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Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.

Third Nafplio Marathon a Hit, Draws in the Crowds

More than 6,000 runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs took to the streets of the Peloponnesian town of Nafplio, last Sunday, in the largest Nafplio Marathon to date.

Nafplio is Getting Ready to Welcome Runners, Visitors to Third Marathon

The Nafplio Marathon is returning for its third year on Sunday, March 6. Runners and visitors are invited back this year to get better acquainted with the destination of Nafplio through a series of parallel activities taking place during the marathon weekend.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2016 Dates Announced

The 3rd Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the seaport town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese, Greece, during May 7-10, 2016, the Greek Yachting Association (GYA) announced last week.

Athens among Best Value Cities for 2016

Athens features in the top 20 list of hotels giving the best value for money, according to a study by hotel search website Trivago.

All the More Say ‘I Do’ in Greece

Greece is steadily growing into a leading destination for those ready to tie the knot, with all the more resorts and boutique hotels across the country and on its isles ready to offer everything from legal arrangements to the best cake.

Second Mediterranean Yacht Show in Nafplio Hailed a Success by Organizers

The 2nd Mediterranean Yacht Show, organized in Nafplio by the Greek Yachting Association (GYA), was hailed a success with 67 crewed luxury yachts lining the dock for the event.

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.

15 August Holiday In Greece: Where Are The Greeks Going This Year?

With the 15 August public holiday in Greece approaching, more and more Greeks are heading to destinations in the country that are easy to reach by car or ferry. The holiday falls on a Friday this year, making it the perfect opportunity for a long weekend getaway.

Yacht Show At Nafplio, Greece, Announced For 2015

The Greek Yachting Association (GYA) recently announced that the 2nd Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the seaport town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese, Greece, during 2-6 May 2015.

Trivago: 10 Most Popular Winter Destinations Of The Greeks

Greece may be a popular summer destination but the country also sports a variety of winter "treasures" that the Greeks know all about and foreign travelers are invited to discover.

Peloponnese In The Spotlight At Second ARGO Black Sea Tourism Forum

Tourism professionals from the Black Sea Member States will gain first hand insights and knowledge on the most representative and innovative Peloponnese tourism products and have the opportunity to hold meetings with selected Greek regional tourism providers at the “ARGO II Black...

Memorial – Vassilis Skalidis, TOLO Hotels – Skalidis family hotel chain

On 10 July 2011, Vassilis Skalidis, age 26, a member of Skalidis family hotel chain TOLO Hotels, died in a car accident.

Nafplio To Welcome Kandia’s Castle

This spring the 5-star Kandia's Castle Hotel will be inaugurated on Kandia beach in Nafplio. Designed with a unique architectural style, which combines a castle appearance (handcrafted stone) with the natural environment, Kandia's Castle offers modern and luxurious facilities and...

Corfu Takes Action for Promotion in Japan

A recent independent survey conducted in Japan showed Corfu as the second most popular destination for Japanese tourists in 2007 amongst UNESCO world heritage site destinations. Japanese tourists are renowned for picking destinations from UNESCO's list of world heritage sites, of...

Azamara Quest Embarks and Disembarks from Pireaus Port

Azamara Cruises recently added the refurbished cruise ship Azamara Quest to its fleet, which will conduct cruises in the Mediterranean with Pireaus as the port of embarkation or disembarkation, from June to November 2008.

Amalia Group Revamps Image and Tourism Strategy

With refurbishment at Amalia hotel now completed and refurbishment of Amalia hotels around Greece well under way, the group looks to the future. It considers its role and strategy in the tourism sector through the eyes of an organization that has been in the industry since the...

Greek Cruising Sails into a New Era

Research done by European Cruise Contribution in Brussels recently showed increasing trends in the cruise line sector throughout Europe. Primarily, the research indicates there is an increase in orders for new cruise ships with the subsequent result being the creation of new...

Don’t Know? Ask First

The General Secretariat for Youth under the auspices of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs and the non-government organization PRAKSIS launched an innovative campaign to inform young people about a better quality of life.

AKS Conference Center Opens Next May

AKS Hotels says it will open its new conference center at Porto Heli in May of next year.