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Grace Group’s Messinia Tourism Project Gets Green Light

A massive tourism project in the region of Messinia, southern Greece, has received the go-ahead by the municipality following examination of its environmental effects.

Greece’s Costa Navarino Offers Messinia Students Hands-on Learning Experience

Students in Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese, will learn more about the region’s flora and fauna, its marine treasures and the effects of climate change, when they participate in the 4th “Learn and Support the Nature and History of Messinia” educational program to run...

Costa Navarino Welcomes Greece’s New Tourism Season in February

Costa Navarino in Messinia will welcome the 2015 season with The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, the signature golf courses The Dunes Course & The Bay Course and the awarded Anazoe Spa opening on February 20.

Costa Navarino in Greece Announces Saudi Olayan Group as Fourth Shareholder

Olayan Group, a major international investor and leading diversified business in Saudi Arabia, is entering Costa Navarino as the fourth shareholder.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece Concludes With Great Success

The "Navarino Challenge" marathon wrapped up successfully for the second year in the Peloponnese, Greece.

Region of Peloponnese, Greece, To Host ABTA Travel Convention In 2015

Messinia, the Region of Peloponnese, will host the 2015 Travel Convention of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). The convention is considered a top tourism event and is expected to attract over 600 British travel agents/ABTA members to Greece.

Aegean Airlines Shows Greece’s Beauty To Passengers

Passengers traveling on all flights of Aegean Airlines can enjoy Greece's beautiful destinations through the new channel "enter Greece," which has launched as part of the airline's in-flight entertainment program.

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Marathon Coming Soon

Kalamata and Costa Navarino, in the Peloponnese region of Messinia, will host the "Navarino Challenge" marathon for the second year on 19-21 September. The event will led by the Greek-American ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes and other great sport personalities.

Costa Navarino Honored For Responsible Tourism Practices At World Travel Awards 2014

Costa Navarino in Messinia, Greece, was named winner of Europe's Responsible Tourism Award at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2014 that took place 2 August in Athens.

Costa Navarino And The Hellenic Olympic Academy Join Forces On “Olympic Day”

The Costa Navarino resort in Messinia, Greece, celebrated his year's "Olympic Day" with a day dedicated to sports and the participation of hundreds of children from the region and around the world and many Olympic athletes.

Costa Navarino Launches Partnership With Hellenic Olympic Academy

Costa Navarino in Messinia, Greece, will enter into a multi-fold partnership with the Hellenic Olympic Academy during the celebrations of the International Olympic Day on 23 June at the resort's premises.

Kalamata, Greece, Welcomes New 5-Star Hotel “Horizon Blu”

The 5-star Horizon Blu, a new luxurious hotel in Kalamata of the Messinia region in the Southern Peloponnese, Greece, recently opened its doors to the public.

Costa Navarino Launches New Art Exhibition For 2014

Costa Navarino in Messinia, southwest Peloponnese, Greece, has launched another dynamic concept at its contemporary art platform "Costa Navarino: Engaging Art."

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Marathon To Kick Off September 2014

Greek American Supreme Marathon runner, Dean Karnazes, will once again participate in the "Navarino Challenge" marathon race that will take place in Messinia and Arcadia, two Greek regions in the Peloponnese, this year on 19-21 September.

Costa Navarino To Host Gastronomy Seminar For Professionals Of Messinia

For the second consecutive year, Costa Navarino will host a gastronomy seminar to promote and establish Messinian cuisine and upgrade services in the region's catering sector.

Costa Navarino Wins At 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Costa Navarino has won the "Destination Award" at the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards that took place at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual Global Summit, in Hainan, China.

Peloponnese Hoteliers Want United Promotion Of Destination

The strong unitary character of the recently launched Peloponnese Tourism Organization was presented to a room full of Greek hoteliers during the 3rd General Assembly of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held recently.

The Peloponnese Launches United Tourism Organization

The seven regional units that comprise the Greek destination of the Peloponnese have teamed up with the region's hotel associations to show Greek and foreign tourists that the destination is not only unique but also united.

Greece Goes To The Oscars: “Before Midnight” Nominated For An Academy Award

The film "Before Midnight," filmed in Messinia in Costa Navarino, Greece, has been nominated for an Oscar at the 2014 Academy Awards. The film is a nominee in the "Best adapted screenplay" category.

Costa Navarino To Host Biggest Triathlon Event In Greece

An international event for triathlon enthusiasts will take place in Fall 2014 at the region of Messinia in the Peloponnese.