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Eastern Halkidiki Sailing, Diving & Cruising Tops ‘Dodeka’ Promo Project

Eastern Halkidiki’s sailing, diving and cruising offerings are set to be promoted through the Dodeka initiative aimed at attracting tourism all year round to the region.

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.

Greece Steps Up Presence at Turkey’s EMITT 2016 Expo – GTP Photo Report

Greek destinations and enterprises once again drew in the crowds at the recent East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran at the Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

EMITT 2016: Thessaloniki Hoteliers Show Best to Turkish Travel Agents

Aiming to attract more Turkish tourists to Thessaloniki this year, the northern city's hotel association examined ways to expand partnerships with travel agencies in Turkey during this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran January 28-31 in...

Mt Athos Area Promo Plan Takes Center Stage at Turkey’s EMITT

The Halkidiki region, its tourism offerings and options were presented during the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT held in Istanbul, Turkey, last week.

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.

UK Journalists, Visitors Take ‘Aristotle Trail’ to Halkidiki Wonders

UK journalists, reporters and tour operators had the chance to learn more about the historic “Aristotle Trail” last month, during a presentation at London’s Hellenic Hall of the Aristotle Mountain Experience in the northern Greece region of Halkidiki.

Russian Tourists Keen on Athos Wine and Religious Tourism

Religious tourism and enotourism were at the center of the Mount Athos Area Organization’s latest promotional efforts during the 22nd Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT) held in Russia, last week.

Greece’s Athos Area Promotes Honeymoon Travel in Sofia

Promoting the Athos region as a prime wedding/honeymoon destination topped the Mount Athos Area Organization’s agenda this week during the Balkanica Wedding Expo, which took place in Sofia.

Athos Summer Lures Dutch Travellers

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy and in efforts to attract Dutch tourists to the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization presented this week “Athos Summer” at the annual Vakantiebeurs show in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Greece’s Mt. Athos Area Boasts its Beaches to Draw Scandinavian Tourists to Halkidiki

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy and in efforts to attract even more Scandinavian tourists to the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization presents “The 61 Best Beaches” as the best reason to visit the region.

Greek, World Chefs Join Forces to Celebrate Mt. Athos Cuisine at ‘Kouzina’

Greek chef Dina Nikolaou, 18 local chefs and five European colleagues will bring their culinary skills to the table for a month of events dedicated to the products and cuisine of the Mount Athos region in northern Greece.

Greece’s Mount Athos Region Does More to Attract British Tourists

In efforts to attract even more tourists to the Chalkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization arranged meetings with major tourist industry players on the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London earlier this month.

“Mount Athos Area Kouzina” Culinary Days Kick Off In Greece

Culinary days have launched in the Athos region in Halkidiki aiming to promote local production and products in order to establish the area as a destination for thematic travelers.

Early Bookings Show Tourism Growth In Mount Athos Area, Greece

Early bookings to the area of Mount Athos in Halkidiki for this year's tourism season are already showing an impressive increase, data from travel agencies that have deals with local hotels has revealed.

Mount Athos Presents Pilgrimage Routes To Serbian Travel Professionals

The Mount Athos Area Organization introduced 16 pilgrimage routes located on Halkidiki’s "third leg," to Serbian travel agencies and tour operators during the ITTFA International Fair of Tourism that recently took place in Belgrade.

Greece’s Athos Region Promoted As Wedding, Honeymoon Destination

The Mount Athos Area Organization recently gave tips on the idea of the perfect wedding ceremony at the Athos Region in Halkidiki, during the Balkanica Wedding Expo held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Mount Athos Gastronomy Event To Launch In May 2014

Mount Athos Area Kouzina, an initiative of the Mount Athos Area Organization and chef Dina Nikolaou, will hold 34 gastronomic evenings this year in the Athos region in Halkidiki from 15 May to 15 June.

Mount Athos Area Promoted To Scandinavian Market

Representatives of the Mount Athos Area Organization of Halkidiki traveled to Stockholm and Oslo and held a total of 10 B2B meetings with leading tour operators and travel agents in an aim to attract more tourists from the Scandinavian market.
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Philosopher Aristotle’s Trail Presented To The Public

“Aristotle’s Walk,” the first of eight historically-based walks in the Chalkidiki peninsula, was recently presented to the public by the Mount Athos Area Organization.
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