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4th Mediterranean Yacht Show Hosts 300+ Visitors from 20 Countries

With the participation of more than 300 tourism executives from 20 countries, the city of Nafplio hosted the 4th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

British Airways Takes Kalamata… Direct to London

British Airways is now servicing the Peloponnese town of Kalamata directly with flights from London’s Heathrow Airport.

Greece Looks to Develop Framework for Medical Tourism Products

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the University of Patras and the regions of Western Greece and the Peloponnese to establish a framework to develop and market national medical tourism products.

British Airways to Fly Direct to Kalamata from London

British Airways will launch nonstop flights between London and Kalamata in April 2016.

Peloponnese, Greece, Successfully Hosts ABTA 2015 Travel Convention

Over 500 key players of the UK travel industry forged new relationships with the Peloponnese during the highly successful ABTA 2015 Travel Convention that took place at luxury resort Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese during October 12-14.

Petros Tatoulis, Regional Governor of Peloponnese

The Peloponnese is undoubtedly a privileged and exceptional tourism destination with a huge potential since the early days of global history and which continues to this day.

Region of Peloponnese, Greece, To Host ABTA Travel Convention In 2015

Messinia, the Region of Peloponnese, will host the 2015 Travel Convention of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). The convention is considered a top tourism event and is expected to attract over 600 British travel agents/ABTA members to Greece.

The Peloponnese Launches United Tourism Organization

The seven regional units that comprise the Greek destination of the Peloponnese have teamed up with the region's hotel associations to show Greek and foreign tourists that the destination is not only unique but also united.

“Mythical Peloponnese” Comes To Athens

The Region of Peloponnese will showcase some of its finest products in Athens in an exhibition of traditional Peloponnese culture-tourism products.

Tripoli Military Airfield To Convert Into Civil Airport

A tender for the conversion of Tripoli’s military airfield into a civil airport will launch once the Ministry of Development approves the submitted project plan, according to an announcement made yesterday, 17 April, at an event held by the Region of Peloponnese and Invest in Greece.
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The Peloponnese Region Launches New Tourism Campaign

The Peloponnese Region aims to expand its tourism season to seven months over the next three years and in gradual stages become an all year round destination, according to the region’s new tourism development strategic plan.

Plan For No-Frills Airlines To Fly From Tripoli

The possibility of Tripoli’s military airport also operating as a civil airport for low cost carriers was recently approved at the Regional Council of the Peloponnese.

Summer Holidays Expo Debut In Athens

Athens citizens had the opportunity to better plan their summer vacation among a vast variety of top Greek destinations last month at the 5th Summer Holidays Expo international fair held at the Helexpo Palace exhibition center in Marousi, Athens.

Acropolis Candidate as One of Seven Wonders of the World

The Acropolis in Athens and the Agia Sophia church in Istanbul are among 21 sites competing to be named among the new Seven Wonders of the World, organizers of an Internet vote said last month.

Acropolis Museum Structure Ready by Spring

The first phase of the long-awaited Acropolis Museum will be ready by the end of next year, according to the country's culture ministry. The ministry said that the 20,000-square-meter glass and concrete museum would display sculptures and other finds from the 2,500-year-old...

Extended Opening Hours for Museums Sought

The majority of visitors to Greece's museums feel safe and are satisfied with the services offered, however, about half complained about the opening hours, saying that they should be extended, according to a poll made public last month.

National Archaeological Museum Near Completion

The country's biggest showcase of antiquities, the Athens National Archaeological Museum, currently functioning at under half-capacity pending repairs for earthquake damage, will fully reopen this summer, the government said last month.

Expo 2008 Committee Visits Athens

All of Greece's top government leaders met last month with the International Exhibition Office's inspection committee to discuss guarantees for the holding of Expo 2008 in Thessaloniki. The committee then visited Thessaloniki to request clear guarantees of the city's capability...
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