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Greece’s Costa Navarino Collects Several International Awards

The Costa Navarino resort in Messinia, western Peloponnese, had a double victory on the night of 12 November and was honored with prestigious international distinctions at two seperate award ceremonies.

“Navarino Challenge” Marathon In Greece’s Peloponnese Wraps Up With Great Success

The first "Navarino Challenge" marathon led by Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes successfully wrapped up last week in Messinia and Arcadia, two Greek regions in the Peloponnese.

Tourists Invited To Discover “Secret Greece”

Greece will promote its lesser-known destinations - such as Xanthi, Monemvasia, Olympia, Lakonia, Messinia and Delphi - to markets abroad through specially designed publications, guides and advertisements.
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IEK Orizon Contributes To Kalamata’s Tourism Profile

IEK Orizon was established to fill in the void of post-secondary education in the region of southern Peloponnese, as it is the first private Institute of Vocational Training (IEK) in Kalamata, the capital of Messinia.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Spends A Few Days In Greece

The Sex and the City actress and designer, Sarah Jessica Parker, 48, was recently spotted in Perdika on the island of Egina of the Argosaronic with her husband Matthew Broderick and friends Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons and wife Sinead Cusack.
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Navarino Challenge – A Marathon Led By Dean Karnazes

Messinia and Arcadia will be in the spotlight this October as the Greek destinations will host the “Navarino Challenge,” the first marathon race that aims to the awareness regarding childhood obesity and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
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Basketball Camp To Launch At Costa Navarino

The “Brent Petway & Friends” basketball camp led by Slam Dunk winner and All Star Game MVP, Brent Petway, will launch in the premises of the Costa Navarino resort on 8-12 July.
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Basketball Days With MVP Brent Petway This Summer At Costa Navarino

Basketball fans this summer can combine their vacation with their favorite sport at Navarino Dunes of Costa Navarino in Messinia.
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Costa Navarino Launches Contemporary Art Platform

Costa Navarino in Messinia recently launched its new contemporary art platform in a bid to brand the resort as a meeting point for artists and art lovers.
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8th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am Golf Tournament Wraps Up

The international golf tournament Aegean Airlines Pro-Am was held with success, for the eighth consecutive year, in the award-winning signature courses of Costa Navarino, Messinia, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course.
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3rd Athens Open Air Film Festival To Launch With Ethan Hawke

Hollywood stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy will be in Athens to attend the premiere of their film “Before Midnight” that will open the 3rd Athens Open Air Film Festival in the Greek capital.
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Costa Navarino Recognized As Great Place to Work

Messinia’s Costa Navarino has been recognized as one of Greece’s best workplaces, according to the 11th Best Workplaces 2013 list released recently by the Great Place to Work Institute Hellas.
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Aquis Hotels Enters Attica Market

Aquis Hotels and Resorts has now entered the Attica hotel market as it has taken over the management of the five-star hotel Plaza Resort Hotel in Anavyssos.
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Messinia Gastronomy To Be Promoted Through Three-Day Seminar

Costa Navarino will host a three-day seminar aimed to promote and establish Messinian cuisine, promote local products, improve the region's offered gastronomy and tourism product and upgrade the services in the catering sector.
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“Greek Breakfast” Initiative Attracts Hoteliers

“The chamber’s vision is for ‘Greek Breakfast’ to become the connection between tourism and local produce so the whole of society can enjoy the benefits of tourism in our country,” the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris, said following the success of...
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“Greek Breakfast” Served At HORECA – Photo Report

At the 8th HORECA Expo, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels had a special space reserved for eight regions whose hotels serve the most important meal of the day through recipes based exclusively on Greek products. In other words, they serve “Greek Breakfast!”
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Peloponnese “Myths, Flavors and Poems” In Downtown Athens

The Peloponnese region is offering Greeks and visitors in Athens the opportunity to sample some of its finest products at the Exhibition of Traditional Peloponnese Culture-Tourism Products "Myths, Flavors & Poems" that is in full swing at Klathmonos Square in downtown Athens.

NEO Research Station Opens At Costa Navarino

The Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) Research Station was inaugurated Saturday, 27 October, at Navarino Dunes of Costa Navarino located in Messinia, Peloponnese. The observatory is dedicated to research and education on the climate and environment of the Mediterranean...

Lights, Camera, Action: Costa Navarino!

The unique natural setting of Messinia in the Peloponnese will be screened around the world as the Costa Navarino resort recently "starred" as a filming destination for two international film productions.

Navarino Natura Hall To Open Next Month

The unique interactive exhibition center “Navarino Natura Hall by Hellenic Postbank” in Costa Navarino was officially presented in Athens last month.