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Greece Wins ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’ Title at World Travel Awards 2021

Greece, with its resurgent travel and tourism economy, was voted ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’ at the 28th World Travel Awards (WTA).

Peloponnese: Morias ‘21 Initiative Revives History of Greek Revolution

The Constantakopoulos Foundation and TEMES S.A. have introduced the Morias '21 program, an initiative that aims to honor the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution through experiential activities.

The Guardian Selects 10 Crowd-free Greek Islands and Coastlines

The Guardian has selected 10 crowd-free Greek islands and coastlines that can offer travelers “a taste of true Greek culture”.

Lonely Planet Names Greece ‘Best Sustainable Food Destination’ for 2021

Lonely Planet has given Greece the title of the world’s most sustainable food destination for 2021.

SWOT Now Manages the Aria Estate Suites & Spa in Mani

SWOT has taken over the management of the Aria Estate Suites & Spa, a luxury property in the Peloponnese, set to open its doors in April.

Aria Hotels Adds ‘Liodentra’ Guesthouse to Peloponnese Portfolio

Aria Hotels has added the traditional “Liodentra” Guesthouse to its portfolio of properties in the Peloponnese.

Grecotel’s Filoxenia Hotel Offers 5G High-speed Connection to Guests

Grecotel's Filoxenia hotel is now offering guests a unique communication experience with access to a 5G high-speed wireless network.

Greece Skull Fragment May be ‘Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa’

A piece of skull found in Mani, Southern Greece, appears to be the oldest human fossil ever found outside Africa, according to scientists.

Peloponnese to Host ‘Oceanman Greece’ Open Water Swimming Competition

Oitylo village in the area of Mani, in the Peloponnese, during June 29-30, will host the Oceanman Greece - Oitylo Bay 2019 open water swimming competition.

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.

Greece Wins Double for Cultural Heritage at 2016 EU/Europa Nostra Awards

Greece is one of the 28 award winners of the 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards. The country scored two awards in the category of "Conservation" for the Byzantine Church of St. Peter in Kastania, Mani, and the Traditional Watermill in Agios...

Follow ‘Somewhere We Know’ in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Travel Steps

Marking the publication of two books on the life and journeys of British author, scholar and soldier Patrick Leigh Fermor, travel and cultural events organizers Somewhere We Know is planning a tour of the Mani region in the Peloponnese and of the island of Crete on June 17-21.
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Laconia Launches Offline Travel App

Destination Laconia, southeastern Peloponnese, will get extra tourism promotion through a new offline travel application for smart phones, it was revealed at the 10th annual general assembly of the Lakonia Hotels Association held recently at the Sparta Inn in Sparti.

Peloponnese Promoted To UK Market

Fourteen tour operators from the UK that plan to expand activities in Greece were introduced to the southern Greece region of the Peloponnese during a familiarization trip organized 30 September to 10 October 2012.

A Chain of Historic Hotels in Greece

Yades Heritage & Hospitality Hotels is the first chain of unique, luxurious, privately-owned properties of historical interest located throughout Greece.