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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.

Navarino Observatory: Climate Change Took Toll on Mycenaean Palace in Pylos

Navarino Environmental Observatory researchers have presented findings that climate change most likely led to the destruction of the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor at Pylos.

Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.

Peloponnese Region Promotes Tourism Offerings to Romanian Market

Prior to the launch of direct flights from Bucharest to Kalamata in June, the Peloponnese Region held a fam trip for Romanian tour operators.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

AEGEAN, Greek Chefs Travel Greece’s Gastronomy Around the World

As part of the new “Gastronomics” initiative, Greek carrier AEGEAN and three renowned chefs will take Greece's gastronomy on a journey across the globe.

5th Mediterranean Yacht Show Sees Record Number of Entries

A record-breaking number of tourism executives from 23 countries participated in the 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show 2018 in Nafplio.

Trivago: ‘Olympia Golden Beach’ Among Top Resorts and Spas in Greece

The Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa in the Peloponnese, has been included by trivago among the top beach resorts and spas in Greece.

Traditional Destinations Win Over Greek Easter Crowds

Destinations such as Kalamata, Nafplio, Monemvasia and Nafpaktos won over the crowds during the recent Orthodox Easter holiday.

Greek Tourist Traffic for Orthodox Easter Down, Say Hoteliers

Greek hoteliers are betting on last-minute bookings to boost Easter season business as pre-reservations are lagging behind compared to last year.

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.

Aria Hotels, Benaki Museum to Operate Leigh Fermor Property as Guest House

Aria Hotels and the Benaki Museum will operate the house of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, in Kardamyli, as a guest house as of 2020.

Chauffeur Greece Supports Nafplio’s Mediterranean Yacht Show 2018

Chauffeur Greece is supporting the 5th Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2018, which will take place from April 28 to May 1, in Nafplio in the Peloponnese.

Peloponnese, DRV to Join Forces in Tourism

German Travel Association (DRV) representatives and Peloponnese governor Petros Tatoulis discussed on tourism issues during the ITB Berlin 2018.

Peloponnese Tourism in the Spotlight of WTFL Think Tank 2018

The Peloponnese region came into the spotlight on occasion of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) Think Tank 2018 held at Costa Navarino in Pylos.

Kountoura Sets Goals for Peloponnese Tourism Growth

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to enhance the tourism product of the Peloponnese and attract travelers all year round during an event in Tripoli.

Kalamaki Beach Hotel Supports Ancient Mycenaean Trail Run 2018

The Kalamaki Beach Hotel, near the Isthmus of Corinth, is supporting the Ancient Mycenaean Trail Run 2018, which will take place on March 18.

TripAdvisor: Three Greek Beaches Among Top in Europe for 2018

Three beaches in Greece are ranked among Europe’s best for this year, according to TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Peloponnese Gastronomy on the Menu of ‘Sympossio 2018’ Event

Aldemar Resorts has announced the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018 event, which this year is dedicated to the gastronomy culture of the Peloponnese.

Ash Monday Celebrations at Westin Resort Costa Navarino

The Westin Resort Costa Navarino in Messinia will celebrate the 2018 Ash Monday long weekend with a number of events for children and adults.