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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.

Sports Events Key for Tourism Growth in the Peloponnese

Sports tourism can be a significant driver of tourism growth for the Peloponnese, as it is currently the fastest growing segment of thematic tourism, according to TEMES CEO Stefanos Theodoridis.

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.

Peloponnese to Secure EU Funding to Become Accessible Destination

The Peloponnese Region is aiming to create the conditions that ensure safe and equal access to all of its public, tourist, social and cultural spaces.

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.

Peloponnese Tourism Organization Boosts its Promotional Actions

The Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) is boosting its promotional activities in Greece and abroad for 2019, aiming to attract more high-income travelers.

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.

Astros Beach Now Offers Swimming Access to People with Disabilities

A special mobility ramp has been installed at the beach of Astros, in the Peloponnese, to facilitate people with physical disabilities to move in and out of the water.

DRV Selects Peloponnese as Host Destination for 2019 Conference

The German Travel Association (DRV), which represents most of Germany’s tour operators and travel agents, will hold its high-profile 2019 conference in the Peloponnese, Greece.

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.

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.

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.

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.

WTFL 2018: Tourism with a Future in Hands of Local Communities, PPPs

The need for tourism policies that will include local communities and private participation was the conclusion of the WTFL Think Tank 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.

WTFL Think Tank 2018: Greece’s Tourism Growth will be ‘Phenomenal’

Greece's tourism growth will be phenomenal, WTTC Head Gerald Lawless said during the WTFL Think Tank 2018 at Costa Navarino.

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.
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