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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.

Costa Navarino 2017 Season Opening Date: February 19

Costa Navarino, the prime sustainable destination in the Mediterranean, is looking ahead to an exciting season, beginning on February 19.

UNESCO Inscribes Greek ‘Momoeria’ Custom on Cultural Heritage List

UNESCO has inscribed the centuries old custom of the “Momoeria” held annually in the wider Kozani region, northern Greece, on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this week.

Mouzenidis’ Red Square Greek Salad Breaks Guinness World Record

It was a colorful record-breaking Greek salad complete with 20 tons of fresh ingredients prepared by over 1,000 volunteers in less than two hours at Russia’s Red Square that made it into the Guinness Book of Records recently.

Kranidi Fest to Reveal Secrets of Olive & Oil

The 5th Olive Oil and Olive Festival is set to reveal the secrets of nature’s golden gift this weekend in the village of Kranidi in the Argolid on July 30-31.

Mt Athos Area Cuisine Takes the Spotlight @ Kouzina 2016

With the Mediterranean Diet at its core, this year’s Mount Athos Area Kouzina events kick off on May 15 featuring a month full of food and culinary events dedicated to the products and cuisine of the Mount Athos region in northern Greece.

Travel, Fun & Food at Chios Cooking Lessons this June

If you want to know more about Chios cuisine, delve deeper into Greek food or just love cooking, then register for the Chios cooking lessons.

Aqua Vista: Santorini Cooking Classes Available for Tourists

Guests of Aqua Vista hotels on Santorini have the chance to participate in three-hour cooking classes, learn more about local products and whip up some of the Mediterranean cuisine’s best recipes in true traditional fashion.

Navarino Challenge 2015: A Weekend of Sports for All!

Athletes from Greece and abroad attended the third edition of the “Navarino Challenge” event and enjoyed an exciting weekend that included activities such as running, swimming, taekwondo, climbing, pilates, cycling, boccia, basketball and kick boxing.

“Greece is a Spectacular and Life-changing Experience!” – Interview with Dean (Konstantinos) Karnazes, Greek-American Ultramarathon Runner, Ambassador of “Navarino Challenge”

GTP had the opportunity to talk with ultramarathon man Dean (Konstantinos) Karnazes, the ambassador of the upcoming “Navarino Challenge” event in Greece. Karnazes is proud of his Greek heritage and aims to spread the word that Greece is a "life-changing experience" as a...

Greece’s ‘Navarino Challenge’ Included in European Week of Sport

Greece's multiple-award winning event “Navarino Challenge” has been included by the European Commission and the Greek General Secretariat of Sports in the European Week of Sport, a new initiative that will take place for the first time in September 2015.

Cult Chef Jamie Oliver Cooks Greek Island Style on Ikaria

Cook-turned-cult persona Jamie Oliver did it Greek style earlier this month, promoting both the Greek islands and their cuisine while visiting Ikaria as part of his ongoing research into the role of food in longevity and quality of life.

Month-long ‘Kouzina’ Event Brings Halkidiki’s Edible Wonders to the Table

Greek chef Dina Nikolaou joins 18 local and five European colleagues to present 29 culinary evenings as part of the Mount Athos Area Organization’s “Kouzina” event, which kicked off in the Halkidiki peninsula on May 15.

Greece Destinations Making International Good News Again

Whether its Ikaria and its super diet that keeps islanders alive and well way into their hundreds, the island of Kefalonia as the setting for Louis de Bernieres' novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin or New York-based Greek chef and restauranteur Maria Loi revealing secrets of the...

Endeavor Greece Joins Celestyal Cruises to Push Greek Products

Business consultants Endeavour Greece and Celestyal Cruises have joined forces to promote Greek products and the Mediterranean Diet, strengthening in this way the country’s image abroad.

Blue Palace Resort & Spas’ Ultimate Greece Experience Offers Fitness and More

Recognizing the vital role of fitness and nutrition in today’s hectic lifestyle, Crete’s luxury Blue Palace Resort and Spas has focused this year on offering guests the latest in fitness technology and the finest in Greek cuisine.

Crete’s Incredible Edibles Feature in Germany’s ‘Essen & Drinken’

Traditional Cretan cuisine takes center stage in German monthly foodie magazine Essen & Drinken (Eat and Drink) with a 10-page feature on everything from olive and oil to herbs and spices.

Ikaria: One of the World’s Most Incredible Islands, says ‘Wanderlust’

Aiming to assist travellers planning ahead for their summer holidays, Wanderlust magazine has placed the Greek island of Ikaria among its top 12 choices for this year under the title: “12 of the World's Most Incredible Islands”.