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Greece Skull Fragment May be ‘Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa’

A piece of skull found in Mani, Southern Greece, appears to be the oldest human fossil ever found outside Africa, according to scientists.
Run in the unique routes of Navarino Challenge (photos by Elias Lefas)
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7th ‘Navarino Challenge’ Sports Tourism Event Goes Green

The “Navarino Challenge” event, to take place this year in October in Greece, continues to innovate with a number of environmentally friendly activities.

Greek Yachting Association Sets Dates for 2020 MEDYS Event

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the coastal town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, during May 2-6, 2020.

Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park Next on Grecotel’s Upgrade Drive List

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts moves ahead with its upgrade program for the Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, in efforts to meet the high demand for services of the finest quality.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Navarino Challenge: Exciting Activities in Messinia for 2019 Event

Greek sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge” returns to Costa Navarino in Messinia, from October 11-13, with exciting sports activities for all.

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.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019 Attracts Over 450 Trade Visitors from 31 Countries

More than 450 commercial visitors from 31 countries participated in the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019 that was held in Nafplion, Greece.

Peloponnese to Host ‘Oceanman Greece’ Open Water Swimming Competition

Oitylo village in the area of Mani, in the Peloponnese, during June 29-30, will host the Oceanman Greece - Oitylo Bay 2019 open water swimming competition.

Grecotel Corfu Imperial Hosts General Medicine Conference

The Grecotel Corfu Imperial hotel, on the Ionian island of Corfu, is currently hosting the 31st Panhellenic Conference of General/Family Medicine.

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.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show to Award Talented Greek Chefs

Greece's most talented chefs will be awarded at the "Chef's Competition" gastronomy event to be held in May, during the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

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.

Pop-up Funky Gourmet Restaurant to Open Doors at Costa Navarino

The Athens-based Funky Gourmet will open a pop-up restaurant at Costa Navarino this summer and offer a degustation menu of Avant Garde Messinian–Greek cuisine.

The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph reveals some of Greece's most distinctive destinations that will surprise travelers seeking for more than just sea & sun.

Peloponnese Tourism Body Partners with ‘Authentic Greece’ to Promote Local Products

As part of its promotional drive for 2019, the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) has partnered with Greek product promotion company Authentic Greece.

Costa Navarino Promises New, Unique Experiences in 2019

Costa Navarino, a prime location in the area of Messinia in the Peloponese, is set to welcome the new tourism season by offering new, unique experiences to its guests.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show Extends to Five Days – Registration is Open

The coastal town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese is preparing to host the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS), which this year will be extended to five days, from May 4 to 8.

SWOT Takes Over Management of Nikki Beach Resort in Porto Heli

SWOT|Hospitality Management Company will take over the management of the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, located in the coastal town of Porto Heli, in the Peloponnese.