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Greece’s Menalon Trail Set to Grow and Include People with Disability

Greece’s Menalon Trail, was re-certified earlier this month, with plans underway for the first trail for people with disability.

Greece’s First Diving Park in Tyros, Peloponnese Gets Green Light

The Greek environment ministry has given the go-ahead to the country’s first diving park to be created in the Kynouria Province in the eastern Peloponnese.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Peloponnese Tourism Professionals Working to Create the Arcadia Riviera

Actions are underway to put dozens of Kynouria's small mountain and coastal villages on the tourism map, while creating experiences that will bring tourists back to Arcadia.

Action Plan to Transform Arcadia into the ‘Tuscany of Greece’

The Arcadia Chamber has plans to turn the area into the “Tuscany of Greece” and Tripoli into a citybreak destination that will serve as a base for the entire region.

Kalamata Steps Up Tourism Promotion Strategy 

Aiming to boost incoming tourism all year round, the Kalamata Municipality announced that it would further enhance its promotional activities in 2019.

Kalamata Airport Attracting Tourist Flows to the Peloponnese

Kalamata Airport has managed over the last eight years to quadruple tourist traffic to the Peloponnese, according to the region’s governor Petros Tatoulis.

Apollo Trails: New Footpath Network Launched in Messinia

A new network of footpaths named "Apollo Trails" has been launched in the Ambeliona region of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

‘Menalon Trail’ Gets Gold at Greece’s Tourism Awards 2018

The Menalon Social Cooperative, currently operating the Menalon Trail hiking path in the Peloponnese, clinched a gold honor at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Peloponnese Seeks to Tap into Vast Tourism Potential

Ways of diversifying the tourism product of the Peloponnese were discussed during a workshop recently held within the 20th Development Forum / Money Show.

Stemnitsa Launches Hiking Guide Studies Program

A two-year study program aimed at educating hiking guides was presented during the 1st Greek Trails Conference, which was recently held in Vytina.

Menalon Trail Paves Way with 1st Greek Hiking Path Meet

Menalon Trail is Greece's first to receive the European LQT certification, as announced during the 1st Greek Trails Conference - 3rd European Leading Quality Trails meeting.

Peloponnese to Push for Tourism Promotion

Destination branding, cooperation and training topped the agenda of a Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) meeting held recently.

Day Event Explores Peloponnese Tourism Growth

Promoting the tourism offerings of the region and implementing the successful Greek Breakfast program, as well as dealing with structural and fiscal issues impacting the tourism industry, topped the agenda of a tourism workshop held last week at the Dimitsana Conference &...

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

‘National Geographic Traveler’ Tells World to Visit Greece

For its May issue, National Geographic Traveler UK urges holidaymakers and restless souls across the globe to “Return to Greece” and cites 11 reasons to explore the Aegean and beyond.