tourism services of Crete will be displayed 24-27 May 2013 at the TAE KWON DO stadium in Athens, at the exhibition “Crete: The Great Meeting” organized by Promexpo and the Region of Crete.
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Santorini’s Educational Seminars For Professionals Continue

The Municipality of Thira will hold the second educational seminar on Santorini’s local products on Thursday, 18 April, at the Boutari Winery in Megalohori.
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Crete To Shine In Athens Next Month

The local products, traditional dishes and tourism services of Crete will be displayed next month at the TAE KWON DO stadium in Faliro, Athens, at the exhibition “Crete: The Great Meeting” organized by Promexpo and the region of Crete.
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Greek Cuisine Goes To European Parliament

Sixty Greek chefs will attend and present contemporary Greek cuisine and give MEPs in Brussels the chance to sample dishes with the finest local products at an event to be held in the European Parliament on Wednesday, 10 April.
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Santorini To Hold Educational Seminars For Professionals

The Municipality of Thira, Santorini, will hold three education seminars in regards to the island’s local products for catering and hospitality professionals, within the framework of the “2013 Year of Gastronomy in Santorini” initiative.
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Messinia Gastronomy To Be Promoted Through Three-Day Seminar

Costa Navarino will host a three-day seminar aimed to promote and establish Messinian cuisine, promote local products, improve the region's offered gastronomy and tourism product and upgrade the services in the catering sector.
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Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2013 Kicks Off In Italy

Greece's cuisine and local products will be promoted once again to European countries through the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring event organized by Aldemar Hotels.
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“Greek Breakfast” To Be Served At 8th HORECA

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will present the results of its coordinated actions aimed to establish “Greek Breakfast” throughout all hotels of the country, at the 8th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HO.RE.CA., to take place 8-11 February 2013 at the Athens...

Turkish Airlines Eyes Kozani, Northern Greece

“Turkish Airlines aims to promote all of Northern Greece,” the director of Turkish Airlines in Thessaloniki, Utku Yazan, said recently after holding talks with key tourism figures in Kozani, Northern Greece.

Amorgos Shines at Yperia 2011

Nearly 60 participants from different countries attended the ninth international conference of culture and tourism Yperia 2011 on Amorgos recently and took part in a four-day program filled with excursions, presentations, film projections and discussions.

Hotel Chamber Explains “Greek Breakfast” Project

“The ‘Greek Breakfast’ project is an effort of great importance to improve the competitiveness of Greek hotels and for the promotion of Greek cuisine as a means for the development of Greek tourism,” the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels said last month.