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GNTO Brings Greek Gastronomy into its Tourism Promo Plan

Greek and Cypriot gastronomy and products are set to take center stage in the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) communication strategy.

GNTO Aims to Give Greek Gastronomy the Attention it Deserves

The Greek National Tourism Organization is looking into ways to promote Greek gastronomy and connect local cuisine and products with tourism.

Minister: Greek Diet a Priority for Development of Brand Greece 

The Greek Diet and gastronomy will play an active role in the development and branding of the Greek tourism product, says Rural Development Minister Spilios Livanos.

Greece Assumes Presidency of Mediterranean Diet Network for 2021

Greece recently assumed the presidency of the Network for the Mediterranean Diet and will coordinate the actions to be carried out for the year 2021.

Governor Pledges to Support Attica Gastronomic Tourism Drive

Promoting Greek products and the Mediterranean Diet is the best way to develop gastronomic tourism in Attica, according to the region's governor, George Patoulis.

Kalamata Pays Tribute to Olive Oil with Music, Nutrition, Know-how

The potential of extra virgin olive oil, Greece’s most prized product and export, was featured during a tribute event held recently in Kalamata, marking World Olive Oil Day.

Byzantine Chant of Greece and Cyprus on UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage List

The vocal art of Byzantine chanting and transhumance are now included on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity for 2019.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Greek Food Products to Feature at NY’s 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show

Greece and its food products will be taking center stage at this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show to be held June 30-July 2 in New York City.

‘Out of the Blue’ Resort Wins Silver for Innovative Health, Wellness Program

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort was honored at the Tourism Awards 2018 for its health and wellness DETOX 5+ program.

Kos Seeking Spot for Hippocrates ‘Father of Medicine’ on UNESCO List

Island officials are vying to include the “Father of Medicine” - Hippocrates of Kos - on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

UNESCO Names Greece’s Rebetiko Song Heritage of Humanity

The rebetiko music genre - known as the Greek blues - has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

‘Navarino Challenge Promotes all Virtues of Sports’ – Interview with Greek Boccia Athlete Grigoris Polychronidis

Paralympic Boccia Athlete Grigoris Polychronidis speaks of the connection between people and sports, achieved through the "Navarino Challenge" event.

Signature Travel Supports W4O Meeting on Combating Obesity, Cancer

Greek travel agency Signature Travel recently assisted with the organization of the scientific meeting of the Women 4 Oncology - Hellas network.

Harvard Academics to Attend Mediterranean Diet Conference in Halkidiki

Academics from Harvard University will attend an upcoming conference in Halkidiki that will focus on the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.

Greek Breakfast, Ios Cuisine Take Center Stage at Liostasi Hotel & Suites

Within the ongoing “Greek Breakfast” campaign, breakfast goodies of the island of Ios were presented at the Liostasi Hotel & Suites.

Ikaria’s ‘Secrets’ of Longevity to be Presented at Int’l Conference in Athens

The latest study on Ikaria's secrets of longevity will be presented during an international conference to take place in Athens on September 8-9.

Hotrec: Quality, Variety of Local Cuisine Lands Greece Among Europe’s Top 3 Foodie Destinations

Greece is in the top three European destinations with regards to overall quality and variety of local food and cuisine, according to a Hotrec survey.

TIF-Helexpo and Fiera di Roma Enter Strategic Partnership in Exhibition Industry

TIF-Helexpo and Fiera di Roma recently signed a memorandum of cooperation, which foresees the establishment of common strategies in the exhibition industry.