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Greek Poet Yiannis Ritsos’ Monemvasia Home to Become Museum

The home of one of Greece’s greatest contemporary poets and thinkers, Yiannis Ritsos (1909–1990), will be turned into a municipal museum.

Google Includes Monemvasia Among its 8 ‘Most Loved’ Street View Images

The Greek town of Monemvasia is included among Google's eight “most loved” images of its Street View service.

Acropolis to be Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors as of June 2022

The Acropolis and its monuments will become accessible to visually impaired individuals as of June, according to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Peloponnese: Morias ‘21 Initiative Revives History of Greek Revolution

The Constantakopoulos Foundation and TEMES S.A. have introduced the Morias '21 program, an initiative that aims to honor the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution through experiential activities.

Greek Orthodox Easter: A Mystical Experience

Greek Easter is a unique spiritual experience that coincides with the coming of spring.

Bettany Hughes Begins Filming of ‘Wonders of Greece’

British historian Bettany Hughes recently arrived in Thessaloniki to start filming the "Wonders of Greece", her latest TV project that will focus on the country’s culture and landscape.

Kyniska Hotels Select Nelios’ Digital Marketing Strategies to Boost Sales

Aiming to boost their direct sales and increase revenue, the Kyniska hotels in the Peloponnese have partnered with Greek digital marketing company Nelios.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

Acropolis in Athens Once Again Applauded by Travelers on TripAdvisor

The Acropolis in Athens is among the top 25 landmarks in the world, ranking 16th on the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Landmarks list.

Traditional Destinations Win Over Greek Easter Crowds

Destinations such as Kalamata, Nafplio, Monemvasia and Nafpaktos won over the crowds during the recent Orthodox Easter holiday.

Azamara Adds Greek Destinations to 2018-19 Cruises of New ‘Pursuit’ Ship

Monemvasia, Samos and Spetses are among the destinations announced by Azamara Club Cruises for the 2018-19 sailings of the brand's newest addition, Azamara Pursuit.

Foreign TV Productions Focus on Greece in May

Television crews from Russia, France and Belgium are expected to visit Greece in May to film popular and lesser known tourism destinations.

Local Hotel Association Aims to Bring Laconia Into the Spotlight

Establishing the southeastern Peloponnesian region of Laconia, which includes some of the country’s major tourist sites such as Monemvasia, Elafonissos, the Diros stalactite caves, Mt Taigetos, Mt Parnonas and Mystras, into an all-year-round tourist destination topped the agenda...

Laconia will Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ at 10th HORECA Show

Laconia will be among the Greek destinations that will present their “Greek Breakfast” menus at the 10th HORECA show scheduled to take place 6-9 February 2015 at the Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

Greek Medieval Town Monemvasia Aims to Attract Tourists from S.E. Europe

Targeting the Balkan and southeast Europe markets, the municipality of Monemvasia made its presence felt at this year’s Philoxenia trade show in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

Renovated Resort Hotels In Tolo, Greece, Welcome Visitors This Autumn

Greek resort hotels Paradise Lost and Frini located in Tolo, a seaside village ideal for family or romantic vacations in Greece, were recently renovated and are welcoming visitors interested in various forms of tourism.

Greek Destinations In The News Over The Summer

A selection of important announcements concerning various Greek destinations that took place during the summer.

The BBC Goes To Monemvasia, Greece

Monemvasia's cuisine will star in an upcoming TV show on the BBC that explores different cuisines around the world and is presented by English chef Rick Stein.

Kinsterna Hotel: A Laconian Christmas & New Year’s Eve In The Embrace Of Mystic Monemvasia

Byzantine-era beauty Kinsterna Hotel & Spa is celebrating local aromas and flavors, like Greek truffle and sweet Malvasia wine, with a sophisticated Yuletide menu.

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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