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Grecotel Completes 42-million-euro Investment Plan

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has completed a 42-million-euro investment plan, which included the total makeover of five luxury hotels in four destinations in Greece.

Costa Navarino to Host ‘Democracy and Books Weekend’ in September

Authors and politicians from around the world, in September, will gather at Costa Navarino in Greece to attend the Democracy and Books Weekend event.

Aldemar Resorts Launches Nine New Websites

Greek hospitality group Aldemar Resorts has announced the launch of nine new websites, aiming to offer information on its hotels.

AKS Porto Heli Hosts 11th International Music Festival

Aiming to strengthen the cultural ties of Greece and Russia with other countries around the world, the AKS Porto Heli hotel is hosting the 11th International Music Festival.

Homer’s Odyssey: Archaeologists May Have Discovered Oldest Written Extract

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a clay tablet with an engraved inscription, which is believed to be the oldest written record of Homer's epic tale, the Odyssey.

Peloponnese Region Hosts WTFL Chief, Promotes Sustainable Tourism

Peloponnese Region Governor Petros Tatoulis recently discussed sustainable tourism practices with Martin Barth, CEO of World Tourism Forum Lucerne.

Best of Greece Unveiled at 25th World Travel Awards

Greece’s best hotels, resorts, destinations, airlines, travel agencies and organizations were awarded in the 25th World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala ceremony, which was recently held in Athens.

Costa Navarino Upgrades Golf Facilities with New Clubhouse

Costa Navarino is currently extending the golf facilities of The Bay Course with the creation of a new clubhouse, expected to open its doors in spring 2019.

Major Mystras Investment Aims to Attract Wellness Tourism to the Peloponnese

A 20-million-euro tourism investment aims to establish Greece as an ideal wellness destination and attract “seasoned” travelers to the Peloponnese.

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.