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National Geographic Explores the ‘Must-try’ Gastronomy of Naxos

Naxos' local products and "must-try meals" are featured in an extensive article published on the website of National Geographic.

Acropolis Photo by National Geographic Gets Over 1.2 Million Instagram Likes

A photograph of the Acropolis monument in Athens, posted recently on Instagram by National Geographic, has gotten over 1.2 million likes.

All-new TripAdvisor Aims to Become Single Go-to Resource for Travel

Leading travel review website TripAdvisor has relaunched is service, aiming to become the next exclusive go-to resource for travel. 

Navarino Challenge 2018 Welcomes 2,500 Athletes from 36 Countries

More than 2,500 professional and amateur athletes of all ages participated in Greece's award-winning sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge 2018”, which took place in Messinia.

Final Countdown for the 6th Navarino Challenge

Only a few days to go until the 6th Navarino Challenge event, which will take place at Costa Navarino in Messinia during October 12-14.

Travelport Joins Eurail and National Geographic to Attract Chinese Tourists to Europe

A consortium including Eurail Group, National Geographic and Travelport has been selected by the European Travel Commission (ETC) to attract tourists from China to Europe in 2018 and 2019.

Evia Hoteliers Head Says Island Under-promoted

The Greek island of Evia has been under-promoted and in many cases its potential underestimated, Miltiades Chelmis, president of the Evia Hoteliers Association, told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during ITB Berlin.

National Geographic: Greece has the Best Bookstore in the World

The best bookstore in the world can be found on the Greek island of Santorini, according to National Geographic's book "Destinations of a Lifetime".

National Geographic Adds Second Greek Resort to “Unique Lodges of the World” Collection

The Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas is the second resort in Greece to join National Geographic's “Unique Lodges of the World”, a collection of boutique hotels in extraordinary places around the world with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability, authenticity and excellence.

Santorini Campaign Hits Leading Travel Websites

The Municipality of Thera recently launched an online advertising campaign on leading travel websites as part of the “Santorini: All year round destination” initiative.

World Legacy Awards: ITB & National Georgraphic Honor Global Sustainable Tourism Best Practices

ITB Berlin and National Geographic on Thursday announced the winners of the inaugural World Legacy Awards and honored those that are driving the transformation of sustainable tourism in the global travel industry.

National Geographic Thessaloniki Food Event Whets the Appetite

Greek food, the Mediterranean Diet and Thessaloniki eating traditions took center stage during the National Geographic Channel’s EAT: The Story of Food event held in the northern port city last week within the framework of the ongoing Mediterranean Cosmos Food Festival running...

‘National Geographic’ Casts Spotlight on Greek Culinary Offerings

Greek food, the Mediterranean Diet and eating traditions are taking center stage in a series of National Geographic food tour/travel features, bringing Greece into the international spotlight as a prime culinary tourism destination.

Greek Hotel Among National Geographic’s ‘Unique Lodges of the World’ Network

The Kapari Natural Resort on the Greek Island of Santorini has been singled out by National Geographic and included in the "Unique Lodges of the World", a collection of boutique hotels in extraordinary places around the world with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability,...

Duke University to Return Byzantine Manuscript to Greece

Duke University has decided to return to Greece a Byzantine manuscript dating back to the 10th century, which was removed from Athos Monastery of Agios Dionysios.

National Geographic Features The “Facelift” Of the Caryatids At The Acropolis Museum

The "new look" of ancient Greece's four marble maidens - the Caryatids - was recently featured by National Geographic.

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2014

Professional and amateur photographers have only one more week left to submit their best travel pictures in the 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

Santorini’s Sunset On National Geographic’s “Top 10” List

The stunning sunset seen from the Greek Island of Santorini has been included in the "Top 10 Summer Sunsets" list revealed recently by National Geographic magazine.

100% Hotel Show To Present Innovation, Tourism & New Ideas In Athens

The Networking Area of 100% Hotel Show intends to introduce a new era within the exhibition and fair industry of Greece, by welcoming the visitor to an alternative exhibition setting, which focuses on innovation, tourism and new ideas.