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Medical Tourism: Greece to Host ‘In-MedTouR’ Final Conference in Patra

The Greek Tourism Ministry is organizing the final conference of the InMedTour project that is scheduled to take place in Patra during June 24-25.

Bike Tourism: Transport Ministry Looks to Coordinate EuroVelo Activities in Greece

The Greek Transport Ministry is looking to establish a National EuroVelo Coordination Center to promote bike tourism activities in Greece.

#AgapiMouGrecia Online Initiative Gets GNTO Support

#AgapiMouGrecia, an online project that connects Italian travelers with Greece, will continue its activities throughout 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

‘Run Greece’ Series of Events Canceled for 2020

The running events of Run Greece 2020, scheduled to take place in seven Greek cities in September and October, have been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Minoan Lines Brings Greeks Back Home from Italy

Minoan Lines contributed to the repatriation of Greek citizens and transferred them from Italy to Greece, following the Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed worldwide.

Patra Carnival Revelry Live at Athens Airport

The Patra Carnival invites passengers and visitors of Athens International Airport (AIA) to an unforgettable experience on Friday, February 21.

SWOT Takes Over Management of Moxy Patra Marina Hotel

SWOT | Hospitality Management Company has taken over the management of the Moxy Patra Marina hotel, which is located in the Greek port city of Patra.

Radisson Reveals Plans to Expand in Greek Hotel Market

Radisson Hotel Group has revealed plans to expand in Greece's hotel market in destinations such as Athens, Thessaloniki and Patra.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

‘Art in the Heart of Athens’ at Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in Athens city center is hosting a retrospective exhibition of Greek artist Kostas Spyropoulos.

EU’s ‘EDEN’ Ranks Patra 2nd for Social Media Outreach

Patra in Western Greece has been ranked second for the efficiency and success of its online communication strategy, according to an EDEN report.

Western Greece Region Sets Aside €1m for Tourism Promotion until 2021

The Region of Western Greece has secured 1 million euros in EU funding for tourism promotional activities for the 2019-2021 period.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hosts Exhibit of Artwork by Penny Spyropoulou

Aiming to promote Greek art, the Sofitel Athens Airport is currently hosting an art exhibition of late artist Penny Spyropoulou.

Western Greece Region Leader in Tourism Revenue

The Region of Western Greece is in the lead in terms of tourism-related revenue due to increased visits and overnight stays in the second quarter of 2018.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Greece Marks August Full Moon with Free Events at Museums and Sites

Greece marks the August full moon with 95 free events at 132 archaeological sites, monuments and museums across the country.

Greek Gov’t Eyeing PPP Deals for Development of 10 Ports

Greece aims to develop 10 ports belonging to the country’s assets fund, through public-private partnerships (PPPs), according to Secretary-General for Port Policy Christos Lambridis.

Western Greece Region to Set Up Tourism Info Desks at Ports, Airports

The Region of Western Greece has announced that it would set up tourism information offices at major entrance points in the area.

OSE Looking to Get Train to Patra-Pyrgos Back on Track

In efforts to boost tourism to the Peloponnese, the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) has set aside 100 million euros for the restoration of the Patra - Pyrgos railway link.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.