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Pelion’s Legendary ‘Moutzouris’ Train Hits the Tracks… Again

One of Pelion’s leading tourism attractions, the legendary “Moutzouris” steam-powered train will be up and running this weekend after routes were cancelled in the previous month.

Santikos Collection Ready to Open ‘The Alex’ Hotel in Piraeus

“The Alex” hotel, a member of the Santikos Collection group, will open its doors on June 20 in Piraeus and welcome guests to the Athenian Riviera.

Marketing Greece’s 2018 Tourism Campaign Grabs Attention of Global Media

Focusing on the multi-dimensional character of Athens and lesser known destinations, Marketing Greece’s 2018 tourism campaign attracted the interest of international media.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

More Greeks to Travel Abroad for the Holidays

More Greeks this year will travel abroad for the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to figures gathered from travel agencies throughout Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Satisfied with Holiday Season Occupancy Rates

Traditional winter destinations, mostly in mainland Greece, are set to win over the crowds this holiday season, according to the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers.

Greece’s Winter Destination Hotels to Reach Full Capacity, Experts Say

Greece’s winter destinations are set to welcome the majority of Greece’s holiday travelers with tourism experts expecting hotels to reach full capacity.

Ermia Hotels & Resorts Adds New Destinations to Greece Portfolio

Ermia Hotels & Resorts is introducing new destinations to visitors with the addition of three new hotels to its growing portfolio of properties in Greece.

Tinos Awarded as Greece’s Leading Guest Experience Destination 2018

The island of Tinos in the Cyclades has been named "Greece's Leading Guest Experience Destination" at the World Travel Awards 2018.

SWOT Seals Partnership with Valeni Boutique Hotel in Pelion

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism), a Greek hospitality management company, has welcomed the Valeni Boutique Hotel, on Mount Pelion, to its network of associates.

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.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

US Show ‘The Cooking Odyssey’ Highlights Gastronomy of Pelion and Volos

Pelion and Volos' gastronomy will be featured on “The Cooking Odyssey”, an American TV series that showcases the sights, sounds and tastes of Greece.

Spyrou Philoxenia Grows Pelion Portfolio With Addition of ‘Iris Guesthouse’

Spyrou Philoxenia, a hotel management company in Greece, recently announced the addition of the Iris Guesthouse to its management portfolio.

Spyrou Philoxenia Adds Third Hotel in Pelion to Portfolio

Spyrou Philoxenia recently announced the addition of the "Aglaida Hotel & Apartments" in Tsagarada, Pelion, to its portfolio.

Spyrou Philoxenia Expands Portfolio to Pelion

Spyrou Philoxenia has expanded its portfolio of member affiliate hotels with the addition of Chania Palace and Chania Hotel, both located in Pelion, Magnesia.

WTM 2015: Skiathos – Mamma Mia, Here I Go Again… 60-70% Repeat Visitors

“Skiathos is a home away from home, it’s safe and friendly and we know our visitors by their first names,” Panos Diolettas, president of the Skiathos Tourism Development Committee, told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London.

Young Face of the Week: Katerina K. Kefala, Managing Director of Manthos Hotels, Pelion

This week, GTP introduces Katerina K. Kefala, the managing director of Manthos Hotels in Chania, Pelion.

Young Face of the Week: Evangelos Sgouras, Sales and Marketing Manager of ‘Aries Villas’, Skiathos

This week, GTP introduces Evangelos Sgouras, the sales and marketing manager of 'Aries Villas' on Skiathos Island.
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