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Blogtrotters 2017 to Showcase Greece as Sustainable Travel Destination

Digital influencer community Blogtrotters has dedicated 2017 to the promotion of Greece's successful sustainable tourism practices.

Documenta 14 Contemporary Art Show Ready to ‘Learn from Athens’

One of the world’s leading contemporary arts shows, the “documenta 14: Learning from Athens”, is set to kick off in Athens on April 8 and run through to July 12, bringing the Greek capital into the international spotlight.

e-volution awards 2017: Discovergreece.com Applauded for Performance Marketing

Discovergreece.com was honored at the recent "e-volution awards 2017" for its optimal use of performance marketing practices.

Lonely Planet Uncovers Serene Side to Corfu

Lonely Planet highlights Corfu’s inland villages and monuments, cuisine and traditional products.

Tourism Partnership Launches to Promote Athens as Year-round Destination

A collaborative initiative has been launched to promote Athens as an attractive, year-round, city break tourism destination.

Daily Mail Captures Autumn Appeal of Rhodes and Tilos

The online edition of UK newspaper Daily Mail considers the two Dodecanese islands to be idyllic late-sun destinations.

E-guide Trip2Athens Expands Online Through Partnerships

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has entered partnerships with the Attica region, Marketing Greece and the Beijing International Bloom Travel Service Corp for the inclusion of its e-tourist guide Trip2Athens in their online platforms.

The Guardian Highlights Andros as a Diverse, Family-friendly Island Haven

UK daily newspaper The Guardian outlines the reasons why Britons should follow in footsteps of Greeks who favour the island for a quiet getaway.

Conde Nast Traveller Taps into Patmos’ Spiritual Energy

Leading travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller (UK) delves into the spiritual side of Patmos in a 10-page print and online destination feature that appears in the September edition of the publication.

Modern Art Show ‘documenta 14’ Set to Take Athens by Storm in April 2017

The City of Athens is officially counting down to one of the art world’s most prestigious events set to take place in the Greek capital in April 2017: the contemporary art “documenta” exhibit.

Greece Country Brand Running Low, Study Says

Days after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pledged to double spending on the promotion of Greece abroad, adding that the country brand is its “intangible asset”, a study by Canada’s Carleton University reveals that Greece’s brand name is no longer opening doors to business.

Influential Journalists, Bloggers are Visiting the South Aegean Islands (and will tell us all about it)

The islands of the South Aegean are expected to take social media and news websites by storm this summer.

‘Kos Made of Summer’ Campaign Ready, Extra Promotional Activities Announced

The South Aegean Region last week announced a series of actions aimed at boosting the image of the Dodecanese island of Kos following the negative media portrayal due to the ongoing refugee crisis.

Athens Airport Announces Events to Get Visitors ‘Speaking Aθenian’ this Year

As of this month, the digital campaign for the Greek capital "Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian." will be "telling the story of the live Athenian experience" through a series of actions and initiatives at the airport and in the city.

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

BBC Travel Offers the Best of Athens in a Bite

BBC Travel’s new video web series RSVP Abroad featured Athens and its culinary delights in one of its launch episodes, which was broadcast this month on BBC World News and BBC Travel Online.

Inspired by Poem, German Daily ‘Die Zeit’ Sings Praises of Acropolis

Journalist Alard von Kittlitz recently came up close and personal with the history of the Acropolis and was mesmerised by the ancient monument on a recent visit to Athens, as he wrote in a travel feature for leading German daily newspaper Die Zeit.

‘Kos Made of Summer’: New Tourism Campaign Launches for Hippocrates Island

The South Aegean Region has announced the launch of a new tourism campaign for the Greek island of Kos.

‘Discover Greece’ Invites Travellers to Win their Dream Holiday in Greece

Discover Greece is giving travellers from around the world the opportunity to make their dream holiday in Greece a reality through its new "Dream Up Summer" campaign!

Ionian Blues on Kefalonia and Ithaca

In a colourful four-page travel destination feature published in the January issue of UK travel magazine Escapism, journalist Hannah Summers plunges into the blues and greens of Kefalonia and Ithaca, where she paints a picture of herb-filled rolling hills to hidden beach coves...